Sommelier (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  May Fair Kitchen

  London, England

Join the UK’s most dynamic collection of hotels and restaurants

At Edwardian Hotels London, it is the people who create unforgettable memories for our guests. We are always looking for hospitality professionals to join our family and bring new ideas to how we can provide the best possible experience. Professionals who understand and believe in our values: having Integrity, being Ambitious, and always being Quality-Driven. We are looking for talented individuals who want to work alongside likeminded passionate people in a rewarding, fulfilling, and fun environment. We know that your unique talents and ambitions not only can exceed our guests’ exacting standards, but also propel your own career potential in a company that recognises and rewards.

At Edwardian Hotels London we are committed to being the best place to work, so much so that we have officially been recognised as a Great Place to Work. Our commitment to the wellbeing and development of our people is at the forefront of our culture.

We are currently recruiting for a Sommelier to join May Fair Kitchen restaurant team at The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel.


  • As a Sommelier you will work alongside the restaurant team to deliver an exceptional service to our guests by using an in-depth knowledge of the food and beverage menus and guiding the guest to a pairing that match the food and is appropriate to their taste.

  • Maintain the stock of the wine menu while sourcing new wines to suit the menu and business model.

  • Undertake for the training and development of the Junior Sommeliers, as well the beverage knowledge of the restaurant team through tastings and training sessions.

  • The role of Sommelier is responsible for overseeing the service of the restaurant and the Junior Sommelier team, ensuring all aspects of beverage service are immaculate.

About You:

  • To be considered for the role of Sommelier it is essential you have in depth knowledge of New and Old-World wines, understanding current and future market trends.

  • Understand the strategic positioning of the hotel, restaurant & company within the competitive market.

  • Has a high level of hotel product and services knowledge.

  • Has a high level of business communication.

  • Has good attention to detail for all areas of service and restaurant needs.

  • A strong leader with great ambition to progress and create a fun and dynamic atmosphere.

Our Benefits Package:

  • Competitive salary

  • 28 days Holiday per annum including Bank Holidays increasing with long service

  • Complimentary hot meals, salad bar and unlimited beverages provided daily

  • Recommend a Friend Scheme of up to £500 per friend recommended.

  • Annual complimentary night stays within our hotels

  • Preferential accommodation rates for all Edwardian Hotels for Hosts, their family and their friends

  • Access to a discount platform for all of the most popular stores and outlets

  • Auto enrolment into our company pension scheme

  • Regular social events across all hotels

  • Annual company recognition events held in January each year

  • Wellbeing champions across all of our hotels

  • Access to our company doctor for medical appointments and occupational health support

  • Access for all hosts to our online learning platform Edwardian Academy

  • Opportunities for promotion and a wide range of training programs to support your development

How To Apply

Please apply with your updated resume.

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