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Recent Wait Staff reviews in Adelaide

Chris did a great job as bar staff, at our exhibition opening! I would have no problem recommending him.

Bar/Wait staff for Exhibition Opening

$130

Megan was a fantastic help at our event - she went above & beyond to help us and all of our guests had a fantastic time thanks to her help :)

Wait Staff

$150

Megan was great, she helped with anything she could and did not stop all night. We couldn’t have gotten by without her!

I need a waiter/general hand

$130

Darwin was the perfect gentlemen to lend a hand at the party I was hosting. He was a professional throughout the night, helping with any of my hospitality needs.

Waiter for a party

$105

Chris was an incredible help for us on bar and helping with general party tidying. Extremely friendly and keen to help. Thank you Chris!!

Waiting staff for home party

$100

fantastic help highly recommended

Wait Staff/ Food service

$40

What's the average cost of a wait staffing service in Adelaide

$130 - $250

low

$130

median

$170

high

$250

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What do wait staff services include?

Hiring a Tasker for waiter service can help grow your business and meet expectations on days when there is so much going on. It doesn’t just have to be during the peak seasons for the hospitality industry, like Christmas and Valentine’s Day. It can also be on days when there’s a lot of foot traffic coming in. This can differ for every type of business. 

Bars and fine dining restaurants can need more people in the evening, while more family-friendly places may need additional servers during lunch hours and weekends. The trick is finding part-time staff that already have experience in what you need. This saves you time in training them and gives you more peace of mind. When putting up a task for wait staff for hire, here are some positions that you can look for:

Hosting staff

In most establishments, the wait staff and manager double as the host or hostess for the meal. However, there might be days when the table seating is more challenging to manage. Catering for special events done in the restaurant or conference room may also need more people to welcome guests, explain the menu, and ensure that everything goes smoothly. Some Taskers specialise and have years of experience in making clients feel like VIPs during their visit to your restaurant through excellent service and accommodating attitudes.

Serving staff

The serving staff is the backbone of your operations. The work is not easy, either! However, it is possible that hiring twice the number of your full-time team might hurt your financials. If you’re noticing orders getting switched up or staff members taking sick days, they might be not getting enough rest. Take time to review when the bulk of heavy work comes in and put up a Task for those hours. 

Depending on the type of your establishments, you can find entry-level and highly trainable Taskers who are looking to make additional money during their free time or experienced wait staff with years of working in fine dining restaurants. Your current team will be happy for the extra help, and you can be sure that guests are adequately served.

Bartenders and baristas

It’s not a complete meal without drinks, whether a fine cocktail in the evening or a delicious coffee concoction in the morning. There are so many talented bartenders and baristas here on Airtasker that you can work with. This can be when your regular guy (or gal!) can’t come in. 

Another instance is when you’re only in need of the service for special occasions like closed-off events or in-house promotions. You may also want to test out hiring a part-time staff before committing to a regular employee on payroll to ensure that it’s well-received by the guests and that the expense is manageable. 

Dishwashers

Busy hours mean more plates coming in and leaving the kitchen. If you’re constantly running out of plates, glassware, and utensils during lunch or dinner, it might not be an inventory problem. You might just need more hands shuffling the plates and making sure they’re clean. Hiring a Tasker to help in the kitchen, whether specifically for dishwashing or in general, can also help you avoid a customer becoming irate for seeing a stain on their dinnerware. Avoid the embarrassment and the risk of losing your health licence by investing in a Tasker who can help.

Recent Wait Staff tasks in Adelaide

I need waiters for my daughter's wedding event. I need 4 waiters.

$400

Hectorville SA, Australia

12th Jun 2024

I need waiters to 1.serve food from buffet 2.serve non alcoholic drinks to guest 3. Pick up cans, bottols, plates through the night 4.Clean up after party

Help set up and Very casual waiting at a small private high tea party.

$30

Balhannah SA, Australia

18th May 2024

Small high tea party at my house. I need help Setting up tables and lights, putting food scones, bidcuits on plates through out the afternoon, filling the urn doing dishes, cleaning up. Very casual.

Drinks waiter

$200

North Adelaide SA, Australia

29th Jan 2024

Drinks waiter for party with 40 guests - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 8 February 2024

Waiting and assisting with cleaning up at a small pvt function

$150

St Peters SA, Australia

18th Jan 2024

Small private function of 22 people. Assist with waiting , serving up and clearing after dinner. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 27 January 2024

Trudy was punctual, well presented, communicated well, friendly and super efficient. I will definitely have her again when I have a function. Thank you Trudy.

