Becoming a waiter is quite difficult. Becoming a good waiter is even a lot harder. Customers are the name of the game, but they are also the downfall. You have good ones that treat you nice and tip well all the way to the bossy ones that want something for free then stiff you. Turning out to be that good waitress requires mastering your daily chores, dealing with customers, and accomplishing multiple tasks at one time. Your main goal is to gain the customers respect.
A career as a waiter has its benefits: You can mane tons of money on tips, your schedules can be flexible, allowing you to attack other projects, and you get the chance to talk to people all day long. Landing all of these benefits is not easy. To get the job, the flexible schedules, and the high tips, you need to be good at it, and being a good waiter can be incredibly tough. So before tying those aprons, you might want to look into some tips and listen to some stories to help for your journey into the hospitality industry.
Not only does a career as a waiter have its perks, but it also has its downfalls. Being a waiter is work. You will be on your feet for hours, carrying heavy items, and managing many requests at once. While doing all of this, you need to have a smile on your face as if you are happy doing it. This is not a good job for people with high-strung personalities. You have to be able to multi-task. As you walk down as aisle of tables, people will be calling out for more coffee, a clean spoon, pepper, ketchup, a toothpick,
and the tail of a Brazilian Mooney bird. You have to be able to remember and accomplish these tiny things without getting panicked or stressed out. You may have to memorize the menu and prices too, as well as daily specials.
You should master your list of daily chores as soon as possible for two reasons. The first reason is that your chores will be relatively easy to do - albeit gross