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.
- 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
Communication, Friendliness, Working Under Pressure, Good Memory
Operating the cash register
Average Waiter Salary
€15,000 – €25,000 per year
Waiter CV Examples
- Waiter, Illy Caffe London (2017 – Present)
- Waiter, Restaurant Glazuta Slovenia (2015 – 2017)
- Waiter, Restaurant / Day & Night Bar Portopiccolo Italy (2015 – 2015)
- Bar Manager, Club/Bar Pergola Slovenia (2012 – 2014)
- Head Waiter, Alaya Cocktail Bar Slovenia (2011 – 2012)
- Business Management, Central Economics Business School (2006 – 2011)
Working quickly, Good memory, Flexibility and reliability
- Head Waiter, Madison London (2015 – Present)
- Commis, Floridita London (Mar 2015 – Jun 2015)
- Waiter, Villa Mealisa Eventi Italy (Jan 2013 – Dec 2015)
- Waiter, Regina Elena Restaurant Italy (Jan 2010 – Dec 2012)
- Accountant and Commercial Expert, Carlo Cattane (2005)
Head waiter, pass master, problem solving, ability to work under pressure, Microsoft Office…
Head Waiter / Waiter
- Head waiter, Elysium Restaurant Leeds (2013 – 2015)
- Head waiter / waiter, Vivido Restaurant Harrogate (2012 – 2013)
- Waiter / Bar Assistant, Sant Angelo Wetherby (2010 – 2012)
- Waiter / Bar Assistant / Team Leader, Yorkshire Hospitality Event (2010)
- Waiter / Bar Assistant, Boulevard Hotel Restaurant Romania (2008 – 2009)
- ADL Distantce Learning, Food and Beverage Management Certificate (2011)
- Hospitality Training, Level 3 Waiter and Bar Staff Certificate (2010)
- Mircea Cel Batran High School Romania, State Standard Education (1988 – 1992)
Customer service, cash handling, team work, excellent communication, strong interpersonal skills, awareness of health and safety regulations…
Shift Manager / Waiter
- Shift Manager, Tourism / Hotel Staff, Mcdonalds (Apr 2016 – Present)
- Waiter, Tentazione Ltd London (Nov 2015 – Feb 2016)
- Waiter / Supervisor, Bluelagoon Group Greece (May 2013 – Nov 2015)
- Supervisor, K&D London Entertainment Romania (May 2011 – Apr 2013)
- Waiter, Siccom Romania (Jun 2009 – Mar 2011)
Waiter / Reception Assistant
- Waiter, La Surena Spain (2017 – 2018)
- Waiter, Moo’s Milkshakes C.C. Meridiano Mall Tenerife (2016 – 2017)
- Waiter, 100 Montaditos Meridiano Mall Tenerife (2015 – 2016)
- Reception Assistant, Hotel Discovering Puerto de La Cruz (2014)
- Administrative Assistant in real estate services office (2013 – 2014)
- Degree in Business Administration “Fundación Escuela de Negocios MBA” (2003 – 2006)
- Bachillerato Superior specialising in Sciences ‘Colegio La Salle San Ildefonso’ (2001 – 2003)
Able to work well as a member of a team, resolutives skills, able to adapt to new environments, hard worker and good organisation skills…