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What is the appropriate dress code for resturant employees?

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The appropriate dress code for an employee in a restaurant really depends on the restaurant.  The type of dining experience the restaurant wants should dictate the dress code.  For example, a casual restaurant will have a different dress code than a fine dining establishment.  The fine dining restaurant probably requires jackets and ties, while a casual restaurant might require t-shirts and jeans.

Uniforms are important because they create an atmosphere and clearly show who is an employee.

[What] employees wear is highly important, especially the host and bartender because they’re the first people guests interact with. They set the tone and create a first impression with guests. (

Another important aspect of restaurants is that the uniforms need to be clean and neat.  Neatness reflects hygiene and the restaurant’s cleanliness, and a restaurant had better be neat and clean!


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