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bar waitress resume example with 4+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Responsible Server Assistant adaptable to fast-paced, changing restaurant environments with discerning customers and high standards. Enthusiastic team member possessing sharp memorization skills and outstanding teamwork abilities. Ambitious, career-focused job seeker, anxious to obtain an entry-level [Job Title] position to help launch career while achieving company goals.

Skills
  • Service-Oriented
  • Team Player
  • High Energy and Stamina
  • PPE Guideline Compliance
  • Relationship Building
  • Cool Under Pressure
  • Staff Training
  • Warm and Friendly
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Workflow Coordination
  • Special Requests and Substitutions
Experience
02/2021 to 05/2022 Bar Waitress Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices | Pacific Palisades, CA,
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Communicated with hosts, bussers and kitchen staff to prepare for and serve customers.
  • Recommended and served alcoholic beverages to patrons during high-volume shifts.
  • Maintained accurate cash handling practices while efficiently serving customers.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and brought beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Honed bartending skills by assisting bartender with high-volume shifts.
  • Recommended food and drinks to patrons based on preference, pairings and special promotions.
  • Maintained tidiness and organization throughout bar area.
  • Monitored patron alcohol consumption to encourage safety.
  • Maintained knowledge of current menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Collected dirty dishes and glasses from tables or counters, preparing areas for next diners.
  • Served food and beverages to patrons and confirmed complete orders.
  • Explained menu options to guests, offered suggestions and took orders for food and beverages.
  • Trained new employees to perform duties.
  • Created signature beverages to increase revenue and patron loyalty.
  • Communicated with patrons to offer friendly service and determine needs.
  • Created rapport with new and returning patrons to foster guest satisfaction.
  • Assessed patrons' needs to always provide proactive service.
  • Checked identification prior to serving.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and garnishes to assist kitchen staff.
  • Upsold latest products and drinks, resulting in [Number]% increase in daily sales.
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Explained menu items, describing ingredients and cooking methods upon request.
  • Stocked service areas with supplies during slow periods.
  • Presented menus and answered questions regarding items.
  • Informed customers of daily specials and signature menu items.
  • Circulated within assigned areas to assess and address customer needs, effectively prioritizing tasks during peak hours.
  • Set up tables in between patrons to reduce wait times.
  • Took reservations and to-go orders to streamline process for both customer and restaurant.
  • Prepared checks, itemizing total meal costs and taxes.
  • Checked identification to verify if guests meet minimum age to legally purchase or consume alcoholic beverages.
  • Filled condiments and napkin containers during slack periods.
  • Brought wine selections to tables with appropriate glasses and poured for customers.
  • Responded to ad hoc cleaning duties at end of shift.
  • Assisted in preparing salads, appetizers and desserts to speed up food service.
  • Garnished dishes and beverages to serve visually appealing menu items.
01/2021 to 04/2022 Restaurant Waitress Hamilton Telecommunications | Baton Rouge, LA,
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials to increase profits.
  • Communicated with hosts, bussers and kitchen staff to prepare for and serve customers.
  • Completed cleaning duties by sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet and tidying up server stations.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff to stay updated on item availability and customer wait times.
  • Addressed concerns quickly to improve customer experience and escalated issues to management for resolution when necessary.
  • Rolled silverware and set up food stations and dining areas to prepare for next shift or large parties.
  • Arranged place settings with clean tablecloths, napkins and tableware to prepare for incoming guests.
  • Presented menus to patrons to answer questions about menu items and make recommendations.
  • Utilized POS system to total meal costs and add taxes for final bill calculation.
  • Relayed orders to service bar and kitchen via point-of-sale register system.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and garnishes to assist kitchen staff.
  • Collected dirty dishes and glasses from tables or counters, preparing areas for next diners.
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Explained menu options to guests, offered suggestions and took orders for food and beverages.
  • Served food and beverages to patrons and confirmed complete orders.
  • Trained new employees to perform duties.
  • Presented menus and answered questions regarding items.
  • Stocked service areas with supplies during slow periods.
  • Explained menu items, describing ingredients and cooking methods upon request.
  • Informed customers of daily specials and signature menu items.
  • Took reservations and to-go orders to streamline process for both customer and restaurant.
  • Circulated within assigned areas to assess and address customer needs, effectively prioritizing tasks during peak hours.
  • Filled condiments and napkin containers during slack periods.
  • Prepared checks, itemizing total meal costs and taxes.
  • Set up tables in between patrons to reduce wait times.
  • Checked identification to verify if guests meet minimum age to legally purchase or consume alcoholic beverages.
  • Assisted in preparing salads, appetizers and desserts to speed up food service.
  • Responded to ad hoc cleaning duties at end of shift.
  • Brought wine selections to tables with appropriate glasses and poured for customers.
06/2021 to 03/2022 Agent Services Representative CCSU | City, STATE,
  • Greeted each customer and offered assistance in finding requested items, helping boost customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Followed company policies, rules and procedures to promote company goals and maintain safety.
  • Calculated pricing, applied discounts and collected payments to process transactions.
  • Assisted customers by asking open-ended questions to understand needs and suggest suitable merchandise.
  • Greeted customers to determine wants or needs.
04/2014 to 07/2017 Receptionist Johnson Chiropratic Clinic | City, STATE,
  • Scheduled and confirmed appointments.
  • Answered and directed incoming calls using multi-line telephone system.
  • Served visitors by greeting, welcoming and directing to appropriate personnel.
  • Updated and recorded customer or client information to maintain accounts.
  • Processed payments and updated accounts to reflect balance changes.
  • Sorted incoming mail and directed to correct personnel each day.
  • Delivered administrative support to team members by making copies, sending faxes, organizing documents and rearranging schedules.
  • Maintained daily calendars, set appointments with clients and planned daily office events.
  • Scheduled and confirmed appointments and meetings for management team.
  • Oversaw office inventory by restocking supplies and submitting purchase orders.
  • Screened and verified visitors for identification credentials and purpose of visit to maintain security of personnel and office environment.
  • Prepared correspondence, reports and other documents in final formats with correct punctuation, capitalization, grammar and spelling.
  • Greeted customers, answered general questions and directed to appropriate locations.
  • Answered multi-line telephone with polite tone of voice to provide general information and answer inquiries.
  • Scheduled appointments and maintained and updated appointment calendars.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2013 to to High School Diploma | Hanies City High, Hanies City Fl, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Hanies City High

Job Titles Held:

  • Bar Waitress
  • Restaurant Waitress
  • Agent Services Representative
  • Receptionist

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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