Mission: To support the overall Princess Cruises Beverage Program, with a specific emphasis on improving wine knowledge and sales techniques for all

Beverage service employees. The sommelier will be considered a support function for wine/beverage training assisting in sales/revenue generation,

monitoring beverage performance and being the spokesperson for the Princess Cruises Wine Program.

Time Utilization - Key Result Areas

1. Wine/Beverage Training Programs 35%

2. Wine Sales Support Functions 30%

3. Wine/Beverage Sales Analysis 15%

4. Wine Program Operations 10%

5. Wine Presentations 5%

6. Dining Services Support 3%

7. Miscellaneous 2%

Position Requirements


• Preferably a minimum certificate in Hotel/Hospitality management or Sommelier. In lieu thereof a minimum of three years experience in a supervisory/management roll in an upscale restaurant/bar operation.

• Has held positions that required training skills.


• Comprehensive knowledge of all bar and wine products offered onboard the vessel and their preparation and presentation.

• Strong training abilities.

• Promotes good inter-departmental relations whilst contributing to a professional and efficient departmental reputation through effective communication.

• Uses English as the language of communication in passenger and crew areas whilst on duty.