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Job Description: 
Bartenders prepare, mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks directly to customers over a bar or counter, or through waiters.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) taking beverage orders from serving staff or directly from patrons
  • (b) preparing and serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks at a bar
  • (c) washing used glassware, cleaning and maintaining bar service areas, tea and coffee-making areas and equipment such as espresso machines
  • (d) collecting payment for sales, operating cash registers and balancing cash receipts
  • (e) tapping kegs and attaching supply lines
  • (f) assisting in keeping bar properly stocked and arranging bottles and glasses
  • (g) checking identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol
  • (h) taking steps to limit problems related to excessive drinking such, as persuading customers to stop drinking, declining further service and ordering transportation
  • (i) mixing ingredients to prepare cocktails and other drinks
  • (j) serving snacks or other food items to customers at the bar.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Bartender


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Waiter - 5131

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