Being a waiter or waitress is hard work! I know because I used to be one. The job can be especially hard on the weekends when people are waiting for seats and your tables are sometimes double or triple seated (meaning two or three different tables are sat in your section at the same time). Double or triple seating means all the tables will want to order at the same time and their food will be ready at the same time.
The one benefit of the job is that your shift goes by quickly, and if you can earn some good tips, well, that is another bonus.
As a server, you likely make minimum wage or below, so those tips are important. Here are some strategies to increase the tips you make:
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