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Assistant Head Sommelier

Murano, London

£43000-£45,694 per annum


Full time


Assistant Head Sommelier - Murano Restaurant

Set in the heart of Mayfair, one Michelin-starred Murano restaurant is the home of renowned chef Angela Hartnett. The cuisine is Modern European with a strong Italian influence and the service focus is warm and friendly.

We’re looking for a passionate and knowledgeable sommelier who is looking to take the next step in their wine career. They will support the Head Sommelier in running the wine service and be the voice of the list in their absence.

Assistant Head Sommelier Benefits:

  • No zero hour contracts – we guarantee 30 hours
  • Flexible rota’s released 2 weeks in advance to ensure a healthy work-life balance
  • Good quality team meals at lunch and dinner where we all eat together
  • All uniform provided or paid for
  • We also provide a yearly uniform allowance available to replace any old uniform when needed
  • Cash bonus awards given to those who we recognise go the extra mile!
  • Introduce a friend bonus £1000
  • Up to 28 days paid holiday (including service charge) increasing with length of service
  • 50% off (including complimentary drinks & starters) when you dine in any of our restaurants – for you and up to 5 of your friends
  • Access to employee assistance programme including 24/7 online GP, counselling, legal advice
  • Access to the company benefits programme offering discounts on shopping, travel, restaurants, brands such as Apple, Nike, Samsung & more
  • Wagestream - a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn!
  • Fantastic opportunities for career growth and development including professional apprenticeships and accredited training
  • Company parties and events
  • Opportunities to get involved with high profile outside events and festivals
  • Supplier trips – Trips are arranged every year to places such as the Lake District & Brixham to meet our suppliers and really understand where our food comes from.
  • We close our restaurants over the festive period to allow our teams to have a well-deserved break

To join us the successful Sommelier candidate will:

  • Provide charismatic, warm and engaging service to deliver a memorable experience for all our guests
  • Have a love for wines & spirits and a passion for developing the knowledge further
  • Have an equal passion for food and hospitality
  • Be confident in learning and communicating an extensive drink offering and be eager to develop their people management skills
  • Undertake some administrative duties and be keen to help develop junior members of the team
  • Be enthusiastic at the opportunity to develop the current offering through attending tastings and showing awareness of the wider industry
  • Be an excellent team player with exceptional communication skills
  • Have a minimum of 1 year experience working in a similar, fast-paced environment
  • WSET level 3 or equivalent is required.

We can provide you with a fun, supportive, sociable team, where regular training and guidance will help you to develop your knowledge and provide you with the foundations of a great career.

Above all, we are looking for an Assistant Head Sommelier with a great personality and a passion for our wonderful industry. If this sounds like the right role for you please get in touch, we look forward to hearing from you.

Assistant Head Sommelier