Busser Job Description

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The Busser plays a critical role in assisting servers in providing exceptional service to guests. S/He assists with clearing and resetting tables, refilling water, serving tea, and restocking clean plates, silverware, and glassware ensuring the guests feel welcome and taken care of, wowing them with exceptional services, and ensuring the smooth turnover of tables.

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Job summary 2

A Busser ensures guests are seated at a clean and properly set table within the shortest possible time. Bussers maintain the cleanliness of the restroom, perimeter of the building, and parking lot. They also work with Servers and Hosts/Hostesses to ensure guests receive excellent service.

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The ideal Busser is an individual who is punctual, attentive to detail, reliable, and above all - friendly. Table availability in our restaurant is key to our continuing success. The Busser sets and resets dining room tables to maximize prompt table availability for our guests. He/She removes plates, glassware, and silverware when guests have completed their meal and quickly and efficiently re-sets/re-stocks the table for new guests. During his/her duties, the Busser is polite and happy to provide outstanding service to all of our guests.

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Job summary 4

The Busser is responsible for cleaning and re-setting tables, assisting guests, and providing excellent customer service.

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Job summary 5

The Busser's primary responsibility is to ensure guest delight by providing an exceptional experience that makes our guests want to return again and again. Their energy is up and out. Basic duties are to bus and reset tables, take bus tubs and glass racks to the dish room, pre-bus tables, and re-stock glasses.

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Bussers also referred to as dining room attendants or bartender helpers, help out the wait staff and bartenders at restaurants and other places that serve food. Busser's clean tables, take plates, utensils, and drinkware to the kitchen to be washed, make sure diners' water glasses are full, and reset tables for the next service. Bussers might help waiters and waitresses bring food out to a table, and restock utensils, napkins, and other dining room needs. Bussers aren't the front line of food service, but customer attentiveness and a neat appearance are still necessary. Bussers make sure waiters and waitresses can focus on the diners and make sure that food comes out speedily.

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As a Busser, you'll be responsible for clearing and setting restaurant tables, stocking all service stations, and assisting with the cleaning and sanitization of dishes. You'll ensure to provide excellent customer service, attention to detail, and the desire to create a welcoming environment.

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Job summary 8

The Busser helps provide exceptional dining service to customers in a timely, courteous, efficient, and accurate manner. He or she sets and resets dining room tables to maximize prompt table availability for our customers, removes plates, glassware, and silverware when customers are finished with them, and quickly and efficiently restocks dishes and glassware. In addition, the Busser helps with other tasks including washing dishes, cleaning, and emptying trash, and maintaining restrooms. The Busser is polite and friendly to guests, waits for staff, and management, and must follow proper sanitation standards and keep his or her workstation clean and sanitary at all times.

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Job summary 9

Bussers are responsible for ensuring a clean environment for guests and team members. Responsible for bussing tables, maintaining floor cleanliness throughout the dining room, ensuring clean and sanitary restrooms throughout the shift, and supporting the service team members in helping to provide “Outrageous” guest service. Bussers should have the ability to work positively in a highly paced, team environment.

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Bussers are responsible for maintaining the appearance of their assigned work area and station by cleaning, stocking, and organizing. Bussers are also responsible for delivering and expediting food orders and condiments to guests in various food venues as necessary.

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Frequently asked questions

What does a busser do?

A busser is responsible for assisting with the setup, clearing, and cleaning of tables in a restaurant or other dining establishment. Some of the key duties of a busser may include:

Clearing tables of dishes, glassware, and other items after customers have finished their meals

Resetting tables with clean plates, silverware, and glassware for new customers

Assisting servers with delivering food and drinks to customers as needed

Cleaning and sanitizing tables, chairs, and other surfaces in the dining area

Helping to maintain a clean and organized dining area by sweeping floors, emptying trash cans, and restocking supplies as needed

Communicating with servers and other restaurant staff to ensure that customers have a positive dining experience.

What skills does a busser need?

Some of the key skills required for a busser may include:

Physical stamina: A busser should have the physical stamina to stand and walk for long periods, lift heavy items, and perform repetitive tasks.

Attention to detail: A busser should have excellent attention to detail to ensure that tables are set up and cleared correctly and that the dining area is clean and organized.

Communication skills: A busser should be able to communicate effectively with servers and other restaurant staff to ensure that customer needs are met.

Time management skills: A busser should be able to prioritize tasks and manage their time effectively to ensure that tables are cleared and reset promptly.

Customer service skills: A busser should be able to interact with customers in a friendly and professional manner to ensure that they have a positive dining experience.

Teamwork: A busser should be able to work effectively as part of a team to ensure that the dining area is clean, organized, and ready for customers.

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