dinning assistant resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

I'm a Seasoned Assistant who's experienced in food service roles. I Delivered food quickly to customers and frequently topped off drinks to maximize satisfaction. I'm Well-versed in safe handling and cleaning requirements. I'm Energetic with 3 years of experience serving individuals. Cheerful when greeting patrons, serving items and handling special requests. Quick-thinking and efficient when serving many people at one time. Dedicated worker I offer top-notch service to customers in any setting. Lastly I'm a Team-player when working with fellow staff to complete our task.

  • Food inspection
  • Effective customer upselling
  • Relationship management
  • Dining customer service
  • Food safety understanding
  • High-volume dining
  • Point of Sale (POS) system operations
  • Animal care
  • Friendly, positive attitude
02/2019 to 07/2021 Dinning Assistant Delray Beach, Florida | Delray Beach, FL,
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and brought beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Set up tables and counters to prepare dining and serving areas.
  • Reset tables between guests, refilled condiments and wiped down surfaces.
  • Completed final preparations of dishes and quickly delivered items to customers.
  • Relayed orders and special requests to cooks.
  • Collaborated with host, bus person and cook to serve up food and beverage options.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and garnishes to assist kitchen staff.
  • Inventoried food supplies to determine needs and replenish stations.
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Sanitized and kept work areas tidy by cleaning surfaces, equipment and floors, removing trash and maintaining machinery.
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas to conform with health codes.
  • Completed prepping, cleaning and other kitchen duties to support cooks.
  • Closely adhered to food safety and sanitation procedures established by company and regulatory agencies.
  • Resolved customer concerns and relayed relevant information to supervisor.
  • Stored food in designated areas following wrapping, dating, food safety and rotation procedures.
  • Cross-trained in other kitchen positions to support team and meet customer needs.
  • Worked with customers placing large or specialized orders, providing samples and recommendations and responding to requests.
  • Gathered ingredients and cleaned and cut food items to prep recipes.
  • Stored perishable food items in freezer or refrigerator to protect from spoilage.
  • Verified compliance with sanitation and safety requirements.
  • Followed recipes and customer requests to prepare high-quality, delicious meals.
  • Washed, peeled, and seeded fruits and vegetables.
  • Checked and recorded refrigerator and freezer temperatures daily to verify proper working conditions.
  • Complied with company service standards and adhered to inventory and cash control procedures.
  • Monitored inventory and promptly reported food items requiring reorder.
  • Plated meals in appealing arrangement and placed in designated areas to deliver to patrons.
  • Carried pans, kettles and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Washed, peeled, cut and measured recipe ingredients.
  • Created aesthetically pleasing food arrangements for special orders and party trays.
  • Adjusted cooking methods and ingredients to accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies.
  • Prepared large batches of [Type] food according to standard recipes.
09/2015 to 11/2020 Volunteer Exos | Tempe, AZ,
  • Performed daily care, including feeding, watering and cleaning animal enclosures for rescued animals.
  • Maintained animal shelter by cleaning and disinfecting kennels, cages and equipment, washing dishes and laundry, taking out garbage and performing custodial duties.
  • Performed custodial duties, including mopping, sweeping and sterilizing equipment.
  • Walked animals in assigned area to complete daily enrichment.
  • Observed shelter animals for unusual symptoms indicative of medical or behavioral problems, reporting issues to shelter manager.
  • Maintained daily care logs for sheltered animals.
  • Cleaned cages in accordance with health code requirements to ensure sanitary environment for animals.
  • Sanitized floors and other surfaces to provide sterile environment.
  • Administered medications to animals with meals or treats.
  • Washed and disinfected animals' food and water bowls each day.
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • Picked up dog waste using bags to dispose of properly.
  • Stayed on top of laundry, sweeping and disinfection during slow periods.
  • Performed opening and closing duties, including detailed floor cleaning and final head count.
  • Replaced soft fabric items such as blankets by running washing machine to provide fresh laundry.
  • Removed waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas and placed in trash receptacles.
  • Talked to animals in calm tone and familiarized each with human voices.
  • Walked animals outside to avoid accidents in play areas or bedding.
  • Restrained and managed scared and active animals.
  • Isolated animals with potential contagious diseases to reduce infection risks and monitor disease presentation.
07/2018 to 08/2018 Camp Counselor Missouri Military Academy | City, STATE,
  • Engaged children in arts and crafts, singing, sports activities, games and field trips while maintaining safe environment.
  • Checked on campers struggling with various social and recreational skills to maintain camper and parent satisfaction.
  • Enforced discipline and policies to protect safety of recreational activity participants.
  • Coordinated and led group activities for campers and counselors.
  • Designed activities to help individuals overcome confidence issues and build strength.
  • Assisted homesick children by actively listening to concerns and providing emotional support.
  • Prepared for inclement weather in advance by planning indoor activities.
  • Developed camp emergency procedures and shared with other counselors in preparation for serious event or injury.
  • Provided swimming, kayaking and canoeing lessons to boost confidence and encourage safety.
  • Guided, mentored and counseled adolescents and at-risk youth to help achieve personal and spiritual goals.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2018 to to High School Diploma | Pennridge High School, Perkasie, PA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Pennridge High School

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  • Dinning Assistant
  • Volunteer
  • Camp Counselor


  • High School Diploma

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