Assistant Sommelier (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  The Wild Rabbit

  Kingham, Oxfordshire, England

The Wild Rabbit family is growing, and we are looking for a passionate and experienced Assistant Sommelier to join the team. 

Full-time contract, average 45 hours per week, salary is approx. £25,000 including service charge.  

We Offer

  • Competitive salary plus service charge
  • Training and development to advance your career
  • Up to 28 days holiday (incl. bank holiday)
  • 30% company discount
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Subsidised private medical insurance
  • Free uniform

About you

As an Assistant Sommelier, you will play an integral part in the restaurant's operations. You'll be responsible for providing exceptional wine service to guests in the dining room and bar area. You will be passionate about delivering excellence and will show commitment to going the extra mile to improve guest experiences. 

Main responsibilities

  • To have exceptional knowledge of the wine, beers, and cocktail lists and sharing this with the wider team
  • Supporting all Managers in the sale of wines and advise them on the best wines appropriate for the guest
  • Ensuring the wine service provided to guests is of the highest quality, including timing and flow of service to tables
  • Proactively assisting guests before they seek help, anticipating any problems and resolving them 
  • To ensure that all wine is stored correctly, and all stock is well organised
  • To deliver and champion The Wild Rabbit standards at all times 

Our story

The Wild Rabbit is a modern British inn set in the heart of the Cotswolds – a place to eat, drink and sleep in a relaxed and welcoming setting. Our award-winning kitchen uses the finest seasonal ingredients to create dishes that celebrate traditional British cooking with a contemporary twist.

The Wild Rabbit is part of the Daylesford estate – one of the most sustainable organic farms in the UK. The principles that have guided our farm for 40 years are also at the heart of everything that we do at The Wild Rabbit – from the locally sourced, organic ingredients in our kitchens, to the handmade horsehair mattresses in our bedrooms.

If you would like to be part of our truly unique business – we would love to hear from you. Please send us your CV today.

We aim to attract, recruit and develop people from a wide range of backgrounds, with different perspectives, ideas and experiences. We seek to create a productive environment, representative of different cultures and groups, where everyone has an equal chance to succeed. If you feel you need any reasonable adjustments to be made in order to apply for a vacancy at The Wild Rabbit, please contact the Recruitment Team by visiting our website.

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