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Waitress or Waiter

The Bay Tree
Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland
€10.20 to € 11 per hour
July 20, 2021


We are looking for a skilled Waiter or Waitress to take orders and deliver food and beverages to our customers.

The right Waiter/Waitress uplifts the dining experience for customers. We are looking for someone who will have the patience, personality and perseverance to thrive in this role.

Responsibilities for Waiter:

Provide excellent customer service for each guest entering the restaurant.

Ensure a clean environment and that tables are properly arranged.

Awareness of which items are solid out or unavailable daily.

Actively maintain a clean dining space for guests by clearing away empty glassware.

Deliver all food items to guests in the correct order and to the appropriate customer.

Check in with customers periodically to ensure a positive experience for guests.

Greet and welcome customers as they enter the restaurant and encourage guests to return soon.

Present menu to visitors and suggest daily specials.

Qualifications for Waiter:

Must be of legal age to serve alcoholic beverages to customers.

Attention to detail is essential for taking orders correctly.

Ability to spend an extended period working in a standing position.

Basic math skills are needed to accurately close out transactions and provide change to customers.

Ability to multitask the needs of several tables at once is mandatory.

Previous experience working in the food-service industry is preferred.

A detailed understanding of the menu and the ability to correctly answer customer questions is needed.

Ability to work in a group to support an excellent experience for all guests.