Wait Staff Jobs

Hospitality Wait Staff Overview


Wait Staff jobs involve the serving of food and beverages to restaurant patrons or to those who live in assisted living and senior housing. They also perform a wide array of other tasks, such as assisting with menu selections and food preparations as well as providing hospitality and customer service. Wait Staff workers are responsible for providing timely service and being responsive to dining needs. Those who are entering this field of employment need excellent multi-tasking and customer service skills. Individuals who are Wait Staff professionals work full-time and part-time hours, with weekends and holidays sometimes mandatory. Hours can extend well beyond regular business hours, depending on the type of establishment.

Hospitality Wait Staff Education Requirements


Most food service establishments hire those who have a high school diploma or equivalent and provide on-the-job training for the creation of an enjoyable dining experience. Sometimes, a high school diploma or equivalent is not necessary for certain restaurants. Many Wait Staff jobs require employees to obtain a Food Handlers Permit according to state regulations. For nursing homes and other establishments, workers need to meet certain health requirements and pass background checks. Wait Staff employees need to have extensive knowledge of menus, preparation methods and ingredients in order to accommodate dietary restrictions. Advancement opportunities exist in the food service/restaurant industry, and most companies provide in-depth training.

Hospitality Wait Staff Job Market


According to recent statistics, available jobs in the Wait Staff industry are expected to grow 6 percent from 2012 to 2022 with slower-than-average growth. Job opportunities are predicted to be better than average because of the high employee turnover rate while those searching for upscale Wait Staff employment will face heightened competition. Similar occupations that are currently growing include Restaurant Management as well as Food Preparation positions in both casual and fine dining.

Hospitality Wait Staff Salary


Statistics show that restaurant Wait Staff workers can expect a median salary of $20,880 while individuals working in non-restaurant settings can expect a median yearly income of $22,400. In many states, Restaurant Servers earn a minimum wage plus tips.
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Wait Staff We are the industry leaders in senior housing. One of the most important services we provide is upscale dining. We feel our residents should have a great dining experience for every meal. We look to our wait staff to provide outstanding service in all our dining programs. If you have a desire to give excellent service in a senior housing environment or in the restaurant or hotel indus...
Part Time Emeritus at Hagerstown - 20009 Rosebank Way; Hagerstown, MD 21742 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meeting ...
Part Time Heritage Hills - 3200 Heritage Circle; Hendersonville, NC 28791 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meeting al...
Part Time Emeritus at Arborwood - 430 Cleveland Rd, Granger, IN 46530 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meeting all of...
Full-Time Emeritus at Maplewood - 1000 Maplewood Drive; Bridgeport, WV 26330 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meeting...
Part-Time Emeritus at Stanwood - 7212 265th Street NW; Stanwood, CA 98292 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meeting al...
Full Time Emeritus at Potomac - 11215 Seven Locks Rd, Potomac, MD 20854 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meeting all ...
HELP WANTED WAIT STAFFLINE COOKS CASHIERS DISH STAFF APPLY IN PERSON TODAY AT THERUSS' NEAREST YOU! Eastown 361 E. 8th St. Northtown 210 River Ave. Southtown 1060 S. Lincoln Ave....
Job Description Accurately and efficiently prepares food in accordance with Alamo Drafthouse specifications utilizing proper food handler procedures, as well as prepare and portion and food products prior to cooking. Performs other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating. Required Skills Ensures that all Guests have an AWESOME Experience, and are EXCITED to com...
Part-Time Emeritus at Edgewood - 2950 Turkeyfoot Rd. Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meeting ...
Full Time Brookdale Eden Esates - 1997 Forest Ridge Drive; Bedford, TX 76021 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meeting...
WAIT STAFF and KITCHEN: Busy upscale deli hiring for opening and closing shifts. Apply in person at: New Deli, 2153 Valleygate Dr. (910)223-3082....
Wait Staff and Bartenders If you are friendly, have an outgoing personality, are honest, hardworking and dependable, we are looking for you to join our team. We have part time positions available for wait staff and bartenders. Call Jim or Terry at 920-326-5544 to schedule an interview. Feil's Supper Club Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. madison.com 298071...
Part Time Emeritus at Emerald Hills - 11550 Education Street; Auburn, CA 95602 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meeti...
1000: Wait Staff THE WAITSTAFF YOU WILL BE GREAT AT D&B IF: You love working in a high-volume fast paced dining restaurant serving fabulous food & refreshing drinks in hip and cool surroundings! Providing great service with fun teammates gets you charged! You guide our guests through our F&B menu to tantalize their taste buds and satisfy their hunger! You have a flair for upselling and sugge...
Part Time Emeritus at River Oaks - 925 South River Rd, Englewood, FL 34223 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meeting a...
Full Time Brookdale Prospect Heights - 700 E. Euclid Ave, Prospect Heights, IL 60070 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also...
Alexander's Restaurant is looking for Seasonal Help for night shift: - Experienced Salad Department - Host/Hostess - Wait Staff Computer skills a must. Apply Within at: 4077 Tamiami Trail North, Suite D101 Naples, FL 34103 Posting provided by:...
Marco Prime Steaks and Seafood Currently accepting applications for the following positions: - Line Cooks $15.00 to $18.00 per hour depending upon experience - Wait Staff - Hostesses - Bussers - Food Runners Apply in person at: Marco Prime 599 South Collier Blvd., Ste 304 Marco Island, FL 34145 Posting provided by:...
Part Time Emeritus at Port Orange - 1675 Dunlawton Ave, Port Orange, FL 32127 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meetin...

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Hospitality Career Tools

Server/Waitstaff

Salaries

$7,072.00 - $31,616.00
Typical Salary for Server/Waitstaff
(949 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
36.2%
Some College Coursework Completed
31.1%
High School
17.4%
Associates
9.2%
(879 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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