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Head Sommelier – Up To $100K+S+Tips, Award Winning List

Job Type

Open

Location

Sydney

Overview

  • Opportunity for a head sommelier to make a big impact on the wine list
  • Work-life balance – Sun/Mon off, up to 45 hrs/week opportunity for extra night off in week
  • Great salary, fantastic tips & beautiful location

The Venue

This restaurant has everything: great view, stylish new fit-out, serious wine list and quality, highly professional team. An iconic venue that is attracting a large crowd and is just getting stronger.

The company is all about its people. They are great at finding and developing talent. This business offers genuine and relatively quick career growth among its many restaurants for those who do well and show their potential.

You’ll be working with an award-winning Australian and international wine list, over 200 bins that has gained a fantastic reputation within the wine world.

The Group Sommelier is engaging and inclusive, giving opportunities to the Head Sommelier to have an impact on the list and empowering them.

The Role

This is a highly professional environment offering the candidate the chance to work within a very rewarding company.  You’ll be working with a stellar wine list and environment that encourages creativity and fun.

As Head Sommelier, you’ll be an extension of the group sommelier, managing the wine program, schmoozing regulars while maintaining a first-class style of service.

This is a chance for a strong Assistant Sommelier to take the reins and enjoy a hands-on, and service-focused role, balanced with all the fundamentals of managing the wine list. It’s all about leading from the front and being a strong presence on the floor. Excellent in maintaining organization and structure when it comes to the administrative side of the job.

There’s the usual duties of guiding the customers through the wine list in an engaged and friendly manner. As Head Sommelier, you’ll be involved in ordering, purchasing and receiving. Stock control and organising the cellar, training and development of your wine team, responsible for the wine program as well.

Additionally, 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 and a good sense of restaurant service as you’ll be required to engage with customers on the restaurant floor in addition to wine duties.  Having positive energy and stacks of confidence is essential.

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

Hours and Rewards

First, the tips are great and consistent, approx. $300 week.

Not only will you be working in one of the most established and prominent venues in town, but you’ll also receive awesome rewards for your efforts.

You’ll be required to work a 5-day week, with the opportunity to have an additional night off a week! Salary range is up to $100K+ Super + Tips, depending on experience.

 

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