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Yerlie was brilliant to work with. Very lovely person!

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Brooke did really well, she is friendly, a good communicator, showed initiatives, and a hard worker.

Waitress to assist in a party at home


Maxwell was great. Total natural

Waiter for a Birthday Lunch - Sydney central


Thank you for all your help..

Waiters for wedding reception


Excellent worker. Highly recommend. Thanks Ev

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Geoff was excellent for our event. He covered many duties and was an enthusiastic host. I would definitely hire Geoff again or recommend him to friends.

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Why book wait staff through Airtasker?

Hiring additional wait staff is made easier with Airtasker. Connect with local Taskers who have experience as a waitress or a waiter during peak seasons to help keep shifts manageable and clients well taken care of. You no longer have to worry about posting expensive ads or risking getting someone unreliable during a busy time for your business!

There’s no need to require longer work hours for your full-time staff or risk being understaffed on days when someone calls in sick. Our platform can help you find trustworthy and experienced restaurant waiters and waitresses in just a few taps.

Select that pink ’Post a task’ button, then indicate your location, budget, and responsibilities needed. Mention if it’s for a bar, restaurant, or café. Once Taskers send offers, you can check their profiles along with the ratings and reviews left by other clients that have worked with them before. Choose the Tasker or Taskers who fit your criteria, and you’re all set!

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Top Wait Staff related questions

Hiring a team is doable on Airtasker. You can put up a task asking specifically for a team of people and provide one fee for all of their services. On the flip side, you can also put up several tasks and hire Taskers for each to be part of a team. This way, you can identify the fees for each and indicate any specific responsibilities. For example, a cocktail waitress can have different duties from a barista.

Ideally, the company provides for a uniform for the wait staff. However, if this is not possible given the time constraints or if you think it’s not practical for part-time employees, you can ask them to wear something similar to the full-time staff. It can be black trousers and long-sleeved tops for formal establishments and jeans and a black shirt for more casual places.

There’s no specific degree required in applying as wait staff. However, those with a degree or studying hotel management or culinary arts may be more familiar with what needs to be done. They may also require a higher professional fee as compared to those with zero experience. Consider the overall situation. It may be better to spend higher on hiring an experienced restaurant waitress or waiter instead.

No, there is none! Airtasker doesn’t require a minimum number of hours. However, consider that a shift shorter than two hours might not be an attractive task for someone who still has to dress up, commute, and learn to do the task. An example to consider is hiring a Tasker daily for now but agreeing on an hourly rate.

Definitely. Some Taskers build a connection with clients, especially for services that require knowledge of menus, services, and pricing. Simply coordinate with your chosen Tasker regarding schedule arrangements. We highly encourage booking the subsequent engagements via Airtasker for the safety of both parties.

Yes, there are plenty of professionals who can help you on our platform. If you’re struggling with reconciling some receipts, you can hire a bookkeeper or an accountant. If you need help filling out those tables every night, a sales staff, ads specialist, or a PR practitioner might help you increase reservations and walk-ins. 

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. 


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.

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Waiter for corporate event


Sydney NSW, Australia

25th Sep 2023

Hi we need a waiter and serving drinks for a corporate party on the 14th of December from 5:30 to 9:30. Its in Sydney CBD. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 14 December 2023



South Coogee NSW, Australia

25th Sep 2023

20th birthday, having a catered lunch at my house and want one or two people to help refill drinks, bring food to table, and collect plates after, will be 2 hours your helping in total. Possibly could ask for a couple more things on the day, nothing full on and very chill. Around 2pm which includes, refilling drinks, - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 14 October 2023

3 waitstaff with RSA to help with corporate event


Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia

25th Sep 2023

Its a corporate event and we need 3 people to help with serving the pizza and alcohol. Also, with clean up at the end - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 12 October 2023

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Glen Waverley VIC, Australia

24th Sep 2023

Looking for 1 wait staff to assist a team of 3 in serving buffet and drinks to 100 people, for a lunch time event. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 26 November 2023

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Glen Waverley VIC, Australia

24th Sep 2023

Looking for 1 wait staff to assist a team of 3 in serving buffet and drinks to 100 people, for a lunch time event. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 26 November 2023

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Glen Waverley VIC 3150, Australia

24th Sep 2023

4 wait staff required to assist in serving buffet and drinks to 100 people, for a lunch time event. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 26 November 2023

