Job Title:: Sommelier f/m

Contract Type:: Full time

Job Location (Country):: United Kingdom

City/Town/Village:: London

Cuisine type:: French Brasserie

Description:: We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented Sommelier to join the team of our fantastic restaurant; Balthazar, part of Caprice Holdings.

Balthazar restaurant is renowned for delivering a friendly and flawless service within a Parisian style, lively and bustling brassiere. The French brasserie and bistro dishes combine the best ingredients with the most traditional methods to produce food of exceptional quality. The restaurant delivers all day dining from a team who are passionate about delivering friendly, relaxed and energetic service in a vibrant and fast paced environment.

As Sommelier you will be expected to work closely with the Bar and Front of House team. You will be expected to develop the wine menu with support from the Management Team and central Wine Cellars team. As Sommelier you will recommend and sell wines to our customers that will complement their tastes and menu choices. As Sommelier you will be expected to provide engaging, friendly and charismatic service to all our customers. You will also have a keen interest in passing on wine knowledge to the front of house team. Always striving to improve service.

The ideal Sommelier will have:

•        Previous experience as a Sommelier within a high quality, destination restaurant.

•        Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with customers and provide charismatic and engaging service

•        Possess as a minimum WSET Level 2 or equivalent Sommelier qualification

•        Be able to work effectively as part of a team

•        Communicate clearly, professionally and concisely

We offer our employees:

•        A highly competitive starting remuneration package

•        Increased remuneration as you develop and progress in your role

•        A full induction programme

•        Extensive career development and training opportunities

•        Meals on duty

•        Life assurance cover

•        Pension scheme

•        Staff discount

•        Discounted gym membership

•        Access to our Cycle to Work scheme

If you are looking to be part of the team, working in a fast paced and vibrant restaurant environment where you will be able to develop your knowledge and skills we would love to hear from you!

Sommeliers in the operation team::

Work permit:: - Need work visa

Accommodation:: - Not provided

Languages required:: English

Wine list:: - more than 150 bins

Restaurant award:: - Listed in Michelin Guide

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Contact name:: Gabriel Di Bella

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