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.
  • 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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* Free Cancellation subject to terms and conditions
Where ?
When ?
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* Free Cancellation subject to terms and conditions