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1. Are you in this to make money or do you enjoy socializing?
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  1. Are you in this to make money or do you enjoy socializing?
  2. What are your go to wines, that you recommend when asked?
  3. What techniques do you use to upsell?
  4. Your car breaks down on the way to work, what would you do?
  5. How can I trust you?
  6. Why did you leave your last serving job?
  7. Are you used to serving meals in a heavy volume environment?
  8. If a customer gives you a 25 cent tip, what do you do?
  9. How long will it take you to memorize our menu?
  10. Have you eaten at our restaurant before?
  11. We require you to come in an hour before busy time, and stay an hour after we close to clean, is that okay?
  12. Why do you want to work as a waiter/waitress?
  13. How often do you miss shifts?
  14. If a customer asks you to pick a meal, what will you suggest?
  15. Would you say you are a people person?
  16. Do you have any restaurant server experience?
  17. Tell me about yourself.
  18. What is your favorite item on our menu?
  19. How is your personality towards customers during slow times? Do you consider yourself pretty friendly?
  20. What previous jobs have you held?
  21. What was your worst experience with a customer at your last serving job?
  22. If I called your previous restaurant, what would they say about you?
  23. Are you currently in school?
  24. Have you ever skipped work at your previous employment?
  25. Have you ever had difficulty with a kitchen member? How did you work out the problem?
Waiter and Waitress Information
August 18th, 2017

Waiting staff, wait staff, or waitstaff are those who work at a restaurant or a bar attending customers ? supplying them with food and drink as requested. Traditionally, a male waiting tables is called a "waiter" and a female a "waitress" with the gender-neutral version being a "server".
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