Skip over navigation
mySkills myFuture Start Page

Occupation information for

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
District Of Columbia

Choose a Location




Serve food to individuals outside of a restaurant environment, such as in hotel rooms, hospital rooms, residential care facilities, or cars.

Compare Skills 


Currently Employed: 1,760

Projected Annual Job Openings: 70

Typical Hourly Wage: $10.01 - $18.45

Typical Annual Salary: $20,800 - $38,400

See Job Listings (6)
Find Businesses

typical training

Typical education needed for entry: Less than high school

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Short-term on-the-job training

Find Training

typical job duties

  • Examine trays to ensure that they contain required items.
  • Place food servings on plates or trays according to orders or instructions.
  • Monitor food distribution, ensuring that meals are delivered to the correct recipients and that guidelines, such as those for special diets, are followed.
  • Load trays with accessories such as eating utensils, napkins, or condiments.
  • Clean or sterilize dishes, kitchen utensils, equipment, or facilities.
  • Monitor food preparation or serving techniques to ensure that proper procedures are followed.
  • Take food orders and relay orders to kitchens or serving counters so they can be filled.
  • Carry food, silverware, or linen on trays or use carts to carry trays.
  • Determine where patients or patrons would like to eat their meals and help them get situated.
  • Prepare food items, such as sandwiches, salads, soups, or beverages.

tools & technology

  • Commercial use cutlery
  • Commercial use dishwashers
  • Desktop computers
  • Personal computers
  • Point of sale POS terminal

  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Point of sale POS software

Site Map  |   Tell Us What You Think  |   Developers  |   Download: Download Adobe PDF Reader Download Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer Download Microsoft Word Viewer Download Microsoft Excel Viewer