Assistant Restaurant Manager / Wine Steward

Thursday, 3 October, 2019
Zelda Oelofse-Cornthwaite     0823996381
Western Cape  


Our client, at a historic site in the heart of Stellenbosch, seeks to employ an experienced Restaurant Assistant Manager / Wine Ambassador. This restaurant is inspired by our experiences and celebrates our rich heritage, offering a multi-course, fixed menu.

Start Date

Availability: October 2019


The main objective of the wine ambassador's duty is to guide the guest through the wine list with knowledge and confidence and to assist the restaurant manager and the service ambassadors during service

Assist in Co-ordinating and managing the restaurant's daily flow, ensure guest satisfaction and a smooth running of service

Meticulous attention to detail with strong administrative skills to take reservations, correspond to guest enquiries, daily stock management and reporting, cash up procedures, orders, supplier liaison, cleaning schedules and daily training check lists

To assist in planning and controlling the day-to-day operations of the outlet  including inventory levels and maintenance issues

Excellent knowledge of the wine list and be confident in pre-dinner drink trolley service as well as after dinner brandy trolley service. 

The above serves only as an outline and responsibilities won’t be limited to these.


Relevant Tertiary Education * WSET or CWA will be advantageous * Experience in managing a 5-star restaurant * Strong Food & Beverage background * Service and Guest Centric * Excellent Food and Wine knowledge * Strong Organisational skill set 


Personal Skills

Highly motivated and passionate about the Hospitality industry * Meticulous, assertive, alert, inspirational * Good communication skills on all levels * Able to work systematically and accurately 


Application Details

Email your application to and attach the below information:

Updated CV with contactable references 

Recent, presentable profile photo

Copies of Tertiary Education

Copies of Written references



R8000 - R10 000 per month. Plus gratuity share



Candidates, who are already residing in the Western Cape will have preference. We can only consider South African Citizens or applicants who hold a valid South African Permanent Residence! No Work Permit applications will be accepted! Applicants, who live in other provinces of South Africa still need to attend personal interviews and if requested to do any cook-offs, will do so completely at their own expense. We handle high volumes of applications daily and will only be able to reply, via e-mail, to candidates who have met our clients’ requirements.

 Due to the high volume of CV’s received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.