服务员: “Would you like to hear the specials for tonight?” 或者“We have some specials this evening…”
服务员: “Are you ready to order?”
服务员: “Do you have any questions about the menu?”
用餐者: “We’re ready to order. I’d like to have the steak please.”
服务员: “How would you like that done?” or “How would you like that cooked?”
用餐者: “Medium, please.”
肉根据烧熟程度分类，分为 ： 微熟/中熟to熟透
rare –> medium rare –> medium –> medium well –> well done
Appetizer: The small dish before your main course.
Bill: Also called “the check,” this tells you how much you need to pay for your meal.
Booster seat: A child’s seat placed on a chair to allow the child to sit at the table (see also high chair).
Bus boy: The person who cleans the tables and dishes off of the table.
Check: The check is also called the bill. It tells you how much you have to pay for your meal.
Dessert: The last sweet dish of the night, after your entrée. (Notice that it is spelled with 2 “s”s.
Entrée: The main course.
High chair: The chair a baby sits in (see also booster seat).
Hostess/Maitre d’: The person at the front of the restaurant who greets you and seats you at a table.
Menu: the list of food and drink options available to order.
Party: The number of people who will be sitting at your table.
Tip: Usually 15% (20% in New York City) of the bill. Waiters and waitresses rely on this money as their income. Also called gratuity.
Waiter/Waitress: The person who takes your order and serves you food
Wine List: The menu showing all of the wine options you have.