Head Sommelier, Hatted Restaurant (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Hastings People

  Brisbane, Queensland

Client Profile

Our client is known not only for serving a premium product but also for being an employer of choice. They like to make sure the team has a great time at work, undergo exemplary training, and are given opportunities to grow their careers.

About the role:

As a key part of the team, you'll get the opportunity to work alongside a group of highly innovative award-winning managers. As the Head Sommelier, you will be fully responsible for the management of a clearly defined set of tasks within the restaurant including Stock Control, Wine Training Program with a strong focus on team development and of course, great customer service. 

Job Description

As Head Sommelier you will;

  • Be a key member of the restaurant management team
  • Create and maintain a safe, diverse and inclusive environment
  • Complete regular stocktakes and oversee all ordering
  • Assist in rostering and the day-to-day running of the restaurant
  • Uphold the company's processes and standards to ensure all operations run effectively and seamlessly
  • Assist in the inducting and training of front of house employees
  • Lead by example and motivate the restaurant team to be brilliant in everyday

Candidate Profile

To be successful in this role you will have;

  • Experience as a Sommelier in a premium restaurant
  • Strong operational knowledge that is shared to inspire the team
  • Experience in budget management and cost control
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, under pressure, and with professionalism
  • Great personal presentation, good communication and time management skills
  • Ability to lead and develop a large team


This role is based in Brisbane, Queensland, offering a very strong remuneration package comprised of an excellent base salary.

How To Apply

Please note that only candidates who have full working rights within Australia will be considered for this opportunity.

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