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We are looking for a Head Sommelier to join our wine department

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

We …

… 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:

– Disciplined

– Adaptable to changes 

– Creatively minded 

– Organized

– Willing to go the extra mile with an understanding that even the one last % makes a difference 

– Efficient

– Calm in stressful situations 

– Mature and able to handle challenging situations 

Detail oriented

– Humble

– Team-worker 

– Accepting towards a flat hierarchy: No one is too good for any specific task

– Patient


Send your application and CV with relevant educations and experiences to our Wine Director Nina Jensen at nj@alchemist.dk.

Any questions about the position should also be directed to Nina Jensen.