Wed, 20th Nov 2019
Head Sommelier, Moor Hall

About Us:


Set in five acres of breathtaking gardens overlooking a beautiful lake, 2 Michelin starred Moor Hall Restaurant with Rooms is in an idyllic setting to enjoy the delicate, produce driven menus inspired by our exceptional natural surroundings and talented chef patron Mark Birchall.

Along with 2 Michelin stars, Moor Hall has 5 AA Rosettes and has recently been voted #1 Restaurant in the UK at the National Restaurant Awards.

Job Description:

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Head Sommelier to join Moor Hall.  Your role will be to ensure the seamless running of the restaurant by providing an enchanting and assured wine and beverage experience to our guests.

You will be assisting our guests with their beverage choice, recommending and matching wines with their menu dishes. 

You will support our Restaurant Director with wine and beverage orders and deliveries and look after the wine cellar.

As a Head Sommelier you will be supervising our Sommeliers and Commis Sommeliers and will work closely with Mark Birchall and our Restaurant Manager and Restaurant Director.

You will be directly responsible for the wine/beverage program and also the bar management.  You will be required to maintain and report on stock within the budget and be in charge of buying/costing/selling. 

You will be required to ensure service level and standards are maintained according to the restaurant policy and assist the Restaurant Director with staff training on the wine program.


The Ideal Candidate:


We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Head Sommelier who we will have worked at a similar level within the hospitality industry. You will be a team player and have excellent communication skills and attention to detail in order to deliver outstanding quality and service.


Other skills that will need to be demonstrated include:


- Advanced Sommelier Certificate

- Excellent guest service skills

- Excellent knowledge of wine, liquor and champagnes

- Ability to work under pressure

- Excellent attention to detail

- A high standard of personal presentation

- Confident, professional and welcoming personality

Expiry Date

Aughton, Lancashire

Type of contract
Permanent, Full-Time

Salary on application


Jennifer Birchall
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