Bar jobs are part of the hospitality industry and include positions such as bartender, host, server, cook/chef, and a bar manager. Bars can either be independent establishments or be part of restaurants. Bar employees are also responsible for providing good customer service and ensuring that all alcohol consumption falls within the legally prescribed framework.
If an applicant is a novice in the bar world, they can still get some training and will serve drinks, dispense spirits from optics and provide legal measures of other drinks. They are also likely to be asked to make sure bottle fridges are topped-up regularly and may have to do some cleaning. Using a cash register or till and taking payment in cash or by credit or debit card is a key part of the job.o work behind a bar, you need to be able to deal with people from all walks of life and handle any complaints in a professional and friendly manner.
To be an excellent bar job holder, the candidate should be confident, assertive and be able to stand their ground. As tills can be complex, they’ll require digital skills and, of course, should the need arise, to be able to add up using mental arithmetic. Dependability is important, if it is the candidate’s shift and doesn't’ turn up- then customers and the employer will suffer. One can gain experience by starting at an entry level bar job and working their way up. The average hourly pay for a bar job is £7.50/hour.