Sommelier

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Fairmont Grand Del Mar

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Sommelier

As a Sommelier, you will be an ambassador for the exceptional service and flavours that are hallmarks of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts dining experience. Your passion for fine wine will ensure our guests select the perfect vintage for every occasion, palate and cuisine.

 
Hotel Overview:  
Just east of the Pacific and slightly north of Expectation.Welcome to Fairmont Grand Del Mar. An elegant tribute to classic Mediterranean estate, seamlessly fusing old-world charm with modern luxury. Here, an award-winning, Renaissance-inspired spa, critically acclaimed dining, exclusive boutique shopping and championship golf course.
Growth and advancement is not only available, it is actively encouraged. We promote a balanced life for our colleagues, continuously seeking new ways to improve our environment and to support our beautiful home of San Diego.
 
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Addison Wine Director, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             
  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Assist guests with wine and beverage pairing to complement menu
  • Organize and assist with the service of beverages
  • Ensure correct handling, storage and cleaning of all liquor service equipment
  • Ensure that proper control is followed on all stock used
  • Attend all hotel wine training
  • Have full knowledge of wine lists and promotions
  • Follow outlet policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Previous experience as  a Sommelier preferred
  • Must have extensive wine and food knowledge
  • Previous Point of Sale System experience an asset
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
 
Physical Aspects of Position (includes but are not limited to):        
  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
 
Visa Requirements: Must be eligible to work in U.S. 
APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
 
ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!
 
Fairmont Grand Del Mar is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EOE/M/F/D/V
 
                                                                         

Requirements

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Job type
Full-time
Location
Carmel Valley, San Diego, CA, United States
Department
Other
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration
Indefinite

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