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Wine and Beverage Service Management

The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Course in Wine and Beverage Services Management aims at providing professional certification for the beverages services in the tourism industry. The Course will train specialised technical staff with the appropriate personal and technical skills to carry out daily tasks seamlessly such as beverage control (human resources management, kitchen and restaurant service technical tasks and commercial interaction with customers, and other stakeholders -partners, suppliers and government agencies) and beverage and bar menus' management ( coordination and supervision of the beverage area and all its activities, helping the general manager in achieving the management restaurant goals, controlling the costs and establishing programs of hospitality occupation).Therefore, this Course is based on a clearly practical approach, which will allow for an effortless knowledge applicability, as should be expected from a successful articulation between theory and practice.


Unidade Ano Período
Wine and Restaurant Service 1 1
Oenology 1 1
Food Safety and Sanitation 1 1
Nutrition 1 1
Hospitality Management 1 1
Gastronomy and Wine 1 1
Communication and Team Management 1 1
English I 1 1
Spanish I 1 1
Food and Beverage Management 1 2
Restaurant and Beverage Service 1 2
Culinary Arts 1 2
Beverage Technology 1 2
Restaurant and Bar Maintenance 1 2
Quantitative Methods for Hospitality 1 2
English II 1 2
Spanish II 1 2
Events and Banquets Management 2 3
Restaurant and Beverage Service 2 3
Design and Innovation in Restaurant and Bar Service 2 3
Marketing and Public Relations for Hospitality 2 3
Accounting for Hospitality 2 3
Human Resourse Management for Hospitality 2 3
Management for Hospitality 2 3
Wine and Restaurant Service Management or Bar Service Management 2 3
Intership 2 4
  • This programme prepares students for performing the following functions:
  • Barman
  • Bar chief and manager
  • Restaurant chief and manager
  • Sommelier

Admission to the Specialisation Programmes of Porto School Hotel is open to holders of:

a) A Secondary Education Diploma or its legal equivalent;

b) A Technological Specialisation Diploma (level 4 professional qualifications);

c) A bachelor's degree or its legal equivalent;

d) A foreign higher education degree, awarded upon completion of a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna model by a State who has adhered to this Process;

e) A foreign higher education degree which is recognized as satisfying the objectives of a bachelor's degree;

f) An academic, scientific and/or professional curriculum which recognizes as proof of the candidate’s preparedness for the study cycle.

The recognition referred to in sub-paragraphs d) through f) comes into effect merely for the purpose of admission to the Specialisation Programmes and does not award the holder with a Bachelor degree nor with degree recognition.