Junior Sommelier

  • Full-time
  • Company Location: Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort

Company Description

A luxury hospitality brand for modern travellers, Anantara connects guests to genuine places, people and stories through personal experiences and providing heartfelt hospitality in the world’s most exciting destinations. From pristine islands and tropical beaches to cosmopolitan cities, tranquil deserts and lush jungles, Anantara welcomes guests for journeys rich in discovery.

Job Description

The Jr Sommelier’s specific scope of responsibility will mainly fall into the following areas, but at all times standard procurement and approval processes at a property level must be followed.

Creation and update of the wine list and wine by the glass offerings, and overall control and maintenance of the wine cellar

In cooperation with culinary operations and recreation, plan & execute wine of month, promotions, wine dinners, and guest wine tasting. 

Maintaining/stocking all related wine equipment

Ongoing colleague training and development on wine knowledge, including daily departmental training

Pioneer wine up-selling initiatives

Controlling open wines to avoid spoilage

Joining wine events/tasting outside the resort and become a recognised expert in the community. 

Build a network of other talented F&B professionals in other properties who might be recruited in future.

Able to lead wine tasting with guests

Conduct monthly wine inventory with cost controller

Oversee the wine offers in room (mini-bar)


  • College diploma in Hotel/Bar Management or related field
  • Previous experience as a Jr Wine Sommelier/Guru
  • Previous experience in managing a team of bartenders.
  • Passion for teamwork
  • Extensive knowledge of wines and other beverages
  • Excellent guest service skills
  • WSET Certification


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