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Sommelier, 2-star Michelin restaurant, London

Sommelier, 2-star Michelin restaurant, London

Salary of £35,500 to £42,000 per annum

We are currently looking for a Sommelier with a warm and welcoming personality to join the team of an award-winning 2 Michelin star restaurant.

The restaurant is a hidden gem in central London using the finest quality ingredients to create a bold, balanced, and inventive menu, working with specialist growers and farmers in the UK.

We are looking for a charismatic, passionate, talkative, and open-minded person with a good 'old world' wine knowledge (focus on French wines) who will help the Head Sommelier throughout the service and doesn't mind helping on the restaurant floor when needed.

The restaurant is small and intimate, with 10 tables; with an easy-to-serve tasting menu.

It has a strong management team who firmly believes in looking after its staff and being as fun and rewarding as possible.

Things to know:

  • Exceptional team

  • Relaxed atmosphere

  • Smart casual dress code - uniforms provided

  • Delicious 2 staff meals on duty

  • Training is provided and career development is available

  • Generous 50% discount for up to 4 guests

  • A team lunch is organised once a month

  • Eat Out discounts

  • Wine purchases at the price the restaurant pays

  • Farm trips

Things you will be doing as a Sommelier

  • Assisting with wine and beverage service in this 2-star Michelin restaurant

  • Assisting and updating the wine list

  • Recommending food and wine pairings

  • Advising guests on wines based on their personal tastes

  • Greeting customers in a professional way

  • Be able to suggest wines based on the food selection served

You will be a great fit if you:

  • Are a driven sommelier who wants to be a part of a unique team

  • Have great knowledge of wine and have worked in a similar Sommelier role, in a similar fine-dining environment

  • Have full knowledge of the drink's selection (cocktails, teas, coffees, etc)

  • Have a good 'old world' wine knowledge

  • Are friendly, organised, and have a great personality

  • Have excellent communication skills

  • Know the basics of food and wine pairing

  • Have stock management understanding

  • Have knowledge of table service skills and etiquette

  • Have a positive attitude

  • Can work as part of a team


In line with present UK working requirements, all candidates are required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Spayse's undertaking is as a recruitment agent in this role and are bound by the requirements requested by our client.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £35000 - £41000 per annum
  • Location: London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Catering
  • Recruiter: SpaYse
  • Contact: Robin Hancox
  • Tel: 07717447942
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-02-06 19:07:26 -

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