Name of establishment: Gstaad Palace
Job Location: Switzerland /Bern
City / Town / Village: Gstaad
We are looking for a: Head Sommelier f/m/d
Description of the position:
A UNIQUE LUXURY HOTEL. UNIQUE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES.
With an informal atmosphere and superb working conditions – we value our employees highly. See for yourself and join the Gstaad Palace team! 300 employees work with us at the hotel in the winter, it’s about 200 in summer.
Whether you are from Switzerland or Spain, Germany or France or Slovakia.
– Everyone is warmly welcome to our international team!
We are looking from June 2022 onwards for a Head Sommelier f/m/d (permanent contract)
Your responsibilities will include:
Advising, selling, and serving wine in the various Food & Beverage outlets
Ensuring a smooth beverage service at all times
Helping to design the wine list
Wine purchasing in close cooperation with our Purchasing & Cost Controlling Manager
Cellar organization and inventory
Co-leading, training, and promoting the service team as well as conducting training and education sessions
Other duties may be assigned based on business needs
Completed professional training in the upscale gastronomy/hotel industry
You have already worked as a Head/Chef Sommelier f/m/d in the 5-star hotel industry
You have a very good knowledge of wine, sparkling wine, and spirits
Storytelling – you can bring the stories about the wines to the guest
You are a bright, well-groomed person who loves the contact with our guests
You have a high-quality awareness
You like to work in a team, are flexible, resilient, conscientious, detail- and customer-oriented
You have a good knowledge of French and English, Italian is an advantage
What we offer you:
An exciting job in a 2-season operation where everyone pulls together during the seasons and, thanks to the hotel’s closing times, variety in working hours and relaxation is guaranteed
An exciting wine stock full of rarities
Attractive employment conditions as well as support in further education and internal training
A mountain region that makes all dreams come true in nature and sports
A workplace where tradition and family are lived out
Could we inspire you?
Then we look forward to receiving your complete application documents, which will of course be treated with the utmost discretion. If you have any questions, please call us at any time: +41 33 748 50 00
Desired wine education: Certified Sommelier
Contract type: Full time (not seasonal)
Sommeliers in the operation team: 3-4 Sommeliers
Work permit: Need work visa – Gstaad Palace is doing the application for EU PASSPORT HOLDER
Languages required: Italian / French
PLEASE, DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DON’T MEET THE REQUIREMENTS (LANGUAGE, VISA)
AS MENTIONED ABOVE, THANK YOU!
Contact Name: Mrs. Carolin Bartel at [email protected]
Please, mention Zeitgeist Sommelier-jobs.com when applying for this role, thank you!