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Head Sommelier

Apply now Position: Head Sommelier (Full time #532824)
Property / Office: Mandarin Oriental Mayfair, London
Location: London, United Kingdom

Be part of the exclusive team hosting Mayfair’s newest and most exciting dining and nightlife destination. As Head Sommelier at Mandarin Oriental Mayfair, London you will play an integral part in facilitating an experience like London has never known. Your leadership and expertise will ensure the spectacular cuisine is perfectly accented and greatly enhanced throughout all four of our venues plus In-Room Dining.

With over 20 restaurants worldwide, Michelin Starred Chef Akira Back has gathered success and notoriety for being at the forefront of culinary innovation and artistry.

Sharpen your skills and learn invaluable new ones as you transcend hospitality in seamless fashion and lively interactions.

As Head Sommelier you will need to:

  • Be able to retain a high level of product knowledge relating to Akira Back’s intricate food menus.
  • Have accredited certifications, proven skills and creative vision to develop an intriguing wine and sake program.
  • Be comfortable communicating professionally and charismatically to the aesthete of the world.
  • Be able to delegate properly and efficiently manage the sommelier team in high volume venues catering to a high profile clientele.

Opening attractive new venues in such a sought after location is exhilarating, but also extremely important. The first impression of a food and beverage operation in the heart of Mayfair can easily define its success for a long time to come.

What’s in it for you? Exciting benefits you can expect as a Head Sommelier:

  • Complimentary & Discounted nights across 35+ Mandarin Oriental Hotels globally
  • Great F&B discounts in Mandarin Oriental Mayfair, London & our London sister property; Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London
  • Discounts at 700+ Retailers & Supermarkets
  • Spa Discounts with The Spa at Mandarin Oriental
  • Paid Volunteer Days
  • Career growth opportunities: transfer to our sister properties worldwide, with 20+ openings in the next 5 years
  • Working for a sustainable company, who is single use plastic free and source local sustainable ingredients
  • Monthly Social Events
  • Extensive Leadership Training Programs, for colleagues at all levels
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Long Service program
  • Free meals and laundry onsite

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