Overview

  • Great salary that is reviewed every 1st of July
  • Fantastic reputable venue with a niche wine and sake list to add your finesse to
  • Work alongside one of the best Group Sommeliers in Sydney
  • Amazing group that encourages growth and helps navigate a solid career path for their staff

The Venue

This is a Sydney institution, a well-known venue located in the heart of the CBD. It’s the place to be, any day of the week and is by far one of the best destinations Sydney has to offer – from food, wine, service and location. The service – sleek, polished, professional, yet personable and warm. The wine and beverage list is always evolving. Every element has been thought about with care and intent to please.

A highly professional environment which offers the candidate the chance to work within a very rewarding company. This is an operator that prides itself on looking after its staff, creating a positive and personable culture within each of its properties.

You’ll be working with an award-winning wine list, a mixture of European classics with New World contemporaries as well as a dedicated sake list.

This is a fun and energetic venue that needs a similar personality to join the team.

The Role

As Head Sommelier, you’ll be an extension of the group sommelier. You’ll be responsible for the wine program within the venue, ordering wines and liaising with reps, stocktakes and training, all while maintaining a first-class style of service on the floor.

This is a chance for a strong Sommelier to step up and take the reins, It’s all about leading from the front and being a strong presence on the floor, yet very organised with admin as this ship will be yours to steer. Of course, there will be some assistance from the group Sommelier if needed.

In addition to this, we are looking for someone who really embodies “hospitality” and creates that sense of warmth and inviting atmosphere.

The Required Experience

Ideally, you’ll have a presence on the floor, positive energy and stacks of confidence. It’s a big venue, so you’ll need to be very organised and able to keep up with the busy services.

Also, you’ll be someone who always remains calm in any situation and is a natural motivator and of course has a passion for wine!

Exceptional wine knowledge is key to this role. Furthermore, good sake knowledge and understanding, as well as great organisational skills and communication skills.

Rewards

First of all, the tips are incredible and consistent. Not only will you be working in one of the most established and prominent venues in town, but you’ll be well rewarded for your efforts.

Get the rare chance to be mentored by an MW who is the group sommelier and work side by side with extremely passionate general managers.

Salary range is up to $90K+ Super + Tips, depending on experience, plus a work-life balance of less than 50 hours a week.

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