9273- WAITERS AND WAITRESSES
WAITERS AND WAITRESSES
Head waiter,Silver service waiter,Steward (catering),Waiter,Waitress
Waiters and waitresses serve food and beverages in hotels, clubs, restaurants and other establishments.
There are no formal academic entry requirements, though some employers may require GCSEs/S grades. Training is typically provided on-the-job. NVQs/SVQs in relevant areas are available at Levels 1 and 2.
Refer The S/NVQ framework for more details
The simplified NS-SEC analytic class for this code is 7
The simplified NS-SEC operational category for this code is 13.1
Refer The National Statistics Socio-economic Classification for more details
- sets tables with clean linen, cutlery, crockery and glassware;
- presents menus and wine lists to patrons and may describe dishes and advise on selection of food or wines;
- takes down orders for food and/or drinks and passes order to kitchen and/or bar;
- serves food and drinks;
- presents bill and accepts payment at end of the meal.