Thinking about starting your career as a bartender? Well then, Congratulations! This industry that is expected to grow in the years ahead, but be warned, the competition can get tough!
The requirements to become a bartender vary from state to state. As this site grows, we will continue to deliver relevant information to help you on your path to success in this lucrative field!
The Job Description
The job description is nearly the same in the United States, and throughout the world:
Bartenders are required to prepare and serve beverages to patrons at bars, clubs, restaurants, and other food establishments.
However, the job usually revolves around:
- Quality customer service
- Knowledge of drinks and cocktails
- Recognize and intervene risks/liabilities
Whether you’re interested in a job at the Irish pub on the corner, or that 5 star restaurant overlooking the beachfront, with enough experience under your belt, your chances of getting hired are excellent. Bartending is expected to grow in the years ahead. You have a great chance of getting hired, as long as you meet the qualifications and have completed the proper training,
Here at BSA, we are finding new jobs for people like you every single day. Be sure to check out the jobs board!
Some states require that you first get state certification before seeking employment. In Hawaii for example, The City of Honolulu and County of Honolulu requires all managers and bartenders take a three hour training course prior to serving alcohol. Participants are required to take and pass a written exam after the completion of training.
For more info on certification, click here.