Our Sommelier are the wine connoisseur of our hotel! Entrusted with assisting and supporting our Head Sommelier, and recommending wine varieties to our guests.
Though skillfully trained, they never lose sight of their ultimate reasonability, to create lifelong memories for our guests.
Essential Functions & Physical Requirements
A day in the life of our Sommelier demands high levels of energy. They need consistency even though the days are never alike;
and creativity to tackle daily adventures. Listing all of the contributions that our Sommelier accomplish would be lengthy but the list below is essential to know.
Our Sommelier are responsible for recommending our exceptional wines to our guests for every occasion during their day.
This will include selecting wines and creating drink lists, managing stock, as well as serving wine orders efficiently and in a timely manner all to ensure our guests receives nothing but the best experience.
Sometimes our guests have special requests involving dietary requirements, wine preferences and even special occasions.
Most of these requests are fulfilled by our Sommelier.
Our values of Personality, Passion, Respect, Working Together and Creativity guide us each and every day. The purpose of Sommelier is to live their behaviours to continue to create our legacy.
Communication is what keeps our departments running perfectly. Our Sommelier must communicate with other departments and extended hotel team in order to ensure the alignment remains.
The items shared are essential. However, to ensure consistency, our Sommelier are provided with specifics on how we care for their department and our hotel.
Qualifications and Desirables
All of our employees are ambassadors of our Vision, Values and culture. Our Sommelier do this with all they do.
We encourage the unique personalities and passions of our employees, working together; as a team, a hotel and Collection.
Our guests forge our legacy. Knowing and understanding them is our goal, valuing kindness over process.
In a fast-moving world, we remain consistent and relevant, requiring flexibility from everyone on the team.
English is the primary language used in our hotel. Our Sommelier must feel comfortable communicating in this language.
Our success is a result of our employees. We believe that everyone part of our team should share the rewards. For this position, here are just some of the benefits you will receive :
Employee Introductory Scheme - £750.00
World-class training and development
Complimentary nights with breakfast within Dorchester Collection
50% F&B discount at selected restaurants within Dorchester Collection
Uniforms provided or complimentary dry-cleaning