The food and beverage personnel that takes food order in the dining area is called
The food and beverage personnel who takes food orders in the dining area is generally called a "waiter." A waiter is responsible for greeting guests, taking orders, serving food and drinks, and ensuring the guests have a pleasant dining experience. They may also answer questions about the menu, make recommendations, and handle payment. In some fine dining establishments, a "sommelier" may also be present to assist guests in selecting wine to complement their meal, while a "station head waiter" may oversee a particular section of the dining area and coordinate the activities of the waitstaff. A "commis de rang" is a junior waiter who assists the head waiter in serving guests.