Restaurant Server Job Description

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Restaurant Server Job Description

Restaurant Server Job Description


[INSERT BUSINESS] is looking for an exceptional Restaurant Server to join our team. Your job is to provide our guests with an uplifting dining experience. Your responsibilities will include greeting and serving guests, expertise on menus, and many other FOH responsibilities. We are looking for motivated team players that can effectively communicate with BOH and are coachable. Your overall goal is to exceed our guest’s dining expectations. You will be compensated by [INSERT COMPENSATION]




Greet and escort guests to their dining area

Engage our guests in a polite friendly manner

Present menus and have a full understanding of them (portion size, food ingredients, and potential food allergies)

Take beverage and food orders

Provide each guest with our daily specials

Ensure station and dining area is clean and presentable

Upsell when necessary

Comply with local and national food and beverage regulations

Confirm guests are above the legal drinking age

Restock your station and complete side work

Provide excellent customer service



Must be legal age to serve alcoholic beverages

[INSERT YEARS] minimum experience as a restaurant server

Excellent communication skills

Positive attitude

Exceptional knowledge of both our drink and food menu

Patience and attentiveness to our guests


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