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Barman

Aliases: Wine Steward, Barman, Butler

Industry/Sector(s): Tourism and Hospitality


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Barman is expected to perform include:

  • Measuring, mixing and serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks at bars, clubs, and other institutions and answering inquiries
  • Receiving orders for drinks from Wine Waiter or directly from customers and measuring drinks by pegs in glasses and serving to customer or supplying them to Wine Waiter to be served
  • Supplying other beverages if required
  • Preparing bill for payment maintaining accounts and keeping records of stock
  • Mixing various drinks to make cocktails
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Individual usually works for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. The organization or institution remains open and functional for 24 hours a day and 7 days a week
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be required
  • Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Preferably, 12th pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Competent with safe working procedures
  • Ability to effectively manage workload and manage multiple tasks
  • Knowledgeable and passionate about spirits, wines and cocktails, etc.
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Flexibility and attentiveness
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic reading and writing skills
  • Polite and humble
  • Punctual and regular at work
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Schools across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/main.do
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.training-classes.com/providers/00/57/5738_indian_institute_of_bartending.php

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 4

Trainee → Barman Senior Barman → Bar Owner

The progression is indicative

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 3

For candidates with experience – Rs 10,000  to Rs 25,000  per month + tips These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Generally, 1 year of experience required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 1, 3
  • Restaurants, bars, night clubs and pubs across India
  • Ships, cruises 
  • Hotels across India
  • Self-employed
KEYWORDS 
  • Barman
  • Bartender
  • Butler
  • Wine Steward
  • Bar Porter
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 5132.0100 Barman
ISCO 2008 5132 Bartenders
NIC 2008 56301 Bars and Restaurants with bars
QP Reference Not available Not available
NSQF Not available Not available

 

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