Matoon Asia was established in 2014 with a core focus on the travel and hospitality industries. Over the years, we have diversified and successfully completed recruitment projects in other sectors such as healthcare, property services, theme parks, consumer goods, and in luxury retail. The roles we fill...

Matoon Asia was established in 2014 with a core focus on the travel and hospitality industries. Over the years, we have diversified and successfully completed recruitment projects in other sectors such as healthcare, property services, theme parks, consumer goods, and in luxury retail. The roles we fill are predominantly executive level and are often confidential. We have a proven track record of success in start-ups, pre-opening and in business expansion recruitment projects.

Head Sommelier

Job level Middle
Education Diploma / Certificate
Location
Hong Kong Island
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Competitive pay, Medical plan, MPF, Performance bonus, Year-end bonus
Industry Hospitality / Hotel Services
Job function Catering / Hospitality > Bartender / Barmaid / Sommelier
Catering / Hospitality > Food & Beverage
Catering / Hospitality > Restaurant / Store Manager
Published On 20/05/2019

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create and update the wine list in coordination with culinary team and Food & Beverage Manager
  • Recommend food and wine pairings
  • Advise guests on wines based on their personal tastes and food choices
  • Inform guests about different varieties of wines and prices
  • Ensure wines are served at the right temperature and within the proper glassware
  • Store open bottles properly to maintain strong taste
  • Manage Gourmet 10 wine section and ensure it is fully-stocked
  • Train staff on available wines
  • Negotiate purchase prices with vendors
  • Ensure selling prices are right
  • Organize wine tasting events and wine dinners
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations

 

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 4 years as Sommelier in hotels or private clubs
  • WSET 3 qualification or above
  • Ability to create tasteful food and wine pairings
  • Understanding of the winemaking process
  • Extensive knowledge of different wines and which regions produce each type
  • Knowledge of vineyards and wineries
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Good command of spoken English and Cantonese
  • Availability to work during opening hours, including weekends and holidays
  • Shift duties required

 

 

Short-listed candidates will be notified via email or telephone within 2 weeks of application. Personal particulars and other information collected will be used strictly for recruitment purposes and will cease to be stored in the recruitment database 2 years after your application date.