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Mehmet was very helpful during our event, I highly recommend him for any & all tasks!

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Sheena and James were great. They helped us with a Memorial party and their service was perfect. They were very efficient, organised and so hardworking. They arrived on time and everything was done perfectly. I will definitely be using them again.

I need wait staff


Adriana was well presented, punctual, polite, friendly, flexible and efficient. She does well under pressure in a new environment. The staff present were very enthusiastic about her. I would highly recommend her. Thank you Adriana

I need 3 waitresses


Simply flawless.

Waitress for Private party


Natalia did an amazing job serving drinks and food at our party. She was early, professional, polite and very hard working. She took initiative and left the place spotless. I would highly recommend and work with her again! Thank you Natalia

Waiter for a party


Amazing, efficient and reliable

We need 2 waiting staff for a small ceremony on the 27th of November


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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.

Recent Wait Staff tasks

Waiting staff required for dinner party. Serving drinks, meal to table


Ford, Argyll and Bute

17th Sep 2023

Looking for 2 waiting staff to offer drinks on arrival, serve meal to table, help plate and tidy up afterwards. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 30 September 2023

Party wait/ help needed


Bushey Mead, Greater London

16th Sep 2023

Need a party wait/ help staff for 23rd Sept ( Sat) between 5pm- 11pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 September 2023

Serving waitress for buffet Mendhi Event


Barnet, Greater London, EN4

13th Sep 2023

Assissting waitress for buffet self service set up with Chaffing Dishes and assist with clearing up venue - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 27 October 2023

Help at 50th wedding anniversary party with waiting, washing up etc


Dunkerton, Somerset

9th Sep 2023

50th wedding anniversary party in village hall. Approximately 40 people for hot bufet lunch followed by afternoon tea in garden. Need 2 people to help with serving drinks, Tidying away plates, washing and tidying up. Family will be helping too - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 24 September 2023

We need a waiter for the Networking event to remove plates, glasses


Paddington, Greater London, W2

6th Sep 2023

Hello, We require a waiter/waitress for our event who will be responsible for arranging snacks on the tables, clearing glasses and dirty dishes, and bringing in new tableware. The time needed is from 18:30 to 22:30 Today! - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 6 September 2023



Ilford, Greater London, IG1

25th Aug 2023

Waiter food to tables for a party - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 17 November 2023

Wait staff


Canonbury, Greater London

20th Aug 2023

Serving wine and non-alcoholic beverages to guests with utmost professionalism. Maintaining the cleanliness and orderliness of the kitchen throughout the event. Efficiently loading the dishwasher and ensuring all used items are accounted for. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 6 September 2023

Lynn waited on a gathering of 20 or so people at my house. She was very punctual (arrived early) and offered to stay until the job was done rather than leave right away. Her communication before the event was extremely good, she clarified exactly what needs doing and asked the right questions. Overall, I guess felt well looked after and our house was left, clean and tidy. I would definitely worked with her again.

60th Birthday Party wait staff Third Person


Highgate, Greater London

18th Aug 2023

Well-presented person needed to: pour drinks, set out buffet, clear plates/used glasses, wash up glasses, tidy up and bin rubbish. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 September 2023 - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 September 2023 - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 September 2023

60th Birthday Party wait staff Second Person


Highgate, Greater London

18th Aug 2023

Well-presented person needed to: pour drinks, set out buffet, clear plates/used glasses, wash up glasses, tidy up and bin rubbish. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 September 2023 - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 September 2023

60th Birthday Party wait staff


Highgate, Greater London

16th Aug 2023

Well-presented person needed to: pour drinks, set out buffet, clear plates/used glasses, wash up glasses, tidy up and bin rubbish. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 September 2023

Waiter / assistant for small garden party


Knowle Grove, Surrey

16th Aug 2023

We need an assistant or waiter for a small garden party; help with serving, taking plates and glasses to kitchen, load dishwasher, assist with setting the table. 12 noon to 4 pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 19 August 2023

Sheena did a great job as a waitress and assistant, very professional and attentive!

Waiting and serving food and drink at a party


Culham, Oxfordshire

15th Aug 2023

serve food and drink ata party and clear away used utensils - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 30 September 2023

8 waiter/waitress needed for exclusive members events


Lakeside Village, South Yorkshire

10th Aug 2023

We're seeking 8 waitstaff for our monthly private members' event, running from 5pm to 2am. These exclusive gatherings require all attendees, including staff, to sign an NDA. Feel free to explore our website and let us know if you can assist at www.bondfordgrey.com. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 30 September 2023

Waiter/cleaner supporter needed for neighbour BBQ at home 40 pax


Tidmarsh, Berkshire

9th Aug 2023

Hosting a neighbour BBQ for 40 pax Sat 2 Sept from 3pm onwards, am looking for help/support to clean up & help in kitchen from 3pm-10pm in Tidmarsh, nr Pangbourne - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 2 September 2023

One waiter to serve drinks and cake at 40th birthday party


Brook Green, Greater London, W6

7th Aug 2023

Hello. I am throwing a surprise birthday party for my husband's 40th and I'm looking for someone with waiting/catering experience to help serving drinks and cake and keeping charcuterie refreshed during the event from 2pm to about 6pm. The job would likely require arriving around 1pm for set up, and leaving around 7pm after helping with some washing up (mainly glasses and the cake plates). - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 27 August 2023

Severine was fantastic and helped my husband’s birthday run so smoothly. Everything looked amazing and the kitchen was immaculate when she left. She was such a huge help - we hope to work with her again in the near future!

Wait/Server/FOH staff for a home garden party


Canonbury, Greater London

3rd Aug 2023

I would like one person to keep the party area and side tables clear of rubbish and recycling throughout the event; to wash up and restock plates and cups, and to monitor and restock food and snacks; to clean up messes and generally keep things tidy. There are several flights of stairs up to the kitchen so there will be lots of climbing up and down. Arrival at 2pm to help with set up before guests arrive from 3pm and finishing by 8pm. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 12 August 2023

Severine was prompt, kind and helpful setting up and keeping things sorted and tidy at my garden party. I'm so grateful I was able to enjoy my party. Thank you!!

Waitress for party


Nine Elms, Greater London, SW8

1st Aug 2023

Serving drinks and food etc - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 5 August 2023

Waiting Staff


Wanstead, Greater London, E11

21st Jul 2023

Looking for a total of 3 people to help: (a) setting up tables and drinks for afternoon tea; (b) serving drinks and food to guests; and (c) tidying up afterwards. Start at 2pm; party starts at 2.30pm; finishes at 5.30pm and finish at 6pm. Dresscode is black trousers or skirt and white shirt Location: Wanstead Community Centre, 21 The Green, London E11 2NT Price is a per person rate. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 23 July 2023 - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 23 July 2023

Olivia was a great help at our afternoon tea event. She served drinks and nibbles to guests, helped set out the food and did an amazing job with the tidying up.

Garden party waiter


Barnes, Greater London

2nd Jul 2023

I am hosting a garden party at home which I will require some assistance with. This would mainly include serving food, drinks, and cleaning up. We would have a brief video chat in advance to discuss details further including timings. Fee dependant on experience and time commitment. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 22 July 2023

Hugh was brilliant at completing this task. His work helped to made a pleasant event a great one. I would highly recommend him!

I need party helpers (waiters/waitresses).


West Kensington, Greater London, W14

3rd Jun 2023

Need some help serving drinks and nibbles at private house / garden between 12:30PM (1PM start) and 6PM on Sat June 24th. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 24 June 2023

Eilidh was punctual and professional throughout. She worked directly with the chef to make sure the guests were looked after throughout the event.