Senior Waiter and Wine Professional (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Prego Restaurant

  Ponsonby, Auckland/Northland

About us: 

Since 1986, Prego Restaurant has maintained a great reputation for consistently high quality food and service backed by a strong company culture. Prego is Classic Italian cuisine with a kiwi twist. Service is typically fast moving and always busy. Hours are reasonably flexible, however evening and weekend work will be likely. We have two full time senior positions available for someone with at least 4 years restaurant experience and proven wine knowledge, extensive knowledge of European wines, wine and food matching and all New Zealand varietals. Excellent service and delivery skills and great communication skills. A positive attitude, ability to assist other floor staff and a level of emotional intelligence well above average, is essential for this senior role, 40-45 hours per week.

Qualifications & experience

  • Wine training certificates or references. At least 4 years experience working in a busy,restaurant.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Brand ambassador, wine service professional, competent looking after a maximum of ten tables, customer service and connection, salesperson.


  • 5 day working week, with a mixture of day and evening work, job security, excellent tips, established brand, positive team and company culture, staff carparks, closed Christmas and Boxing Day.

How To Apply

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
Which of the following cuisine types do you have experience with?
How many years' experience do you have as a waitperson?
Do you have customer service experience?
Have you worked in a role which requires a sound understanding of the styles and properties of wine?
How would you rate your English language skills?
Do you have professional serving experience, including carrying multiple plates?

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