Hotels, restaurants, events
Every year, many Israelis invest the best of their money in the leisure world. Whether it is a couple's vacation, a family event, or a festive meal in a restaurant, there is no doubt that this world is an integral part of our daily lives. Behind every cafe, B&B, or ballroom we are in is a large staff. Everyone takes care of proper conduct and customer satisfaction, from waiter or roommate to manager and chef. In fact, all those professionals have a common goal, and that is to create a fun and memorable experience for the client.
The processes of globalization that have taken place in the last decade have caused a significant jump in the desire of people in Israel and around the world to relax and spend time, and as a result, this industry is considered very profitable. However, it is essential to remember that engaging in this field requires: a high level of service awareness, responsibility, business understanding, and teamwork ability, and that is not enough. Work in management positions will often also require relevant education, motivation of a large staff, and assertiveness.
A baker prepares various pastries such as bread, pitas, rolls, or borax by making flours and various raw materials and baking them. In larger bakeries or bakeries, on the other hand, bakers operate large machines and ovens and control production. People with a passion for baking and a desire to work in the field professionally will be able to integrate in small or large bakeries, industrial bakeries, hotels, restaurants, cafes, bakery departments in large supermarkets, and more.
Many employers see knowledge in making pastries and relevant work experience as great benefits, but even completely inexperienced people will be able to find work in the field because there are employers who offer full training while working. However, it is essential to take into account that this is a lengthy job on the feet that requires skills of agility, teamwork ability, diligence, and accuracy. In addition, many jobs also include work in night shifts and Saturday nights, so they will not suit everyone.
The person in charge of a shift is the person who mediates between the staff and the management and is responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the staff, from receiving them for work, taking care of salaries, and assigning shifts to manage them during shifts, giving instructions and supervising what happens. Also, the shift supervisor is an authoritative figure who represents the business in case of customer dissatisfaction and fills the place of the place owner when he is not present. In addition, the person in charge of the shift must ensure coordination between internal and external organizational factors, ensure full overlap between the rotating employees, act to improve processes and efficiency and create operational flexibility between his employees.
The shift supervisor position requires assertiveness, employee management and motivation skills, excellent human relations, the ability to raise a head, the ability to work under pressure, representativeness, and the ability to work in a team and independently. Since this is a shift job, a shift supervisor is sometimes required to work both on rest days and late at night. If so, many employers make admission to this job highly available for shifts and willing to work non-routine hours.
Sound man / sound technician
Sound Man deals with the recording, amplification, and editing of voices and sounds. Soundman's work includes the operation of recording devices, design and change of sound, editing recordings, use of appropriate equipment, construction and connection of sound systems, and more. Creative sound technicians who understand music will be able to combine their artistic knowledge with technical skills and be active partners in the production and creation of sound.
Sound people will be able to find work in recording studios and TV studios, recording and transcription companies, amplification companies, and companies that are involved in setting up events such as plays, music performances, lectures, and more. A sound technician certificate, previous work experience in the field as well as appropriate computer skills are basic admission requirements for most jobs in the field, and when it comes to work, that includes setting up events, a well-developed technical sense, physical strength, and driver's license are also required.
A barista is someone who works at the counter in cafes and restaurants and prepares hot and cold drinks. Also, they are sometimes asked to perform various counter work: receive orders from customers, charge a fee and operate the cash register, heat and serve pastries, and more. As part of their job, they also provide general customer service, take care of the cafe islanders' satisfaction and maintain the position's order and cleanliness throughout the shift.
Barista jobs are especially popular with veterans and students because it involves shift work, which usually does not require prior knowledge or special skills. However, it is a job that involves prolonged standing, coping with multiple tasks, and functioning under pressure. It requires teamwork skills, a sense of service, and a positive attitude. It is also worth noting that admission to certain jobs is conditional on expressing a willingness to work on weekends and holidays or committing to a minimum number of shifts per week.
A bartender's job is to prepare and pair drinks (mostly alcohol) in bars, pubs, restaurants, and banquet halls. Many young people looking for employees are already working because the atmosphere is good and the tips are great. Some even increase do and finish a bartending course because the knowledge and skills they acquire in studies improve their chances of getting a job. Pubs, which function as cafes in the morning and at noon, tend to look for bartenders skilled in making coffee drinks so they can work as baristas as well.
What do employees look for in job candidates? First of all, the love of alcohol and its inventions are essential. Many customers ask questions and ask for a recommendation for drinks according to their preferences and personal taste. Second, he maintains a nocturnal and fun atmosphere in one of the bartender's roles. He must be sociable, smiling, and positive, with a sense of service, charisma, and personal charm (especially if you want to enjoy particularly generous preachers). Finally, it is essential to remember that bartenders work when most of us are celebrating - at night, on holidays, and on weekends. That is why many employees will prefer bartenders who express a willingness to work non-routine hours and days.
