Skills Food And Beverage Server near Calgary (AB)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "food and beverage server" was moved from the group Food and beverage servers (NOC 6513) to the group Food and beverage servers (NOC 65200).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a food and beverage server in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Food and beverage servers (NOC 65200).

Tasks

  • Must be of legal age to mix and serve alcoholic beverages
  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Prepare and serve specialty food at customers' tables
  • Present bills to customers and accept payment in cash, credit or debit cards, travellers cheques or room billings
  • Describe menu items including daily specials for customers
  • Enforce provincial/territorial liquor legislation and regulations
  • Advise on menu selections
  • Balance cash and record sales
  • Clear and clean tables, trays and chairs
  • Describe and advise on wine selection
  • Greet patrons, present menus, make recommendations and answer questions regarding food and beverages
  • Order and maintain inventory of wines and wine glassware
  • Perform sensory evaluation of wines
  • Serve food and beverages
  • Supervise other servers and bussing staff
  • Take orders and relay to kitchen and bar staff
  • Schedule staff
  • Train staff
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Provide customer service

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Counselling and Nurturing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Serving Others
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
  • Communication Help -
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Teaching and Training
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Interviewing
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Managing Information
    • Processing Information

    Knowledge

  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Client Service
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