Hotel Du Vin

Sommelier - Hotel du Vin Edinburgh

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Location
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
27 Sep 2016
Closes
12 Oct 2016
Job Type
Part Time

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!

Sommelier

Job Description:

Wine not join the best team in town…? Taking responsibility for the wine service of the restaurant, the wine cellar, the wine champions, assisting the waiting team and providing amazing hospitality to our guests. A Sommelier 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 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. 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.

Nestled deep in Edinburgh's Old Town this hotel in Edinburgh city centre was a former city asylum. Hotel du Vin and Bistro Edinburgh offers 47 timelessly styled bedrooms and suites, a trademark bistro and mezzanine bar, unique events rooms for business or private dining, cigar bothy, whisky snug, intriguing Laroche tasting room and an outstanding wine cellar. The historic capital has a wealth of iconic sites to visit, great shopping and of course, true Scottish hospitality. Just moments from the Royal Mile with the castle at the top and the Palace of Holyroodhouse at its foot, the recently reopened National Museum of Scotland and beside the open parkland of the meadows.