Sommelier ou commis sommelier, junior sommelier
We are expanding our sommelier team and we are inviting you to take the first step to join us
Commis/ Junior sommelier As a Commis/Junior Sommelier you will provide an exceptional guest service experience. You will be an excellent communicator, genuinely care about guests and take a pro-active approach to constantly develop your wine and pairing knowledge. You will take direction from the Sommelier and have a real passion for food and wine, learn the wine list to enabling you to up sell and promote the items by your personal knowledge from the menu and wine list. You will be a team player, playing a key role in taking direction and supporting the Sommeliers during and out of service and always mindful of creating a memorable experience for our guests.
The wine Cellar: Is hidden beneath Sheen Falls Lodge, secret stairs lead to our legendary cellar, one of the largest in Ireland. Celebrated the world over, our impressive wine collection houses more than 10,000 bottles, sourced from 18 different countries. There are daily tours of this vaulted cavern by our sommelier team and guests can select their own wine from more than 800 labels. Guests can also experience a private whiskey, Gin or port tasting deep beneath the lodge in the wine cellar.
The Person: The ideal Commis/ Junior Sommelier will have the following:
· WSET level 2 + Awards in wine and aspiring or currently holds WSET level 3 Awards in wine or Sommelier Diploma or studying towards.
· Previous experience in a restaurant environment.
· Good understanding of service within a restaurant.
· Fine dining experience would be an advantage.
· Great presentation.
· Good level of spoken English
· Ability to interact with guests.
· Upselling techniques.
· A well organised approach and be reliable and a team player.
· Flexibility to work shifts as required, including weekend.
· Please note this role requires an element of manual handling and some heavy lifting.
Interested applicants may apply in confidence to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kenmare, Co Kerry, Ireland.