This is usually called "plate service” because the food is
already placed in the plate in the kitchen ready to be served to the
guests. This type of service is used in coffee shops where there is a
demand for quick and simple service. It requires minimal training for
novice waiters and waitresses.
1. It is a fast and simple service.
2. It is inexpensive. One waiter or waitress can serve many
guests and no special service equipment is necessary.
3. It does not require highly trained technical staff that demands
for higher pay.
1. Less showmanship
2. Reduced personalized attention