Hospitality and food

  • Baker

    Industrial baker, master baker, artisan baker

    Bakers make bread, cakes and pastries using machines or by hand.

  • Bar person

    Bar staff serve drinks in venues like pubs, clubs, wine bars, hotels and leisure centres.

  • Barista

    Baristas make and serve coffee in cafes, coffee shop chains, restaurants and hotels.

  • Butcher

    Butchers prepare and sell meat and poultry, and make meat products like sausages, burgers and pies.

  • Butler

    Household manager

    Butlers carry out personal and household tasks for their employers.

  • Cake decorator

    Cake decorators design, make and decorate cakes for birthdays, weddings and other special occasions.

  • Catering manager

    Food service manager

    Catering managers run the food service of organisations including restaurants, bars, schools, colleges and outside suppliers.

  • Cellar technician

    Drinks dispense technician, cellar service engineer, beer quality technician

    Cellar technicians install and maintain drinks systems in places like pubs, bars, hotels and restaurants.

  • Chef


    Chefs prepare, cook and present food in hotels, bars and restaurants.

  • Consumer scientist

    Consumer scientists study why people use or buy products and services, and give advice to retailers and manufacturers.

  • Counter service assistant

    Counter service assistants greet, serve and take payment from customers buying food and drink.

  • Fish frier

    Fish and chip shop assistant, takeaway counter assistant

    Fish friers work in fish and chip shops and seafood restaurants. They prepare and cook food, and serve customers.

  • Fishmonger

    Fish seller

    Fishmongers sell fish and seafood products, and advise customers on how to prepare them.

  • Food factory worker

    Food process operative, food processing worker

    Food factory workers make frozen, tinned, baked and dried products.

  • Food manufacturing inspector

    Food quality control inspector, food safety officer

    Food manufacturing inspectors make sure companies meet hygiene and safety standards, and that products are safe to eat.

  • Food scientist

    Food technologist

    Food scientists and food technologists develop food and drink products, making sure they are safe to consume.

  • Head chef

    Kitchen manager, executive chef, chef de cuisine

    Head chefs oversee restaurants’ staff, food and budgets.

  • Housekeeper

    Housekeeping manager, head housekeeper

    Housekeepers organise hotel staff to make sure that all the rooms are kept clean and tidy.

  • Kitchen assistant

    Kitchen assistants prepare food, make sure chefs have everything they need and keep the kitchen clean.

  • Kitchen porter

    Kitchen hand, kitchen attendant

    Kitchen porters clean, wash up and prepare food to keep hotel, restaurant and hospital kitchens running smoothly.

  • Meat process worker

    Meat factory worker, abattoir worker, slaughterhouse worker

    Meat process workers produce meat products for the food manufacturing, catering and food retail industries.

  • Microbrewer

    Craft brewer, craft distiller

    Microbrewers produce and market their own alcoholic drinks like beers, ciders and gins.

  • Publican

    Pub landlord, licensee, manager of licensed premises

    Publicans manage licensed premises like pubs and bars.

  • Restaurant manager

    Fast food restaurant manager, hotel restaurant manager

    Restaurant managers oversee their venues and make sure customers are satisfied with the food and service.

  • School lunchtime supervisor

    Lunchtime assistant

    Lunchtime supervisors work in primary, secondary and special schools, looking after children during the lunch break.

  • Street food trader

    Mobile caterer

    Street food traders run their own businesses, serving customers food and drinks from a stall or van.

  • Waiter

    Waitress, waiting staff, server

    Waiters serve food and drinks to customers in restaurants and cafes, take orders and handle payments.

  • Wedding planner

    Wedding planners help couples organise their wedding.