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Being a server can be financially rewarding and extremely flexible, which is why you’ll see such a variety of people in this role: college students, moonlighters, artists, and more will be more than happy to create a great guest experience in exchange for a nice tip.
As with any job, just coasting through a shift won’t make you more money. But unlike salaried jobs or sales positions with a longer sales cycle, there are many ways servers can see immediate financial benefits.
If you are hiring people that are genuinely interested in providing great experiences and in making more money, or if you’re a server that wants to make the most of your time at work, use the following server tips and tricks to help you bring home the bacon!