How to Hire a Banquet Server

Does your growing business need a banquet server? A banquet server works in the food service industry to help prepare and serve food for events.

Here are some tips to help you find great banquet server candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $11.74 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.25$21.75 hourly
  • Find more information on Indeed Salary

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Banquet Server?

Hiring a banquet server is an important part of a venue that hosts large catered parties. They make guests feel comfortable and welcomed and take their food and drink orders. A banquet server enables other members of the food staff to focus on their tasks and provide the best possible experience for guests.

• Help serving food for large parties
• Specific attention to buffets and presentation of food

Skills to look for in a great Banquet Server

A great banquet server candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Knowledge of food safety
• Prior experience in the food industry
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment
• Clean appearance
• Organizational skills
• Detail oriented

Writing a Banquet Server job description

A thoughtful description is important for finding qualified banquet server candidates. A banquet server job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for banquet server jobs, such as:

• Banquet Food Server
• Server
• Banquet Server Assistant

Interviewing Banquet Server candidates

Strong candidates for banquet server positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Food safety knowledge
• Serving experience
• Food presentation

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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