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Education and Training Requirements

High School

Educational requirements vary by restaurant. Some restaurants hire individuals who are still in high school for this position. Others require or prefer their hosts or hostesses to have a minimum of a high school diploma. Classes in math will help you hone skills when taking cash when people pay their bills. Speech classes will help you to communicate effectively with coworkers and customers. Other useful classes include business, foreign language, computer science, and psychology. Joining school clubs or participating in group activities will help you to build your teamwork skills.

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