Sommelier Full-time Job

3 weeks ago   Tourism & Hospitaltity   Dubai   49 views Reference: 35240
Job Details

What will I be doing?

As a Sommelier, you are responsible for recommending wines and having a thorough and current knowledge of wines to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Sommelier will also be required to assist in achieving department targets. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

Provide professional and current knowledge of wines to guests

Recommend wines to accompany relevant dishes to patrons

Describe and up-sell wines to provide excellent customer experience

Suggest wines to accompany new menus in line with financial budget

Project a professional manner with an emphasis on hospitality and guest service

Ensure accurate billing

Strive to achieve departmental targets

Serve Alcoholic/non-Alcoholic beverages in conjunction with licensing/liquor regulations for residents and non-residents

Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation

Attend training provided by the hotel

What are we looking for?

A Sommelier serving Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts are always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

Luxury hospitality experience in a similar role

Strong Knowledge about new and old world wines as well as the Dubai market

Well connected within the Dubai Beverage community

Experience in dealing with suppliers

Good grooming standards

Excellent communication skills

Passion and commitment to delivering exceptional levels of guest service

Ability to work on your own or in teams

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

Experience as Wine waiter/ess/Sommelier

Sommelier qualifications

Company Description
Hilton is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 19 world-class brands comprising more than 7,100 properties and more than 1.1 million rooms, in 123 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for six consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 150 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit for more information, and connect with Hilton onFacebook,Twitter,LinkedIn,InstagramandYouTube.