Restaurant Sommelier Botanist – Fairmont Pacific Rim – Canada-Vancouver

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Job Description – Restaurant Sommelier- Botanist (Part Time) (VPR03015)Employee Status:
Regular
With a bar- dining room- outdoor terrace garden and lounge- it
is an offer
filled with wonderment and charm. We`re seeking talented- passionate and energetic people to join our team.
If you love food- drink and
engaging with people we`d love to hear from you.
Do you have what it takes to be our Sommelier?
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Wine- responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Ability to engage with our guests and understand what wine experience they are looking for
Passionate with the ability to romance the wine while providing polished and elegant servic

Offer genuine sense of hospitality at each point of guest contact

Make great food and wine recommendations you genuinely feel our guests will enjo

Have full working knowledge of the wine list and be to be able to answer guest and team questions regarding the origin- vintage- style of various wines
Provide wine selections for events- promotions or selected functions
Motivated to learn and to teach on a daily basis- conduct wine training- seminars- and bring enthusiasm for the wine program
Assist Director of Wine with providing regular reporting of wine revenue and assist with implementing strategies to hit revenue goals
Assist with updating and maintaining the restaurant wine list
Responsible for wine inventory- maintain an approachable BIN system and making sure wine information is accurately translated to POS system
Responsible for the maintenance wine storage areas including cleanliness- organization and upkeep of work space- maintaining tools at the highest level- ensuring all equipment is in working order

Ensure liquor controls are in place and adhered to at all times
Account for wine stock- its quality- and the product received- maintain wine inventory- assist with monthly wine inventory and verify inventory data
Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications:

Minimum WSET Level 2
A passion for all things hospitality is required
The ability to be happy and welcoming- responsive and solution oriented is a must
Previous love of wine with experience in similar capacity

Must have Food Safe Level I and BC Serving It Right Certificates
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
Highly responsible & reliable
Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
Physical Aspects of Position
(include but are not limited to):

Constant standing and walking throughout shift
Occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs
Occasional kneeling- pushing- pulling
Occasional ascending or descending ladders- stairs and ramps

Visa Requirements:
Must be legally
eligible to work in Canada.
The hotel is unable to assist candidates
in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

Job Level:
ColleagueSchedule:
Part-timeClosing Date:
31.Aug.2019- 7:59:00 AMJob Number:
VPR03015