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Beaverbrook: Head Sommelier

Published:  18 September, 2017

We are looking for a highly motivated professional to join the team at Beaverbrook and “Head all things wine”. There has never been a more exciting time to join Beaverbrook … a World Class Country Estate situated in the heart of the Surrey Hills. An Estate that harnesses the energy and charm of its heritage and blends it with beautifully designed spaces and places in which to dine, unwind, rejuvenate and pamper.  

We are looking for the best Head Sommelier who has previously worked in unique London venues… 67 Pall Mall, The Arts Club, Zuma to name a few… to join our team at Beaverbrook.

You will help source, procure and deliver our exclusive wine offering to our discerning Members and Guests. You will drive the wine sales through personally sharing your knowledge and passion with our Members and Guests, whilst demonstrating consistent and excellent standards of service across the Estate. By nurturing passion, appreciation and knowledge for Beaverbrook you will work with our Restaurant General Managers and their teams to run and deliver only the very best service.

You will have:

  • An outstanding knowledge across all markets and a real passion for wine
  • WSET Level 3 or above
  • The drive to be proactive and lead by financial targets and standards of excellence
  • Bags of energy, a passion for life and the desire to be the best
  • The ability to demonstrate stock control & management with attention to detail
  • Experience of controlling and maintaining service standards
  • The desire to inspire, educate and mentor your team and colleagues within the world of wines
  • Experience of implementing, co-ordinating and hosting events such as Tasting Evenings, Supper Clubs, Weddings and other ad hoc events
  • Experience in training and developing your own team
  • The self-motivation to increase your own knowledge to further your career progression
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role

We offer:

  • An excellent starting salary and commission based programme
  • The opportunity of working with a selection of exceptional fine wines
  • The opportunity to influence the offering to our Members and Guests, within a new business
  • Professional training opportunities
  • Supplier trips and visits both in the UK and abroad

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If you would like to be part of a remarkable team then apply today.

To apply, please send your CV to the HR Team at