What is a Waiter / Waitress?

A Waiter or Waitress is a person that takes orders and will serve food and drinks at a restaurant or a bar. Waiters / Waitresses also ensure guest satisfaction by providing friendly and courteous service and are responsible for a clean & safe environment for the customers.

Waiter Duties

  • Greeting customers in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Taking orders for food and beverages.
  • Serving a selection of food and beverages, including alcohol.
  • Assisting with basic cleaning duties to maintaining the standards within the private lounges or restaurants.
  • Ensuring that customers are satisfied with their meals and processing orders for additional courses if necessary.
  • Remove used dishes, glasses, and flatware from tables.
  • Prepare cheques and deliver them to customers.
  • Process cash and credit card payments and return change to customers if necessary.

Common Skills and Requirements

Soft Skills:

Communication, Friendliness, Working Under Pressure, Good Memory

Technical Skills:

Operating the cash register

Average Waiter Salary

€15,000 – €25,000 per year

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