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Catering or bar manager

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Catering and bar managers plan, direct and co-ordinate the catering and bar facilities and services of licensed premises, factories, shops, theatres, educational premises and other establishments. They also manage outside catering businesses and shops selling food cooked on the premises.

Current Entry Requirements

Entry is possible with a variety of academic qualifications and/or relevant experience. Larger catering and licensed premises chains offer managerial trainee schemes. Candidates for these usually require a BTEC/SQA award, a degree or equivalent qualification, or a professional qualification. Off- and on-the-job training is provided. NVQs/SVQs in relevant areas are available at Levels 2 to 4.

Typical education level:

Level 1-3

Typical Tasks

  • Plans catering or bar services and supervises staff.
  • Decides on range and quality of meals and beverages to be provided or discusses customer.
  • Purchases or directs the purchasing of supplies and arranges for preparation of accounts.
  • Verifies that quality of food, beverages and waiting service are as required and that kitchen and dining areas are kept clean in compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Checks that supplies are properly used and accounted for to prevent wastage and loss and to keep within budget limit.

Desired Skills

Monitoring
Critical Thinking
Active Learning
Learning Strategies
Speaking
743
New Job Opportunities
-1.4%
An -1.4% fall in employment is expected by 2018 in the East Midlands.

Salaries

£27,729

Potential

£19,715

Average

£16,575

Entry level

Job Postings

Company: Ember - East Midlands

Location: East Midlands

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Location: Northamptonshire

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