Reference Number: SM7


A Michelin Star Restaurant in Malta is looking for a Sommelier to assist in curating and updating the wine list. The successful candidate will be a mature person with an outgoing personality, who together with excellent leadership and communication skills is also assertive, well organised, and able to work under pressure in a high-standards environment.


  • Create and update the wine list in coordination with the Executive Chef and the Restaurant Manager
  • Recommend food and wine pairings
  • Advise guests on wines based on their personal tastes and food choices
  • Inform guests about different varieties of wines and prices
  • Ensure wines are served at the right temperature and within the proper glassware
  • Store open bottles properly to maintain strong taste
  • Manage wine cellar and ensure its fully-stocked
  • Train wait staff on available wines
  • Organize wine tasting days or “wine of the month” events


  • Experience as a Sommelier, Wine Steward/Stewardess or similar role
  • Ability to create tasteful food and wine pairings
  • Extensive knowledge of different wines and which regions produce each type
  • Knowledge of local vineyards and wineries
  • Understanding of the winemaking process
  • Good communication skills
  • Availability to work during opening hours, including weekends and holidays
  • Flexibility to travel occasionally to meet with wine producers and visit wine-tasting events
  • Certification as a Sommelier or degree in hospitality is a plus
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