There are a multitude of different bars, from city, pub, cocktail bar in a Grand Hotel, coffee bar, nightclub…
The head bartender takes care of the day-to-day management, whether for a boss or for his own account and it is his personality that makes the success of his bar!
In constant contact with customers, he contributes to the creation of an atmosphere adapted to his workplace where he builds customer loyalty through constantly renewed creativity, efficient organization, coaching and training of his team.
The qualities required to train for the job of Bar Manager
If possible, master another foreign language.
- Knowledge of bar techniques.
- Knowledge of drinks, cocktails and spirits.
- Relational skills.Courtesy, discretion, creativity.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Know how to manage a team.
- Excellent presentation and physical fitness.
- Availability, versatility.
- Ease of language learning.
Range of theorical and pratical courses to become a Bar Manager
- Bar techniques.
- Knowledge of beverages.
- Inventory management and inventories.
- Human resources, labour legislation.
- Customer relations: reception, enhancement and loyalty.
- Communication techniques.
- Sales techniques and negotiation with suppliers.
- Hygiene – HACCP training.
- Marketing, E-communication.
- Professional English.
Occasionally, active professionals will come to provide a course to complete the theoretical and practical training.
Some examples of interventions:
- Best chief bartender in Switzerland
- The rum
Career prospects at the end of the Bar Manager Course
Although different according to the candidate’s background and the type of institution desired, they will be multiple, both in Switzerland and abroad.
- Chef Barman/Barmaid
- Manager of his own bar
- Responsible for a pub or nightclub
What steps should I take to apply for admission to ANIFOR for the next academic year?
Training for the job of Bar Manager | Informations
C/O Ecole Hôtelière de Genève
Adresse : Avenue de la Paix 12 – CH 1202 Genève
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