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Waiter and Waitress Interview Questions

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If a customer gives you a 25 cent tip, what do you do?

Waiter and Waitress Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    If a customer gives you a 25 cent tip, what do you do?

  2. 2.

    Are you used to serving meals in a heavy volume environment?

  3. 3.

    What was your worst experience with a customer at your last serving job?

  4. 4.

    If a customer asks you to pick a meal, what will you suggest?

  5. 5.

    How long will it take you to memorize our menu?

  6. 6.

    Are you currently in school?

  7. 7.

    What are your go to wines, that you recommend when asked?

  8. 8.

    Do you have any restaurant server experience?

  9. 9.

    Are you in this to make money or do you enjoy socializing?

  10. 10.

    We require you to come in an hour before busy time, and stay an hour after we close to clean, is that okay?

  11. 11.

    What techniques do you use to upsell?

  12. 12.

    Have you eaten at our restaurant before?

  13. 13.

    What previous jobs have you held?

  14. 14.

    Your car breaks down on the way to work, what would you do?

  15. 15.

    How can I trust you?

  16. 16.

    Why did you leave your last serving job?

  17. 17.

    Why do you want to work as a waiter/waitress?

  18. 18.

    How often do you miss shifts?

  19. 19.

    Would you say you are a people person?

  20. 20.

    Tell me about yourself.

  21. 21.

    What is your favorite item on our menu?

  22. 22.

    How is your personality towards customers during slow times? Do you consider yourself pretty friendly?

  23. 23.

    If I called your previous restaurant, what would they say about you?

  24. 24.

    Have you ever skipped work at your previous employment?

  25. 25.

    Have you ever had difficulty with a kitchen member? How did you work out the problem?