headwaiter

[hed-wey-ter]
noun
a person in charge of waiters, busboys, etc., in a restaurant or dining car.

Origin:
1795–1805; head + waiter

subheadwaiter, noun
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The term headwaiter includes stewards acting in the capacity of the headwaiter.
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