The Importance Of Becoming A Good Server Essay

720 Words Oct 5th, 2016 3 Pages
Serving in a restaurant, or any type of food chain isn’t easy. Some people know what it’s like, many others don’t. I want to explain to you the ways to becoming a good ‘sever’, in other words, so you know what it’s like. This will also be helpful to anyone who wants to know how to become a good server. If you are a one yourself, you know the in’s and out’s of it all. You also know that the only money we make it from our tips, so you better do the best job you can. That is what i’m here for.
To start off, when you get to your job that you are working at you should have a section in which theres however many tables you have that night. Those are YOUR tables. Let’s say two people walk in and you get sat with them, what is the first thing you do? Well, greet. You have 30 -45 seconds to go up to them. Once you go up and say hello, usually ask “How are you?” and let them know your name. Tell them the specials that you have going on and ask what they would like to drink. If you serve alcoholic beverages I would consider you suggesting them first. After they tell you what they want, go get it and bring it back to them.
This brings us to step two. It’s pretty simple actually. Ask the customers if they would like to start with an appetizer because some people like to eat while they wait for their entrees to come out. Depending on if they say yes or no tells us how to move on. If they say yes, write down what they want and go to the computer and put that in. Then wait a couples…

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