Waiters and Waitresses Waiters and waitresses take orders and serve food and beverages to customers in dining establishments.

Waiter/Waitress Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Waiter/Waitress to join our team.


  • Deliver checks and collect bill payments;
  • Provide excellent customer service to guests;
  • Take accurate food and drinks orders, using a POS ordering software,order slips or by memorisation;
  • Communicate order details to the Kitchen Staff;
  • Offer menu recommendations upon request;
  • Greet and escort customers to their tables;
  • Carry dirty plates, glasses and silverware to kitchen for cleaning;
  • Meet with restaurant staff to review daily specials, changes on the menu and service specifications for reservations (e.g. parties);
  • Present menu and provide detailed information when asked (e.g. about portions, ingredients or potential food allergies);
  • Inform customers about the day’s specials;
  • Serve food and drink orders;
  • Prepare tables by setting up linens, silverware and glasses;
  • Arrange table settings and maintain a tidy dining area.


  • Experience of working within a premium high profile bar across the City;
  • Be a strong team player with a can do attitude;
  • Punctual and reliable;
  • Excellent knowledge of wine or champagne.

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