Bar and Catering Supervisors

Bar and catering supervisors oversee operations and directly supervise and coordinate the activities of those working in the catering industry, in bars, restaurants and other establishments.


New workers
£ 6,941
£ 17,406
£ 40,713

Available jobs

In the past year there were 73,147 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Reports as required to managerial staff on work-related matters.

  • Determines or recommends staffing and other needs to meet the organisation’s requirements.

  • Liaises with managers and other senior staff to resolve operational problems.

  • Establishes and monitors work schedules to meet the organisation’s requirements.

  • Directly supervises and coordinates the activities of bar, waiting and catering staff.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Restaurant Operation

  • Food Safety And Sanitation

  • Food Preparation

  • Stock Control

  • Cash Handling

  • Food Services

  • Cooking

  • Restaurant Management

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Operational Excellence

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Customer Service

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Operations

  • Sales

  • Leadership

  • Coaching

  • Cleanliness

  • Detail Oriented

  • Supervision

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.