An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Deli and Wine Bar Manager to join a Deli and Wine Bar.

Are you a natural leader with a passion for providing exceptional hospitality experiences? Do you have a knack for curating an inviting atmosphere and a deep appreciation for the nuances of fine wines and cheeses?

If you’re ready to take on a dynamic role in a thriving environment, we invite you to become a key player in our team at the most exquisite Wine and Cheese Deli with a fully licensed bar and wine off-sales outlet.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with great communication skills, motivated personality and an eye for detail. We pride ourselves on being more than just a culinary destination. Situated in the heart of St Peter Port, our establishment is a haven for wine enthusiasts, cheese connoisseurs, and those who seek a refined gastronomic experience. With an extensive collection of charcuterie’s, cheese and wines from around the world, combined with an inviting atmosphere, we offer an unforgettable journey for our valued patrons.

The ideal candidate must have prior experience as a food service manager with excellent attention to detail and an eye for accuracy. The successful applicant will have excellent leadership skills along with good work attitudes and ethics and have the ability to work well under pressure.

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About the role:

  • Assist the General Manager in the day-to-day operations of the deli, bar, and wine sales outlet.
  • Oversee and coordinate the front-of-house team to ensure exceptional service standards are met and exceeded.
  • Lead by example in providing attentive and personalized service to guests, offering wine recommendations and cheese pairings.
  • Manage and maintain the deli's reservation system, ensuring efficient seating arrangements and optimal customer flow.
  • Collaborate with the service team to ensure seamless communication and timely food and beverage service.
  • Monitor inventory levels, including wines, cheeses, and other items, and coordinate orders as necessary.
  • Assist in training and developing front-of-house staff, ensuring they are well-versed in menu offerings and service protocols.
  • Handle customer feedback and concerns professionally and promptly, aiming for swift resolution.
  • Contribute to the creation of promotional events, wine tastings, and themed evenings to enhance the guest experience.
  • Perform administrative tasks, including staff scheduling, payroll coordination, and reporting.
  • Assist in ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations and liquor laws.
  • Assist with wine off-sales recommendations and transactions when needed.

About you:

  • Proven experience in a supervisory or assistant manager role in the hospitality industry, preferably in a restaurant, wine bar, or similar setting.
  • Strong passion for wines and cheeses, with a solid understanding of pairings and flavors.
  • Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills to motivate and guide the front-of-house team.
  • Ability to handle high-pressure situations and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Strong attention to detail, organisational skills, and the ability to multitask effectively.
  • Proficient computer skills for managing reservations and basic reporting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be of legal drinking age due to the nature of the establishment.
  • WSET Level 1 or Similar Qualifications
  • Food Safety / Hygiene Certificate Level 2
  • Food Allergen Certificate

What you receive:

  • A highly completive salary
  • 100% split of service charge / trunk
  • Modern subsidised staff accommodation walking distance form work
  • Learning and develop opportunities (WSET L1 L2 L3)
  • Experiential Learning Excursions to wine and cheese farms in Spain & France for example
  • 21 days annual leave
  • We are closed on Christmas, Boxing Day & New Years Day

If you are keen to travel the learn, learn more about other cultures, their food and wine then this is the opportunity you have been looking for.

If you are interested in this permanent role, please apply now with your CV and covering letter.

Recruitment Process:

Apply directly

There are 5 steps in the process:

  1. CV & Cover Letter Screening (We review your application)
  2. Immigration Screening Video Call (You provide morality check, work references, certificates, etc.)
  3. Client Interview
  4. Offer & On-boarding
  5. Travel / Commence Engagement


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