Meat catering for private events has become increasingly popular in recent years, and many invite talented Grill men to make the meal at their event particularly tasty and pampering. Who is a Grill man? A person who specializes in the precise preparation of meat that is appetizing, delicious, and tender. He is versed in different types of meat, knows how to adjust the seasoning and sauces that will compliment the taste of the meat, and is an expert in making measurements.
A person who wants to be a Grill man can find work in catering, banquet halls, restaurants, and skewers. As part of his job, the Grill man is responsible for grilling meat, preparing and adjusting seasoning mixtures, marinades, and suitable sauces, recommending diners who are unsure which meat will suit their personal taste and also takes care of the grill's cleanliness and regular maintenance. Employers who recruit Grill men will select a candidate with previous knowledge and experience working with meat, who can work in physical work that requires prolonged standing on his feet, agile and accurate.
A valet plays a significant role in the hotel industry because he takes care of the order and cleanliness of the hotel rooms on a daily basis for the well-being and comfort of the guests. The work of valets involves physical exertion, as it involves prolonged standing on the feet, lifting and sliding heavy furniture, cleaning many rooms quickly and thoroughly, and so on.
This is not a simple job but sometimes rewarding because there are employers who offer excellent conditions for employees: accommodation in a hotel or housing unit for employees, three meals a day, transportation from the hotel and back at all hours of the day, payment at a higher rate on Saturdays and holidays and more. This is a great job for discharged soldiers because there are hotels where it is considered a preferred job and because it is a great opportunity to both enjoy Israel's resort cities and make money.
A cook specializes in cooking as part of their studies or while working in professional kitchens. Cooks are needed for any institution that prepares and serves food, such as restaurants, hotels, catering companies, banquet halls, dining rooms, and more. In addition to cooking and preparing various dishes, the cooks are also responsible for cleaning the kitchen, stocking the raw materials, and making preliminary preparations before the start of cooking and serving.
Many people with real love and affinity for cooking are looking for a job in cooking, but this also requires many and varied skills, a cook certificate, and previous work experience in professional kitchens. It is important to note that there are employers who also require specific knowledge and skills, such as experience in preparing dishes from a particular cuisine (Asian, Italian, etc.), as well as such and other training certificates.
The role of a host is to receive the guests cordially and kindly, lead them to a suitable table and ensure it is set to their satisfaction. A host's face is the first face the customer sees at the entrance to the restaurant, so the customer's overall experience is greatly influenced by the initial impression that will be created from the communication with him and the level of services he will demonstrate. Because of this, most employers do not bother to choose a host or hostess who will represent their business with dignity and ensure that they provide the highest service standards.
Although in order to work in a hospitality job, no previous experience or special education is required, but interpersonal skills, a high sense of service, and a representative appearance are required. Most employers will prefer smiling, kind and patient candidates who can understand the needs of the customers and fulfill them on the best side, and most importantly - put them in the atmosphere that prevails in the restaurant even before entering it.
A waiter's job is to serve food and drinks to customers in restaurants, cafes, hotels, etc., and to be the connecting factor between the customer and the kitchen. Waiters take orders, recommend dishes to suit the personal tastes of diners, pass on special requests to the kitchen staff, serve the food to customers, take care of general customer service and satisfaction throughout the entire meal and finally charge a fee.
It is a physical and not simple job, which involves standing on one's feet for a long time, dealing with multiple tasks, and carrying heavy trays. And yet many young people choose to work as waitresses because it is a job that does not require previous experience or special education, and mainly because it is usually a very rewarding job thanks to the tips that diners leave at the end of the meal. Because of this, working as a waitress is suitable for people who are willing to do physical work, be available for work on holidays and weekends, and are looking for a young and rewarding work environment.
Family or business events are a real production, so many choose to enlist the help of a professional event manager. Its main function is to ensure that the event is conducted smoothly and to the satisfaction of the organizers, whether it is a wedding or a prestigious business conference. The event manager ensures that all the preliminary preparations are carried out according to the plan and maintains order and organization during the event itself. In addition, he maintains constant contact with the suppliers (catering, DJ, designers, etc.), creates coordination with their sons, and makes sure that they do their job properly and as planned.
Event managers can work as freelancers, join companies that plan and organize events or work in halls. However, proper education and relevant experience are essential to most employers, in addition to skills such as expressiveness, excellent interpersonal skills, management skills, employee motivation, and service awareness.
Food and Beverage Manager
Food and beverage manager is a sought-after profession in the fields of restaurants, hotels, and tourism. The food manager deals with the management and operation of the hotel or restaurant's food and beverage area in various aspects: managing employees and budgets, ordering suppliers, receiving goods, storage and logistics, setting procedures, planning menus, etc. It is the responsibility of the Food and Beverage Manager to act to streamline processes and reduce expenses to the extent that it does not harm the quality of the food served to the diner and his overall experience of the meal.
