Commis Sommelier

  • The Connaught
  • Food & beverage
  • Jean-Georges
  • Full time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a passionate and dedicated Commis Sommelier to join the Jean-Georges Sommelier team at The Connaught Hotel.

Found at the heart of Mayfair village, The Connaught blends tradition with contemporary flair. With its bespoke service, 3,000-piece art collection, three Michelin-starred restaurant Hélène Darroze at The Connaught and London’s only Aman Spa, it has always been the choice for connoisseurs of the art of living well. Jean-Georges at The Connaught offers all-hours informal gourmet dining; and the exquisite Connaught Bar has won prestigious awards for its masterful mixology.

Main duties & responsibilities

As Commis Sommelier, you will:

  • Assist the Sommelier team to ensure professional, efficient and accurate service of all types of beverage in order to completely exceed guests’ expectations during their meal experience.
  • Be an excellent and confident communicator, who will take a hands-on approach to your role.
  • Be passionate about people, the delivery of exceptional guest service and with a strong focus on training and development.

Entry Requirements

As Commis Sommelier, you must:

  • Have a solid understanding of both new and old world wines and successfully completed or currently studying WSET or equivalent qualification to a high level.
  • Have a natural flair for service and in delivering a strong service culture.
  • Have a proven background within a similar position and environment where quality food, wine and ingredients are key priorities.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the team in one of London’s most renowned hotels and offers excellent opportunities for career development and progression.

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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