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Assistant Sommelier

Sofitel Legend the Grand

Type horeca




Ready to live the Legend as Assistant Sommelier?

Uncork your passion for wine and hospitality with us as Assistant Sommelier, where you will not only work with an exquisite wine selection but also create unforgettable culinary experiences for our guests.

What are you going to do in this position?

As an assistant sommelier at our restaurant Bridges, you specialize in paring wine with food. You will advice our guess on which wines to choose and how to combine them with our exclusive dishes. This means you need to have a good knowledge of various wines, including their taste, aroma, aging and geographical origin.

You will use your knowledge of wine to tell exciting stories about different wines from around the world and you will connect with our guests on a personal yet professional level.

You will work closely with our Maître sommelier Roos Stevens and other colleagues. Furthermore, you will be partly responsible for keeping track of our wine stock and selecting which wines to feature on our menu. Besides this, there is also some administrational work involved, such as scheduling, hour registration and creating menus (for example for special occasion’s such as valentine’s day).

To qualify for this position, we ask the following:

  • MBO level 4 degree in hospitality management
  • In possession of WSET 3 is a plus
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in a similar position
  • You master the English and Dutch language

Why would you choose The Grand?

  • We offer a personalized bonus plan on top of a competitive salary, travel cost arrangements and 25 holiday days a year, which you can sell and buy as well.
  • With ALL Heartists Card you receive worldwide discounts on overnight stays and more.
  • A discount up to 50% in selected restaurants and bars in Amsterdam.
  • We find Corporate Social Responsibility very important. Our hotel as various active work groups like planet 21 and we have the highest Green Key certificate.
  • Be Balanced – Our Be Balanced Team will help you find a healthy work-life balance. 
  • After your onboarding period, you get to be the guest and experience our legendary service for yourself in our hotel with an overnight stay, free dinner and breakfast!
  • Salary scale 6 from the Horeca CAO. 

One in all - our people are the core of our business. You give us your initiative, drive and energy we give you a job you’ll love.

Would you like to know more about our hotel?

Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam offers five-star luxury in a unique setting. Being part of Accor, a French hotel chain, enables us to combine the historical flair of the building with modern design, and luxurious service. For further details, feel free to check out our website and follow us on Instagram.

You may ask for Gillian Fletcher (Talent & Culture department)
Telephone number: 020-5553194 or email:

Heb jij interesse in deze functie?
Dan ontvangen wij graag je motivatie met CV! 

Would you like to apply even faster or would you like to ask your questions? Send us a WhatsApp via +31 (0)6 51 50 45 23.

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Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197
1012 EX  Amsterdam