Food Services Interview Preparation Guide
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Foodservices Frequently Asked Questions in various FoodService job Interviews by interviewer. The set of questions here ensures that you offer a perfect answer posed to you. So get preparation for your new job hunting

52 Food Service Questions and Answers:

1 :: What is your greatest strength that could help us?

Numerous answers are good, just stay positive. A few good examples: Your ability to prioritize, Your problem-solving skills, Your ability to work under pressure, Your ability to focus on projects, Your professional expertise, Your leadership skills, Your positive attitude
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2 :: What is your favorite part of serving?

Use this question to show your employer that you know your way around a restaurant. Give an answer that uses some common restaurant terminology. Also, use this question to highlight why you want to work in a restaurant. This well let your prospective employer know you're not just there to collect a paycheck. Here's an answer that accomplishes what you need:

"I enjoy the constant challenge. Every day is different. Every shift has a new surprise, and I enjoy the challenge of handling them. I also like how I improve more with each one. I always handle a new situation better than the last, and I like the progress I've made. This also keeps the job from being boring."
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3 :: Explain how you would be an asset for us?

You should be anxious for this question. It gives you a chance to highlight your best points as they relate to the position being discussed. Give a little advance thought to this relationship.
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4 :: What is your greatest strength as Food Services provider?

Where do you shine? What sets you apart from other people up for your position? There's no place for modesty here. Emphasize your strengths with all the gusto you can muster. But remember, while it's okay to push the envelope a little, never tell an outright lie. A good answer might sound something like this:

"I have enough experience in the restaurant business that very little can throw me off. Even when things get crazy, I'm able to stay cool and calm, hopefully setting an example for others. Not that I'm any less busy than my coworkers, but I know how to remain focused and get the job done."
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5 :: What salary do you need?

A loaded question. A nasty little game that you will probably lose if you answer first. So, do not answer it. Instead, say something like, That's a tough question. Can you tell me the range for this position? In most cases, the interviewer, taken off guard, will tell you. If not, say that it can depend on the details of the job. Then give a wide range.
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6 :: What is your greatest weakness as Food Services Agent?

Think of this as another opportunity to show off your strengths. With the proper wording, you can make a fault sound desirable, while at the same time still being an honest answer. This way you are still showing that you're humble, but not hurting your chances of getting the job. One answer might be along the lines of:

"It's probably true that I am hesitant to ask for help. I feel responsibility for my own work, and don't like to burden others who have their own set of responsibilities. It's something that I'm trying to work on, because I know it's okay and often a good idea to ask a coworker for help."
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7 :: What experience do you have in Food Services field?

Speak about specifics that relate to the position you are applying for. If you do not have specific experience, get as close as you can.
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8 :: How can you contribute to make our restaurant more successful place?

I believe in quality services no matter what industry I work in. The restaurant business needs quality like no other business does. Being a part of your organization, I will focus on quality and customer service first which I believe to be the two very important aspects in this business.
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9 :: WHAT EXPERIENCE DO YOU HAVE IN THIS FIELD OR FOR FOOD SERVICE WORKER POSITION?

Speak about specifics that relate to the position you are applying for. If you do not have specific experience, get as close as you can.
If you are being asked this question from your employer then you can explain your experience. Tell the employer what responsibilities you were performing during your job. You can tell what programs you developed and what modules you worked on. What were your achievements regarding different programs.

I have been working with computers since 2001. I also have a degree in network support/computer repair. I have built my last 3 computers, have work with Dell as an employee. So I have around 15 years experience working with computers.
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10 :: What is your least favorite part of serving?

Fight the urge to say there's nothing you dislike. While this is the perfect answer in theory, in reality if falls flat because it's simply not true. No job is perfect, so pick something that everyone can relate to. Some part of the restaurant business that nobody likes. That way you are being completely honest in your answer, but without sounding undesirable. Here is an answer that any restaurant worker can relate to:

"My least favorite part of serving is bad tips. Not every customer will appreciate my service as much as others. But it's not something I can change, and I try not to take it personally. I can't expect every customer to tip the way I would."
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