Server Job Description

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Introduction / Job Description

We are searching for an experienced waiter/server to join our team! Looking for someone who is energetic and loves taking care of guests. We want a detailed oriented person with ability to multitask in a calm and collected manner and who will create a memorable experience for our guests in order to ensure their return.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preps section and readies for service
  • Guides each guest through the menu, offering suggestions that cater to the guests needs or that feature what we do best
  • Be mindful and ensure that each order sent to the kitchen takes into account any dietary or allergy restrictions
  • Pace each course and keep lines of communication open with the kitchen chef or expediter
  • Read each table and guest and anticipate their needs
  • Perform table maintenance by clearing courses as necessary; replacing utensils; ensuring water glasses stay full; being present and aware in order to assist with any spills or special requests
  • Deliver check and process payment in a timely manner, thank guests and ask that they return
  • Participate in running sidework throughout the shift, running food or drinks, assisiting in pre-bussing tables, sweeping floors, helping teammates


  • We prefer at least 1 year restaurant experience
  • Working knowledge of various POS systems
  • Must be able to stand on feet for at least 6 hours
  • High school diploma


  • Basic Math Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Team Oriented
  • High Energy Level
  • Promotional Ability

Custom Question

Please describe what you like best about creating a good guest experience?

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