Sommelier / Assistant Sommelier (Michelin Star Restaurant) (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time


  Hongkong, Central and Western


About the Company

Gourmet Dining Group (GDG) is committed to providing quality dining experience with great food, top-notch ambience and attentive hospitality. The group owns two MICHELIN starred restaurants: Arbor (Two Stars) combines seasonal Japanese produce and refined Nordic sensibilities to create innovative Nordic-Japanese cuisine, while ÉPURE (One Star) channels seasonal ingredients from France into elegant, contemporary French cuisine. Ami and Wood Ear are the group’s latest project, presenting an elevated “fine bistronomie" experience, where guests can enjoy great food with a fine dining touch as well as rare whiskies in a relaxing and friendly atmosphere. The group also introduced the legendary DALLOYAU brand from Paris to Hong Kong, running five retail shops and restaurants in the city’s most premium locations.

Our Employee Propositions

We provide excellent working environment and comprehensive employee benefits, along with promising career advancement and learning opportunities. We are seeking candidates of the highest caliber who are passionate and motivated to join our team.

Reporting to the Group Wine Director & Restaurant Director, you will be responsible for educating all F&B service colleagues, sourcing new products and keeping up-to-date with offers as well as the tastes of our guests and their requirements.  You will control and maintain stock levels in the main cellar with 2,000 wine labels (including the first growth to smaller wineries) and in the outlet, as well as endeavor to maximize sales, identify opportunities and strive to create a wine culture in the restaurant in order to enhance revenue.  You will work with our comprehensive supporting teams and structured systems which align with the standard of 5-star hotels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Make recommendations to guests on appropriate wine choices on food and wine pairings
  • Constantly review guest feedback and mystery shopper results, in order to plan and implement corrective action if needed, to ensure complete guest satisfaction
  • Assist in controlling and monitoring wine orders and stock at par level
  • Assist in creating and maintaining an up-to-date wine list of about 2,000 labels as per ARBOR’s standards after coordination with Chef de Cuisine &  Executive Director of the Group on new food and beverage menu designs
  • Conduct training for all F&B team members on existing and new products, as well as selling techniques and any other necessary beverage training
  • Drive beverage revenue in the outlet and maintain beverage costs within budget
  • Review and analyze sales to ensure stock rotation and profitability remains within targets

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • To attain this position, you must have at least 2 years’ experience working in a similar luxury, high-end work environment as Sommelier or Wine Captain
  • Ideally you will have extensive wine and beverage knowledge
  • Good command of English & Chinese (i.e. Cantonese & Mandarin)

Candidates with less experience will be considered as Assistant Sommelier (Michelin Star Restaurant).

We offer attractive remuneration package, employee benefits & staff caring items, which include:

  • Very Competitive Salary & Team-Based Tips Sharing
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Medical Benefits
  • 7 Days Off per Month
  • 12 Days of Annual Leave
  • Other Leave Entitlements such as Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave, Compassionate Leave, and Paid Sick Leave
  • Mandatory Provident Fund
  • Staff Purchase Discounts
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Staff Resting Area
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Staff Activities such as our Christmas Party, Annual Dinner, etc.

How To Apply

Please apply with your updated resume.

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