dishwasher resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Hardworking Cook with more than 2 years experience in high-volume restaurant facility. Experienced Server with 3 years fine dining experience. Successful track record of building repeat clientele. Meticulous waitress/cook, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure. Broad industry experience includes Healthcare, Finance and Legal. Experienced and professional along with strong leadership and relationship-building skills.
solved problems and added value to the company. Also saved money by cutting back on necessary things and increasing productivity on sales.
Dishwasher, 08/2012 - 09/2015
Doordash Bogalusa, LA,

Routinely cleaned work areas, glassware and silverware throughout each shift.

  • Immediately reported accidents, injuries or unsafe work conditions to manager.
  • Developed and maintained positive working relationships with others to reach business goals.
  • Inventoried and restocked items throughout day.
  • Proactively prepared for large parties and reservations, anticipating planning and staffing needs.
  • Assisted with the BBQ station, banquet setup and service, patio area service, dishwashing and packaging food for take-out.
  • Assisted co-workers whenever possible.
  • Upheld highest standard for cleanliness of glass and silverware.
  • Operated all kitchen equipment adeptly.
  • Consistently kept kitchen areas clean and free of debris and water.
  • Routinely removed trash and debris from restaurant.
  • Washed and disinfected kitchen area, floors, tables, tools, knives and equipment.
  • Inspected, pulled and stacked cleaned items and sent soiled items back for re-scrubbing and re-washing.
  • Sorted, soaked and washed flatware.
  • Emptied and maintained trashcans and outdoor dumpster area.
  • Stocked and maintained cleanliness of stations.
  • Maintained high standards of cleanliness and sanitation.
Sales Representative, 05/2011 - 07/2012
Xerox Minneapolis, MN,
  • Answered customer questions regarding merchandise, department information and pricing.
  • Negotiated prices, discount terms and all transportation arrangements for merchandise.
  • Conferred with store managers to obtain information about customer needs and preferences.
  • Wrote sales slips and sales contracts.
  • Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges and security practices.
  • Responded to customer questions and requests in a prompt and efficient manner.
  • Engaged with customers in a sincere and friendly manner.
  • Prioritized helping customers over completing other routine tasks in the store.
  • Built relationships with customers to increase likelihood of repeat business.
Waitress, 03/2009 - 05/2011
Holiday Retirement Boise, ID,
  • Inspected restrooms for cleanliness and availability of supplies and cleaned restrooms when necessary Skillfully promoted items on beverage lists and weekly restaurant specials.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about the restaurant's menu and products.
  • Routinely supported other areas of the restaurant as requested, including answering telephones and completing financial transactions for other staff members.
  • Restocked the salad bar and buffet, refilled condiments, organized pantry area and swept and mopped floors.
  • Maintained complete knowledge of restaurant menu, including daily specials.
  • Assisted with guest inquiries, take-out orders and restaurant cleanliness.
  • Routinely removed trash and debris from restaurant.
  • Consistently provided professional, friendly and engaging service.
  • Followed all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage to uphold proper health standards.
  • Set dining tables according to type of event and service standards.
  • Routinely cleaned work areas, glassware and silverware throughout each shift.
  • Developed and maintained positive working relationships with others to reach business goals.
  • Demonstrated genuine hospitality while greeting and establishing rapport with guests.
  • Demonstrated genuine hospitality while greeting and establishing rapport with guests.
  • Guided guests through menus while demonstrating thorough knowledge of the food, beverages and ingredients.
  • Provided friendly and attentive service.
  • Inventoried and restocked items throughout day.
Detailer, 01/2007 - 03/2009
Nortek Boston, MA,
  • Inventoried and restocked items throughout day.
  • Preserved the branding standards of assigned accounts.
  • Preserved the branding standards of assigned accounts.
  • Removed dents, filled in cracks and painted the car exteriors to restore appearance and condition.
  • Upheld top-quality workmanship and excellent customer service.
