Busser Jobs in Los Angeles
Los Angeles hosts millions of guests per year who come for fun in the sun, the fabulous weather, the beaches, the attractions and a chance to see what goes on in the film an TV industry. The food scene is so diverse, offering everything from high-end fine dining to food trucks and diners. All those venues need to find the best busperson candidates to join their teams. Hcareers is the place to go to find your best busser jobs in Los Angeles.
In the LA area, bussers can expect to make between $13.25 - $15.00/hour depending on the type of restaurant. In some cases, bussers share tips with wait staff and bartenders in a “tip share” fund. Most restaurant bussers are expected to work weekends, evenings and holidays as well as morning, afternoon and evening shifts. California leads the nation for the highest employment in this occupation.
Employers include exclusive fine dining, casual and specialty ethnic food venues, private clubs, hotel restaurants, resorts, amusement parks and private parties. Food bussers also work large public events, food and wine festivals, conventions, movie premiers, red carpets, award shows and other film/TV occasions.
Employers are looking for experienced bussers, but it’s not always required. Many are willing to train. The skills required are:
- Prepare dining areas before guests are seated
- Decorate tables with candles, napkins, linens and flowers
- Place all tableware and condiments on the table
- Serve water and welcome snacks, like breadsticks
- Refill beverages as needed
- Remove dirty dishes and utensils, replace as needed
- Clean and reset tables for the next guest
- Maintain health and safety regulations
- Be flexible with shifts and willing to work weekends and holidays
As a busperson, you may decide to continue your career in food service by joining the server, kitchen staff, or becoming a bartender. You will likely need additional education and training if you’d eventually like to become a chef, a sommelier or a food and beverage manager.
Hcareers is the place to look for current openings for busperson positions in the Los Angeles and surrounding area. Take a look and get started today.