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Gender-neutral UsagePlay
Although traditionally 'waiter' refers to men, many use 'server' as a gender-neutral alternative. SlideWhen you're not sure of your server's gender, it's polite to use 'server' instead of 'waiter'.
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Waiter EtiquettePlay
It's polite to get a waiter's attention without loud or impolite gestures, such as snapping fingers. SlideI made eye contact and nodded to signal the waiter.
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Cultural TippingPlay
Tipping practices vary; in many countries, it's customary to tip waiters for good service. SlideIn the U.S., I tipped the waiter 20% for excellent service.