Sommelier (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  The Maybourne

  Beverly Hills,, California

Job Overview

The Maybourne Beverly Hills Hotel invites you to explore opportunities to push your creativity and be outstanding in a career that will bring out your craft and passion. We look for people that will share our vision and help bring it to life.  If this is something you want to be a part of, we look forward to receiving your application.

Summary of Position

The Sommelier for The Terrace Restaurant is responsible for maintaining the comprehensive wine program and menu that compliments the 5-star offerings of a luxury hotel. The focus of the role will be on the guest to ensure excellent wine service and guest experience. Additional responsibilities include ordering and stocking that are done comprehensively and efficiently, along with leading weekly wine education amongst the staff.

Roles and Responsibilities

Job duties include; although are not limited to:

  • Perform, and guide excellent wine service for our guests. Including recommending, preparing and pairing wines by the bottle and by the glass.
  • Work alongside Terrace General Manager and Food and Beverage Director to maintain the vision of the Wine & Beverage Program.
  • Create programming to include special tastings, events and education.
  • Monitor wine list designed to meet guest satisfaction and sales goals.
  • Enhance the guest experience by being present on the restaurant floor to provide recommendations.
  • Review inventory including invoice accuracy, pricing structures, POS programming, cost controls par levels maintained, appropriate ordering of quantities and the beverage physical inventory process.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key vendors to ensure access to premier products and exclusive opportunities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred. Sommelier certification required (CMS Certified or WSET level 2).
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Sommelier, Wine Steward/Stewardess, or similar role.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of leadership experience in a luxury venue and/or craft cocktail program environment.
  • Ability to create tasteful food and wine pairings in service for our guests. 
  • Demonstrate ability to relate to, communicate with and motivate employees to sustained high performance and quality levels.
  • Extensive knowledge of classic and emerging wine regions, varieties and styles.
  • Interest and knowledge of local vineyards and wineries in California and the USA.
  • Understanding of the winemaking process.
  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Move, bend, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Stand or walk for an extended period or for an entire work shift

How you Demonstrate your Talent

The guests of The Maybourne Beverly Hills are our top priority.  We take great pride to ensure that each and every guest has the most memorable experience that is enhanced by going the extra mile through providing the world-class service our hotels are known for. 

  1. Go the EXTRA mile in our efforts
  2. Be RESPECTFUL to our guests and colleagues
  3. Deliver service in a CARING fashion
  5. Express your own personality – Create your LEGACY
  6. Be your NATURAL SELF – Be genuine and sincere with the guest and colleagues

Who you would be working for

Maybourne Hotel Group owns and manages Claridge's, The Connaught, The Berkeley, The Maybourne Riviera, The Emory and The Maybourne Beverly Hills – six of the world's most renowned luxury hotels.

Our hotels have histories that stretch back over a century. And, while each one retains its timeless appeal and individual nature, we are committed to ensuring they are always in tune with the wants and wishes of today’s discerning guests.

A warm welcome and cool spirit define The Maybourne Beverly Hills, the newest member of our hotel family. Blending our signature service style with the energy of Beverly Hills, expect culinary creativity and contemporary comfort, all wrapped up in a landmark location. The Maybourne Beverly Hills is California, through and through.


  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Company matched 401(k) plan
  • Company matched Health Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Parking
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Colleague meals
  • Colleague Referral Incentive program

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