When we go to the restaurant for getting meal or drink, it is not being avoided that we need to communicate to the waiter or waitress. For this, in this occasion we want to share about expression of conversation at restaurant. There are two main topics we are going to share. They are expression and the example of Expression of Conversation at Restaurant in dialogue. (also read : Expression of Agreement and Disagreement)
Below is the material of Expression of Conversation at Restaurant:
Expression of Conversation at Restaurant
Some expressions or phrases can be used by the waiter to say or ask
Excuse me, Sir/Madam
What can I do for you?
Have you booked a table?
Would you like to see the menu?
Could I take your order, sir/madam?
What would you like to start with?
What would you like to drink? /Anything to drink?
What would you like for main course/ for dessert?
Is everything alright?
Enjoy your meal!
Some expressions or phrases can be used by the guest or customer to say or ask
I’ll have…/ I am having…
As an entrée I’ll have a salad and for main course I’d like the roast beef.
Could I have chips instead of potatoes, please?
Is there anything you would recommend?
Could you recommend a wine?
Could I have the bill, please?
No, please. This is on me.
Example of Expression of Conversation at Restaurant in dialogue.
Read the dialogue below.
Waiter: Good afternoon Sir, how can I help you?
Mr. Andrew: I’d like a table for one, please.
Waiter: Right this way, Sir. Here you are.
Mr. Andrew: Thank you. Can I have a menu?
Waiter – Here it is, Sir. . . . May I take your order?
Mr. Andrew – Yes. I’d like the chicken and a side order of corn.
Waiter – And what would you like to drink?
Mr. Andrew – I’d like a cup of coffee, please.
Waiter – And what would you like to order, Madam?
Mrs. Andrew – I’ll take the spaghetti and a salad.
Waiter – What would you like to drink?
Mrs. Andrew – Just water, please.
(after the meal)
Waiter – Would you like something for dessert?
Mr. Andrew – Yes, I’ll have the cake, please. Would you like something?
Mrs. Andrew – No thanks. I’m full.
Mr. Andrew – Could we have the check, please?
Waiter – Yes, here it is.
Mr. Andrew – Hmmm. IDR 150.000. Here you are.
Waiter – Thank you. Come again, Sir.
Mr. Andrew – You are welcome. Goodbye.
That’s all about Expression of Conversation at Restaurant we can share. Hopefully, the material about Expression of Conversation at Restaurant above can improve our English, especially our speaking skill. (also read : Expression of Greeting and Leave Taking)