Server Jobs in Dallas
Dallas is a vibrant city with more restaurants per capita than New York City and cuisines from all over the world. It’s a major transportation hub, has tons of shopping and is home to a list of movies and TV series filmed throughout the city. It has an exciting music scene and the largest urban arts district in the U.S., drawing millions of visitors every year. To become part of the action, check out the current listings on Hcareers to see what openings might work for you.
With a large number of eating establishments in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, there is always a demand for servers, who can expect to make $12.42 - $13.60/hour plus tips, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Texas ranks second behind California as the state with the highest employment level for servers with Dallas ranking 4th for metropolitan areas.
Employers include all types of restaurants, from high-end, fine dining to hidden treasures in local neighborhoods, hotels, country clubs, convention centers, retirement communities, sports venues (Dallas Cowboys!), caterers and banquet venues.
Hiring managers are seeking candidates as restaurant servers and cocktail servers who demonstrate superior customer service such as:
- Providing an elevated dining experience for the customer
- Being patient and diligent in delivering the best service
- Being a capable team player with the kitchen staff
- Taking accurate orders
- Being able to up-sell additional options when you can
- Showing flexibility with your work schedule
Once you’ve gained experience and are ready to take on more responsibility, your career can take a variety of paths, depending on what you like best about your job. You can move into serving at higher-end restaurants where you’ll learn a more formal style of service called “silver service.” You can expect to make significantly more money in tips at this level... or, learn a lot more about wines and train to become a Sommelier, a food service manager or work your way up to assistant general manager.
Hcareers is your source for current openings as a food and beverage server or cocktail servers in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Start your search today.