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.

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the burden of job responsibilities? Explain.

What are your goals?

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Bonus Questions


  • Describe a situation in which you negotiated price/terms/delivery with a difficult customer. What happened?
  • Do you know anyone who works for us?
  • Describe a difficult experience at work and how you handled it.

Daily Interview Tip

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