Wine Steward - Corporate Hotel - Johannesburg

Thursday, 8 February, 2024
Hospitality Jobs Africa    
Gauteng  

We are seeking a highly skilled and passionate sommelier to join our prestigious hotel in the vibrant city of Johannesburg. As a key member of our team, you will have the unique opportunity to curate an exceptional wine experience for our guests.

*Responsibilities:*

1. *Wine Selection and Procurement:*
– Carefully curate an extensive and diverse wine list that complements the hotel’s culinary offerings.
– Establish relationships with reputable vineyards and distributors to ensure a unique and high-quality wine selection.

2. *Guest Interaction:*
– Provide personalized recommendations to guests, taking into consideration their preferences and the cuisine they are enjoying.
– Conduct wine tastings and educational sessions to enhance guests’ understanding and appreciation of wines.

3. *Cellar Management:*
– Oversee the proper storage and organization of the wine cellar, ensuring optimal conditions for aging and preserving wines.
– Conduct regular inventory checks and manage stock levels to meet guest demand.

4. *Training and Development:*
– Collaborate with the culinary team to enhance staff knowledge of wine pairings, ensuring a seamless dining experience for guests.
– Stay updated on industry trends and share knowledge with colleagues through training sessions.

5. *Event Coordination:*
– Plan and execute wine-related events, such as tastings, pairing dinners, and wine festivals, to elevate the overall guest experience

*Qualifications:*

– Certified Sommelier with a recognized accreditation.
– Proven experience as a sommelier in a high-end hotel or fine-dining establishment.
– Extensive knowledge of local and international wines, grape varieties, and regions.
– Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
– Strong organizational and multitasking abilities

To apply for this job, click here.

If you have not heard back from us within 7 days, please accept that your application was not successful on this occasion

Job details:

  • Location: Illovo/ Sandton
  • Salary: R26 000 basic + benefits
  • Start Date: Available immediately