Food managers are usually needed for hotels, guesthouses, and restaurants. Therefore, relevant education and background in the field of hotels or restaurants are very important admission requirements, as well as previous experience in a senior or managerial position. In addition to proper education and experience, professional skills such as multi-system vision, budget planning, management skills, excellent interpersonal skills, command of foreign languages and appropriate computer systems, and the like are also essential.
A kitchen manager manages kitchens in restaurants, cafes, hotels, and various dining rooms. His responsibilities are many and varied, and he must take care of the operation of the kitchen in all its aspects: recruitment and management of employees, responsibility for stock of raw materials and ordering supplies, maintaining order and cleanliness in accordance with sanitation regulations, checking the quality of dishes coming out of the kitchen, constant optimization of work in the kitchen and more.
Kitchen managers with previous experience in cooking and working in kitchens are usually needed, or at the very least - knowledge and understanding of culinary and restaurants. In addition, the managerial nature of the job requires a kitchen manager to also have high-level management skills and appropriate character traits: assertiveness, ability to motivate employees and processes, scheduling, prioritizing tasks, coping with multiple tasks, working under stress, and being able to see the big picture. ".
A restaurant manager is responsible for the day-to-day work of various restaurants, cafes, hotels, and dining rooms. Many areas of responsibility include customer service, motivation and management of a wide staff, food quality control and maintaining optimal sanitary conditions, advertising and promotion, financial management, and more. The competitive environment in the field of restaurants places the restaurant manager at a significant power point and has a crucial impact on the future of the business.
What are employers looking for in a restaurant manager? This profession requires experience in managing independent profit units, employee management, and experience in customer service. Moreover, this role requires personal and collective responsibility, operational skills, long-term strategic vision, multitasking, a high level of service and human awareness, full functioning in stressful situations, and meeting schedules. Also, academic education and background in restaurants constitute a significant advantage in the field.
A receptionist usually works in hotels and deals with the management of receptionists and general customer service. As part of his job, he trains new employees, provides telephone and frontline customer service to hotel guests and performs check-in and check-out processes. A reception manager maintains a high level of satisfaction among the customers and helps the reception staff perform their work to the best of their ability by answering their questions and solving various problems and glitches.
Work in reception management usually requires previous hotel experience, management skills, ability to work in a team, and a high sense of service. In addition, hotel employers are looking for patient and courteous candidates who are able to work in a computerized environment and master relevant software such as Optima. High verbal and written expression skills and a willingness to work night shifts, holidays, and weekends are also essential conditions for finding a job in the hotel industry and managing a reception in particular.
Event production is a complex matter which requires a lot of time and extraordinary investment. That is why many of us choose to use the services of an experienced event producer who will dedicate his full time and energy to make our special event an amazing and memorable experience. If so, the job of an event producer is to plan events such as weddings, birthdays, or conferences, as well as bring them to actual realization.
The responsibilities of a producer of events are many and varied, including holding sales meetings with customers to identify their needs and expectations, writing quotes, negotiating, and working with different suppliers. Sometimes they will also deal with the operation of the event while it is taking place, so mobility is an important criterion, and many employers will prefer candidates with a driver’s license. In addition, working in the field requires self-motivation, an affinity for sales, and a high sense of service. Of course, completing a suitable course and previous experience in the field are also great benefits for people looking for work in event production.
Sue Chef (also called Assistant Chef or Deputy Chef) is the chef's right hand, and it is his responsibility to manage the kitchen staff and make sure that the dishes served to the diners are tasty, quality, and good-looking. Due to this, extensive knowledge and experience in cooking alongside management skills are the main requirements of the job. Assistant chefs are usually needed in restaurants, hotel dining rooms, banquet halls, and more.
Applicants wishing to be accepted for the position of sous chef must hold a suitable cookery certificate, have experience in cooking and working in kitchens and demonstrate management and teamwork skills. However, there are cooks who are promoted to the position of sous chef after many years of work in the kitchen and after proving themselves and gaining the chef's trust.
Catering companies prepare and serve food in various settings: event gardens, various dining rooms (for example, in industrial plants, sheltered housing, and educational institutions), private events, social events, and more. If so, the employment opportunities of catering workers are many and varied, and anyone who is suitable for the field and interested in working in it will be able to find a job that suits his skills and personal preferences. So what does the role of a catering employee include? It usually involves cooking and preparing various dishes, dividing them into portions, or serving them directly to diners. He is also responsible for taking care of the order and cleanliness of the kitchen and utensils and ensuring that the food is kept in proper conditions.
