Sommelier | Rose Wood

December 12, 2023

Job Description

The ideal sommelier candidate is proactive, upbeat, thorough, team-oriented, and has an immaculate attention to detail. The sommelier is responsible for delivering excellent wine service, while working with the service team to create world class hospitality.
• Actively engage in service and lead with a hands-on approach
• Take the lead in growing wine sales in the restaurants.
• Maintain and update wine lists with 86’s prior to every service.
• Anticipate guest needs and maintain positive guest relations at all times.
• Advise guests on wines based on their personal taste and food pairings.
• Ensure wines are served at the right temperature and with the proper glassware.
• Maintain pars and report order needs.
• Help maintain the wine cellar, the beverage storeroom, and assist in monthly inventories.
• Create and participate in staff wine tasting and educational opportunities.
• Maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned station and service areas.
• Complete opening side and closing side duties thoroughly and efficiently as assigned.
• Model the company’s culture, vision, mission and core values at all times.
• Experience as a sommelier in fine dining or luxury resort preferred but not required.
• CMS or WSET certifications or equivalent from another accredited wine institution.
• Desire to learn about local Mexican history and culture.
• Passionate about wine, food, and world class hospitality.
• Warm, friendly and an excellent communicator.
• Proficient in English and Spanish (Spoken and Writing). Other languages are a plus.
• Ability to teach and encourage service staff to develop their wine knowledge.
• Extensive knowledge of wine and formal wine service.
• Working knowledge of cocktails and spirits.
• Availability to work nights, weekends & holidays.