Recruitment / Consulting

Waiter / Waitress Job at the Workplace Centre Limited

The Workplace Centre Limited – We are a World Class Skills Development and HR / ICT Consulting Services organisation that adds significant value to our clients and society.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Waiter / Waitress

Location: Lagos
Department / Unit: Operations / Restaurant & Bar
Reporting Relationship: Food & Beverage Supervisor


Minimum Qualification and Experience

  • Ordinary National Diploma (OND)
  • Work Experience 3 – 5 years’ experience in similar position

Job Skills:

  • A high level of personal cleanliness and well presented.
  • Able to talk to others politely and convey information effectively.
  • Be a good listener by giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Good memory and able to handle money.
  • Punctuality and prepared to work weekends and evenings when necessary.
  • Active, friendly, efficient and speedy.
  • Able to work as part of a team and enjoy working with people.
  • Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
  • Ability to being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.
  • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Performance Indicators / Measurement Criteria:

  • Speed of response to orders and requests.

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Stock service areas with supplies such as coffee, food, tableware and linens.
  • Prepare tables for meals, including set up items such as linen, silverware and glassware.
  • Garnish and decorate dishes in preparation for serving.
  • Fill salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiment, and napkin containers.
  • Prepare hot, cold, and mixed drinks for customers and chill bottle of wine.
  • Greeting guests (with eye contact and smile) & escort guests to their tables.
  • Present Menu and Wine list to the guests and answer questions about menu / wine items or making recommendations.
  • Taking and serving food and drink orders.
  • Serve food and drink efficiently & professionally.
  • Bring wine selections to tables with appropriate wine glasses & pour the wine for customers.
  • Write customers food orders on order slips, memorize orders, or enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staff.
  • Check with guests / customers to ensure they are enjoying their meals & taking actions to correct any problems.
  • Remove dishes (gentlemen first!) and glasses from the table for cleaning.
  • Inform customers of Daily Specials such as brewing coffee, salads, appetizer, and portioning desserts for the day.
  • Ensure bills for services provided are corrected before being presented to guests.
  • Inform management of any problems and / or suggestions raised by guests & members alike.

Deadline: Friday, 28th February, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume with “Inventory / Cost Controller” as subject of the email to:

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