experiencewaitress resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Responsible and motivated student ready to apply education in the workplace. Offers excellent technical abilities with software and applications, ability to handle challenging work, and excellent time management skills. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Focused Waitress with outstanding history of handling busy restaurants with excellent service. Committed to best-in-class dining experiences and maintaining accuracy, efficiency and professionalism in high-traffic times. Offering 4-year background providing high-quality service to customers. Decision making Analytical skills Product knowledge Data entry Leadership Active listening Attention to detail Effective communication Organization Creative problem solving Time management Serving (5 years) Time Management Pricing Microsoft Office Upselling Languages German - Beginner Spanish - Intermediate Certifications and Licenses Food Handler Staff Training Team Player Verbal and Written Communication Scheduling and Coordinating Team Leadership Goal Setting Budget Management Computer Skills Strong attention to detail Mentored associate consultants to encourage enthusiasm toward tasks and responsibilities. Identified needs of customers promptly and efficiently. Maintained positive working relationship with fellow staff and management. Determined consumer needs to provide products and services appealing to larger market. employer A little bit about myself. I moved to Norfolk Virginia from Los Angeles California, I was born and raised In Los Angeles CA. I am a very outgoing person who is always very organized and punctual. I have advanced leadership skills as well as experience in training others in each department as needed. I'm Currently finishing up my degree in Criminal Justice as I plan in the future to extend my schooling and start a career in that field. In between I have worked serval jobs back home in Los Angeles spent most of my time in the client relations industry, working with different people everyday and learning how to be better and better to my guests each day. I am very detail oriented. I manage each position Im In with the best of my ability and handle each situation with professionalism. When it comes to my schooling I average around a 3.5gpa every semester, my field of study has taught me how to be very well organized and has also taught me about the general public and principles in itself where I can use that knowledge and apply it to my daily life/jobs.
  • POS
  • OpenTable
  • Food handling
  • Phone etiquette
  • Cash handling (5 years)
  • Cashiering (5 years)
  • Customer service (5 years)
  • Front desk (3 years)
  • Fashion retail (3 years)
  • Management (1 year)
  • Kitchen experience
  • Food service
  • Guest services
  • Restaurant experience
  • Guest relations
  • Micros POS
  • Host/hostess experience
  • Hotel experience
  • Leadership (3 years)
  • Social media marketing (3 years)
  • Computer skills (3 years)
  • Knife skills
  • Experience with children (2 years)
  • Communication skills
  • Security (Less than 1 year)
  • Hospitality
  • Receptionist (4 years)
EXPERIENCE Waitress, 09/2022 - 05/2023
Clubcorp Club Operations, Inc. Birmingham, AL,
  • Able to work in fast pace environments, as well as dealing with customers daily
  • My duty is to serve my guest and make sure each guest has a pleasant experience every time they walk through and leave those doors
  • Experienced in POS systems
  • Have worked through open table as well
  • Fast learner and a great team leader/player
  • Take accountability for all my actions
  • Very organized in the workspace as well
  • Always punctual and never show up late
  • Always make sure the opening and closing duties are done before leaving for the day
  • Leadership skills, as well as training new employees who come in
  • Very outgoing personality which is why it makes the environment in the work place so comfortable with choosing myself as a leader in any company
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials to increase profits
  • Handled food safely and kept spaces clean to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation
  • Addressed concerns quickly to improve customer experience and escalated issues to management for resolution when necessary
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements
  • Explained menu options to guests, offered suggestions and took orders for food and beverages.
Barcoder/Lead, 01/2021 - 01/2022
IGS Solutions LLC City, STATE,
  • Critical thinking (5 years)
  • Trained new employees to perform duties
  • Informed customers of daily specials and signature menu items
  • Communicated with kitchen staff to stay updated on item availability and customer wait times
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts for customers
  • Worked in a warehouse where thousands of products were coming in daily and having to go through each one and scan them into the systems accurately accounting for each product
  • I was in charge of that whole department which then gave me executive responsibility and leadership skills first hand
  • I had to inspect each product and prepare for disposition in accordance with client contract terms
  • Leadership
  • Management skills
  • Organization skills
  • Monitored team progress and enforced deadlines
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize group productivity
  • Collaborated with management team to implement new work procedures or policies
  • Organized and prioritized incoming work orders and optimized team workflows and resources to handle dynamic demands
  • Counted inventory, resolved discrepancies and completed paperwork to keep system accurate and current
  • Documented production levels and materials used to keep management informed
  • Worked closely with shipping, warehouse and other personnel to coordinate movements and keep workflows smooth
  • Conducted thorough quality checks to verify conformance to specifications.
Cannabis Consultant, 01/2020 - 10/2020
Divine Wellness City, STATE,
  • In this position I've preformed cannabis sales, recommend strains and products
  • My goal was to help patients find exactly what they needed in a timely manner
  • Talking to my patients I was able to apply critical thinking into their situation due to the health conditions that they needed the cannabis for making sure I was giving their proper dose of each product as well as hearing and just listening to their needs
Hostess, 08/2019 - 12/2019
Castaway City, STATE,
  • Very upscale business
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions
  • Greeted incoming guests to escort to assigned dining area and present menus
  • Stayed attentive to server availability and table turnover to quickly seat guests
  • Scheduled reservations and notified servers and managers of large groups to prepare seating in advance
  • Accommodated guests with children and special needs to promote comfortable dining experience
  • Delivered outstanding service and support from initial interaction to final departure, maintaining loyal clientele.
Education and Training
Associate's degree: Criminal Justice, Expected in 06/2023
Tidewater Community College - Norfolk, VA
Status -
High school diploma: , Expected in 06/2017
Verdugo Hills Senior High School - Tujunga, CA
Status -
Additional Information
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Willing to relocate: , Anywhere, Authorized to work in the US for any

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School Attended

  • Tidewater Community College
  • Verdugo Hills Senior High School

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  • EXPERIENCE Waitress
  • Barcoder/Lead
  • Cannabis Consultant
  • Hostess


  • Associate's degree
  • High school diploma

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