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Sommelier (M/W) - Avaton Luxury Beach Resort

Twin Farms

Twin Farms

Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Company Description

Avaton Luxury Beach Resort - Relais & Chateaux (www.avaton.com) is seeking a skilled and passionate Sommelier to join our team.

As the Sommelier at Avaton Luxury Beach Resort, you will have the opportunity to showcase your expertise in wines and provide our guests with an exquisite wine selection. You will be responsible for curating and updating our wine list, organizing wine tastings, and assisting guests in choosing the perfect wine to complement their dining experience. With a comprehensive knowledge of wine, including its origins, flavors, and pairings, you will be able to guide guests through their wine journey and enhance their overall dining experience.

We are proud to be one of the 580 members of Relais & Châteaux, an association of worldwide independent hotel and restaurant owners.

Job Description

  • Curate and update the wine list, ensuring a diverse selection of wines that complements our culinary offerings
  • Conduct wine tastings and educate guests on the various characteristics, origins, and flavors of different wines
  • Assist guests in selecting wines that pair well with their chosen dishes, considering their preferences and budget
  • Provide detailed information about the wines on the menu, including origin, production, and vintages
  • Maintain proper storage and handling of wines to preserve their quality and taste
  • Collaborate with the culinary team to ensure seamless wine and food pairings
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, attending wine seminars, tastings, and industry events

Qualifications

  • Proven working experience as a Sommelier in a luxury dining establishment
  • Extensive knowledge of wines, including their regions, production methods, and flavors
  • Strong understanding of food and wine pairings
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in English
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service and create a memorable dining experience
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Professional certification as a Sommelier
  • Ability to work in Greece / EU

Additional Information

BENEFITS:

  • Complimentary employee stay (new build apartment)
  • Complimentary meals whilst on duty
  • Complimentary employee transportation
  • Internal and external development opportunities
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent working conditions and environment
  • Opportunities to grow and develop as a hospitality professional
  • Training seminars conducted by hospitality experts
  • Option to work in other Relais & Chateaux properties around the world