Trainee Sommelier – £10 Per Hour, Plus Service Charge

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Trainee Sommelier – £10 Per Hour, Plus Service Charge

Location: THE PIG at Combe, Honiton, Devon. 

Hours: Full Time, 40 hours per week

Salary: £10 Per Hour, Plus Service Charge.  Our Pay Promise – no one in our business will earn less than £10 Per Hour, plus service charge.  Whilst Service Charge varies depending on bookings with the staycation concept thriving, you can do the maths.

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!

As a Trainee Sommelier at THE PIG you will be working in our busy restaurant serving high quality wines to our lunch and dinner guests. During service you will be interacting with guests, pairing wines from our traditional underground cellar and providing recommendations to ensure a memorable experience to all.

Through on the job training you will advance your knowledge of international wines and local brands, build relationships with existing and new suppliers and have the opportunity to grow your qualifications in wine and spirts by enrolling in various courses.

No experience is required. We are seeking for a Trainee Sommelier who demonstrates a keen and genuine interest in wine and spirits and the commitment towards enhancing their service skills. We will support you through WSET qualifications.

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

  • Numerous retail discounts via our Perkbox Scheme.
  • Discounted room rates and complimentary staff stays across our group.
  • 35% off food & beverage across our group, plus discounted spa treatments.
  • 28 days holiday rising by 1 day each year for the first 5 year.
  • A commitment to providing craft and accredited training to all staff.
  • Meals on duty

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

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.

The PIG put on its wellies and hiked the fields to find THE PIG-at Combe.

This secluded, mellow, honey-coloured Elizabethan gem is set in 3,500 acres of lush Devonshire countryside.

Just five minutes from the market town of Honiton, this hotel is full of Piggy style and classic character in every corner. THE PIG-at Combe is a multi-award-winning restaurant with rooms. Home grown in every way from the food we cook to the people we employ.

Apply to us now to be our next Home-Grown Hero.