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about 1 year ago
Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Restaurant
Category: Waiting Staff Jobs
takes a very special kind of person to work at Shangri-La: someone with an eye for detail and the skills to perform. Someone with an attitude to deliver and a passion to delight.

We are diverse, warm and caring but also demanding, dynamic and innovative.

As with every property in the group, Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London, will operate on a simple yet powerful philosophy of Shangri-La hospitality from warm, caring people.

The uniquely Asian view of service at this luxury hotel in London embodies the core values of respect, helpfulness, courtesy, sincerity and humility. These qualities have been the cornerstone of the Shangri-La success.

We currently have a vacancy for a Sommelier joining our team

The Role

The Sommelier will be responsible for providing a finest personalised service by adhering to Food and Beverage brand standards and by engaging with our guests and creating memorable experiences for them. Having had experience in a role of a similar level, the candidate will show excellent standards of wine knowledge with a qualification from the WSET or Court of Master Sommelier a bonus. She/he will maintain the cleanliness and organisation of all supplies, equipment, work areas as well as guest areas in order to ensure the comfort and safety of our guests. The candidate will be able to organise their time and support the Head Sommelier and Assistant Head Sommelier in the running of the wine program throughout the hotel.

She/he will ensure that the F&B team achieves profitability and growth in line with our Core Values (humility, courtesy, respect, helpfulness and sincerity) at all times.

Essential Requirements

* Relevant experience in a similar role

* Excellent guest engagement skills

* Relevant Wine Qualifications (WSET or CMS or equivalent)

* Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail

* Fluent in English (both oral and written)

Desirable Requirements

* Knowledge of Adaco/ FnB Shop

* Experience in a 5* star London hotel

Our proposition to you

In addition to a competitive compensation package, we believe that with the right attitude, anything is possible at Shangri-La and we will invest heavily in your training, offering a variety of programmes for all levels, as well as our own training school, the Shangri-La Academy.

Our aim is always to keep and reward the very best. So each year we fill most of the company’s management positions via internal promotions and transfers and with over 50 projects in development around the world, the opportunities are endless.

We also recognize our responsibility to society and to the environment, and have developed policies and practises which make a real difference.

If you wish to be considered for this role, please send us your CV together with a cover letter which must include the following:

* salary expectations

* a brief overview of the reasons why you wish to join Shangri-La Hotel At The Shard

* specific details of your current entitlement to take up employment in the UK

Please note that all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK, without restrictions. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from all candidates.

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