Waitress Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Hospitality & Catering

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Waitress Skills List in Hospitality & Catering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Waitress role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Waitress job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 75% of Waitress job descriptions contained waitress as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

waitress
75%
waiter
65%
events
56%
full time
56%
immediate start
56%
breakfast
50%
catering
40%
banqueting
35%
food runner
35%
kitchen
35%
server
35%
part time
30%
customer service
20%
waiting
15%
catering assistant
15%
silver service
15%
bartender
10%
bar
10%
drinks
10%
tables
10%
waitressing
10%
hospitality
10%
luxury
5%
front of house
5%
restaurant
5%
beverage
5%
closing
5%
desire
5%
hygiene
5%
bar work
5%
italian
5%
contract
5%
bar job
5%
morning
5%
food hygiene
5%
temporary
5%
food service
5%
weekend
5%
hotels
5%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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