1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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6323-11 General Waiter

Serves food and beverages in dining establishments.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • sets and arranges tables
  • presents menus to patrons and advises customers on menu items, food preparation and service
  • takes orders and relays them to kitchen or bar staff
  • garnishes dishes and carves meat
  • serves food and beverages
  • presents bills to patrons and accepts payment
  • clears tables and returns dishes and cutlery to kitchens
  • discusses orders with kitchen staff
  • collects payments for sales and operates point of sale machines and cash registers
  • takes drink orders and obtains drinks from bar attendants
  • provides advice to customers on wines, opens bottles and pours wines

Formal Service Waiter
Silver Service Waiter

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