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Waiter

Also known as Food and Beverage Attendant.

Serves food and beverages in a hotel, restaurant, club or dining establishment.


Tasks Include:


  • setting and arranging tables
  • greeting customers and presenting them with menus and beverage lists
  • taking orders and relaying them to kitchen and bar staff
  • serving food and beverages
  • opening bottles and pouring beverages
  • clearing tables and returning dishes and cutlery to kitchen
  • removing empty bottles and used glasses from tables, and refilling and replacing glasses
  • collecting payments for sales and operating point of sales machines and cash registers
Specialisations
  • Drink Waiter
  • Formal Service Waiter
  • Silver Service Waiter
  • Sommelier
  • Wine Steward
Job prospects for Waiters in Victoria

Occupation in the Waiters group include Waiter

Employment prospects
There are currently 34,000 Waiters in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are strong.

Average weekly wage
$989.20

Hourly earnings
$22.90

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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