Sommelier (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  JKS Restaurants

  London, England

Salary - £28,000 per annum

Schedule - Full Time

Experience - 1 year in a quality restaurant


Gymkhana are seeking a Sommelier to join their team. The successful candidate will be friendly, personable and passionate about all thing’s food and drink. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Sommelier looking for an opportunity in an award winning, critically acclaimed group.


The Restaurant

Located in Mayfair, Gymkhana is inspired by the bars, social, sports and members’ clubs of the British Raj in India and serves contemporary Indian cuisine using seasonal British ingredients with a strong focus on the tandoori oven. Opened in 2013, Gymkhana went on to win its first Michelin star, Restaurant Magazine’s Restaurant of the Year and BMW Square Meal Restaurant of the Year in 2014. “Gymkhana is the best restaurant I have ever been to.” Giles Coren, The Times

The Position

As Sommelier, you will be responsible for delivering the highest levels of service and an exceptional guest experience within the restaurant and private dining rooms. You will recommend and sell wines to customers both to complement their tastes and to pair with their menu choices.

The successful Sommelier will have:

  • An engaging and personable nature;
  • A passion for hospitality and delivering an exceptional guest experience;
  • Prior experience as a Sommelier within a quality restaurant;
  • WSET or equivalent Sommelier qualification (preferred but not essential);
  • A professional and confident communication style with fluent English language ability;
  • Proven ability to lead, inspire and motivate a team;
  • An excellent knowledge of food and beverage;
  • The eagerness to continually learn and develop your career within hospitality.


  • 50% off dining across JKS Restaurants;
  • A personalised learning and development plan to develop your skills and knowledge;
  • Career progression within a fast-growing, critically-acclaimed restaurant group;
  • A supportive, people-focussed culture;
  • Free meals on duty;
  • Employee referral bonus;
  • Discounted gym membership;
  • Employee of the Month and Long Service awards;
  • 28 days' holiday per year;
  • Great staff parties.

The Group

JKS Restaurants’ portfolio currently includes Michelin Star-awarded restaurants, Trishna, Gymkhana, Kitchen Table, Sabor and Lyle’s; as well as Hoppers, BAO, Brigadiers, Berenjak, Motu and Flor. There are ambitious plans for growth, with the opening of further restaurants across all ends of the market and types of cuisine, both imminently and over the coming years, making this is a very exciting time to join the team.

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