Sommelier/Wine Server

Join our Restaurant Team as a Sommelier/Wine Server, where you have the opportunity to learn and grow in a Relais & Chateaux property also recognized as an AAA 4-Diamond Resort and T&L World’s Best Hotel. The Sommelier/Wine Server role is a combination position of Fine Dining Server and Sommelier.

Objectives:

  • Ensure efficient and personalized guest service meeting and exceeding Relais & Chateaux, AAA 4 & 5 Diamond and Forbes Standards
  • Lead by example and be a pro-active member of The Pointe Restaurant Team
  • Guiding guests through available food & beverage(wine/spirits) options, assisting with selections and pairings
  • Serve selected food & beverages items, describe in accordance to 4 & 5 Diamond fine dining standards
  • Preparation of restaurant for ensuing shifts
  • Balancing of cash-outs
  • Stocking, product rotation & quality control for all food & beverage outlets
  • Mentor & educate service team on wine/spirits/beer and other beverages
  • Assist service team and floor manager
  • Assist with wine/beverage service for Room Service/In-room Dining
  • Assist Sommelier Team with inventory & cellar management
  • Maintain cleanliness & organization of storage areas, cellar and fridges
  • Self education on the requests of Return Guests and Special Attention guests to better serve them on the floor
  • Continued education and research on new product within the food & beverage industry
  • Some duties may change due to COVID-19 operating regulations/standards

Requirements:

  • Willingness to learn in a team environment while striving to exceed Relais & Chateaux, AAA 4 & 5 Diamond and Forbes Standards and be constantly challenged to grow within the restaurant team
  • Previous experience both as a server and sommelier in a fine dining restaurant with specific focus on wine and spirit service
  • A professional attitude and an appreciation for detail
  • Thorough knowledge of wine, spirits and other alcohols; extensive knowledge of BC wines and Old World wines a must
  • Self-motivation for continuous education about wines and spirits
  • Professional and positive attitude in every aspect of the position
  • Consistent punctuality and dedication
  • A calm, polite and composed demeanor
  • A desire to contribute exciting and innovative ideas towards the ongoing improvement of The Pointe Restaurant and the Wickaninnish Inn as a whole
  • Valid Serving It Right Certification
  • Sommelier Certification an asset
  • Ability to maintain all COVID-19 operating regulations/standards
  • A mutual understanding of your employment duration will be determined during your interview
  • As a term of employment, all team members must have a minimum of one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and if not fully vaccinated, be committed to receiving their second dose within 6 weeks of being hired. Proof of vaccination is required.


How to Apply:

To apply for this career opportunity, please fill out the application form below and upload your resume with a letter of intent. By submitting an application, you are attesting that the information given is accurate. As we receive a high volume of e-mails, we are only able to respond directly to you if your resume and interests align with our currently available positions.


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