Career after BHM

Career after BHM

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Mamona Majumder
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Updated on Sep 19, 2021 21:16 IST

Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) is a course that leads jobs in the hospitality sector. Career opportunities like food and beverage preparation, housekeeping operations, front office operations, computer applications, business communication, accommodation operation, corporate finance, sales, marketing, public relations etc, awaits the BHM graduates.

Career after BHM

Students can pursue BHM course right after their Class 12.  For most colleges, the eligibility criteria to pursue a BHM course is that the candidate should have cleared his 10+2 from a recognised board. the BHM course is offered at some colleges as a three-year programme while at some it is a four-year course.

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If you are pursuing BHM or will pursue the same after 10+2, then you might be wondering what will the career look like once I am done with the course. Thus, in this article, we have discussed some of the career prospects in the hospitality sector available after one completes the BHM course, read on.

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Career Choices after BHM

Numerous opportunities that are exciting, challenging and interesting awaits the aspirants after BHM. We have listed below some great job profiles to pursue with their details and salaries.

Hotel Manager:

A hotel manager is someone who is in direct control of the overall hotel functioning. He is in charge of the standard and quality of the hotel they are in charge of. The various departments of the hotel like finance, rooms division, food department, front desk and other departments of any hotel are supervised by the hotel manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Accommodation organisation
  • Maintaining the decorum
  • Supervision
  • Settling and achieving the sales target
  • Coming up with innovative ideas
  • Crisis management
  • Addressing feedbacks

Average salary: Rs 4,44,690 / year as per payscale

Front Office Manager:

People with such a profile oversee the work of receptionists, reservation clerks, information clerks as well as other personnel such as the doorman and the bell boy. Apart from this, front office managers are also responsible for ensuring that rooms that are offered to guests meet their requirements. They also coordinate between the housekeeping department as well as the food and beverage department to ensure that requests made by guests are catered to on time.

Responsibilities:

  • Customer service
  • Checkin and Check out duties
  • Schedule shifts
  • Troubleshoot emergencies
  • Hande complaints
  • Keeping records up to date
  • Addressing queries
  • Providing information to the guests
  • Monitor stock and order office supplies

Average salary: Rs 3,06,211 / year as per payscale

Chef:

A check is the head of the kitchen. He is the supervisor of all the cooks and other chefs that work in the kitchen. The maintenance of the kitchen workflow, from ingredients to food delivery to the guests are to be supervised by the chef. The chef is also responsible for coming up with signature and innovative recipes for the hotel / restaurant.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the hygiene
  • Innovation of recipes
  • Managing the kitchen
  • Supervising the kitchen staff
  • Coordinating with the front desk and manager
  • Keeping track of the kitchen budget
  • Maintaining food quality and nutrition

Average salary: Rs 3,00,000 / year as per payscale

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Steward:

Steward job entitles the person to serve meals and take care of passengers on a hotel, train, airplane, or ship.

Responsibilities:

  • Have good memory
  • Serving the guests
  • Taking up complaints
  • Addressing the queries
  • Be warm and friendly
  • Take note of the supplies

Average salary: Rs 1,90,000 / year as per payscale

Food and Beverage Manager:

Professionals in this career choice particularly need to plan, organise and supervise the work of the catering department. People in this profile usually have the task of interacting with guests and ensuring that the needs/demands of customers are fulfilled. The food and beverage manager has a lot of responsibility on his shoulders when parties or events are being conducted at the hotel’s banquet.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the hygiene
  • Managing the hotel’s restaurant and bar
  • Supervising the restaurant staff
  • Coordinating with the front desk, chef, and manager
  • Addressing the guests
  • Serving the guests

Average salary: Rs 5,71,239 / year as per payscale

Restaurant Manager:

Like a manager of any hotel, a restaurant also has a manager. The manager of a restaurant is in charge of all the activities and departments. All the departments report to him.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the decorum
  • Supervision
  • Settling and achieving the sales target
  • Coming up with innovative ideas
  • Crisis management
  • Addressing feedbacks

Average salary: Rs 4,09,467 / year as per payscale

Banquet Manager:

People who choose this profile are responsible for every event that is conducted at the hotel’s banquet. The banquet manager is responsible to rent out the banquet to companies for corporate events as well as private parties.

A banquet manager needs to work very closely with the catering department as well as the food and beverage manager to ensure that timely snacks, food and drinks are offered to the guests.

Average salary: Rs 3,72,191 / year as per payscale

Housekeeping Manager:

They are responsible for ensuring that the entire hotel premises (which includes the guest rooms, meeting rooms, banquet rooms and reception area) are clean and well maintained. A housekeeping manager is also responsible for training, making rosters and supervising the work of housekeepers along with timely ordering for cleaning supplies. The housekeeping manager supervises the working of housekeepers, cleaners and seamstresses.

Average salary: Rs 3,52,553 / year as per payscale

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