Asking for a Seat
Waiter: Hi! How are you today?
Ying: Pretty good!
Waiter: How many?
Ying: Two, please.
Waiter: Smoking or non-smoking?
Ying: Non-smoking, please.
Waiter: Please come with me. Do you mind sitting here?
Ying: Of course not, thank you.
Waitress: Hello. Here is your menu. What would you like to drink?
Bi: Just a glass of water please.
Waitress: May I take your order now?
Ying: Um… I would like the crispy chicken.
Waitress: How about you, Miss?
Bi: I want chicken salad.
Waitress: What kind of dressing do you like?
Waitress: Is that all? Would you like appetizers or soup? We have clam chowder for soup today.
Ying: No thanks. We're all set.
Waitress: Okay. Just a moment.
Asking for Help
Waitress: Sorry to keep you waiting. Here are your orders. Enjoy.
Ying: Excuse me, can I get some salt and pepper?
Waitress: Sure. Do you need anything else?
Bi: May I please have some water and napkins?
Waitress: Of course. I'll be right back.
Waitress: Here you are. How is the food?
Waitress: Would you like some dessert?
Ying: Two ice cream sundaes, please.
Waitress: No problem.
Asking for Check.
Ying: Excuse me. May I have the check, please?
Waitress: Okay. $32 is your total. How do you want to pay for it - credit card, check or cash?
Ying: Credit. Here is my credit card.
Waitress: Please sign here.
Ying: Okay. Here you go.
Waitress. Thank you very much. Have a nice day.
Ying, Bi: You too. Bye bye.