This unit (SITHFAB014) describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide quality table service of food and beverage in a la carte or fine-dining settings. It covers high order service techniques to prepare the restaurant for the service period, provide food and beverage advice to customers, serve and clear food and beverages, and complete end of service tasks. Fundamental technical skills for food and beverage service are covered by the unit SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage.
This unit applies to hospitality organisations where table service of food and beverage is provided, such as restaurants, dining rooms and function venues. It applies to food and beverage attendants who work with some independence and under limited supervision. They may provide operational advice and support to team members.
The sale and service of alcohol is subject to the provisions of Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) law in each state and territory of Australia. Skills and knowledge for compliance with this law are covered by the prerequisite unit SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol.