The job of a waiter or waitress is to provide excellent wait services to ensure satisfaction. They take customer orders and delivering food and beverages. Also, they make menu recommendations, answering questions and sharing additional information with restaurants patrons.

Career Options

  • - Bartender - Cashier - Flight attendant - Food and beverage serving - Food service manager - Retail sales workers

Educational Qualifications

  • - High school - On the job training

Personal Skills

  • - Communication skills - Customer-service skills - Detail oriented - Physical stamina - Physical strength

Courses to be pursued

  • Skill certification in food and beverage

Top Colleges

  • Institute of Hotel Management Address: Pusa, Library Avenue, Delhi 110012 Phone: 011 2584 1411 Webite: http://www.dihm.net/
  • Institute of Hotel Management Address: Veer Savarkar Marg, Dadar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400028 Phone: 022 2445 7241 Website: http://www.ihmctan.edu/

Working Conditions

Waiter and waitress may work Part time, some on evenings, some in the morning and some at holidays. Whereas some work full-time in particular shifts.

Top Companies

  • The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel Address: Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001 Phone: 022 6665 3366 Website: https://taj.tajhotels.com/en-in/taj-mahal-palace-mumbai/
  • The Oberoi Address: M G Road, 37-39, MG Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001 Contact No.: 080 2558 5858 Website: https://www.oberoihotels.com

Successful Persons

Akshay Kumar

The well known actor of Bollywood who is also a Martial artist has worked as a chef and waiter in his early career.

Lindsey Vuolo

She is an American glamour model. Earlier to her modelling, Vuolo had worked as a cocktail waitress to pay for her college fees.

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