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Food and beverage servers take patrons' food and beverage orders and serve orders to patrons. They are employed in restaurants, hotels, bars, taverns, private clubs, banquet halls and similar establishments.
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- Greet patrons, present menus, make recommendations and answer questions regarding food and beverages
- Take orders and relay to kitchen and bar staff
- Recommend wines that complement patrons' meals
- Serve food and beverages
- Prepare and serve specialty foods at patrons' tables
- Present bill to patrons and accept payment
- Order and maintain inventory of wines and wine glassware
- Perform sensory evaluation of wines.
Outlook & Prospects for Food and Beverage Servers in Campbellton--Miramichi Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Campbellton--Miramichi Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2011-10-28|
Currently the chances of qualified Food and Beverage Servers finding employment are considered to be good in the local area.
According to the 2006 Census, this is a large occupational group with a labour force of 775.
According to the most recent Canadian Occupational Projections System (COPS) Forecast, the average annual employment growth rate for this occupation is below the average for all occupations in New Brunswick. Many restaurants in the Northeast are in need of experienced people from this occupation. There is a high turnaround in this group coupled with the recent expansion of several national restaurant chains in the area. Furthermore the industry needs to contend with employees' retirement.
Most of the jobs in this occupation can be found in this main industry: accommodation and food services.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2013
- A Best Western Plus hotel, located on the former Kent property in downtown Bathurst, will open in December
- The New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture has released a report prepared by the private firm Aquila on the opportunities for development of the cruise ship market in Northern New Brunswick. The report suggests that the Port of Caraquet, because of the many cultural attractions of the Acadian Peninsula, has the most opportunity to see growth in the cruise ship market, while Miramichi and Dalhousie may have more challenges in the short term.
- The Metepenagiag Riverside Entertainment Centre, a $2.8M gaming centre development being constructed in Douglastown is expected to create 65 jobs for the Metepenagiag First Nation community, when it is completed in January 2014. The facility will include a restaurant, sports bar, and a live music venue capable of seating 350 people.
- The Shallop, a disco located in Caraquet will close at the end of August 2013
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