Catering or bar manager
- Checks that supplies are properly used and accounted for to prevent wastage and loss and to keep within budget limit.
- Verifies that quality of food, beverages and waiting service are as required and that kitchen and dining areas are kept clean in compliance with statutory requirements.
- Purchases or directs the purchasing of supplies and arranges for preparation of accounts.
- Decides on range and quality of meals and beverages to be provided or discusses customer.
- Plans catering or bar services and supervises staff.
Typical Education Level
Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 17% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for catering or bar manager is £21,091
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,929. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for catering or bar manager roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £21,091 per year. That is about £1,758 per month or £10.82 per hour. New workers generally start on £17,784, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £29,349
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,929 people are employed in the region.