We are looking for a Head Sommelier to join our wine department at Alchemist on Refshaleøen in Copenhagen. As Head Sommelier at Alchemist, you play a major role in the overall guest and service experience.
The Head Sommelier is part of our Front of House team and refers to Wine Director Nina Jensen.
Your professional skills:
– As interested in service as in wine because you will also function as a waiter
– Undogmatic and curious approach to wine
– Interested in working with a big wine list
– Enjoying teaching other staff members
– Seeing the potential in being a part of a larger team
– Not required to have any specific wine education; a highly developed skillset is
– Experience as a sommelier from several places is a must – preferably a minimum of 3-5 years
– Enjoying learning in depth about other beverages, food, and integration of new concepts into a dining experience
– Knowledge of spirits is not a must
– Preferably feel specialized in one or more wine regions outside the big classic ones
– Skilled taster
– Experience from fine dining is not a must, but the eagerness to aim for perfection is
– Fluent in English
… are an ambitious restaurant and workplace that constantly strives to be the best at what we do
… opened on Refshaleøen in the summer of 2019 and was awarded two Michelin stars in February 2020
… is an international workplace with more than 90 employees and over 30 different nationalities
… have a diverse staff group consisting of highly specialized chefs and waiters as well as academics, 3D designers, an artist and researchers
… are a workplace where you work hard, but where we have fun with a good social environment and unity across departments.
Your personal skills:
– Adaptable to changes
– Creatively minded
– Willing to go the extra mile with an understanding that even the one last % makes a difference
– Calm in stressful situations
– Mature and able to handle challenging situations
– Detail oriented
– Accepting towards a flat hierarchy: No one is too good for any specific task
Send your application and CV with relevant educations and experiences to our Wine Director Nina Jensen at email@example.com.
Any questions about the position should also be directed to Nina Jensen.