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The tray is a server’s best friend, allowing you to carry many items easily through the dining room. But if you’re not carrying your tray correctly, you run the risk of fumbling for the right drink in front of a guest – or even worse, spilling drinks into your guests’ laps and sending glass shards flying across the venue.

Hospitality consultant and educator Kate Edwards shares her tips for building and holding your tray so you never find yourself dropping it in the middle of the dining room!

What you'll learn in the How to hold a tray lesson

  • How to build your tray
  • How to hold a tray correctly
  • How to carry a tray of drinks without spilling

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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