Server/Waiter/Waitress (Fine Dining)

What Does A Server/Waiter/Waitress (Fine Dining) Do?

A restaurant server takes orders and delivers food and beverage items to customers. Anne, the server featured in the video, works in a fine dining establishment. Salaries listed are hourly rates of pay, and these will generally increase in more expensive restaurants.

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How Do I Become A Server/Waiter/Waitress (Fine Dining)?

There is no strict educational requirement to obtain this position. Fine dining establishments may require more experience and educational preparation.

What is the Average Salary For A Server/Waiter/Waitress (Fine Dining)?

These numbers vary widely, depending on the location and type of restaurant:

High – 18.oo/hour
Median – 10.00/hour
Low – 8.00/hour

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Server/Waiter/Waitress (Fine Dining)?

  • English – As much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Math
  • Culinary Arts
  • Psychology

What Is The Work Environment For A Server/Waiter/Waitress (Fine Dining)?

Servers work in restaurants and any other establishments that serve food and beverages. This work may require night, weekend, and holiday work as well and spending a lot of time standing. In addition, many people in these positions only work part-time.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Server/Waiter/Waitress (Fine Dining)?

The job outlook for this position looks very good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada