Food & Beverage Assistant (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa

  Jersey, England

Hand Picked Hotels is a beautiful collection of 21 privately owned, luxury country houses and coastal retreats, each hand picked for their individuality. Architecturally distinctive and quintessentially British, every hotel boasts an extraordinary location, from Scotland to the Channel Islands, offering breath taking views, from vast countryside to expansive beaches, to lush woodlands. With every need taken care of, the team at each hotel ensures every guest has a magical experience, encouraging them to return time and time again.
Hand Picked Hotels was founded in 2001 by owner and Chairman, Julia Hands MBE. Whilst each hotel is individual, every property fulfils the company values of family, individuality, community and care, ensuring a hand picked experience for every guest and employee.
We are currently recruiting for a Food & Beverage Assistant at Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa, part of Hand Picked Hotels.
Nestled on the edge of beautiful St Aubin’s Bay in St Helier, Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa is a sophisticated 5 Star resort sitting at the island’s bustling heart.
Boasting 123 bedrooms, many with ocean views, this Jersey hotel has gained an enviable reputation as the ultimate wedding venue thanks to its close proximity to the bay’s beautiful sweeping beach. For a unique culinary experience, Grand Jersey’s jewel in its crown is Tassili, an exceptional fine dining restaurant. Tassili boasts 4 AA Rosettes in honour of chef Nicolas Valmagna’s creative flair for combining local ingredients with classic French flavours.

About the Role

  • The role of a Food and Beverage Assistant involves preparing food and beverage service areas to Hand Picked Hotels standards ensuring high standards of presentation are always maintained.
  • You will be expected to be able to hold a good level of knowledge regarding food menu items and availability, including main ingredients, allergens and preparation style.
  • Be able to offer accurate and enticing product descriptions with recommendations based on guest preferences.
  • Working enthusiastically alongside team members to achieve departmental goals.
  • As Food and Beverage Assistant you will be expected to be able to maintain a basic knowledge of the wine list and stock availability.
  • Understands the basic principles of food and wine matching, different grape varieties and predominant flavours.
  • Most of all we will want you to be inspired, have fun and enjoy being part of our Hand Picked Team.
About you:
  • To be considered for this role you will have current base knowledge and experience of food and beverage within a quality driven hotel, restaurant, or hospitality environment.
  • You will be enthusiastic and willing to take on new responsibilities.
  • Adopt a flexible approach to assist in different areas of the hotel as business and guest needs dictate.
  • Having a high level of emotional intelligence, enabling you to be able to anticipate our guests needs ensuring they receive a Hand Picked experience.
  • It is essential you can demonstrate how you would be able to deliver our guest experience standards at Hand Picked Hotels, which includes the ability to go above and beyond to ensure guests have a high-quality, personalised, and magical experience that they remember, recommend, and return to time and time again.

Company Benefits

  • A competitive salary package of £13 per hour plus a share of service charge.
  • Live in Accommodation charged at between £72 -£84 per week inclusive of all meals and bills.
  • This is a Full-Time role working 5 days out of 7 including weekends on a rota basis, which may vary depending on business needs.
  • Use of Health Club Facilities including Gym and swimming pool (restrictions apply).
  • An opportunity to work in a luxury environment with our talented team on the beautiful island of Jersey.
  • A chance to meet new people, make new friends and have a memorable experience within Hand Picked Hotels.

How To Apply

Hand Picked Hotels is an Equal Opportunities employer. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Apply here:

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