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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Focused restaurant service professional systematic about taking accurate orders, keeping customers happy and contributing time and abilities toward team success. Quickly clear and reset tables, restock supplies and clean up spills. Bringing superior work ethic and 20 years of experience.

Diligent Banquet Server with distinguished history of maintaining satisfaction for over 500 guests at banquet events. Willing to take initiative for best-in-class service and assist with setup and takedown. Expert in Five Star services with dedication to reliability and friendliness.

Organized Banquet Server with 11 years of experience working banquet events. Skilled at food and beverage service, bussing tables and maintaining customer satisfaction through efficiency and personability.

Hardworking banquet server skilled at meeting needs of diverse customers while keeping calm and maintaining professionalism. History of working on feet for long periods of time and training incoming staff. Solid background in food service field, with 11 years of experience.

Skills
  • Safe food handling
  • Fluent in Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
  • Buffet setup and takedown
  • Menu knowledge
  • Food safety understanding
  • Personal appearance standards
  • Check payment processing
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Food Handlers License and Alcohol Servers Certification
  • Prompt table clearance
  • Dining customer service
  • Banquet hall set up
  • High-volume dining
  • Liquor, wine and food service
  • In-depth food and wine knowledge
  • Bartending experience
Experience
Banquet Server, 08/2016 - Current
Jc Resorts Llc La Jolla, CA,
  • Addressed any concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Prepared and maintained buffet and salad bar by checking temperatures, restocking food and monitoring potential avenues of contamination.
  • Kept tables neat, cleared away dirty dishes, wiped down surfaces and refreshed glasses.
  • Educated guests on meals during banquet events, answering questions and bringing special orders.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff to maintain efficiency in food delivery, adapting service based on customer requests and kitchen readiness.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties of 15 to 500.
  • Prepared banquet rooms for use, adjusting lights, sound volumes and room temperature to provide comfortable experiences for guests.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Carried appetizer and drink trays around reception events, maneuvering around guests and furniture without spilling.
  • Prepared banquet room for next function by resetting room, cleaning surfaces and replenishing supplies.
  • Discussed alternative selections with chef for guests with food allergies or gluten-free requests.
  • Communicated effectively with kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs and other special requests.
Banquet Server, 02/2015 - Current
Jc Resorts Llc Tucumcari, NM,
  • Addressed any concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Walked among tables and refilled water and beverage glasses or took orders for more drinks and food.
  • Attended to new customers quickly to inquire about drinks and start off dining experience with prompt beverage service.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and updates to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Prepared and maintained buffet and salad bar by checking temperatures, restocking food and monitoring potential avenues of contamination.
  • Plated food and ensured plate presentation and food quality were of highest standard.
  • Kept tables neat, cleared away dirty dishes, wiped down surfaces and refreshed glasses.
  • Cleaned and inspected food preparation areas for safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Educated guests on meals during plated dinner events, answering questions and bringing special orders.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties of 15 to 500
  • Prepared banquet rooms for use, adjusting lights, sound volumes and room temperature to provide comfortable experiences for guests.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Communicated effectively with kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs and other special requests.
  • Discussed alternative selections with chef for guests with food allergies or gluten-free requests.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling, guest expectations and restaurant protocols.
  • Prepared banquet room for next function by resetting room, cleaning surfaces and replenishing supplies.
  • Explained preparation of various menu items, describing ingredients and cooking methods to customers.
Restaurant Server, 02/2001 - 04/2009
Chick-Fil-A Hutto, TX,
  • Kept tables neat, cleared away dirty dishes, wiped down surfaces and refreshed glasses.
  • Attended to new customers quickly to inquire about drinks and start off dining experience with prompt beverage service.
  • Addressed any concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and updates to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Completed thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1990
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Veselin Maslesas - Bosnia And Hercegovina ,
GPA:
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School Attended

  • Veselin Maslesas

Job Titles Held:

  • Banquet Server
  • Banquet Server
  • Restaurant Server

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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