Assistant Head Sommelier

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Northcote is now recruiting for an Assistant Head Sommelier. This role is a full time permanent contract.

Michelin starred restaurant in the North West of England, looking to recruit a passionate and dedicated sommelier. Exceptional opportunity to join to an award winning team, where you can develop your skills and personality.

Who are we looking for?

  • Restaurant experience in a 4 AA Rosette or Michelin Star
  • Hard working with a “Can do attitude”
  • Good team worker
  • Enthusiasm and looking to develop a successful career in high-end establishments
  • Good communication skills
  • Immaculate presentation
  • Wine qualification is essential (WSET)

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary (depending of experience)
  • Live in accommodation
  • Meals on duty
  • Uniform is provided
  • Full support on wine qualifications (WSET, CMS)
  • Mentorship by one of the leading wine team of the country.
  • Strong willingness of the company to encourage and enter National Competitions
  • Monthly tasting with a Master of Wine
  • Training with Whiskey, Cheese, Coffee, Tea …..
  • Discount in Relais Chateaux and Pride of Britain Hotels




  • Role in matching Tasting and Event menus with Head Sommelier 
  • Regular updating of wine list 
  • Involved in training and development of the team 
  • Control and Management of the Cellars 
  • Responsible Along with Head Sommelier for Margins and Financial management
  • Liaison with Restaurant management and Bar Team to improve overall restaurant experience 
  • Reports to Head Sommelier 

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