First Base Employment Limited

Head Sommelier – Michelin Star & 3 AA Rosette Restaurant

Package of up to £38,000 including a share contractual Tronc and Pension.


First Base Employment has a requirement for a Head Sommelier for a well-established restaurant that has been open for 3 years and is already established as one of the leading restaurants in Wales, having been awarded AA Restaurant of the Year for Wales in 2018, and in 2019 a prestigious Michelin Star and 3 AA rosettes.

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Head Sommelier experience at 3 AA Rosette/1 Michelin Star level or above. 

  • Assistant Sommelier experience at 4 AA Rosette/ 2 Michelin Star level or above. 

  • Passion to deliver an exceptional customer experience. 

  • Expert knowledge of world wines, spirits and cocktails. 

  • Creative thinker who is prepared to seek out the most interesting and extraordinary wines. 

  • Well organized with exemplary attention to detail. 

  • Genuine and sincere nature. 

  • Driven to ensure budgets are met. 

  • Smart presentation and a friendly yet professional personality. 

  • Resilient nature and ability to work under pressure. 

  • Strong teamwork ethic prepared to look beyond wines when required. 

  • Natural leader who leads by example. 

If this is the job for you, I would really like to hear from you!  Please send your CV to or call 01453 755330 for more detailed conversation.

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