It is a challenging job, requiring the ability to stand on your feet for long hours and the physical strength to carry crates and cluttered food trays. In addition, knowledge and experience in cooking or working in kitchens are essential conditions for integration in the field of catering. Diligence, agility, and the ability to work in a team are also qualities that many employers highly value.
A confectioner's assistant is the confectioner's right-hand man and works in collaboration with him. Usually, his job includes: managing the staff, responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the confectionery, preparing pastries and desserts, maintaining order and cleanliness in the kitchen, and more. People interested in working in the field of dessert preparation can integrate in confectioneries, hotel kitchens, banquet halls, and industrial factories to produce desserts and pastries. Working in this field is suitable for responsible people with self-motivation and a real love for making desserts and baking.
Most employers will prefer candidates with a certificate of confectionery and relevant work experience, skilled in dealing with multi-tasking and working under stressful conditions, and willing to work on prolonged standing. In addition, employers sometimes look for confectioners with specific specialties such as making creams, pastries, mousses, etc., and this is something worth considering when submitting a resume for one job or another.
The receptionist provides telephone and frontline service to the hotel's customers or people who wish to stay there, and his job is to take care of the well-being and satisfaction of the guests during their entire stay at the hotel. As part of his job, he welcomes guests, answers questions, handles various requests, works in coordination with other hotel departments (such as dining room staff and housekeeping staff), performs check-in and check-out processes, charges a fee, plans the Placing guests in rooms and more.
Working as receptionists requires diverse skills such as mastering foreign languages and English in particular, the ability to work in a computerized environment, and knowledge of relevant computer applications. In addition, for many employers, relevant employment experience in the hotel industry is necessary, as is a willingness to work night shifts, Saturdays, and holidays.
Who among us does not occasionally dream of a delicious and pampering dessert? Whether after a heavy meal or at the end of a hard day, we all love to enjoy a sweet dessert and take comfort in it. If so, good confectioneries are the perfect answer to our needs, and the dessert makers are confectioners. The confectioner prepares desserts and sweets such as cakes, cookies, mousse, marmalade, etc. He does this professionally using appropriate tools such as a polisher or frother, and by applying techniques, he learned as part of a confectionery course or accumulated while working in the field.
A confectioner can be integrated into bakeries, hotel dining rooms, factories for the production of pastries and desserts, and more. In order to be accepted for a pastry job, the employer's requirements must be met, which are usually specified in the job ads. Candidates who hold a certificate of confectionery, have previous experience and appropriate skills such as agility and accuracy, the ability to work in a team, and experience in operating appropriate equipment are usually required. In addition, there may be a requirement for one specialization or another, such as the preparation of sugar dough, whipped cream, specific doughs, etc.
A chef is the most senior authority in the kitchen, and he is responsible for managing the kitchen both culinary and operationally. From a culinary point of view, it is his job to build a menu and develop new dishes, carry out quality control of the dishes that come out of the kitchen for customers, and ensure that the food is kept in appropriate conditions. From an operational point of view, it deals with recruiting and managing personnel, building work plans and implementing them, motivating employees to meet goals, managing budget and inventory, working with external suppliers, and more.
Chefs are usually needed for the kitchens of restaurants, hotels, cafes, various dining rooms, and the like. Therefore, most employers are looking for candidates with a culinary education (for example, a chef's certificate) and extensive experience in cooking and kitchen management. They also emphasize management skills and appropriate character traits, the ability to combine culinary knowledge with economic and logistical considerations, long-term planning, and more.
Light is one of the elements that greatly affect the atmosphere that prevails in a particular place, and so does our feeling and mood. If so, the role of lighting is to create a suitable atmosphere in enclosed or open spaces by designing the space using lighting - choosing certain colors, taking into account angles and light directions, controlling light intensity, creating special effects, and more. Therefore, lighting technicians are usually needed in halls, event gardens, theaters, nightclubs, photo studios, etc.
Lighting work will suit people with a developed technical sense alongside creativity and design abilities who have undergone appropriate training in a lighting technician course. It also requires control of appropriate computer software as well as great physical strength for setting up lighting constructions and installing various lighting fixtures.
The job of a DJ is to shape the atmosphere at events and parties by playing original music or popular songs we are all familiar with. To do this, he uses his sense of rhythm, his vast knowledge in music, and his technical skills. In addition, a good DJ is gifted with the ability to read the extension and play appropriate music, which will make the audience dance vigorously, get along in slow dance pairs, laugh or get excited.
DJs are usually needed in nightclubs, banquet halls, hotels, and companies that offer music services, although there are DJs who choose to offer their services to clients privately. Most employers emphasize technical sense, understanding of amplification equipment and relevant computer software, love of music, ability to understand the audience, and willingness to work at night, on weekends, and weekends. Some will even prefer DJs with previous experience and a DJ certificate.