Cocktail Maker and Waiter


Beaumaris VIC, Australia

24th Sep 2023

🍸🎉 Wanting Cocktail Makers and a Drink Server for a 40th Birthday Bash! 🎉🍹 Are you ready to shake up the night and serve some fabulous drinks at a memorable 40th birthday celebration at our home? We're looking for two talented Cocktail Makers and one energetic Drink Server to join us for a fantastic evening of fun, laughter, and delicious cocktails! 📅 Date: Saturday, October 7th 🕖 Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM What we're looking for: 🍹 Cocktail Makers (2 positions): Experience in crafting a wide range of cocktails Creativity and passion for mixology Friendly, outgoing, and able to engage with guests All Tools of the trade supplied, working bar onsite. 🍷 Drink Server (1 position): Responsible for serving drinks to guests Ensure guests have a great time and their glasses are never empty Maintain a friendly and professional demeanor Assist with cleaning and tidying the serving area - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 7 October 2023

Waiter needed for busy restaurant for tonight


Castle Hill NSW, Australia

24th Sep 2023

Waiter needed for busy restaurant just need to run drinks and food - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 24 September 2023

Waitress on a cruise for 3 hours


Gold Coast QLD, Australia

5th Sep 2023

We have 3 hour sunset cruise (3pm-6pm) at marina mirage gold coast for a bridal shower. We need someone to serve food. Food included :) free cruiseeee :) - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 September 2023

Paula is great! She helped me a lot and very punctual!

Waitress to fetch food and drinks at football match


Woolloongabba QLD, Australia

1st Sep 2023

We need you to attend the Brisbane Lions final against Port Adelaide(Free entry). You will have your own excellent seat with us (3 guests) and your role will be to fetch food and drinks for us as required. Its envisaged you will be needed from 6pm until 10:30pm. It is expected that you will be friendly, courteous and well presented. A love of AFL / Brisbane Lions is a plus. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 9 September 2023

Hannah was awesome in every aspect on the night. She was very attentive, friendly, communicative and nothing was too much trouble. We would definitely engage her again.

Wait staff for party 530-1030


Vaucluse NSW, Australia

24th Aug 2023

Waitstaff to help serve drinks and keep Bay Area tidy. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 26 August 2023

An eye for detail and exceptional service. Multi skilled and a positive friendly attitude!

Drink waiter for private birthday/gender reveal party Sept 24th 12-4pm


Richmond VIC, Australia

23rd Aug 2023

Hello! We are hosting a private party at our home in Richmond to celebrate a birthday and a gender reveal. We are seeking a friendly and experienced drinks waiter to help ensure our guests are well taken care of. September 24th 12-4 Key Responsibilities: *Warmly greet guests and offer them drinks upon arrival. *Keep an eye out for empty glasses and offer top-ups. *Collect and wash dirty glasses throughout the event. *Prepare and serve basic cocktails, with a focus on Aperol Spritz. *Ensure that drink stations and areas remain tidy and organized. *Engage with our guests in a polite and professional manner. Requirements: *Previous experience in a similar role. *Knowledge of basic cocktail preparation, especially Aperol Spritz. *Reliable and punctual. *Must be able to carry drinks on a tray In return, we offer a competitive rate, a fun atmosphere, and Refreshments and a meal will also be provided. If you believe you are the right fit for this role, please respond with a brief summary of your experience and your availability for the specified date. Looking forward to making this event special with your assistance! Thank you. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 24 September 2023

Ray was excellent hosting our event. Greeted guests, hosted and also took photos! Highly recommend

Looking for wait staff for a home event


Bulleen VIC, Australia

22nd Aug 2023

Offer is $30 per person per hour. I’m looking for two people to assist at a home event hosting about 50 people. Tasks will include serving food (will be served in bainmaries so staff will need to ensure they are kept full and food is kept warm), washing dishes and tidying up at the end. Will be four hours work between 12:30-4:30. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 17 September 2023

Kate and Chloe were an absolute delight to work with. Our event went off seamlessly with their help and they went above and beyond to ensure everyone had a good day

Home Waiter


Brookwater QLD, Australia

22nd Aug 2023

I have organised a professional chef for an Anniversary dinner at our home in Brookwater. I would like to hire a professional wait person to set the table, serve and clear. It would be for 3 adults and 1 child. Would be from 5pm to around 7:30pm to 8 pm. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 8 September 2023

Hannah was our server for a private anniversary dinner. Hannah was friendly, efficient and professional. We would highly, highly recommend her for any events.

