Prepare alcoholic beverages


Make and serve alcoholic beverages according to the customer’s wants.

Alternative labels

prepare an alcoholic beverage
open and pour alcoholic beverages
mix alcoholic drinks

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Prepare alcoholic beverages is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Sommelier: Sommeliers stock, prepare, advise on and serve wine and other alcoholic beverages.
Head sommelier: Head sommeliers manage the ordering, preparing and servicing of wine and other related beverages in a hospitality service unit.
Waiter/waitress: Waiters/waitresses supply guests with food and drinks as requested. Waiters/waitresses usually work in restaurants, bars and hotels. This involves the preparation of tables, serving food or beverages and taking payments.

Optional skill

Prepare alcoholic beverages is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Club host/club hostess: Club host/hostess welcome customers to the club. They ensure that clients are well looked after and satisfied.




  1. Prepare alcoholic beverages – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022