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Applebees Bartender/Neighborhood Expert Server was asked...21 July 2013

What is the funniest thing that has happened to you recently?

12 Answers

When applying for a pizza delivery person, one question was how I could benefit from scissors. Less

The idea that this interview question has anything to do with hiring the best employees for a restaurant chain. Less

Funny you should ask that... I just got a text from Friday's saying I got the job I was interviewing for last week - with double the amount of pay I was asking for. Would you like to try and beat their offer ? Less

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What would you do if a guest was too intoxicated and how would you handle the situation?

5 Answers

I would suggest non alcoholic beverage

I would offer water and a appetizer! If the kitchen is closed I would provide bar snacks. (Chips/pretzels )If they were driving I would call a cab or Uber! Soda or coffee doesn’t help ! Only time can help a intoxicated person. Less

First, make sure the guest is safe and behaving appropriately. Inform management of the guest and if any your intentions to handling the guest. If the guest request another alcoholic beverage let them know they should probably order food and a non alcoholic drink. Watch their behavior to see if they improve. If they become unmanageable first give them a warning about their behavior. If still unmanageable ask them to leave until the next day. I personally have paid for guests’ Ubers/Taxi to make home safe and let the guest know if they leave their vehicle I have paid for their Uber/taxi the next morning to retrieve their vehicle. If after food and non alcoholic drinks improve their behavior. Still watch the guest, and hopefully they continue with their visit. Both outcomes the guest will appreciate you in the morning. Less

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Red Lobster

Can you work sundays?

4 Answers

If you can not work sundays do not even bother going for an interview.

Yes I can work Sunday's

yes i do ,

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Hampton Inn by Hilton
Bartender was asked...12 February 2020

Do you have any experience in the hotel industry?

3 Answers

I have 6 years in the hospitality business and 15 years in costumer service.

No but I’m willing to learn and I catch on quick


Marriott International

Tell me about a situation where you had to an angry customer whom you had to find a way to resolve their issue.

3 Answers

See the customer as a baby and listen to his words very carefully, find what is his need then solve it. Less

See the customer as a baby and listen to his words very carefully, find what is his need then solve it. Less

See the customer as a baby and listen to him words very carefully, find what is his need then solve it. Less

LongHorn Steakhouse

Why do you want to work here?

3 Answers

I enjoy a high energy workspace and I enjoy the busy atmosphere it's almost like a thrive on it. Less

I truly would like to go back to waiting tables.

Because im broke

Caesars Entertainment

am i single

3 Answers


Uhhh not sure if that question was legal and appropriate.

Yes I'm single father with full custody of two girls named Khloe 2yrs old and Kira 1 yr old. This is why I need a good job to raise them better Less

HMG Plus

What are the three Ps of His Hospitality?

3 Answers

(not even Google has an answer to this BS question)

Sounds like a slavery era answer.

Price, People, Property

Lettuce Entertain You

Give us an example of a time you went above and beyond for a customer.

3 Answers

Sometimes I over hear or somebody talking about a glass of wine or a flavor of ice cream, and without them asking me about it, I just bring them a taste. Less

Never , trying to save my feet and be on the top of my tables , always telling customers about wine more so we can choose the best for them , same about a rest of a items in the menu Less

Hi, Iam always on the top of my tables if I have time I can bring flights of wine or taste of ice cream even call taxi or follow customers to the door and wish them good night or nice day , sometimes I can recommend good places to visit if it’s tourist , Iam open person and trying to help if I can , all about situation on the floor, if it’s crazy busy I trying to save time and my feet, but always making people happy and making sure they will want to come back and see me again Less

Rockwood Music Hall

How do you make an Old Fashioned?

2 Answers

Bourbon, Angostura, sugar, orange peel

Whiskey/ Bourbon Angostura sugar Orange peel

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