By Martha Nakimuli
Women and Men who serve you in the bars and restaurants are coming together in a new association dubbed Bar Tenders Forums (BTF).
Started by veteran bartender Simon Akora who currently works at Mama Ashanti and Panamera Bar BTF is out to ensure that waiters and waitresses’ problems are addressed at their places of work.
According to Akora, over 200 waiters from Kampala and neighboring districts have registered to be members of the new association.
“Besides bringing all waiters and waitress in Uganda together, BFT will ensure that the women and men in the hospitality business learn to appreciate their jobs ” Akora said.
Akora added that the association will among other responsibilities, ensure that members of the forum get decent jobs with descent pay on top of training.
“We are in touch with professional bartenders from different countries who will conduct training with all out members.”He said
The forum will be the place for anyone looking to hire waiters and waitresses. “Anyone can approach us to get professional waiters for business or private parties.”Akora added