The holder of the “Food & Beverage Manager” certification, is defined as the person who is capable of being the head of the food department of a business. He/she is able to manage and supervise the effective and efficient operation of a business where all or part of the business has an operating food service establishment of any kind and where food services, beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), coffee, fast food, etc. are provided in the establishment. The Food & Beverage Manager, is responsible for managing the menu, for the overall financial management of his/her department and his/her responsibilities extend to all activities related to quality and quantity control, ordering of raw materials, tools, consumables, holistic management of production & service areas and finally the selection and management of staff in key, administrative, operational and support positions.
Requirements for taking the certification test:
- Graduate of compulsory education, as applicable in his/her country of origin or residence, or
- Graduate of primary education and completion of at least 80 hours of training in a relevant subject.