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Senior Sommelier

Summary
Senior Sommelier
Salary £30000 - £40000 / Year
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 3 years of experience
Location 11-13 Frith St, West End, London W1D 4RB, UK

Senior Sommelier


Description

Chotto Matte, international restaurant group from London, is looking for a Senior Sommelier to join its team.

Take on the opportunity to become a part of a diverse, inclusive and passionate team that puts extraordinary culinary experience and customer service at the forefront. Chotto Matte is on a mission to provide the very best of Peruvian and Japanese cuisine to a modern audience in a vibrant and contemporary environment.

The home of Chotto Matte, NZR Group was founded in 2013 by renowned restauranteur Kurt Zdesar. After the success of the London flagship, Chotto Matte now counts two other restaurants in Toronto and Miami. With a further two sites in Doha & Riyadh opening in 2022 and extensive expansion plans in the works, Chotto Matte’s journey is just getting started.

We are passionate about people and uncompromising on quality. Chotto Matte prides itself on service and a unique dining experience that continues to delight our customers. Chotto Matte staff members benefit from fast-track career progression and supportive training initiatives, along with some great advantages, such as access to Perkbox with hundreds of discounts and Perkbox Medical with 24/7 access to fully qualified UK doctors.

We are looking for like-minded and enthusiastic individuals to make a role their own, challenge us as a business and ultimately strive to make our venues the very best they can be.

So, if that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. 

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

·     Competitive salary

·     Fast-track career progression and training

·     28 Days paid holiday per year, inclusive of Bank Holidays

·     On duty meals every day of the week

·     Staff discount across all Chotto Matte restaurants

·     Perkbox Medical, gives you 24/7 access to fully qualified UK doctors. Doctors can provide private prescriptions immediately after your consultation and sort NHS repeat prescriptions – both can be collected from your local pharmacy and delivered to your home or office.

·     Perkbox discounts – access to hundreds of discounts on food, drink, shopping, cinema tickets and much more

·     Perkbox freebies - you’ll get a number of freebies such as access to free online exercise and yoga classes, an Employee Support Hub with 24/7 access to qualified therapists and plenty of competitions to enter!

·     Staff recognition and incentives.

·     People’s Pension scheme contribution after 3 months.

·     Recommend a friend scheme with great bonuses per individual referral.

 

GENERAL PURPOSE:

To manage and participate in all wine related activities, ensuring that the highest quality products and service are delivered with respect to the locations wine program, working with Group Bar Manager and/or Bar Manager to help choose and curate wine varieties for our beverage menu. We are looking for a sommelier that will maximize guest satisfaction, providing sommelier service on volume shifts, furthermore capable of providing training to our staff, and supplier negotiation/selection. All work is to be carried out within the departmental business plan and the NZR group corporate guidelines.


GENERAL DUTIES:

·       Create and update the wine list in coordination with the Food and Beverage program.

·       Recommend food and wine pairings.

·       Advise guests on wines based on their personal tastes and food choices.

·       Inform guests about different varieties of wines and prices.

·       Ensure wines are served at the right temperature and within the proper glassware.

·       Collaborate with Bar manager to store open bottles properly.

·       Manage wine cellar / storage and ensure its fully stocked and secure.

·       Train all wait and bar staff on available wines.

·       Negotiate purchase prices with various vendors.

·       Organize and suggest wine tastings and promotional wine events.

·       Ensure all legal and safety regulations are met regarding wine service.

·       Comply with all company health and safety regulations.


ACCOUNTABILITY:

·       Actively participate in assisting to achieve departmental goals and objectives and carry out assigned work by Managers, London Head Office and Executive Chef.

·       Actively engage in your own personal development to benefit the business and improve your personal skills – probationary period reviews, annual appraisals, attending training and development courses.

·       Actively participate and host weekly/monthly departmental meetings and any other meetings that you are required to attend.

·       Actively participate in addressing complaints and resolving problems.

·       Actively participate in controlling wine inventory, including orders and counts.


 

KNOWLEDGE, PERSONAL SKILLS & PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

·       3 years’ experience in Bar and restaurant management with a large wine program.

·       Personal License holder

·       COSSH or equivalent training.

·       Extensive Wine and beverage knowledge

·       Ability to create tastings and educational documents.

·       Good health and safety knowledge.

·       Ability to communicate with customers and peers with a friendly and positive attitude.

·       Self-motivated, continuously seeking to succeed and progress in career within the company.

·       Extremely flexible and committed.

·       Lively, enthusiastic and confident.

·       Ability to handle difficult situations successfully.

·       Excellent organizational skills.

·       Excellent supervisory and management skills. 


WORK ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

·       UK resident.

·       Pre-Settlement or Settlement status, required to provide Share Code, or BRP (Biometric Residence Permit).

·       National Insurance Number.

Chotto Matte, international restaurant group from London, is looking for a Senior Sommelier to join its team.

