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Kokomo Private Island Fiji
  • Post Date: September 12, 2022
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Job Overview


Kokomo Private Island Fiji is seeking an experienced Sommelier/Bar Manager to be based at Kokomo Private Island, Kadavu. The role is beverage focused and the applicant must be well versed in all aspects of beverages including wine in an establishment.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ordering, receiving, inventory, organizing and selling wine for all departments
  • Oversee all wine purchases and cost management
  • Oversee wine of the month selection, introduction of new vendors, wineries, etc.
  • Assist guests during meal service with wine recommendations and selection for perfect pairing, leading the decanting of the wine and wine service
  • Develop a training program for all Team Members to improve their knowledge of wine tasting and wine service
  • Train Team Members in order to maximize understanding of wine and beverage and proper service techniques including glassware, pour levels, storage, beverage pairings and the ability to understand guest preferences
  • Ensure that all wine is served in the correct glassware and in correct condition
  • Maintain all beverage lists to be accurate, up to date and free of errors
  • Maintain all Wine locker inventory, updated and reconciled with physical inventory
  • Promote all wine events
  • Promote all cocktail and beverage events


Qualifications & Attributes

  1. Level 2 or higher Sommelier Certification in either Guild Somm or WSET
  2. 4 or more years’ experience in a similar role in a fine dining restaurant, hotel or country club
  3. Must be passionate about all beverages wine and possess superior people skills
  4. The ability to determine wine faults and maintain proper temperatures in order to showcase products at their maximum potential
  5. A strong knowledge of food and beverage pairings
  6. Solid understanding of pricing, budgets and cost controls
  7. Operation and programming knowledge of a point of sales system
  8. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  9. Strong computer skills

Please note we will only be considering applicants who meet the minimum qualifications outlined above. We encourage and welcome female applicants to complement our work force.

If you are suitably qualified for the above position and ready to join our team, please apply.

Send your detailed CV, a cover letter and recent PP size photo

Via email to

[email protected]

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview

Applications will close on Friday 16th September, 2022

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