Waitress Cover Letter [Free Samples]

If you’re applying for a job, you should include a cover letter with your resume. Cover letters can help you stand out from the crowd since they allow you to communicate directly to the hiring manager and demonstrate why you are the best candidate for the job.

Learn how to create a cover letter for a waitress position. Use our sample waitress cover letters as a guide for writing your own.

sample 1 - Waitress Cover Letter

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]
[(xxx) xxx-xxxx]
[your.name@email.com]

[Today’s Date]

[Hiring Manager’s Name]
[Restaurant’s Name]
[Restaurant’s Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]

RE: Waitress, [Ref# 338857, Date of Advertisement]

Dear [Mr./Ms.] [Hiring Manager’s last Name],

I am submitting my resume in response to the recently advertised waitress position at [Restaurant’s Name]I believe that my training and experience closely match your requirements and my additional qualifications in food handling techniques will make me an asset to your restaurant.

My accomplishments that are relevant to this waitress position include:

  • Answering questions related to the menu and offering item suggestions
  • Taking food and beverage orders from customers
  • Preparing itemized checks and taking payments from customers

I am convinced that my commitment to meeting customers expectations and the ability to function as an integral part of a team would allow me to make a valuable contribution to the tradition of excellence at [Restaurant’s Name].

A challenging environment such as yours will give me the opportunity to make the best use of my skills and experience as a waitress.

I would welcome the opportunity to interview for this position and discuss how I can fulfill your requirements. Please contact me via phone or email to arrange a mutually convenient time and date for us to meet.

Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

Signature
[Your Name]
Enclosure: Resume

sample 2 - Waitress Cover Letter

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]
[(xxx) xxx-xxxx]
[your.name@email.com]

[Today’s Date]

[Hiring Manager’s Name]
[Restaurant’s Name]
[Restaurant’s Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]

RE: Waitress, [Ref# 338857, Date of Advertisement]

Dear [Mr./Ms.] [Hiring Manager’s last Name],

I saw your advertisement for a waitress on [Website’s Name] and knew I was perfect for the job. I have all the qualifications you requested and I am ready, eager and willing to work. As you will see from my resume, which I have attached for your review, I am well qualified.

Please take a moment and review my resume. I would love to get together and further discuss this position with you. I am available anytime during the day. You can reach me on my cell at [000-123-4567] or by email at [your.name@email.com] in advance for your consideration. 

Sincerely,

Signature
[Your Name]
Enclosure: Resume

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