⚜⚜⚜ UK/Northern Ireland – Sommelier f/m/d – OX (1 Michelin*) – Best in beautiful Belfast) – Sponsored (4-day work week/Work visa support)

July 12, 2023

Name of establishment: OX

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Job Location: United Kingdom/Northern Ireland

City / Town / Village: Belfast

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

Description of the position:

Our exceptional wine cellar holds delicious wines by the glass and hard-to-find bottles from some of the world’s most interesting winemakers.

Who We Are:

The riverside setting offers an excellent backdrop to this Oscar & Oscar-designed 40-seat restaurant, while an intimate mezzanine area provides for more private dining. With our fine dining heritage, we aim to provide the same quality of food and attentive service, but in a more relaxed, simple environment. Our restaurant is one of the leading restaurants in Belfast, having been awarded a prestigious Michelin Star and 3 AA rosettes.

We, Alain & Stephen, are now seeking a passionate and talented Sommelier to join the team.

What we offer:

  • Package up to £26 000 – £30 000  depending on experience.
  • Gratuities are shared evenly and the amounts are from £10 000 to £15 000 per annum per employee.
  • 4-day working week.
  • Excellent working environment with work-life balance.
  • Planned annual closure in Easter (1 week), Summer (2 weeks), and Christmas (3 weeks, we are closed from 24th December)
  • We provide accommodation for when you first arrive and can help you find a place to live.
  • When you have dinner in OX with a guest one meal will be free.
  • Free uniforms.
  • Staff meal, once a day.

A successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Previous experience as a Sommelier in a Michelin-star restaurant is not required but would be an asset.
  • Passion to deliver an exceptional customer experience.
  • Expert knowledge of world wines, spirits, and cocktails.
  • Smart presentation and a friendly yet professional personality.
  • Excellent teamwork ethic prepared to look beyond wines when required.
  • Updating and keeping the wine selections and listing fresh and relevant.
  • Proactively working with suppliers to ensure we’re always ahead of our competitors in terms of seasonal, imaginatively curated wines, spirits, and beers.
  • Maintain all standards as would be required in a Michelin Star restaurant.
  • Carry out any wine training & knowledge in all aspects of drink service as required by front-of-house team members
  • Ensuring the Food and Beverage team is trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of drinks service.
  • Responsible for the wine list in order to assist guests with their choices, being able to make appropriate recommendations where necessary.
  • Management of stock and inventory control

If you are looking for a new challenge, and have the passion and knowledge to help drive forward

our exciting dining destination contact us at: (++44 2890314121 or [email protected]) to find out more and apply.

The OX is open 4 days a week Wednesday 18-21.30, Thursday-Saturday 12-14.30, 18-21.30, and is closed on Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays.


Contract type: Full time

Work permit: Help to obtain a work visa

Languages required: English

Contact Name: Alain at [email protected]

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