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Name of establishment: Gstaad Palace

Website:  www.palace.ch/

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Job Location: Switzerland /Bern

City / Town / Village: Gstaad

We are looking for a: Chef Sommelier f/m/d

Description of the position: 


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 in our international team!

We are looking from June 2022 onwards for a Chef Sommelier f/m/d (permanent)

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

Candidate Requirements:

  • 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

Accommodation: Provided

Languages required: Italian / French




Contact Name: Mrs. Carolin Bartel at [email protected]


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