What does it take to be a server at a 5 star restaurantin New York City?

I have 3 years of serving experience in decent restaurants but nothing that is to be considered 'fine dining'. However I know that there are some 5 star restaurants where servers are making $50k or more and I wanted to know what training or places I can go to become a server at these restaurants.

Asked By: sirfreshalot87 - 2/26/2009
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Some fine dining restaurants look for support staff during their busy times and as a back up in case some of their serving staff is out. You may not get the front dining room right away but you can start in the back or at a lower level and then move up... More
Answered By: Nicholas M - 2/26/2009
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best thing to do is on your days off go in and ask to see the owner or manaager.--be well dressed and groomed and tell them you want to work there.--tell them you have experince in serving albeit not as nice as this.--be honest.i bet u within 5 tries you will get a tryout.----now with fine dining have your head on a... More
Answered By: gio - 2/26/2009
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