Wait staff / New Years Eve

$200

City of Burnside SA, Australia

26th Dec 2023

New Year’s Eve party Time required from 7:00pm - 12:30am Main duty is to collect glasses, plates from guests and to help the bartender when required. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 31 December 2023

Lovely lady, very satisfied with the job complete, thanks again 😊

Bar/wait staff New Years Eve X 2

$350

Kensington Gardens SA, Australia

23rd Dec 2023

We are holding a New Years Eve party at our house and expecting 50 - 70 people. Duties will be to serve alcohol from the bar and in between collect glasses and plates, all recyclable so there will be no washing up. Time is from 5:30pm-12:30am, you will also be entitled to a food break complimentary. If you would like to be joined with a friend, we are also seeking a second staff member to help at the same rate of $350 Some experience in hospitality is required and a friendly attitude. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 31 December 2023

Very kind person, and completely satisfied with the job. Thanks again 😊

Bartender & waiter tandem Sat 20 Jan

$300

Rostrevor SA, Australia

28th Nov 2023

Need 2 people to work as a tandem (bartender & waiter) at a house party for 50 people on Sat 20 Jan 6-11PM Will pay $30 per person per hour, $300 for two for 5 hours - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 20 January 2024

I need wait staff

$250

Prospect SA, Australia

7th Nov 2023

I need someone to serve drinks and finger food for about 30 guests at a private function for 2 - 3 hours, commencing at 5.00 pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 3 December 2023

3x Waiting/serving and glass duties/services for a wedding on NYE!

$1,200

Upper Sturt SA, Australia

30th Oct 2023

Guests are arriving at our Ceremony at Manoah House at 3:15. We'd need staff to serve the welcome drinks and manage the glassware. The reception begins at 6:00pm, where we'd like someone behind the bar and maybe another person or two to roam/offer drinks/keep glasses in rotation. Thanks! - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 31 December 2023

Olivia and I trusted Jack and his team to run the bar, serve drinks, clean glasses, create the platter, and help keep things running smoothly at our NYE wedding. We are so lucky that we did. They did an outstanding job and made our lives so easy, especially on a stressful, busy day with so much happening. We are so grateful for their efforts.

2 waiters wanted for private party

$340

Unley Park SA, Australia

28th Sep 2023

We need 2 waitstaff to assist in re heating food and cooking frozen finger food and also plating and serving these to guests. You will need to be able to work autonomously and organised to ensure food is cooked on time and passed around. There will be light cleaning where required too. Party is about 60 people. We’d need you there from 6pm till 10pm Party is a private function in Unley Park. Price quoted is total for the two people. Advantageous if you have an RSA and can assist with filling drinks (but not mandatory). - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 14 October 2023

2-3 Wait staff fo serve food, clear tables, wash dishes etc

$200

Dawesley SA, Australia

6th Jul 2023

Wait staff to serve meals, clear tables, wash dishes etc for my daughter's wedding. From 4 30pm until 8.30pm ish $40 p/h p/p - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 30 September 2023

Wait staff

$350

Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

15th Apr 2023

Wait staff to serve drinks and cocktail food for approx 100 people - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 31 May 2023

Waiting assistant

$200

Ashton SA, Australia

4th Mar 2023

Assisting with serving drinks, warming and serving evening food for a small wedding at a private location in the hills. Drinks will be beer, wine and soft drinks. 2.30-10pm approx

Liam was amazing, very personable and professional

Waitering service

$150

Glen Osmond SA, Australia

2nd Mar 2023

Urgent! Waitering for 70th birthday celebration tonight Friday, 3 March 2023 5:30 start 9pm finish. Had a last minute cancellation.

Waiter for a party

$105

Walkerville SA 5081, Australia

10th Feb 2023

Im having a birthday party at my house with about 20-30 friends. Im looking for a waiter/waitress to help out for 3 hours (8pm - 11pm) during the party. Your tasks will include: - walking around asking if people need a drink - walking around with trays of cocktail food - putting things in the dishwasher You will need waiter attire (white shirt, black pants, or something similar). You will also need to be happy to be around people in a party atmosphere. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 17 February 2023

Darwin was the perfect gentlemen to lend a hand at the party I was hosting. He was a professional throughout the night, helping with any of my hospitality needs.

Wait staff / food service

$200

Adelaide SA, Australia

23rd Oct 2022

Need two wait staff for canape service 6:30pm - 9:30pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 12 November 2022

Caterer & wait staff

$2,300

Norwood SA, Australia

17th Oct 2022

We are looking for someone to cater for a party at our home, for approx 50-60 guests. We are open to menu suggestions - whether it be a substantial meal plus a few canapes per guest, or just canapes. The party is stand up, cocktail style. We will also require wait & bar staff, if possible. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 21 January 2023

Wait staff

$30

Rostrevor SA, Australia

13th Oct 2022

I am after 2 wait staff for an event I am hosting at home on the 29th of October. It will to be pass around pizzas. Set up the buffet table when the chef has cooked everything. Event starts at 7pm Ideally arrive 10 mins before and finish 9:30 - Due date: Before Saturday, 29 October 2022

Bar/Wait staff for Exhibition Opening

$130

Adelaide SA, Australia

5th Sep 2022

I need wait staff for Kennedy Prize Exhibition Opening. To help out with catering on the night, mainly pouring and serving drinks and cleaning glasses. Wait staff experience necessary. Friday Sept 9th, 6pm till 9pm Cnr Kintore Ave & Nth Terrace @ RSASA Gallery

It was great having Lachlan as bar staff at our art exhibition opening!

Waitress and Bartender Services

$350

Norton Summit SA, Australia

29th Aug 2022

We are hosting a 40th birthday party and require people to fill waiting services and bartending services. The role will be for a full day from setup and service to clean up. We want hard working, fun and well presented individuals. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 22 October 2022