  • Cleaned windows, glass partitions and mirrors using soapy water, surface cleaner, sponges and squeegees.
  • Mixed water and detergents in containers to prepare chemical cleaning solutions.
  • Properly labeled and diluted all cleaning solutions.
  • Spot cleaned furniture and carpet.
Waitress, Cook, Dishwasher, Register, 03/1999 - 06/2010
ABC Pizza City, STATE,
  • Maintained contact with kitchen staff, management, serving staff, and customers
  • Monitored food distribution, ensured meals were delivered to the correct recipients and that guidelines for special diets were followed
  • Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience
  • Regularly inquired about member or guest satisfaction, anticipated additional needs and fulfilled further requests.
  • Prepared the buffet and salad bar for dinner service.
  • Maintained a professional tone at all times, including during peak rush hours.
  • Stocked and rotated products, stocked supplies, and paper goods in a timely basis
  • Stocked cabinets and serving areas with condiments, and refilled condiment container
  • Weighed, measured, and mixed ingredients according to recipes using various kitchen utensils and equipment
  • Communicated with customers regarding orders, comments, and complaints
  • Cooked food properly and in a timely fashion, using safety precautions
  • Ensured first-in-first-out system with all ingredients labeled and stored properly
  • Supported other areas of the restaurant as necessary, such as setup, cleanup, prep work and equipment maintenance.
  • Stocked and maintained silverware, linen and condiments.
  • Regularly cleaned host stand and thoroughly swept and mopped floors, removed trash and cleaned and stocked restrooms. and buffet area.
  • Responsible for all kitchen operations such as banquet events, buffet lines, room service orders and hotel restaurant.
  •  Greeted guests and sat them at tables or in waiting areas
  • Responsible for daily set up of five stations.
  • Examined trays to ensure that they contained required items
  • Accepted payment from customers and made change as necessary.
  • Checked patrons' identification to ensure that they met minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages
  • Managed kitchen operations for high grossing, fast-paced fair concession kitchen.
  •  Instructed cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food
  • Kept drink stations clean and ready for service
  • Performed dishwasher duties
  • Delivered exceptional service by greeting and serving customers in a timely, friendly manner.
  • Maintained knowledge of current menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods.
  • Assisted guests with making menu choices in an informative and helpful fashion.
  • Promptly served all food courses and alcoholic beverages to guests. Answered questions about menu selections and made recommendations when requested.
  • Regularly checked on guests to ensure satisfaction with each food course and beverages.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciliation of the cash drawer.
  • Accurately recorded orders and partnered with team members to serve food and beverages that exceeded guests’ expectations.
  • Prepared the buffet and salad bar for dinner service.
  • Continually kept carpets and floor clear of debris.
  • Politely answered phones promptly and recorded and confirmed reservations.
  • Welcomed and acknowledge all guests in a friendly, service-oriented manner.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists according to set standards.
  • Closed down the kitchen after each shift and precisely followed closing checklist for kitchen stations.
  • Consistently delivered exceptional customer service by quickly and efficiently clearing restaurant tables.
  • Prepared food items such as sandwiches, salads, soups, and beverages


Associate of Arts: Massage Therapy, Expected in 2005
Lecanto High School - Lecanto, FL
Status - Learned neumerous techniques in relaxing muscle in Reflexology
[Massage]: , Expected in
Withalacoochee Technical Institute - Inverness Florida - ,
GPA: GPA: 2.8
Status - GPA: 2.8 Continuing education in Coursework in Business and Communications
Bachelor of Arts: Physical Therapy, Expected in
College of Central Florida - Lecanto, FL
Status - Physical Therapy
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School Attended

  • Lecanto High School
  • Withalacoochee Technical Institute - Inverness Florida
  • College of Central Florida

Job Titles Held:

  • Dishwasher
  • Sales Representative
  • Waitress
  • Detailer
  • Waitress, Cook, Dishwasher, Register


  • Associate of Arts
  • [Massage]
  • Bachelor of Arts

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