Formal Waiter/Waitress

Serve meals to patrons.

What does a Formal Waiter/Waitress do?

Serves meals to patrons according to established rules of etiquette, working in formal setting: Presents menu to diner, suggesting dinner courses, appropriate wines, and answering questions regarding food preparation. Writes order on check or memorizes it. Relays order to kitchen and serves courses from kitchen and service bars. Garnishes and decorates dishes preparatory to serving. Serves patrons from chafing dish at table. Observes diners to respond to any additional requests and to determine when meal has been completed. Totals bill and accepts payment or refers patron to CASHIER II 211.462-010. May carve meats, bone fish and fowl, and prepare flaming dishes and desserts at patron’s table. May be designated Waiter/Waitress, Banquet when serving at banquets.