Lesson 2 餐饮用语
（一）Making a Reservation预订桌位
—good afternoon. This is the Park restaurant. May I help you?
—I’d like to make a reservation for tonight. 我想预订今晚的座位。
—I see. What time? 我明白了，什么时间？
—About 7:30. 大约7:30左右。
—We are quite busy then. Could you come later?
—No, I can’t. I can make it earlier. 不行。我只能早一点。
—I can give you something at 6:30. 你可以6:30来。
—That’s a little early, but it will have to do.
—May I have your name? 请留下你的姓名，好吗？
—Will you spell that for me? 你能拼一下吗？
—W-H-I-T-E, White. W H I T E。怀特。
—How many will be in your party, Mr.White?
—There will be four of us. 我们有四个人。
—Four people at 6:30. We’ll be looking for you, Mr.White.
（二）Showing Seats 引导来宾入席
Waiter: good afternoon, sir. Welcome to the Flower restaurant.
Waiter: How many persons, please?您一共几位？
Guest: A table for four, please.四位。
Waiter: Where would you prefer to sit?您想坐在哪儿呢？
Guest: Well, by the window, please.嗯，我想要靠窗的位子。
Waiter: I’ll show you to your table. This way, please. ….. Is this fine?
Guest: O.K. That’ll be fine.好，这里很好。
Waiter: Please take a seat, sir.先生，请坐。
Waiter: A waiter will come to take your order. Just a moment, please.
（三）Seating the Guest 安排客人就座
Waiter: good evening. Welcome to Rottenmeier. 晚上好。欢迎光临“罗登麦尔”。
Have you made a reservation? 你有预订吗？
Guest: No. Have you a table for eight? 没有。有八个人的桌子吗？
Waiter: Sorry. The restaurant is crowded now. We don’t have a vacant seat for the moment. 抱歉。餐厅现在客满。我们一时还没有空位。
Guest: How long do you think we’ll have to wait? 我们还要等多久？
Waiter: About 10 minutes. 大约10分钟。
You can drink something in the lounge. 你可以在大厅用些饮料。
I’ll inform you as soon as the table is vacant. 一有空桌我就会通知你。
（十分钟后 After 10 minutes…）
Waiter: Excuse me, madam. 打扰了，夫人。
Guest: Yes? 哎？
Waiter: A big table is available now. This way, please.
Would you like to sit in smoking, non-smoking or whatever comes open first?
Guest: We prefer non-smoking. 我们要无烟区。
Waiter: OK. How is the table? 好的。这张桌子怎么样？
Guest: The table is too near the band. I’d like a table near the window.
Waiter: Oh, there was a table that just became available near the window. Follow me, please. 哦，窗边刚好有一张桌子空出来。请跟我来吧！
Guest: Thanks. 谢谢。
Waiter: Would you like a high chair for the baby? 你要给宝宝一张高椅吗？
Guest: That’s fine. It’s very kind of you. 那太好了。你真是非常周道。
（四）Taking the Order 受理点菜和推荐食物
Waiter: good afternoon, sir. Welcome to the Flower restaurant. May I show you our lunch menu?下午好，先生。欢迎光临花儿餐厅。您要午餐的菜单吗？
Waiter: Please take your time. …… May I take your order now?
Guest: Yes, I’ll have a mixed Salad and a Sirloin Steak. Which vegetables come with the steak?
Waiter: French fried potatoes, carrots and peas.有炸薯条、胡萝卜以及青豌豆。
Guest: That’ll be fine.不错。
Waiter: Would you like anything to drink, sir?先生，要不要来点饮料？
Guest: Yes, I’ll have some beer with coffee to follow.
Waiter: How would you like your steak, sir?先生，您的牛排要几分熟？
Guest: I’ll have it medium rare, please.请给我三四分熟的。
Waiter: Would you like your coffee now or later?
Guest: Later, please.等会儿再喝。
Waiter: A medium-rare Sirloin Steak, a mixed Salad, a glass of beer and a cup of coffee. Will there be anything else?
Guest: No, that’s all, thanks.不，就这些了，谢谢。
Waiter: Thank you, sir. Just a moment, please.谢谢您，先生。请稍等一会儿。