A unique position has arisen for a committed Sommelier at our most luxurios hotel, Burj Al Arab. As a member of the largest Sommelier team in Dubai you would be required to service the restaurant, perform food and beverage duties, control individual beverage costs, manage cellar stock levels and inventory, as well as undertake weekly and monthly training with outlets and fellow Sommelier.
This is a target driven role and you and will be responsible for the restaurant and its organisation according to the Burj Al Arab policy and the operational targets. You are expected to co-ordinate and control all activities in the restaurant as well as manage the relationship with other Food & Beverage outlets. In addition, you will assist in the management of office on an administrative level, sharing duties with the Restaurant Managers and the Sommelier team.
In order to be considered for the role you will be WSET Level 3 qualified or a Certified Sommelier and will have worked in a similar role in a fine dining 5* environment for at least 1 year. Previous wine working and restaurant experience within a hotel is a pre-requite for the role.
You will have strong leadership skills and ability to manage a cultural diverse workforce, results oriented and customer focused, and posses an excellent decision making skill.
You should possess a internationally recognised college degree and will be confident using the Microsoft Office suite. In addition to strong spoken business English, another European language would be an advantage.
This position offers a highly competitive salary and package which include: your own single room accommodation/live out allowance, free transport to and from your place of work, uniform, laundry services, meals during working hours, annual flight allowance, medical and emergency dental coverage, life and accident insurance, retail and leisure discounts, 50% discount off Jumeirah F&B Outlets and reduced hotel rates.