Commis sommelier

  • Claridge's
  • Food & beverage
  • Foyer & Reading
  • Full time

We are seeking an exceptional Commis Sommelier to join the Foyer & Reading Room team. Our colleagues possess an intuitive service style that reflects the elegance and timelessness that has been long established in Claridge’s.

At the centre of London’s Mayfair, Claridge’s is a unique combination of splendour and charm, renowned for its impeccable, intuitive service. The hotel’s original art deco interiors have been interwoven with modern flourishes, such as contemporary suites and a Michelin-starred restaurant, Fera at Claridge’s. It also has a famous all-day dining restaurant, the Foyer & Reading Room, and two bars: Claridge’s Bar and the intimate Fumoir.

Main duties & responsibilities

As a Commis Sommelier you will be responsible for:

  • Creating memorable experiences for our guests, simultaneously ensuring that service is prompt and professional.
  • Recommending our exceptional wines to our guests for every occasion.
  • Ensuring that our standards are adhered to at all times
  • Handling complaints in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensuring that licensing laws, health and safety legislation is adhered to

Entry requirements

Successful candidates for our Commis Sommelier opportunity will:

  • Demonstrate genuine dedication to Claridge’s and show a commitment to consistent quality in our product and service.
  • Provide intuitive service, with absolute understanding of our guests needs to create exceptional service experiences, that result in lasting memories
  • Be motivated, creative and have worked in a similar role, within a five star or fine dining environment.
  • You will have a passion for food and quality products, be a team player who is an avid learner who wants to be challenged and developed.
  • Be fluent in spoken and written English, a second language is desirable, however this is not a prerequisite.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a pressured environment with the most demanding guests.

Benefits package

  • Competitive salary
  • Preferential room rates for yourself and family across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • 50% food & beverage discount across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Vast range of learning and development programmes, for colleagues and managers at all levels
  • Opportunities for transfer and promotion across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Social events & activities
  • Wellbeing events & activities
  • Critical illness cover
  • Season ticket loan
  • Additional benefits & initiatives may be available in local properties

Terms & conditions apply to all benefits

Eligibility

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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