Server Jobs in San Francisco
San Francisco is a unique city that draws visitors from all over the world for its scenic beauty, glorious climate, summer street fairs, fabulous food and proximity to Napa Valley. It’s no wonder food and beverage server jobs in San Francisco are in high demand for restaurants and cocktail bars. Check out the current listings on Hcareers to see what server jobs might work for you.
The Bay area consists of San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose and Berkeley, to name a few of the cities where servers are in demand. Food and beverage servers can expect to make about $12.15 - $14.60/hour (along with tips) according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. San Francisco currently ranks 6th on the list of top-paying metropolitan areas for servers. This is an expensive area to live, so there is strong competition for the best paying jobs.
Employers include over 3000 restaurants, from Michelin-starred to inexpensive hidden treasures, hotels, bars, convention centers, museums, retirement communities, banquets and private parties.
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
Having gained experience as a server in the San Francisco Bay Area, your career can take a variety of paths,
Depending on what you like best about your job. You can continue serving in higher-end restaurants where you’ll learn a more formal style of service called “silver service” where you can expect to make significantly more money in tips. Or, consider learning about wine and becoming 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 San Francisco area. Start your search today!