Restaurant Server

posted June 17, 2024

Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites

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Compensation: $9 p/hour

Job Type
Full-time, Part-time


Reports To
Food & Beverage Supervisor, Manager or Director
Job Purpose
To serve meals to patrons according to established rules of etiquette.
Job Responsibilities
  1.  Serves ice water and/or coffee upon greeting the table.
  2.  Presents menu to diner, suggesting dinner courses, appropriate wines, and answering questions regarding food preparation.
  3.  Writes order on check or memorizes it.
  4.  Relays order to kitchen or bar and serves courses from kitchen and service bars.
  5.  Garnishes and decorates dishes preparatory to serving.
  6.  Serves patrons from dish at table on occasion.
  7.  Observes diners to fulfill any additional request and to perceive when meal has been completed.
  8.  Totals bill and accepts payment or refers patron to cashier.
  9.  Replenishes supplies and prepares for the next meal.
  10.  Takes the initiative to greet guests in a friendly and warm manner.
  11.  Other duties as assigned.
Job Skills
  1.  Use arithmetic to total costs and make change.
  2.  Talk with different kinds of people to find out what services they want and to give them information.
  3.  Stand or walk for varying lengths of time, sometimes for long periods.
  4.  Move fingers and hands easily and quickly to handle things like dishes, money and merchandise.
  5.  Lift and carry things like heavy trays.

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when business need dictates.


Job Qualifications
HS Diploma or equivalent
None required
Must have TIPS and Food Safety certifications.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to speak and hear in English. Close and distance vision. Frequently lifts/carries up to 25 lbs.

Salary Description
$9 p/hour
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Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites

352 Room Hotel

A relaxing stay in downtown Indianapolis

We’re in Downtown Indianapolis, a short walk from Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indiana Convention Center, and the Circle Centre Mall. Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Lucas Oil Stadium, and the Indianapolis Canal Walk are a five-minute drive. We have an indoor heated pool, fitness center and free WiFi. Enjoy room service and dining at our two restaurants.

120 West Bar & Grill

Join us for breakfast and dinner in 120 West Bar & Grill. For breakfast or dinner, there's always something delicious waiting for you. Located on the corner of Market & Illinois. Valet parking is available, and all major credit cards are accepted.

In-Room Dining

Enjoy the comforts of your incredible guest room/suite and take pleasure in the convenience of in-room dining with our extensive room service menu.

McCormick & Schmick's

McCormick and Schmick's, a nationally recognized seafood restaurant, is uniquely designed to create an inviting, relaxed atmosphere where guests can enjoy the highest quality dining experience. The menu is printed twice daily featuring the signature 'fresh list' highlighting an impressive number of fresh seafood varieties, in addition to aged steaks, poultry, entree' salads and pasta.

We have 18 event spaces including our Victory ballroom, Monument Hall, and a collection of meeting and conference rooms. Our dedicated planners will assist with A/V equipment and catering menus for your event.