Server And Hostess Job Openings - 12 Jobs

  • Estimated Salary

    $20,744

    Server, Host Hostess,
    Red Robin

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $20,744

    Hostess Host Blue Sky
    Erickson Living

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $20,744

    Host Hostess Pub &
    Erickson Living

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $19,250

    Restaurant Server - FOH
    Barnes Noble

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $20,744

    NEW
    Servers Bartenders Bussers Host Hostesses
    Red Robin

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $26,670

    Bartender and Servers
    Toll Brothers

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $94,389

    VOCC Open Systems (Associate Technical Support Analyst)-First Level Server Support
    Visa

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $94,389

    NEW
    VOCC Open Systems (Associate Technical Support Analyst)-First Level Server Support
    Visa Inc.

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $94,389

    NEW
    VOCC Open Systems (Associate Technical Support Analyst)-First Level Server Support
    Visa

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $19,250

    Server Hostesss The
    Fairfax Nursing Center

    Fairfax, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $19,250

    Bistro Server Cashier
    Interstate Hotels Resorts

    Springfield, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $19,250

    NEW
    Server Cashier
    Bob & Edith's Diner

    Arlington, VA

Server And Hostess Jobs

average

$19,250

  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Getting Information
  • Selling or Influencing Others
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Deal with People
  • Outdoors/walking/standing

What does a Server And Hostess do

A Hostess is responsible for greeting customers and directing them to their tables. The primary duties of a Server are to prepare room for dining through clothing tables, setting decorations, condiments, candles, napkins, and service plates, and taking orders from customers.

how to become a Server And Hostess

Most waiter and waitress jobs are entry level, and workers learn through short-term on-the-job training. No formal education or previous work experience is required to enter the occupation.

Most states require workers who serve alcoholic beverages to be at least 18 years of age, but some states require servers to be older. Waiters and waitresses who serve alcohol must be familiar with state and local laws concerning the sale of alcoholic beverages.

Education

No formal education is required to become a waiter or waitress.

Training

Most waiters and waitresses learn their skills through short-term on-the-job-training, usually lasting a few weeks. Trainees typically work with an experienced waiter or waitress, who teaches them basic serving techniques.

Some full-service restaurants provide new employees with some form of classroom training that alternates with periods of on-the-job work experience. These training programs communicate the operating philosophy of the restaurant, help new servers establish a rapport with other staff, teach serving techniques, and instill a desire to work as a team. They also discuss customer service situations and the proper ways to handle unpleasant circumstances or unruly customers.

Training for waiters and waitresses in establishments that serve alcohol typically involves learning state and local laws concerning the sale of alcoholic beverages. Some states, counties, and cities mandate the training, which typically lasts a few hours and can be taken online or in-house.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Waiters and waitresses must listen carefully to customers’ specific requests, ask questions, and relay the information to the kitchen staff, so that orders are prepared to the customers’ satisfaction.

Customer-service skills. Waiters and waitresses spend most of their work time serving customers. They should be friendly and polite and be able to develop a rapport with customers.

Detail oriented. Waiters and waitresses must record customers’ orders accurately. They need be able to recall the details of each order and match the food or drink orders to the correct customers.

Interpersonal skills. Waiters and waitresses should be courteous, tactful, and attentive as they deal with customers in all circumstances to resolve any issues that arise.

Physical stamina. Waiters and waitresses spend hours on their feet carrying heavy trays, dishes, and drinks.

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Buffalo Wild Wings hires heavily for Server And Hostess positions -- they have hired the highest amount of Server And Hostess candidates in recent years.

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