513-Waiters and bartenders

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Waiters and bartenders
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Job Description: 
Waiters and bartenders serve food and beverages in commercial dining and drinking places, clubs, institutions and canteens, on board ships and on passenger trains.

Main Tasks include -

  • assisting in keeping bar properly stocked
  • washing used glassware and cleaning bar area
  • serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks at a bar
  • setting tables with clean linen, cutlery, crockery and glassware
  • serving food and beverages
  • advising on the choice of wines and serving them
  • taking orders for food and/or drinks and passing order to kitchen
  • presenting bill and accepting payment.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

5131 Waiters
5132 Bartenders