50+ Important F&B Service Interview Questions & Answers 2024

Here I discuss more than 50 hotel interview questions with answers for food and beverage service.

Food and Beverage Service Interview Questions with Answers

1. American service: a method of serving a meal in a hotel or restaurant in which portions of food are placed on plates in the kitchen by the establishment’s employees and served to each guest by a waiter or waitress. To learn more about it, click here.

2. Basting: moistening the food during cooking by adding marinades or oil.

3. Bombe: a type of ice cream that takes its name from the shape of the mold in which it is frozen.

4. Cover: It is a place set at a table in a restaurant.

5. Oyster: It is a type of shelfish.

6. Silver Service: It is a method of serving food. Food is always served with a service spoon and fork from the left-hand side of the guest. To learn more about it, click here.

7. Bin Card: A stock status recording document for a particular material held in a stock room for the recording of stock receipts and issues.

8. BOT: BOT is the short form of “Bar Order Ticket.”.

9. Cellar: an underground room for storing alcoholic drinks, especially wines. To learn more about it, check here.

10. Chinese cruets: These consist of chili vinegar, soy sauce, and chili sauce.

11. Mousseline: Hollandaise sauce with cream.

12. Partie: It is a section in the main kitchen.

13. Recipe: List of ingredients with quantity and method of making a dish.

14. Wholesome food: healthy and safe food.

15. Caviar: The eggs of various large fish, especially sturgeon.

16. Champagne: sparkling wine. Check for more examples.

17. Consomme: thin, clarified soup.

18. Cover: A place setting for one guest.

19. Cruet: Salt and Pepper Set.

20. Lobster: It is a large fish with big claws.

21. Main course: A main dish on the menu.

22. Serviette: French term to denote napkin.

23. Tureen: a deep-covered dish from which soup is served at the table using a ladle.

24. Par Stock: The stock level for each alcoholic drink item that should be maintained at the bar.

25. Waffle: a thick, light, crisp pancake cooked in a waffle iron to get a pattern of indentations on both sides.

26. Combo meal: It is a combination of snacks and sweets, mainly to promote sales.

27. Blinis: It is a small, thick savory pancake made from buckwheat flour.

28. Flute: A long, thin French roll.

29. Sherry: It is a fortified wine. To learn more about it, click here.

30. Madeira: It is a fortified wine. To learn more about it, click here.

31. Service gear: These are service implements used for food service. Example: service spoon and fork. To learn more about it, click here.

32. Cognac: Brandy from the Cognac region of France. Learn more about it here.

33. Kahlúa: coffee flavor liqueur.

34. Liqueurs: Flavored and Sweetened Spirits. To learn more about it, click here.

35. Rum: Distilled from fermented molasses or other sugar cane products. To learn more about Rum, click here.

36. Scotch whiskey: distilled drinks from Scotland. To learn more about it, click here.

37. Skimmed Milk: A type of milk with no fat.

38. Spirit: distilled alcoholic beverage.

39. Vodka: highly rectified Russian spirit distilled from potatoes or cereals. To learn more about Vodka, click here.

40. Tequila: Mexican spirit distilled from the Agave tequilana Weber plant. To learn more about tequila, click here.

41. Tia Maria: coffee flavor liqueur.

42. Alcoholic wash: It is a ferment used in distillation.

43. Distillation: It is the process of separating elements in a liquid by vaporization and condensation.

44. Malt: It is a germinated cereal.

45. Yeast: It is a living single-celled organism.

46. Crémant: It is champagne with two atmospheres behind the cork.

47. Mousse: It refers to froth, bubbles, or foam.

48. Still wine: It is a wine obtained by natural fermentation without any effervescence or higher alcoholic content. To learn more about it, click here.

49. Automatized wine: It is flavored wine. To learn more about it, click here.

50. Bitters: These are spirits flavored with flavoring agents. To learn more about it, click here.

Apart from these questions, there are lots more questions and answers available for the F&B service interview.

Hotel Interview Questions with Answers for Food and Beverage Service

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More F&B Interview Questions

  1. Types of Champagne
  2. Champagne Brands
  3. Types of Fortified Wines
  4. Types of Sherry
  5. Types of Port
  6. Types of Madeira
  7. Types of Marsala
  8. Types of Malaga
  9. Brands Names of Beer and their Countries
  10. Production of Liqueur
  11. Sweetening Agents of Liqueur
  12. Names of Red Wines
  13. Names of White Wines
  14. Names of Rosè Wines
  15. Method of Making Cocktails
  16. Major Grape varieties in Australia
  17. Types of Menu
  18. Full form of APC
  19. Name of Costliest Champagne
  20. Name of 5 Exotic Deserts
  21. Name of Coffee Liquors
  22. Names of French Classical Menus
  23. Name of 5 Classical Hors de Oeuvres
  24. Brand Names of Vodka
  25. Brand Names of Tequila, Types of Tequila, Categories of Tequila
  26. Types of Vodka
  27. What are Marc and Drupa?
  28. What is Methode Champanoir?
  29. What is Remuage?
  30. What is degorgement?
  31. What is Agrafe?
  32. Brand Names of Cognac
  33. Brand Names of Rums
  34. Brand Names of Single Malt Whiskey
  35. Brand Names of Scotch Whiskey Premium
  36. Types of Banquet Tables
  37. Different Types of China Ware
  38. Different Types of Glasses
  39. Various styles of Gin
  40. Categories of Rums
  41. Brand Names of Mezcal
  42. What is fermentation?
  43. What is distillation?
  44. Name of White Grapes
  45. Name of Red Grapes
  46. Brand Names of Sparkling Wines
  47. Wine Names with Alcoholic Content
  48. Top Cigar Brands
  49. What is the French Service?
  50. What is Silver Service/ English service?
  51. What is American Service?
  52. What is counter service?
  53. What is Buffet Service?
  54. What is a buffet spread?
  55. What is high tea?
  56. Different types of Mocktails

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Dipayan Mondal
Dipayan Mondal

Dipayan is the author of this blog. He completed his hotel management degree from GNIHM, Kolkata. And he is very passionate about the hospitality industry. And right now, he is working as a successful hotelier in a 5-star hotel.