Waitress Job Description:
Waitress are such types of staffs who work at a restaurant, hotel or a bar and some time in private homes, marriage hall or other places. Waitress supply food to customers or guest and drink as they requested. A Waitress staff is play very important role in a restaurant or hotel which is always be attentive and accommodation to the customers.
Responsibilities of a Waitress:
Greet and escort customers to their tables
Present menu and provide detailed information when customers asked
Prepare tables by setting up linens, plates and glasses
Inform customers about the day’s specials
Offer menu recommendations upon request
Serve food and drink orders
Check dishes and kitchenware for cleanliness and presentation and report any problems
Up-sell additional products when appropriate
Take accurate food and drinks orders, using a POS ordering software, order slips or by memorization
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)
Follow all relevant health department regulations
Provide excellent customer service to guests
Check customers’ IDs to ensure they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages
Communicate order details to the Kitchen Staff
Arrange table settings and maintain a tidy dining area
Deliver checks and collect bill payments
Requirements of a Waitress:
Proven work experience as a Waitress
Hands on experience with cash register and ordering information system
Patience for customers
Strong presentation skills
Ability to work shifts
Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
Effective communication skills
High school diploma
Food safety training is a plus
Waitress Salaries in UAE:
A Waiter/Waitress Counter in Dubai earns an average salary of 30,000 AED per year. Sometimes with other benefits like food, accommodation and transportation and sometimes without any benefits, it depends on company.
Alternative Careers for Waitress:
Customer Service Representative
5 Basic Waitress Interview Questions:
Why Do You Want to Work at This Restaurant as Waitress?
What experience do you have?
What is your favorite part are being a waitress?
Can you prepare tables easily?
Do you have any bar experience?