hostess resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dependable server successful providing fast, high-quality customer service to guests in restaurant settings. Adaptable professional with expertise in personnel development, team collaboration and resolving issues with customers, waitstaff and management.

  • Dining area maintenance
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Order Accuracy
  • Hospitality Service Expertise
  • Front-of-house display creation
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Teaching
  • Lesson Planning
  • Cleaning
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Customer Service
  • Menu memorization
  • Preparing garnishes
  • Classic cocktails
  • Responsible alcohol service
  • Handling difficult customers
  • Engaging personality
  • Highly reliable
  • Food running
  • Beverage preparation
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Inventory
  • Attending multiple customers
  • Dining room management
Work History
Hostess, 12/2022 - Current
Healthcare Services Group Helena, MT,
  • Monitored seating area and checked restrooms regularly to keep spotless.
  • Assigned patrons to tables suitable for needs and restaurant section rotation.
  • Cultivated positive guest relations by managing information and orchestrating speedy seating.
  • Supported servers, food runners and bussers with keeping dining area ready for every guest.
  • Informed servers of newly seated parties for speedy service.
  • Monitored front entrance for new guests while assisting servers by taking and delivering drink orders.
  • Worked with front of house staff to move tables and adjust seating to accommodate groups with special requests.
Bartender, 05/2022 - 08/2022
Bj's Restaurants, Inc. Teterboro, NJ,
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Explained daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Conducted regular inventory count to keep bar and drink supplies stocked, avoiding expensive rush orders.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing excessive guest intoxication.
  • Followed strict recipes and drink measurements to minimize product used.
  • Set up glassware, liquor and other necessary supplies for special events.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas clean.
  • Served high customer volumes during special events, nights and weekends.
  • Performed opening and closing duties, printing sales reports, setting up for incoming shift, preparing cash drawers and taking inventory.
  • Adhered to state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and customer regulations.
  • Handled simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
Sunday School Teacher, 01/2017 - 08/2022
Fedex Cross Border Horseheads, NY,
  • Adapted bible verses and lessons into stories and activities to help children comprehend scriptures.
  • Employed variety of instructional aids, methods and materials to provide for creative teachings, helping children grow spiritually.
  • Tested children's bible knowledge by asking bible trivia questions and hosting bible quizzing competitions.
  • Merged bible verses with current events to develop curriculum and address relevant topics children regularly encounter.
  • Maintained Sunday School area through providing decoration and literature.
  • Led faith-based life to provide example for students between ages 4 and 12.
Server, 06/2011 - 08/2021
Andretti Indoor Karting & Games San Antonio, TX,
  • I was responsible for serving patrons with food and beverages in a positive and friendly manner
  • I prepared the room for dining by clothing tables and setting decorations, condiments, candles, napkins, service plates, and utensils
  • I helped patrons select food and beverages by suggesting courses, explaining the chef’s specialties, identifying appropriate beverage pairings, and answering food preparation questions
  • I also had to transmit orders to bar and kitchen by recording patrons’ choices and identifying patrons’ special dietary needs and special requests
  • I responded to additional patron requirements by inquiring of needs and observing dining process
  • kept the table setting maintained by removing courses as completed, replenishing utensils, refilling water glasses, and being alert to patron spills or other special needs
  • I would also help open and close the restaurant sometimes.
Bachelor of Arts: Art, Expected in 05/2025
The University of Texas At Arlington - Arlington, TX
Status -
  • Member of Women in Leadership
  • Continuing education in the arts
  • Received Artis the Artist scholarship
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2021
Summer Creek High School - Houston, TX,
Status -
  • Member of National Art Honors Society
  • Member of soccer, art club, and JROTC
  • Elected to officer and color guard commander for JROTC

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School Attended

  • The University of Texas At Arlington
  • Summer Creek High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Hostess
  • Bartender
  • Sunday School Teacher
  • Server


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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