7.02 Service Sequence 21p | Restaurants | Drink

Food & Beverage Manual Service sequence in the restaurant

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. First impression Greeting and welcoming the guest to the table Leading the guest to the table and seating the guest Serve water and cold or hot towel Present drink list and suggest beverage special or wine by the glass Take drink order Present menu recommend and take order for food and wine by the bottle Serve drink or wine by the glass Open and serve a bottle of red wine Serve bread and butter / dip selection ( for western food only ) Serve starter, wish to enjoy their meal, check ashtray, bread basket & drink Serving and clearing main course, placing toothpicks How to crumb down table Taking coffee and tea order, suggesting liqueur Adjusting covers Follow-up and observation Up-selling technique Billing and payment Complaint handling Farewell and departure

1. First impression
1. Observe guests reaction to both music and light and adjust as required. 2. The restaurant team will do their utmost to ensure that everything feels, scents, tastes and is aesthetically pleasing at all times. 3. There is always a hostess, restaurant manger or member of the staff at the entrance of the restaurant. 4. The reservation desk is well organized. 5. The uniform is neat, clean, well pressed, without stains or tears. 6. The entrance and surroundings are clean and tidy. 7. All staff are aware of the operational, opening and closing hours. 8. The restaurant is clean, i. e. floors and walls. 9. Windows are free of marks and finger prints. 10. Furniture is in good condition. 11. Plants and flowers are well maintained, fresh without dusty or dead leaves 12. A selection of daily local & international newspapers are on display. 13. Air condition and fans are on appropriate temperature level.


Task no: 1


2. Greeting and welcoming the guest to the table
1. Welcome the guest at the restaurant, smile and wai.

“Good morning, sir/madam (name) Did you sleep well ( breakfast) Are you having a good day, sir/madam (lunch) Did you have a good day, sir/madam ( dinner) “ “ Do you have a reservation, sir/madam ? How many people in your party? Would you prefer to sit on the terrace or inside? Would you like a table in the smoking or non-smoking area? “ “ Follow me please, sir/madam. What are your plans for today? Did you have a nice excursion to ...... etc? “ “ This is the breakfast menu sir/madam, or would you like to take from the buffet. “ “ Excuse me sir/madam, would you like to have coffee or tea? “ “ Enjoy your breakfast, sir/madam ! “ Enjoy your lunch/dinner sir/madam !”

2. Ask for reservation and details ( take for dinner reservation only )

3. Lead the guest to the table & make some small gestures at the same time. 4. Offer the menu to the guest.

5. Ask the guest for coffee or tea. 6. Wish the guest a nice meal.

7. In case the guest is from outside, a long bill has to be made and the cashier to be informed.

Task no. 2

Welcoming the guest

3. Leading the guest to the table and seating the guest

1. Invite the guest to follow you to the table

“ This way please, sir/madam “.

2. Walk to the table Do not walk to fast & do some small talk while approaching the table. 3. Pull the chair with both hands and offer the seat ALWAYS LADIES FIRST 4. Unfold the napkin in a triangle and put on guest lap from any side of the guest.

“ Did you have a nice flight, did you have a nice day sir/madam?” “ Is it your first time you stay with us, sir/madam?" “ Your seat madam! “ “ Have a seat please!” “ Excuse me madam” “ Thank you very much ( after placing the napkin on guest’s lap )

Task No. 3

Lead the guest to the table and seat the guest

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