To have great table service etiquette, it’s important to ensure your guests’ tables only contain what they need for each meal and that you clear any mess away.
But this has to happen in an unobtrusive manner, otherwise you are interrupting your guests more than you’re helping them! Learning how to tread this fine line is one of the delicate skills a server has to possess.
Hospitality consultant and educator Kate Edwards shares her expertise on the topic in this lesson on table service etiquette. Ensure you follow these rules when your guests are seated.
Learn hospitality skills for today’s world, including:
- Table clearing etiquette between courses
- Tips for politely clearing tables mid-meal
Let’s go pro and master this aspect of your craft.
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.