Hotel Du Vin

Assistant Sommelier - Maternity cover - Hotel du Vin Cheltenham

Recruiter
Location
CHELTENHAM
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
27 Sep 2016
Closes
12 Oct 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Assistant Sommelier - Maternity cover - Hotel du Vin Cheltenham

Our appeal is all down to our attitude. Simple yet sophisticated. Informal yet luxurious. Elegant yet unpretentious. It’s a commitment to doing the little things brilliantly. We’re justifiably proud of our collection of 16 townhouse and city-centre properties. Each Hotel du Vin has its own character, shaped by the architecture, history and sensitive conversion of the original building. At the heart of each, our bistros serve French classics with a British twist. And thanks to our close relationships with vineyards and winemakers, our cosy, low-lit bars offer many of the world’s finest and best-kept secret wines.

In return you get to work for great brands with like-minded people with an award winning benefit package including:

  • A range of fabulous flexible benefits to help you outside of work – including health & life insurance.
  • A contributory Pension Scheme
  • A Childcare scheme providing tax credits on any childcare you may be paying.
  • Service Charge (department specific) which will be performance driven
  • Free uniform
  • Annual People Awards
  • Amazing People Engagement and Activity Plan
  • Employee assistance scheme to help you navigate through life’s challenges
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Fantastic company discounts including staff rates & Food & Beverage discounts at all of our exciting locations
  • Major high street discounts –helpful when buying things to treat you or others!

Assistant Sommelier

Job Description:

Wine not join the best team in town…? Assisting the Sommelier to take responsibility for the wine service of the restaurant, the wine cellar, functions & events and providing amazing hospitality to our guests. Assistant Sommeliers will be required to manage the wine list, stock, suppliers as well as supervise and assist the food and beverage team in providing guests the best dining experience. You will also be required to help ensure all standards are met with attention to detail, recommending wines and creating memories of an experience the guest will never forget. You must be passionate about wine and delivering amazing hospitality to our guests. Assistant Sommeliers must be organised, an excellent communicator, hands-on and have excellent attention to detail. Experience of working in a similar quality restaurant is required and knowledge of wine and beverage is necessary - having passion for hospitality and delivering service with a smile is an absolute must.

Sink into soft leather for an aperitif or nightcap. Discover a world of fine wines in the Laroche wine tasting room, or sip your favourite in the bar with friends. Tuck into lovingly prepared seasonal fair in our trademark Bistro, or dine al fresco. Enjoy a private dinner, party, wedding or civil ceremony in one of our quirky function rooms. Select a cigar from the humidor and retreat to our snug cigar shack. Or why not head to Health du Vin for a soothing spa treatment? And, when you're ready for sleep, bid goodnight and glide up to one of our 49 distinctive bedrooms. Each welcomes you with a huge hand-sprung mattress, delightfully soft Egyptian cotton bed linen, and a deep roll top bath or monsoon shower. So rest assured, when you join us our Cheltenham hotel for a mid or weekend break, business meeting or special occasion, you'll be treated like, well, royalty.