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.

How did you feel after you were bypassed in the last job interview? What did you do?

Sometimes you have to take a stand regarding the future of products or services. Have you ever been in a situation in which you had to discontinue or redirect products or services? What did you do?

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Bonus Questions

  • What do you know about this company?
  • What equipment have you been trained to operate? How proficient are you?
  • Many people treat sick days as additional vacation days. How have you used them in the past? What is your company's sick day policy?

Daily Interview Tip

At the start of the interview you should smile at and maintain good eye contact with the interviewer. Try to relax without perching on the edge of your chair, but don't slouch either. To find out more about the job ask the interviewer about the person you would be working for. Their history with the employer and their background. Study the organization