CURRENT VACANCY

Sommelier
Job reference: JS-FB-W-113069
Location: Dormy House Hotel
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full-Time
Salary: Up to around £33,000 (£30,680 per year, plus service charge)

Are you a wine whizz who loves to share their expertise? We’re on the look out for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Junior Sommelier to join our award-winning team at Dormy House Hotel, one of the Cotswolds’ most well known boutique luxury hotels. You’ll have the opportunity to work within our beautiful 3 AA rosette restaurant The Back Garden, 4 AA rosette chef’s tasting table “MO”. As you do you’ll work alongside and learn from some of the best in the business!

Working alongside our Sommelier and the restaurant team, you will ensure our guests receive a thoughtful, tailored and expert service when it comes to all things wine. You’ll help to educate your colleagues on the basics of wines, assist in wine stock management, help write wine descriptions and be involved in wine list curation. A part of your role will also be to work across our restaurants and bar to support the delivery of a luxurious food and drinks service.

Our ideal candidate:

* Confident and enthusiastic, with an approachable manner
* Experienced in luxury hotel and/or fine dining settings
* WSET Level 2 minimum
* Passionate about wine with a willingness to learn and progress their knowledge

The role is a 40 hour per week contract (working 8 hour evening shifts over 5 days per week (plus 1/2 hour unpaid lunch break). This will include weekends.

In return we offer a salary of £30,680 per year, plus service charge (around £2,500 per year). We would also be happy to support you to achieve WSET Level 3 while you work with us.

We also offer a raft of excellent benefits including:

* 30 days holiday per year (rising to 35 after 5 years)
* A celebration birthday lunch in one of the hotels, on us!
* Access to onsite mental health first aiders, and an employee assistance programme from Hospitality Action
* Hundreds of High Street discounts and a cash back card via Hospitality Rewards
* Estate discounts on dining, stays, wine, spa products and more
* Be rewarded with £1000 to spend how you wish in our employee recognition programme
* Up to £1000 when you successfully refer a friend to work with us
* Premium payments for Christmas and New Year shifts
* An optional, low cost healthcare cash plan
* Free, in-person financial planning advice
* Broad ranging careers in all the usual hotel departments and a few you wouldn’t expect…like our adventure team
* Fully funded apprenticeship opportunities

Due to our rural location, you will require your own transport (WR12 7LF).

If this sounds like your ideal next move, and you would like to discuss this role or any other opportunities on our estate, please do get in touch! We look forward to hearing from you.

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