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Food and Beverage Services

“I enjoy being in a working environment in the college restaurant and serving customers”

Anonymous Level 2 Food and Beverage Services Former student at Winterhill School
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We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2021-22 or 2022-23. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.

Start an exciting career in Catering and Hospitality

The catering and hospitality sector is ideal if you want to work in a fast-paced environment, have a passion for cooking and working in a customer-focused setting.

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Chef

Average salary - £20,800*

Chefs prepare, cook and present food, develop and plan menus, manage inventory, maintain food standards.

Day-to-day tasks:

Prepare menus, stock control, prepare and cook food, monitor quality and health and safety.**

Working environments:

Restaurants across a wide variety of public and private sector employer settings, such as hospitals, schools, holiday parks, high-end restaurants, or on a cruise ship.

*EMSI 2021 **nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

Restaurant Manager

Average salary - £22,400*

Restaurant Managers organise the day-to- day running of their venue and make sure customers are happy with the food and service they receive.

Day-to-day tasks:

Organise shifts for staff, manage stock and budgets, follow licencing and health and safety rules and deal with customer complaints.**

Working environments:

Restaurants, hotel chains or catering for large events.

*EMSI 2021 **nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

In-demand skills that commonly appear in job descriptions for roles within the catering and hospitality sector include*:

  • Customer Service
  • Communication
  • Management
  • Enthusiasm
  • Detail Orientated

What our students say

“I enjoy being in a working environment in the college restaurant and serving customers”

Anonymous Level 2 Food and Beverage Services Former student at Winterhill School

Food and Beverage Services

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