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Restaurant & Bar jobs
Restaurant & Bar businesses offer a great variety of jobs for people with different skills. Some of these jobs require formal training as well as qualifications. If you are hardworking and looking to make a career in this field, it is best to know the different types of Restaurant & Bar jobs in South Africa to find the one which suits your personality as well as preferences.
One of the main jobs in any restaurant and a bar is that of the host. The host is required to help the guests make reservations either in person or on the phone. They also need to assist the customers to their seats when they arrive. If you want to apply for this position, remember that you should be well groomed, friendly and stamina as you will be standing for long periods of time.
Servers take food and drink orders from the guests and then delivers the items to their table. They should also be well versed with the food and the wine descriptions as they are the ones the guests are likely to ask for the descriptions of the dishes available in the restaurant or bar.
Bartenders prepare drinks, according to the guest's needs. Most bartender positions require candidates to attend a specialised school as they are required to have good knowledge about the various types of drinks and food that go along with them.
Cooks are required to prepare food for the guests in the kitchen. Apart from standing for long period of times, they are often required to work in hot conditions. They are required to chop, prep the food and decorate the plate for serving to the customers. The kind of food required to be prepared will depend on the type of establishment you will be working in. You can even apply for a pastry chef position that helps in preparing a number of different baked dishes such as breads, ice creams, desserts and other sweet dishes.
With new restaurants and bars opening, you can easily find Restaurant & Bar jobs in South Africa looking for skilled and experienced personnel to run the business.