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The Perfect Restaurant Server Job Description

Server Job Description

The server, or more classically known as the waiter or waitress, is often the face of your overall restaurant experience.

The server provides a personal touch to your dining experience.  

A server might guide you in what to eat, drink and maybe even where to go after your dining experience is over!

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Job Title: Server at COMPANY NAME

NAME in LOCATION is seeking friendly, knowledgeable, service-oriented waiter with a passion for hospitality to join our team.

As the primary point of contact for guest interactions in the dining room, the server is responsible for selling and serving food and beverages using their knowledge, hospitality and service skills.

Key Requirements:

  • High school diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent.
  • Open availability. Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Prior experience working as a server or host
  • Excellent communication abilities


  • Making menu suggestions and describing the dishes to guests
  • Delivering food to tables
  • Overseeing table maintenance
  • Monitoring guest satisfaction
  • Familiarity with POS
  • Must have flexible schedule

To Apply:

  • Submit resume detailing your experience
  • Submit a cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit

* You must be legal to work in the United States.


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Caileen Kehayas

Caileen is the Director of Marketing at Proven. When she is not blogging or tweeting, she likes to hit the nearest trail for a run, take her camera on a trip or curl up with a good book.

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