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LUX* GRAND BAIE: HEAD SOMMELIER

Main Purpose of the Job

Kindly note that the advert is open to Mauritian Nationals exclusively 

The Lux Collective is hiring for the position of HEAD SOMMELIER based at LUX* GRAND BAIE, MAURITIUS. 

The incumbent will be responsible to: 

  • Deliver and demonstrate the best wine knowledge to Guests.
  • Upsell all wine items available on the menu by making suggestions with suggestive selling techniques.
  • Supervise proper rotation aging and storage of all stocks of wines and spirits.
  • Assess and revise the wine list in collaboration with F&B Manager.
  • Maximise the aesthetic appeal of the Wine Outlets by making use of display and decoration items.
  • Ensure that all wines are stored, presented and served to the required standards.
  • Assist and ensure that the beverage sales forecasted for the restaurant are met.
Qualifications
  • At least a Higher School Certificate or equivalent qualifications.
  • Tertiary education at Advanced Certificate in wines and spirits or higher national diploma from a recognised institution.

 

Previous Performance
  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in fine dining restaurant in a luxury resort in a 5-star resort.
  • A minimum of 2 years of working experience in a similar position.
Other Requirements
  • Passionate about service. 
  • High level of integrity.
  • Creative and innovative.
  • Keep up-to-date with wine trends.
  • Extensive knowledge of Wines and Spirits.
  • Hands-on experience, energetic and creative.
  • Ability to learn quickly.
  • Ability to build relationships.
  • Excellent written/verbal communications skills in English and French. A third language would be a definite advantage. 
  • Organised and detail-oriented.
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office package.
  • Knowledge of Micros.
  • A charismatic personality.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, during weekends and public holidays. 
  • Proactivity in guests’ requests.
  • A Valid Food Handlers’ Certificate
  • A Clean Certificate of Character is a must.

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