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Sample Application Letter for Waitress Post in a Restaurant

The job of a waitress is not just taking an order from the customer and serving them food, it is a versatile job with different duties and responsibilities.

application letter for the post of a waitress in a restaurant
A waitress is expected to welcome the customers, offer them seats at available tables, take orders from them, convey their orders to the kitchen effectively, memorize the menu to suggest special dishes and help the customer to order, recommend desserts and appetizers to upsell, offer drinks of their choice, and likewise.

In order to get a waitress job, one should preferably check different job portals and newspaper classifieds to see available vacant posts. One could also directly approach the restaurant of their choice to know if there is any vacancy.

Here is an example of a cover letter while applying for the position of a waitress. Modify it appropriately with your details.


Date: ________

The Manager
__________ Restaurant & Bar

Sub.: Application for the post of a waitress.

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am applying in response to a job opening for the position of a waitress in __________ Restaurant & Bar, which was listed at _____ job portal/ newspaper classified section.

I have ___ years of experience providing service in ___ restaurant and bars. My previous employers have appreciated my ability to serve customers appropriately in a high-pressure environment. I truly enjoy my work, and try my best to impress the patrons with my hospitality skills.

Maintaining good hygiene at the table for the customers has always been my priority. I also work hard to communicate effectively with the cooks to serve the customers better. I am a team player. I like to keep good relations with other staff for the overall growth of the business.

I am enclosing herewith my resume for your perusal. With my knowledge and experience, I believe I will fit best for the vacant position. I will also be applying my knowledge on food and beverages to strengthen your business.

Thank you for your time and consideration. Looking forward to hearing from you soon.

Yours sincerely,

(Name of the Person)

Enclosure: Resume