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Sommelier at The Fife Arms


The Fife Arms Braemar, Aberdeenshire Full Time

About Us

Artfam is a “one of a kind” business. With its unique ethos, Artfarm has changed people’s expectations of what a hotel or restaurant can be. That power has come from a team who at every level share the beliefs, passions and ambitions of its founders, Iwan and Manuela Wirth.

The Fife Arms was the first hotel venture for Artfarm and impressively won The Times ‘Hotel of The Year’ Award in its first year of opening! The Fife is a Victorian coaching inn situated within the village of Braemar in the magnificent Cairngorms National Park. It brings together Scottish heritage, craftsmanship and culture with world-class contemporary art and a strong sense of community.

The role

To be the ultimate host and exceed the expectation of our guest experience in every aspect of their stay so that they leave us feeling enriched and engaged in our ethos.

What success looks like…

  • Guest Service 

Create memorable experiences by consistently providing an exceptional guest experience through the delivery of our Standard Operating Procedures ensuring that every guest feels special and wants to return. 

  • Communication

Communicate effectively and professionally with guests and all team members, sharing knowledge and ensuring effective handover of information. 

  • Organisation 

Ensure wine fridges, cellar and service areas are left secure. Store and rotate stock effectively. Carry out cleaning duties as required in order to keep the area you are working in in prime condition.

  • Sales Opportunities 

Positively approach sales opportunities in order to maximise revenue by making informed recommendations based on in-depth knowledge of the wine and food menus and using upselling techniques at every appropriate opportunity.

  • Health & Safety

Support a safe working environment by adhering to Health & Safety, Food Hygiene, Fire and Evacuation procedures and Licensing Laws.

  • Training

Take ownership of your personal development enhancing your ability to build knowledge and make informed recommendations. 

Like all roles at Artfarm, you can expect your time at work to be fun, varied and challenging. As well as fulfilling the duties and responsibilities on your job description, we know from experience that jobs can evolve throughout the lifetime of a role and this in turn gives our people the chance to play to their strengths.  

What makes a brilliant Sommelier?

Proven experience required. Must have a strong work ethic, a passion for food, wine and brilliant service.  Desire to continue to learn and grow.

Be yourself! That’s who we’re hiring. Our culture celebrates and supports the differences that makes each of us unique. 

We’ve got some core values that run through everything that we do, we’d love it if these values resonate with you too! Sustainability is at the heart of Artfarm and every one of the team has a role to play in protecting our planet. 

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive pay plus Tronc 

  • 30 days holiday 

  • Health benefit: health cash plan 

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Local discounts and incentives

  • Savings at thousands of retailers via our online discounts portal

  • Optional pension plan

  • Life Assurance

  • 02 phone discount

  • Free food and drinks whilst on shift

  • Training and development opportunities

Unfortunately we are only able to consider candidates who already have the right to work in the UK.

Want to join the family? Apply today!


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