Waiters and Waitresses

Waiters and waitresses serve food and beverages in hotels, clubs, restaurants and other establishments.

Entry Reqirements

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Typical Tasks

  • Presents bill and accepts payment at end of the meal.
  • Serves food and drinks.
  • Takes down orders for food and/or drinks and passes order to kitchen and/or bar.
  • Presents menus and wine lists to patrons and may describe dishes and advise on selection of food or wines.
  • Sets tables with clean linen, cutlery, crockery and glassware.

Desired Skills

Speaking, Critical Thinking, Learning Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Active Learning, Active Listening, Writing, Mathematics, Monitoring, Science

You can download our course guide