Restaurant Server (At A Bar) Sample Job Interview Questions

Server (At A Bar) Sample Job Interview Questions


Here are sample Server (At A Bar) job interview questions designed specifically for the Restaurant Server career field.

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how have you prepared yourself for this job as Server (At A Bar) for our company?

What experience working in bars?

In this setting, it is not uncommon to be propositioned romantically or hit on. I would like to see how you handle such a situation. Let’s role play a scenario where I am a drunk patron asking you out on a date.

It’s common for meetings to get off track. Describe a time when you were leading a meeting and this happened. What did you do?

This job requires you to work nights and weekends. Can you meet this requirement?

What types of proposals have you written? Tell me about one of these proposals.

How have you changed the job as a Server Bar since coming to your present employer? Why and how did you make these changes?

Sometimes people don’t respond well to a performance improvement discussion. Could you give an example of a discussion as a Server Bar that didn’t turn out as you had planned. What happened?

What bar operations haven’t you done/can’t you do? Why? Give an example.

How did you decide which clients to see last week? Explain.

Tell me about a time when you had to give someone difficult feedback. How did you handle it?

What irritates you about co-workers?

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Bonus Questions

  • What honors or awards have you received? How did you earn them? How many others received the honor?
  • What techniques have you found most useful in training and developing subordinates? Give an example.
  • What are the major training and development needs of the people in your department? How did you identity these needs? What have you done to address them?

Daily Interview Tip

It will really help if you can find a trusted friend to ask you the interview questions for practice - it might feel a bit strange at first, but the experience of speaking your words publicly should give you more confidence. It's easy to be nervous in your job interview so listen closely to the questions so you can answer them accurately. If asked, "What are your long-term goals or career plans?". Tell the interviewer your plans and show them you are ambitious. Describe specific goals that you have set for yourself.