T.G.I. Friday's Server Interview Questions

Updated Sep 3, 2014
Updated Sep 3, 2014
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Server Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tysons Corner, VA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tysons Corner, VA
Application Details

I applied online – interviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in August 2014.

Interview Details

Applied online, called me in 3 days to set up an interview. I interviewed with the general manager and his assistant, then they said they will pass my information on to the district manager and I would get a call from him to interview with. Interviewed with the DM, was very laid back. They are just looking for someone who has a good personality and about great customer service.

Interview Questions
Negotiation Details
its a server position, there is no negotiating.
Accepted Offer
Easy Interview

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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at T.G.I. Friday's.

    Interview Details

    very conversational. typical interview questions. direct questions bout serving. online test after interview

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Westminster, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Westminster, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at T.G.I. Friday's.

    Interview Details

    I interviewed with the server manager and the general manager after. The server manager asked me about my previous serving experience, asked me how I would sell her a ketchup bottle. If she likes you then she will take you to the next step which is to interview with the GM.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you sell me this ketchup bottle?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Non-negotiable. It is minimum wage. 8/hr + tips (taxed)
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jackson, TN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jackson, TN
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I had 3 interviews. One with a manager from Memphis, one with the kitchen manager, and one with the general manager. I was told I got the job that day.

    Interview Questions
    • What is your favorite TGI Friday's menu item? (I never ate there before)   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied for the position online and received a call 3 days later to come in for an interview. First I had to take a written personality test and after I passed I met with the server manager. After several easy questions consisting of my prior work history and hobbies, I then met with the host manager for then same questions. Then after about 30 minutes of waiting I met with the general manager who only asked me questions about my background and finally met with the bar manager who asked me situational questions such as "what would you do if a guest claimed they ordered something else and received the wrong entree?" He then hired me right on the spot. Now this particular Fridays was corporate owned which is why I'm guessing I had to meet with so many managers. Most are franchised owned and most likely more layed back.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if a guest claimed they ordered something else and received the wrong entree?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person – interviewed at T.G.I. Friday's.

    Interview Details

    Informal interview with GM. Was offered the job the next day.

    Interview Questions
    • all questions were easy. I think GM wanted to make sure I had the personality for the job.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Interview often pertains to a persons personality over qualifications. The restaurant business is about ones personality working with customers and garnering return visits.

    Interview Questions
    • Unrelated quirky questions like "If you were a superhero, who would you be and why?" etc...   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at T.G.I. Friday's.

    Interview Details

    easy

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    better position elsewhere

    Declined Offer
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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Hiring process was kind of ridiculous. There were 3 interviews: One with the FOH manager, one with the general manager, and one with the owner. They were all fairly easy, didn't ask any unexpected questions. I pretty much knew I got the job after the second interview but I had to talk with the owner. The last two interviews ended up being with me and another girl interviewing at once. We both got the job.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orlando, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orlando, FL
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at T.G.I. Friday's in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    Talked to bartender who told me they were hiring servers. I called the manager the next day and she told me that she would like to schedule an interview. The first interview consisted of basic questions such as schedule and experience, but it was very relaxed, it did not even feel like an interview. The second interview was with the general manager this interview was more typical asked questions like "What would would you do in a situation with an unhappy customer". Received a letter within a few days that I had been hired.

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do with an unhappy customer?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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