Wine Bar Manager (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  The Hong Kong Jockey Club

  Happy Valley, Islands

Founded in 1884, The Hong Kong Jockey Club is a world-class racing club that acts continuously for the betterment of our society. The Club has a unique integrated business model, comprising racing and racecourse entertainment, a membership club, responsible sports wagering and lottery, and charities and community contribution. Through this model, the Club generates economic and social value for the community and supports the Government in combatting illegal gambling. In 2017/18, the Club made a record return to the Government of HK$22.6 billion in duty and profits tax and contributed HK$1.2 billion to the Lotteries Fund. Approved charity donations were HK$4.2 billion. The Club is Hong Kongs largest single taxpayer and one of the citys major employers. Its Charities Trust is also one of the worlds top ten charity donors. The Club is always "riding high together for a better future" with the people of Hong Kong.

香港賽馬會(「馬會」)成立於1884年,是致力建設更美好社會的世界級賽馬機構。馬會透過其結合賽馬及馬場娛樂、會員會所、有節制體育博彩及獎券,以及慈善及社區貢獻的獨特綜合營運模式,創造經濟及社會價值,並協助政府打擊非法賭博。2017/18年度,馬會透過各項博彩稅及利得稅,為政府庫房帶來破紀錄的226億港元收入,並向獎券基金撥款12億港元。另外,已審批慈善捐款達42億港元。馬會是全港最大的單一納稅機構,也是香港主要僱主之一,其慈善信託基金位列全球十大慈善捐助機構。馬會將繼續與香港市民「同心同步同進 共創更好未來」。

The Department

Our Catering Department manages one of the largest and most diverse catering operations in Hong Kong. We provide a wide range of catering, sports and recreation facilities for Members and their guests in three Clubhouses. In addition, both Happy Valley and Sha Tin Racecourses have numerous catering facilities used by Members, non-members and corporate organisations for a variety of functions.

The Job
You will:

  • Delivering sales programmes and marketing campaigns
  • Organising regular wine events (including dinner, tasting, winemaker table) and manage the associated logistics and procedures (RFQ, SSP)
  • Managing operating costs at the Wine Shop (including stock management and staff rosters)
  • Assisting the Head Sommelier to develop wine retail plan, events, wine lists and wine-by-glass programmes
  • Demonstrating professional salesmanship during interactions with Members and guests
  • Recommend to members the best possible and suitable wines to complement the food.
  • Proactively soliciting and sharing Members feedback with superiors, peers and subordinates and logging feedback
  • Ensuring that the operation within areas of responsibilities complies with the SOP requirements and all staff are well trained and perform according to the new SOP requirements and standards.
  • Enforcing and implementing the HACCP system and participating in the Clubhouse HACCP Committee
  • Assist management as needed to ensure smooth operation and quality of service

About You
You should have:

  • a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in prestigious hotels or restaurants with 5 years in a same position, plus Broad knowledge of tableside service, food, wine, beer, and liquor.
  • Accredited international wine master certification
  • Minimum of Advance WSET and or Certified Sommelier from the Court of Master Sommelier
  • Good knowledge of all products and specifications (vintages, grape varietals, correct blends,
  • pricing).
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all business contacts and team members.

Terms of Employment
The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing Date
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified

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