Wait Staff Job Description

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Wait Staff

Wait Staff responsibilities

  • Presenting a variety of menu options
  • Advising on the best food and drink choices for each customer and answering questions
  • Taking orders and delivering them to the table deftly and accurately

Wait Staff Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for professional Wait Staff to serve meals and drinks to the patrons of our business.

Ultimately, you should be able to ensure customer satisfaction and augment our establishment’s reputation.


  • Show customers to their seats and present our variety of menu options
  • Advise on the best food and drink choices for each customer and answer questions
  • Take orders and deliver them to the table deftly and accurately
  • Attend to the tables and guarantee compliance to cleanliness standards
  • Check the quality of the final servings and resolve any issues
  • Deliver checks and accept payment
  • Work with other staff as a team
  • Work diligently to achieve outstanding service quality


  • Proven work experience as a Server, Wait Staff Member
  • Ability to build relationships with colleagues and customers and ensure mutual satisfaction
  • Customer-oriented and planning skills
  • Working knowledge of cash register and any ordering information system
  • Outstanding people skills
  • Patient and friendly with demonstrated experience in problem solving
  • Good physical condition
  • High school diploma; food safety training will be a plus

Wait Staff Job Description Examples



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Wait Staff/Server - Ada, OK • ribcrib bbq


Reports to: General Manager...

Job Grade: FLSA Status: Non-exempt

General Summary: Coordinates activities of dining room employees engaged in providing courteous and rapid service to diners by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for greeting and seating all guests using the standard Rib Crib greeting, "Hi, Welcome to Rib Crib" and pro...
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Wait Staff • Springpoint Senior Living

Springpoint is certified as a Great Place to Work and is a well-respected senior living provider serving the Mid-Atlantic region for more than 100 years.It consists of Springpoint Senior Living and its nine full-service Life Plan Communities and 19 affordable housing communities...It also includes Springpoint at Home, providing home care services, and Springpoint Choice, a membership-based p...

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Server/Waitstaff • Cookiedoodle

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Responsibilities...• Setting tables Presenting the menu and helping customers select food Delivering food to tables Delivering a great customer experience M...

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