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Certificate in Food & Beverage Services

Food and Beverage Services as a field requires aspirants to prepare, present as well as service food and beverages to customers. In the Food and Beverage Service industry aspirants can work in restaurants, hotels, food stalls and the likes. Apart from this, the Food and Beverage Service also includes companies that are involved in the packaging and distribution of food materials.

Aspirants are informed that majority of the Food & Beverage Service Courses are offered in such a manner that on completion of these courses aspirants are awarded a Certificate or a Diploma.

Course Highlights 

Course Name Certificate in Food & Beverage Services
Course level Certification
Duration  1 year
Examination Type Semester
Minimum entry Requirement Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (NECTA) with four passes “D” in non-religions subjects
Course Code ZCC/C/FB
Course Categories Hospitality


Required Skillset for Food and Beverage Services

In order to make a career in the field of Food and Beverage Services, candidates need to possess a service minded approach as well as have adequate knowledge of different cuisines as well as beverages. Some key skills that an aspirant should possess when they think of pursuing a Food and Beverage Services course are listed below:

Required Skillset for Food and Beverage Services
Pleasant personality Customer oriented approach
Responsible Discipline
Ability to be committed and dedicated to a task Outgoing personality
Flair for creativity Polite demeanour
Confidence Good listener
Ability to adjust in any situation Willingness to work long and odd hours


Food and Beverage Services: Job Profiles & Top Recruiters

After completing a course in Food and Beverage Services aspirants can join hotels, restaurants, F&B services, etc. Some job profiles that aspirants can pursue after securing a degree/ diploma/ certificate in Food and Beverage Services are listed below:

Chef: In this job profile, one is responsible for preparing meals, training kitchen staff, ordering supplies, planning menus, managing the kitchen budget, enforcing health and safety regulations and preserving food quality.

F&B Manager: In such a job profile one needs to plan, organise and supervise the work of the catering department. People in this profile usually perform the task of interacting with guests and ensuring that the needs/ demands of customers are fulfilled.

Waiter/ Waitress: In this job profile one is responsible for laying out the necessary cutlery at a restaurant along with ensuring that adequate and proper furnishings are present at the restaurant. Apart from this, a waiter/ waitress needs to be well-aware of the menu of the restaurant and be able to recommend dishes/ beverages as per a customer’s preference.

Bartender: In such a job profile one is expected to prepare alcoholic as well as non-alcoholic beverages for customers. The tasks performed by a Bartender include interacting with clients/ customers, taking orders as well as serving snacks and drinks.

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