Fairview Hotel Sommelier Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya
Fairview Hotel Sommelier Jobs in Nairobi, KenyaAim of the role:
As the professional wine waiter, the sommelier will be responsible for creating and updating the wine list in coordination with the Executive chef and the Assistant Food and Beverage Manager, recommending food and wine pairings and advising guests on wines based on their personal tastes and food choices.Create and update the wine list in coordination with the Executive Chef and the Assistant Food and Beverage Manager
Outline of Responsibilities:
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 our wine cellar and ensure it’s fully-stocked
Train waitron staff on available wines
Negotiate purchase prices with vendors
Advise on wine tasting days and other wine promotional events
Comply with all health and safety regulations
Perform any other duties as may be assigned to you as a waiter.
Attends all training sessions as scheduled.
Replacement and Temporary Mission
May be assigned to perform reliever duties when need be.
Basic Conditions and Benefits of Employment:
These are in line with normal company policies and practices, specific details will be communicated to an applicant should he/she qualify for consideration.
Line of Reporting and Communication:
Responsible To: Assistant Food and Beverage Manager
In Communication With: Other Hotel Departments and guests
Education, Training and Experience Requirements:
Level of Literacy
Must be able to read and write in English & Kiswahili.
A foreign language will be an added advantage.
Level of Communication Skills
Must be in possession of excellent communication skills
Level of Formal / Professional / Education & Training
Certification as a Sommelier or degree in hospitality is an added advantage
Level of Experience
2 years experience as a Sommelier, Wine Steward or similar role
Ability to create tasteful food and wine pairings
Extensive knowledge of different wines and which regions produce each type
Knowledge of local vineyards and wineries
Understanding of the winemaking process
Availability to work during opening hours, including weekends and holidays
How to Apply
If you meet the specified job requirements, please send your CV and Cover Letter to the Human Resource office not later than 15th January 2019 on FHR@clhg.com
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