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Job Title Head Sommelier (Expat/Local)
Location South China
Country China
Position Id 3412
Job Description
Our client is a very high level fine dining restaurant in South China.

For this position, both Expats and Chinese Nationals are being considered.


• Fluent Mandarin (both spoken & written)
• Experience in similar role
• Experience in a Michelin * level fine dining restaurant
• Dynamic individual with strong luxury foundation
• Advanced level of wine knowledge
• Able to promote, pair and up-sell wines face to face with the guests
• Host wine tastings and wine pairings sessions
• Manage all wine stocks, financials and cooperate with wine distributors
• Instruct and teach service staff on wine culture
• Possesses a positive attitude and displays confidence
• Positive thinking with a “can-do” attitude
• Very operational, a real hands-on/on-the-floor person
• Exceptional people skills, able to adapt well to the local culture
• Very approachable, outgoing with easy manner in dealing with guests and associates
• Must be able to handle difficult situations with tact and high diplomacy
• Great personality and positive attitude
• Creative and innovative mindset
• Highly interactive, people friendly, sensitive to staff needs and a great team player
• Able to deal effectively with guests in a luxury environment
• Able to build and maintain relationships with internal and external guests
• Passionate about exceeding guest expectations
• Able to work effectively as part of a team


Your application should include a detailed CV briefly outlining your past work experience and achievements.

You can be assured of our absolute confidentiality at all times, your personal details will not be sent out to a client unless we have first discussed the opportunity with you and have obtained your permission to do so.

We are paid a fee by our clients, for applicants our service is completely free of charge.

Due to the anticipated volume of applications, we are not able to provide personalized feedback to each applicant. While every applicant will receive a reply, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process.

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