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Senior Wine Waiter

Job Category: Waiting Staff

Job Location: Southampton, Southampton

Description: The Company and the Role:

This is a new restaurant being opened in the heart of one of Southampton dining areas.

The principal behind the business is an accomplished Chef and restaurant owner who has other business interests in the catering and hospitality sector across the south coast.

This is an excellent opportunity within a small independent hospitality business who are seeking a permanent full time Senior Wine Waiter.

You will be responsible for assisting, recommending, and advising guests on wine, cocktails, and drinks pairings as part of your Front of House duties.

As a high-end dining professional, you will need to engage with guests and offer amazing customer service and hospitality. You must have right to work in the UK.

Key Features of the Role:

• Providing excellent guest service skills, with the natural ability to sell.
• Focused on delivering excellent guest experience with a strong presence on the floor and have a keen eye for details.
• Working in a vibrant restaurant, delivering excellence at all times.
• Passion for wine and good understanding of wine pairing.
• Working closely with restaurant team to ensure smooth running of the business.
• Advising guests and making recommendations on wines that will compliment tastes and meal.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

• Must have worked as a Wine Waiter and or Sommelier in a hospitality role.
• Ideally Level 2 or 3 in Wines and Spirits from WSET or similar qualification with the Court Master Sommeliers.
• Knowledgeable when it comes to pairing and upselling.
• Excellent team and communication skills, with confident personality.
• Guest engagement and interaction skills must be top notch.
• A positive attitude and emotionally robust.

What is on Offer?

Fabulous opportunity to be the Senior Wine Waiter in a brand new restaurant

Basic annual salary is negotiable and subject to interview, trial, and experience.

Tips also payable plus benefits.

Applicants Please Note:

Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Sommelier or Wine Waiter.

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rpc catering & hospitality recruitment is a leading catering and hospitality recruitment specialist supplying Chefs of all grades and Hospitality General / Deputy / Assistant / Restaurant / Bar Managers / Sommeliers and Mixologists and hotel staff of all levels throughout the UK and Internationally.

If you are interested in working in the catering and hospitality and hotels sector and seeking to develop your career, please do not hesitate to contact us for a confidential discussion.

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UK Work Eligibility: This employer has chosen to only allow applications from those that hold current UK work permissions.

Employer Reference: 10390/2021/CA8028FC
Job Type: Permanent
Contact Phone Number: 02380224654
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Date Added: 07 June 2021

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