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Date Added: Tue 17/01/2023

Head Sommelier

Swansea, SA1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Acorn is currently seeking an experienced Head Sommelier in the Gower area on behalf of their prestigious client. If you're an enthusiastic individual with a genuine passion to deliver great customer care and service, this could be the role for you!

The successful Head Sommelier will have the ability to build a list filled with fascinating wines with a story that truly reflects the client's food and ethos, and the successful candidate will be able to inspire guests with their passion for fine wines.

The restaurant is established as one of the leading restaurants in Wales, having been awarded AA Restaurant of the Year for Wales, a prestigious Michelin Star, and 3 AA rosettes.

What we offer:

* Package up to £42,000 including Gratuities and Pension
* Gratuities are shared evenly through a Tronc system and currently amounts to 10k to 12k per annum per employee
* 4-day working week
* Extra days worked paid
* Individual Training and development plan for all staff
* Eligible to be part of the profit share scheme to be introduced in 2022
* Pension provided through Royal London
* Generous 30% staff discount off food and beverage at all client sites
* Excellent working environment with work life balance on Gower Peninsula
* Employee Assistance Programme provided by Hospitality Action
* Quarterly and Annual staff awards
* Planned annual closure in January and 1 week in the spring/summer

A successful candidate will ideally have:

* Head Sommelier experience at multiple AA Rosette or Michelin Star level and above
* Passion to deliver an exceptional customer experience
* Expert knowledge of world wines, spirits, and cocktails
* Creative thinker who is prepared to seek out the most interesting and extraordinary wines
* Well organised with exemplary attention to detail
* Genuine and sincere nature
* Driven to ensure budgets are met
* Smart presentation and a friendly yet professional personality
* Strong team work ethic prepared to look beyond wines when required
* Natural leader who leads by example with a passion to deliver an exceptional customer experience

If you're interested in this role, please send your CV to Courtney Redmore at (url removed) or call (phone number removed).

Acorn by Synergie acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment
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