Wine & Japanese Sake Sommelier to work @ Zen.

Job type: Full-time
Industry: Catering & Hospitality
Area/Neighbourhood: Portomaso, St. Julian's


We value our team members as our priceless treasure, it is them who contribute to the great success and continuous growth of our restaurant.

If you're looking for a challenging role in a great environment and want to work somewhere you'll never stop learning and growing alongside good people who'll become like family, ZEN could be the place for you!

We are currently looking for one exceptional, enthusiastic individual with excellent knowledge of wine, sake, spirits as well as understanding of Japanese culture, who can work well under pressure in a team environment.

The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, professional and motivated to provide excellent beverage service to our guests, as well as support our staff in service. Someone with a real passion for hospitality and a positive attitude.

If that sounds like you, why not bring your talents and skills and join the ZEN family?




• Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality or a related field.

• Proven work experience as a Wine & Sake Steward or Stewardess or a similar role in a Japanese restaurant or the Hospitality industry.

• Must possess strong sake and wine knowledge and be able to communicate it effectively to our guests.

• Understanding of the wine making process, food pairings, and glassware used.

• Good time management and organizational skills.

• Displaying good hygiene standards.

• Well-groomed and highly motivated individual.

• Ability to work for long hours and flexible timings.

• Ability to offer excellent customer service.

• Fluent with English, both written and spoken.

• Must have a valid passport/permit to legally work in Malta.




• Be a team player.

• Interact warmly and confidently with customers.

• Receive and fulfil wine & sake orders.

• Maintain composure under pressure.

• Become familiar with menu, ingredients, and kitchen preparations.

• Recommending food and wine pairings to clients.

• Assisting in curating and updating wine & sake lists.

• Learn the POS and ordering systems comprehensively and use all software with confidence.

• Ensure wine quality, hygiene and work place safety established standards are achieved.

• Identify and report problems to management immediately.

• Assist to monitor wine inventory and ensure adequate supplies.

• Support day-to-day operation to ensure the overall smoothness when required and delivering the prompt service at all time.


**Candidates with proper requirements only are kindly requested to apply.

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