Food & Beverage Skills Training 8th March

Start Date: 08/03/2022

Duration: 1 Day

Location: Virtual Delivery

Full Fee: €110

Network Members Fee: €80

Programme overview

Are you looking to upskill your current staff or new food and beverage staff on the basics of serving food and drink?

This one-day food and beverage skills course is designed for the restaurant and hospitality industry covering topics which will allow staff to upskill and learn new skills in food & beverage.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Meet and greet customers
  2. How to take an order
  3. How to carry and clear plates
  4. Full sequence of service
  5. Serving Wine
  6. Serving food and drink

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for any employees who need to refresh their food and beverage skills or for anyone who needs to learn new skills





    • Meet, greet and seat a guest
    • Taking a food and drink order
    • Anticipating the customer’s needs
    • Carry and clear plates
    • Carry a tray
    • Basic terminology
    • Upselling
    • Serving Drinks
    • Pulling the perfect pint
    • Changing a keg
    • Serving wine and champagne

Trainer Profile

Fergal Ryan, Lavace Ltd

A High Energy Individual with a proven track record in Building & Motivating Dynamic Teams, Cultivates a Culture in company’s where members feel comfortable voicing questions & concerns, while also contributing new ideas to drive company growth.

With over 30 year’s experience in the Hospitality industry from Ireland to Switzerland, England to Germany in 3/4/5 star hotels Fergal Ryan presents himself as knowledged professional who has lived the Hotel Industry in all areas of Operation, Planning, Opening, Restructuring, for both Owners, PLC’s, Directors, Banks & Receivers.

Fergal is formally qualified with a degree in business studies, Hotel & Catering Management, he has also completed a Masterclass in Leadership with the Irish Management Institute.

Fergal has led Two different Regional Branches as Chairperson for the Irish Hotel Federation for seven years in total and represented them at National Level as a Member of Council.

He was approached to join a Strategic team to represent Ireland West Airport Knock with Government Negotiations in relation to the future Funding & Development of the Airport and represented it for a period of Two Years where significant future plans were developed and delivered

He also joined when approached the Sligo Business Improvement District and worked closely with the City Corporate & State Institutions on the development & promotion of the area whilst operating in the Sligo area.

Fergal has been a member of Dublin Convention Bureau and also been a member of Chamber of Commerce in both Galway & Sligo.

He is an avid follower of all Irish sports, enjoys International Rugby, Premier league, Champions league, but his true sporting passion is GAA.