Assistant Sommelier at Old Edwards Inn & Spa

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Assistant Sommelier at Old Edwards Inn & Spa

Old Edwards Hospitality Group
Highlands, North Carolina
Hospitality · Restaurant

Annually · Full time


Old Edwards Inn & Spa is a Relais & Chateaux property located in Highlands, NC, the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We pride ourselves in delivering a flawless guest experience and catering to each individual’s personal needs.

Our wine department currently oversees 8 different food and beverage outlets with 3 distinctly different menus. Our main wine list, which is available across all property, currently has about 700 different selections. We have good representation from all major areas of the world, with special focus in France, Italy, and the United States.

The Wine Team is looking to add an Assistant Sommelier to the staff. The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for wine and service and a drive to constantly learn and grow. The candidate should be willing to perform all duties associated with Fine Dining service as well as operate in a managerial capacity when required.


Minimum 2 years fine dining experience
Level 1 completion through CMS or other equivalent wine certification
Familiar with Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel and Word
Good Wine knowledge of all major growing regions around the world
Ability to lift over 50lbs
Possess superior people skills
Strong knowledge of Food and Beverage pairings


Develop and execute training plans for the service staff
Perform full sommelier wine service in a fine dining setting
Assist with inventory, ordering, and cellar management
Communicating with other departments regarding wine needs
Assist in floor management of all venues
Configure Micros POS to reflect menu changes and updates

Sick leave
Professional development