Junior Sommelier, Italian restaurant,New Opening, Knightsbridge

Job Information

  • Permanent
  • London
  • £33000 - £35000 per annum GBP / Year

Job Details

Junior Sommelier, Italian renowned restaurant, New Opening, Knightsbridge

Salary of £35’000 per annum

We are currently looking for a Junior Sommelier to join the opening team of a world-renowned Italian restaurant.

With restaurants in Florence, Zurich, Monti Carlo, Moscow, and Vienna, Cantinetta Antinori is bringing the brand to London for the first time this spring. Housed in a three-storey period building in Knightsbridge, the restaurant will offer relaxed, all-day traditional Tuscan dining, fine wines, and live music.

The restaurant has a strong management team who firmly believes in looking after their staff and being as fun and rewarding as possible.

There are plans to expand other new concepts so a good work ethic will be rewarded quickly!

Things to know:

  • New opening- first London site for a well know Italian fine-dining restaurant
  • Delicious staff meals on duty
  • Full training schedule provided
  • Excellent career growth opportunities
  • The restaurant has a strong management team who firmly believes in looking after their staff

Things you will be doing as a Sommelier

  • Assisting with wine and beverage service
  • Assisting and updating the wine list in coordination with the General Manager
  • Recommending food and wine pairings
  • Advising guests on wines based on their personal tastes
  • Greeting customers in a professional way
  • Be able to suggest wines based on the food selection served

You will be a great fit if you:

  • Have WSET level 2
  • Are a driven sommelier who wants to be a part of a unique team
  • Have great knowledge of wine and have worked in a similar role, in a similar fine dining environment
  • Have full knowledge of the drink’s selection (cocktails, teas, coffees, etc)
  • Are friendly, organised, and have a great personality
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Know the basics of food and wine pairing
  • Have stock management understanding
  • Have knowledge of table service skills and etiquette
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Can work as part of a team


In line with present UK working requirements, all candidates are required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. Spayse’s undertaking is as a recruitment agent in this role and are bound by the requirements requested by our client.

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