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Pascoe Vale VIC 3044, Australia

13th Aug 2023

I need someone to hand out food for a bday party of 50 people (40 adults + 10 kids) Overall time 3 hours . 2:30pm to 5:30 pm Just appetisers and finger food. I don't have a big serving tray . I do a small one, not sure if that is good enough.

Silvia was a last minute call who saved the day for us. She agreed to be there to help us out on the day (posted the task that morning) and she did more than we asked for. I am so glad we found her, she was quick and very efficient. Would highly recommend.



Paddington NSW, Australia

9th Aug 2023

Need experienced wait staff to assist to hand out coffees, drinks & donuts at our store opening on Saturday 12th August. 9:30am till 2pm. Must have: - hospitality experience - high level of hygiene - good communication skills - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 12 August 2023

James was an excellent help. Very professional with a great can do attitude. Would highly recommend.

Dinner Party - Waiter / Kitchen Hand


Paradise Point QLD, Australia

7th Aug 2023

Looking for a well presented, experienced person to provide waiter service and help in the kitchen for a private dinner party. 6pm-10pm $40ph Must have white collared shirt and black trousers. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 19 August 2023

Ruth was amazing! She is polite, punctual and did a Greta job helping with our dinner party!

Waiter/server to help with a casual party at home


Bondi Beach NSW, Australia

6th Aug 2023

Looking for a waiter to help with a party Sunday afternoon. Replenish food and snacks, top up drinks, clean up rubbish, etc. 12:00-6:00 - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 13 August 2023

Cata was an amazing help for my party. So friendly and great at communicating. She absolutely made the day easy. Great attention to detail with food, super attentive with tidying up. Thank you. I would certainly have her back to help again.

Waitress needed for one 3 hour shift


Randwick NSW, Australia

1st Aug 2023

Shift: 5 - 8 pm, Friday 4 August Waitress/all rounder needed for a small residential college formal dinner - 24 people in attendance Waitressing experience is required Tasks include: - Set tables - set out appetizer platters and drinks - Serve dinner (on individual plates) - Clear dinner plates - Serve dessert plates - Help with ongoing washing up A quick and professional manner is desired. Uniform serving jacket will be provided, waitress must bring own knee length black skirt or black formal pants, and wear comfortable black court shoes - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 4 August 2023

Highly recommended Rose as a dedicated worker. A great eye for detail and fantastic initiative in jobs. Would definitely work with her again. Thank you!

X1 bbq chef + x1 waitress for private bbq @ home Derwent River


Old Beach TAS, Australia

26th Jul 2023

Hi there, We’re having a low key very small casual dinner at water front house, for our 12 guests, family and friends who are on holiday in Hobart for the weekend. Looking for x2 Job details: - Old Beach Large Home overlooking Derwent River (photos of Dining Room/Kitchen/House you’ll be supporting in for A few hours - Friday 18th August - 430pm to 730pm included in task , 3 hours /per person Looking for x2 airtaskers/staff - Vibrant and friendly and very experienced please 1) x1 bbq chef (female) Duties - prepare simple bbq dinner (meat/salads/condiments) - cook meat on bbq (just quality steak/snags) - serve bbq dinner to table - basic clean up at end - all food/drinks/supplies/tools/utensils will be onsite. Just need yourself AND: 2) x1 waitress (female) - serve wine/beers to guests - general drinks support around kitchen/house - support chef where needed. Pay: $ 60/ hour/per person. ($180 per person) so $360 all up for the 2 taskers (bbq chef +waitress) - x3 hours included in task per person (430pm to 730pm) I have added extra on Airtasker amount to ensure your fee is covered But may extend by an hour , for extra $60/hour on the night (additional cash/bank transfer can be paid) Vibrant, friendly and very experienced please Most highly experienced staff that are available will be selected, Thanks for letting me know if you’d like to support our casual dinner overlooking the Derwent River. Any questions please let me know. Kind regards - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 18 August 2023

Chelsea is Absolute Gem. Strong initiative, super friendly yet professional. Herself and colleague Molly were absolutel standout and went above and beyond in all aspects for the job and looked after us for our special weekend away. If you’re looking for the best winery/tour driver and general hospitality in Hobart, look no further. Thanks again from Alex and Crew. 🙏👌