Server positions are common in hospitality settings such as restaurants, food corners, banquets, fine dinings, bars, and ice cream parlors.

A cover letter for a server resume is your brief introduction to the prospective employer. It must highlight why you want to work for a specific employer and how you would be a good fit to their specific requirements. It should be written specifically to grab the hiring manager’s attention and encourage them to call you for an interview.

The following cover letter samples for server job will provide you with a good start in your job application process.

See also: Restaurant Server Cover Letter

Server Cover Letter Sample 1


36 New Street
Toronto, ON C9E 3B5

January 11, 2016

Mr. John Doe
HR Manager
Toronto City Restaurant
32 Wall Street
Toronto, ON N5U 5M7


Dear Mr. Doe:

I am very enthusiastic to pursue my career in the hospitality industry, specifically working as a server for Toronto City Restaurant due to its good repute. Through this opportunity I will be able to make the most of my skills and experience to provide exceptional services to your guests.

As you will note in the enclosed resume, I have extensive experience in greeting and seating guests, presenting menus, taking and relaying orders and continually monitoring the needs of patrons. Besides, I am adept at delivering meals, drinks and desserts to patrons in a specialized, appropriate and gracious manner. Furthermore, I am skilled in ensuring safety regulations are maintained and maximum standards of hospitality are met.

I’m certain that these are the types of skills and abilities you are seeking in a Restaurant Server. I’d like very much to meet with you to talk further about my skills and experience in relation to your needs. I will contact your office after 6 days to follow-up and find the appropriateness of an Interview. In the interim, I can be reached at (000) 912-9129.

Thank you for your time and consideration.



Anna Wright



Server Cover Letter Sample 2


Sarah Julian

68 Unicorn Blvd • Brooklyn, NY 67009 • (004) 555- 3333 • sarah @ email . com

January 11, 2016

Mr. Francis Gregory
HR Manager
The Capital Grill
53 North West Ave
Brooklyn, NY 67009


Dear Mr. Gregory:

Greeting guests, taking and delivering orders and collaborating with food service crew to meet and exceed the guest’s expectations are my areas of expertise. Owing to my exceptional hospitality acumen, I would like to be considered for Server position at The Capital Grill.

Some of my major strengths include:

• Track record of providing friendly and attentive service to guests in a courteous manner
• Adept at taking instructions and following them to book
• Well versed in taking orders and relaying to kitchen staff using POS System
• Demonstrated ability to guide guests in the selection of menu items
• Extensive knowledge of various food and beverage combinations
• Productive in maintaining cleanliness of service and dining tables
• Familiar with food handling and hygiene standards

Having worked as a food server at different four and five star restaurants previously, I have earned a strong reputation of exceeding the guests dining and food service requirements.

A detail of my competencies and experiences in food service, bartending, table setting and bill generation is present in my enclosed resume for your review and consideration. I would welcome an opportunity to meet with you in person to discuss my candidacy and your needs in a greater detail.

Thank you for your time and consideration.


Sincere regards,

Sarah Julian

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