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The longer you work in the hospitality industry, the more you find yourself slowly learning a new language – a unique lingo understood only by others who work in the same environment.

While certain terms develop independently in venues and only make sense to staff there, other terms have, over time, become standard industry jargon. If you’re new to this world, it can be a challenge to decipher the meaning of these commonly used words – but it’s time to learn the language!

Hospitality consultant and educator Kate Edwards will help you get a head start through this guide to the most common terms you’ll hear when you’re working on the floor.

What you'll learn in the A guide to restaurant terminology lesson

  • Common restaurant terminology and its origins
  • How to apply this restaurant lingo in the workplace

Who the Table service fundamentals course is for

Servers, it’s time to learn the skills you need!


Kate Edwards

Kate Edwards is a hospitality consultant with over 30 years of experience in the industry and an educator at two of New York’s top hospitality institutions.

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