Bartender

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Among the most coveted positions in the food dining industry is that of a professional bartender. Unlike waiters, bartending requires social skills and can be glamorous because you can work in unique and interesting venues. Bartenders generally take orders, make and serve drinks. Beside from this, they help clean and tidy the bar area, checks customer’s identification to find out if they are of legal drink age, as well as ensure that customers do not drink too much.

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Market Demand

Due to the high turnover rate, the chances of getting a job as a bartender are good. Bartenders work at food restaurants, bars, clubs, hotels, and other food service establishments that serve alcoholic beverages.

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Education

There is no specific tertiary education requirement for this line of work. However, to increase your chances of employment it would be best to attain a bartender’s certification. Good arithmetic skills can be useful since bartenders also handle cash and other point of payment systems. There are bartending and cocktail-making courses offered by hospitality schools. Usually the course will enable you to distinguish the different types of beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages, master drink preparation and drink service skills and understand the liquor licensing regulations imposed by the state.

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