Sommelier - £23,000 - £24,000 PA, Plus Service Charge

About the role

Location: The Pig at Harlyn Bay, Cornwall , Padstow

Hours: Full Time/Part Time, £23,000 - £24,000 PA Plus Service Charge

Location: THE PIG at Harlyn Bay, Padstow, Cornwall

Salary: £23,000 - £24,000 PA Plus Service Charge (based on Full-Time hours)

Whilst Service Charge varies depending on bookings with the staycation concept thriving, you can do the maths.

Hours: Full Time & Part-Time Available


We are currently looking for a confident Sommelier to join our wine team.

As part of our food and beverage team our Sommeliers play an important role within our restaurant and bar service. We offer an extensive wine list to our guests, from wines across the world, local British produce to our very own PIG offering!

We love wine so much, our latest additional to our group, THE PIG in the South Down has its very own vineyard!

As Sommelier you will be developing your knowledge of wines whilst working on the floor during our vibrant restaurant service. This will include the service both in our main restaurant, outdoor dining (The Lobster Shed) and bar areas. You will be interacting with guests, pairing wines from our traditional underground cellar and providing recommendations to ensure a memorable dining experience.

Through in role training you will build your knowledge of local and international brands and start to build relationships with existing and new suppliers. You will also have the opportunity to grow your qualifications in wine and spirts by enrolling in various courses.

Experience in a similar role is preferred, plus WSET or equivalent qualifications.

We are dedicated to making THE PIGs an inspiring, exciting, and fun place to work and in return for your hard work you can expect something a little different:

  • Numerous retail discounts via our Perkbox Scheme.
  • Discounted room rates and complimentary staff stays across our group.
  • Discounted food, beverage, and spa days across our group.
  • 28 days holiday rising by 1 day each year for the first 5 years.
  • We are committed to providing craft an accredited training to all staff.


To view our full range of perks, visit our ‘What we can do for you’ section on our career’s webpage.

After multiple lockdowns & furlough deadlines, we understand that job security is highly important. Whilst we cannot predict the future, our teams feel secure knowing that during these challenging times no one was made redundant and that everyone was included in our furlough schemes. If that is a business you would like to be part of, providing security you are looking for, then look no further.


Our Pay Promise – no one in our business will earn less than £10 Per Hour, plus service charge, so tell all your friends.