The foodservice industry engages itself in the provision of food and beverage, mainly to people who are away from their homes for various reasons. Such people need accommodation with food and beverages if they are away for a short duration of time. The basic needs of customers for food and beverages are met by the foodservice industry. The food and beverage service is a part of the service-oriented hospitality sector. It can be part of a large hotel or tourism business and it can also be run as an independent business. “Food and Beverage Department is responsible for maintaining the high quality of food and service, food costing, managing restaurant, bar, etc.”
What we include Food & Beverage Service
“Food-This is anything edible raw or cooked and its not harmful to the human body. Beverage- This is means drinks or eat any food in liquid form. Food & Beverage Service is a subject or study that deals with training to the students as a profession on how to give good service to the customers. The foodservice industry is now becoming widely known as the hospitality industry. This industry is usually defined by its output of products which satisfy the demand for food & beverage. ”
Career in the Food & Beverage Service Industry.
There are many types of Food & Beverage Operations. It is necessary to classify all the F&B Sectors for a better understanding of their operations.
Below sectors are belongs to Food & Beverage Service Industry-
Popular catering– Café, Coffee shop, Steak houses.
Fast Food– McDonalds, Burger King, KFC.
Take Away– Sandwich bar, Kiosks.
Banqueting, Conferences, Exhibitions.
Welfare Catering-Hospitals, School, Prison’s, College.
Transport Catering-Railway, Airlines, Cruise lines.
The skill you will learn from the Food & Beverage Service
Skill you will learn-
- How to setup and close the restaurant
- Bar techniques, cocktail, and mocktail preparation and beverage service.
- Understand various types of wine and how to serve wine to the guest.
- Understand about food and style of foodservice.
- Effective communication with the guest in proper manners.
- Health and Safety in Catering and Hospitality.
- Legislation in Food and Beverage Service.
- Menu Knowledge and Design.
- Applying Workplace Skills.
- Principles of Beverage Product Knowledge.
- Service of Hot Beverages.
- Enhance salesmanship.”
There is an increasing demand for qualified service professionals in the Food & Beverage Industry. Our program gives you the advantage of formal training and connects you with prospective employers. The foodservice industry is different from other industry in satisfying the needs of customers. Its satisfies one of the most important physiological needs of the consumers, that is of hunger and thirst. The need is satisfied for every short period of time (may be for 4 hours or more), after which the physiological arises again and has to be met. “At IIAS School of Management-Siliguri, you can join the B.sc.in Hotel Management which trains you in all areas of hospitality including Food & Beverage Service. Our students like Food & Beverage Manager, Restaurant Manager, etc. in top hotels and restaurant around the world. We give our students on-hand training in the department of Food & Beverage service and Food Production which helps them to excel in their practical performance and gives them an edge over their competitors in the market.”