To work as a counter attendant, you typically need to:
- complete short-term, on-the-job training.
Education after high school
No formal education is required for this job. However, many employers prefer that you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Almost all counter attendants learn their skills on the job from an experienced worker. Training includes:
- taking and serving orders;
- using equipment necessary for the job;
- providing customer service; and
- studying restaurant policies.
After training, another worker supervises your work. Training generally lasts up to one month.