Waiters and Waitresses

Waiters and Waitresses

Take orders and serve food and beverages to patrons at tables in dining establishment.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Self Control * Attention to Detail * Cooperation * Stress Tolerance * Social Orientation * Concern for Others * Adaptability/Flexibility * Initiative * Integrity

Representative Tasks * Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems. * Take orders from patrons for food or beverages. * Write patrons' food orders on order slips, memorize orders, or enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staff.


Accommodation & Food Services,

Job Family Food Preparation and Serving Related

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