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Sommelier

posted October 15, 2019

Conrad Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Description

A Sommelier s is responsible for recommending wines and having a thorough and current knowledge of wines to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while assisting with achieving departmental targets.



What will I be doing?

As a Sommelier, you are responsible for recommending wines and having a thorough and current knowledge of wines to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Sommelier will also be required to assist in achieving department targets. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Provide professional and current knowledge of wines to guests
  • Recommend wines to accompany relevant dishes to patrons
  • Describe and up-sell wines to provide excellent customer experience
  • Suggest wines to accompany new menus in line with financial budget
  • Project a professional manner with an emphasis on hospitality and guest service
  • Ensure accurate billing
  • Strive to achieve departmental targets
  • Serve Alcoholic/non-Alcoholic beverages in conjunction with licensing/liquor regulations for residents and non-residents
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation
  • Attend training provided by the hotel

Requirements

What are we looking for?

A Sommelier serving Hilton brands are always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Previous experience in a customer service role in the hotel/leisure/retail sector
  • Good grooming standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion and commitment to delivering exceptional levels of guest service
  • Ability to work on your own or in teams

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Experience as Wine waiter/ess/Sommelier
  • Sommelier qualifications


What will it be like to work for Hilton?


Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!



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About This Employer

Conrad Dubai

P.O. Box 115143; Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai
United Arab Emirates

+971-4-4447444

555 Room Hotel

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At A Glance

Enjoy quiet, insightful service at Conrad Dubai. Guests find pleasant surprises, including Italian marble in meeting spaces and cocoon beds in the urban oasis. This luxury hotel near the financial district may give the impression that the city is distant but Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa are less than 5 km (3 miles) away. Drive 20 minutes to Dubai International Airport and simply walk across the footbridge to the Dubai World Trade Centre.

A stay at Conrad Dubai, with its attentive service and focused amenities, is always relaxing. The Spa at Conrad Dubai has rejuvenating treatments and features a Hammam suite, sauna and steam room. Guests may also enjoy:

  • Unwinding on a cocoon bed by the pool 
  • Meditating in the outdoor yoga pavilion
  • Taking advantage of our dedicated children’s area

The hotel’s 555 rooms have city or Arabian Gulf views and modern technology. Select one with Level 24 lounge access for breakfast, refreshments and complimentary WiFi.

For a memorable culinary experience, try:

  • A refreshing drink at Purobeach™ Urban Oasis
  • Parisian soul food and wine pairings at Cave

Consider Conrad Dubai’s Grand Ballroom for a lavish party. Decorated with crystal chandeliers, Italian marble and hand-cut carpets, the ballroom boasts banquet space for 1,000 people. A lift large enough for an automobile makes big product launches easier at our luxury hotel.