(NOC 6452)

Career Description

Bartenders prepare cocktails and other drinks for waiters and waitresses or serve drinks directly to patrons, and collect payments. They also maintain an inventory of bar supplies and may supervise other bartenders and bar staff.

Duties May Include

Bartenders perform some or all of the following duties:

Take beverage orders from serving staff or directly from patrons

Mix liquor, soft drinks, water and other ingredients to prepare cocktails and other drinks

Prepare mixed drinks, wine, draft or bottled beer and non-alcoholic beverages for food and beverage servers or serve directly to patrons

Collect payment for beverages and record sales

Maintain inventory and control of bar stock and order supplies

Clean bar area and wash glassware

Ensure compliance with provincial/territorial liquor legislation and regulations

May train and supervise other bartenders and bar staff

May hire and dismiss staff.

Examples of Titles

Head Bartender
Service Bartender

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Bartending Certificate
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Modified on January 26, 2022