Servers, more commonly known as waiters, work at restaurants, coffee shops and hotels. Their primary job is to provide direct customer services by greeting customers, offering appropriate seat, providing them with a menu, taking orders for food and ensuring that customers receive their orders in a timely manner. People working as servers may work in an experienced role or at the entry level, depending on their background.

No matter what your employment status is, when applying for a position as a server, you need to ensure that your hospitality skills are highlighted appropriately in the cover letter that you prepare.

If you are looking for a position as a server with no experience in hand, the following cover letter sample will help you making a fruitful job application.

See also: Server Resume with No Experience

Server Cover Letter No Experience


100 Vlahos Drive
Wilsonville, OR 53799
(333) 333-3333
oliver.lucas @ email . com

March 24, 2015

Mr. Ryan Russell
Manager Human Resources
Darden Restaurant
277 SW Town Center Loop E
Wilsonville, OR 82971


Dear Mr. Russell:

Please accept my application for the position of a Server at Darden Restaurant. I have the perfect hospitality and customer service acumen that will be very useful to Darden Restaurant. I thrive in an environment of challenge and excitement which is why I have chosen to work with Darden Restaurant.

My following attributes closely complement your job description:

❖ Special talent for relaying orders and delivering food and drinks to guests
❖ Well versed in greeting guests, answering questions and making suggestions regarding menu
❖ Known for creating a friendly and upbeat atmosphere
❖ Competent at observing guests and anticipating their needs
❖ Hands-on experience in clearing and resetting tables

I comprehend that the ability to memorize a menu holds the most importance for people working in the role of a server. I have a great memory; this coupled with my naturally pleasant demeanor would make me a valuable asset to your Restaurant. In addition, I am physically agile which makes it easy for me to stand for long period of time. Moreover, I am knowledgeable regarding the protocols governing laying tables and taking orders.

I am quite excited at the prospect of working at Darden Restaurant and would like to discuss in person. I will contact your office after a week to follow-up. If you any further information, I will be available at (333) 333-3333. Thank you for your consideration.



Oliver Lucas

Enc. Resume