A waiter cover letter is your primary introduction to the prospective employer. If written appropriately, it will bring an interview and possibly a waiter job for you.

Waiter Cover Letter Writing Tips

● Emphasize on your relevant skills and abilities and direct the reader to the enclosed resume.

● Write your letter in a way that complement the job description given in the advertisement.

● Don’t forget to include the relevant keywords in your letter.

Look at the following sample cover letter for waiter resume to get a better idea.


Sample Cover Letter for Waiter Position



65 Example Street
Muskegon, MI 52014

December 26, 2015

Mr. John Doe,
Hiring Manager
MHP – Hackley Campus
Muskegon, MI 98877


Dear Mr. Doe:

My extensive background in hospitality and customer service field coupled with my friendly nature and neat appearance makes me an ideal contender for Waiter position at MHP. Utilizing my skills and abilities, I would be able to make new patrons and retain existing ones to generate additional revenue.

My previous job as a server at ABC Restaurant helped me develop strong communication skills and a high attention to detail. I am adept at setting tables, arranging place settings, placing table decorations, welcoming and serving guests and accepting guest food and beverage orders in a professional manner. Due to my commitment, dedication and passion for people, I raised the overall profits of my previous employer by 20% within three months.

Besides table duties, I am highly skilled in relaying orders to kitchen staff, operating POS system, collecting payments from patrons and maintaining proper record for orders and funds. I am also able to process credit card payments and use point of sale registers to exactly secure payments. The enclosed resume will provide you with more details about my relevant qualifications and skills.

I am eager to discuss your Waiter position and to learn more regarding the MHP. I will call your secretary after few days to follow up and arrange an interview date. In the meantime, I can be contacted at (000) 208-5214.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to hearing from you.



Jerry Andrew

Enc. Resume