Head Sommelier Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Tourism & Hospitaltity   Dubai   26 views Reference: 35313
Job Details

An opportunity has arisen for a Head Sommelier to join the team of Jumeirah Mina A 'Salam. The main duties and responsibilities of this role are:

Control and monitor wine orders, stock and par level.

Pick up wines from stores after proper checking of the order and quantity.

Maintain wine chillier at correct temperature.

Communicate any changes that is required for outlet wine lists and standards in coordination with the outlet manager.

Stock rotation update.

Minimize wastage by avoiding too many opened bottles.

Ensure all tables are attended during the service; refilling and fresh orders are taken throughout.

Ensure 100% contribution to LQA standards.

Ensure proper labeling is done for all opened bottles, transfer or report as spoilage according to set standards.

Train colleagues on wine knowledge.

Lateral service if required by the team.

About You:

Minimum of 2 years Sommelier-related experience, preferably in an upscale hotel or restaurant.

Extensive and in-depth knowledge of different wines and beverages.

Versed in budgeting and cost control, including but not limited to the reading and interpreting of inventory reports, beverage cost reports and monthly financial statements.

Purchasing experience.

Certification and/or diploma in winery would a be an added advantage.

Company Description
Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding and a global luxury hotel company, operates a world-class 6,500+-key portfolio of 26 luxury properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia. The group boasts some of the most prestigious and captivating properties in the world, from the iconic flagship hotel and timeless pinnacle of luxury, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, and lavish Arabian palaces across Dubais Madinat Jumeirah, to its contemporary Maldivian island paradise at Olhahali Island and art-inspired dolce vita on the island of Capri. Whether a modern twist on a British classic in the heart of Knightsbridge at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah, or a futuristic setting at Jumeirah Nanjing, Jumeirahs name is synonymous with service excellence, crafting exceptional experiences for everyone who walks through its doors. Beyond its properties and resorts, Jumeirah Group is also dedicated to destination dining experiences, combining the most authentic and diverse cuisines with spectacular settings to create those unforgettable moments worth sharing. With over 85 restaurants across its portfolio, Jumeirah Groups award-winning homegrown concepts including Sal, KAYTO, Shimmers, Al Mare, Pierchic and French Riviera, enjoy an enviable reputation for culinary excellence, with ten featuring in the Gault&Millau UAE 2022 guide. The group also has three Michelin starred restaurants Shang High, LOlivo and Al Muntaha. The health and safety of guests and colleagues remains Jumeirah Groups utmost priority and as such, the group has implemented a series of protective measures across all of its hotels and strictly adheres to each markets respective government directives.