Prepare hot drinks


Make hot drinks by brewing coffee and tea and adequately preparing other hot beverages.

Alternative labels

serve tea, coffee and other hot beverages
prepare a hot drink
brew tea and coffee
preparing hot drinks

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Prepare hot drinks is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Bartender: Bartenders serve alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks as requested by clients in a hospitality service bar outlet.
Master coffee roaster: Master coffee roasters design new coffee styles and ensure the quality of blends and recipes pragmatically. They write blending formulas to guide workers who prepare coffee blends for commercial purposes.
Barista: Baristas prepare specialised types of coffee using professional equipment in a hospitality/coffee shop/bar 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 hot drinks 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.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022