Take on the opportunity to become a part of a diverse, inclusive and passionate team that puts extraordinary culinary experience and customer service at the forefront. Chotto Matte is on a mission to provide the very best of Peruvian and Japanese cuisine to a modern audience in a vibrant and contemporary environment.

The home of Chotto Matte, NZR Group was founded in 2013 by renowned restauranteur Kurt Zdesar. After the success of the London flagship, Chotto Matte now counts two other restaurants in Toronto and Miami. With a further two sites in Doha & Riyadh opening in 2022 and extensive expansion plans in the works, Chotto Matte’s journey is just getting started.

We are passionate about people and uncompromising on quality. Chotto Matte prides itself on service and a unique dining experience that continues to delight our customers. Chotto Matte staff members benefit from fast-track career progression and supportive training initiatives, along with some great advantages, such as access to Perkbox with hundreds of discounts and Perkbox Medical with 24/7 access to fully qualified UK doctors.

We are looking for like-minded and enthusiastic individuals to make a role their own, challenge us as a business and ultimately strive to make our venues the very best they can be.

So, if that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. 

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

·     Competitive salary

·     Fast-track career progression and training

·     28 Days paid holiday per year, inclusive of Bank Holidays

·     On duty meals every day of the week

·     Staff discount across all Chotto Matte restaurants

·     Perkbox Medical, gives you 24/7 access to fully qualified UK doctors. Doctors can provide private prescriptions immediately after your consultation and sort NHS repeat prescriptions – both can be collected from your local pharmacy and delivered to your home or office.

·     Perkbox discounts – access to hundreds of discounts on food, drink, shopping, cinema tickets and much more

·     Perkbox freebies - you’ll get a number of freebies such as access to free online exercise and yoga classes, an Employee Support Hub with 24/7 access to qualified therapists and plenty of competitions to enter!

·     Staff recognition and incentives.

·     People’s Pension scheme contribution after 3 months.

·     Recommend a friend scheme with great bonuses per individual referral.

 

GENERAL PURPOSE:

To manage and participate in all wine related activities, ensuring that the highest quality products and service are delivered with respect to the locations wine program, working with Group Bar Manager and/or Bar Manager to help choose and curate wine varieties for our beverage menu. We are looking for a sommelier that will maximize guest satisfaction, providing sommelier service on volume shifts, furthermore capable of providing training to our staff, and supplier negotiation/selection. All work is to be carried out within the departmental business plan and the NZR group corporate guidelines.


GENERAL DUTIES:

·       Create and update the wine list in coordination with the Food and Beverage program.

·       Recommend food and wine pairings.

·       Advise guests on wines based on their personal tastes and food choices.

·       Inform guests about different varieties of wines and prices.

·       Ensure wines are served at the right temperature and within the proper glassware.

·       Collaborate with Bar manager to store open bottles properly.

·       Manage wine cellar / storage and ensure its fully stocked and secure.

·       Train all wait and bar staff on available wines.

·       Negotiate purchase prices with various vendors.

·       Organize and suggest wine tastings and promotional wine events.

·       Ensure all legal and safety regulations are met regarding wine service.

·       Comply with all company health and safety regulations.


ACCOUNTABILITY:

·       Actively participate in assisting to achieve departmental goals and objectives and carry out assigned work by Managers, London Head Office and Executive Chef.

·       Actively engage in your own personal development to benefit the business and improve your personal skills – probationary period reviews, annual appraisals, attending training and development courses.

·       Actively participate and host weekly/monthly departmental meetings and any other meetings that you are required to attend.

·       Actively participate in addressing complaints and resolving problems.

·       Actively participate in controlling wine inventory, including orders and counts.


 

KNOWLEDGE, PERSONAL SKILLS & PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

·       3 years’ experience in Bar and restaurant management with a large wine program.

·       Personal License holder

·       COSSH or equivalent training.

·       Extensive Wine and beverage knowledge

·       Ability to create tastings and educational documents.

·       Good health and safety knowledge.

·       Ability to communicate with customers and peers with a friendly and positive attitude.

·       Self-motivated, continuously seeking to succeed and progress in career within the company.

·       Extremely flexible and committed.

·       Lively, enthusiastic and confident.

·       Ability to handle difficult situations successfully.

·       Excellent organizational skills.

·       Excellent supervisory and management skills. 


WORK ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

·       UK resident.

·       Pre-Settlement or Settlement status, required to provide Share Code, or BRP (Biometric Residence Permit).

·       National Insurance Number.


Details
Salary £30000 - £40000 / Year
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 3 years of experience
Location 11-13 Frith St, West End, London W1D 4RB, UK

Skills
Training Experience
Advanced Knowledge of Wines
Fast-Paced Experience
Fluent in English
Knowledge of Wine Pairings
By applying you confirm you have these skills.

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