Restaurant Server

Iowa City, IA
Wilson's Ciderhouse

Summary of Position

Provide friendly, timely, responsive, welcoming service to create an exceptional dining experience for all of our guests. A server’s primary goal is to show our guests a unique and excellent experience to ensure their return.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Be able to explain the cidery's concept and practices to customers.
  • Maintain a constant understanding of the most up to date food and beverage menus as well as any and all specials.
  • Welcome and greet guests promptly upon their arrival.
  • Inform guests of specials and pertinent menu changes.
  • Be able to make informed recommendations when needed.
  • Record all orders accurately and immediately in the POS after their receipt.
  • Run food and beverages regardless as to whether they belong to your personal table or not.
  • Monitor guests throughout the meal, check in frequently (but not too frequently), respond promptly and courteously to any requests.
  • Prepare guest checks, accept payment, process credit cards and charges and get change if applicable.
  • Thank guests for their visit and invite them to return.
  • Be ready and willing to assist fellow servers, bartenders, hosts, bussers, etc. as situations arise.


  • Thoroughly complete daily stocking
  • Keep clutter down in the server station and maintain a clean, attractive, and efficient work space.
  • Assist in restocking and replenishment of dry goods, coffee, etc.
  • Perform opening and closing duties thoroughly and efficiently before and after service.
  • Complete side work before/after service as time allows.

Coordinate with Other Servers to:

  • Complete weekly cleaning duties
  • Ensure teamwork is of the utmost priority.


  • Report all equipment problems and bar maintenance issues to the restaurant manager.
  • Be prepared to fill in where needed to ensure smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant i.e., bussing tables, answering the phone, greeting guests at the door, etc.

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