party host resume example with 1+ years of experience

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

Attentive Party Host with superior knowledge of comprehensive party planning and providing excellent customer service. Dedicated to working on any budget with success at planning innovate party games, themes and decoration. Adept at individualized care and working with detailed customer requests. Efficient Party Hostess with in-depth knowledge of banquet services and food service techniques. Charismatic and outgoing individual offering 2 years of experience attending to guest needs, decorating party rooms, serving food and beverages and managing payment transactions. Dedicated to providing hospitable environment for guests.

  • Greeting and seating

  • Reservation planning

  • Menu presentation

  • Guest service

  • CPR trained

  • Event clean-up

  • Dining room management

  • Customer assistance

  • Ticket sales


Greeting and seating


Reservation planning


Menu presentation


Guest service


CPR trained


Event clean-up


Dining room management


Customer assistance


Ticket sales

Work History
07/2020 to Current Party Host Fat Cats | Broomfield, CO,
  • Cultivated positive guest relations by managing information and orchestrating speedy seating.
  • Supervised server balance and monitored table turnover to accurately seat customers and keep customers happy.
  • Planned and executed 30-guest parties by organizing menus, spaces and special requests.
  • Governed dining area with natural leadership talents and organizational strategies focused on balancing guest and business needs.
  • Directed guests to correct areas for eating, dancing and other services.
  • Prepared artistic menu boards highlighting current specials and promotions using eye-catching decorative techniques.
  • Monitored seating area and checked restrooms every 15 minutes to keep spotless.
  • Planned parties according to customer specifications.
  • Took reservations by phone and walk-in, keeping scheduling demands and kitchen output in time to avoid overbooking.
  • Took information about guests' party size, led to seating, offered menus and food.
  • Documented reservations, alerted servers and managers of large groups and prepared seating.
  • Decorated and set tables in accordance with party themes and age groups.
  • Arranged tables and seating to comfortably seat party guests.
  • Maintained accurate supply log of party supplies and submitted purchase requests to reorder supplies.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists of facility to verify security of building, staff and parking area.
  • Met needs of customer special requests to promote positive party experiences and build loyal clientele.
  • Supervised party area and delivery of services to verify guests complied with facility safety rules.
  • Completed party checklist to confirm each party received contracted elements of party package.
  • Cheerfully briefed customers on facility rules, amenities and party policies.
  • Adhered to strict party schedule to avoid overbooking or delay of parties.
  • Explained facility attractions to party guests and answered customer questions.
  • Prepared facility liability waivers and verified customers' completion before starting children’s birthday parties.
  • Prepared and served meals, beverages and desserts to party guests.
12/2019 to Current Lifeguard Southern Ohio Medical Center | Portsmouth, OH,
  • Learned and maintained proficiency in first responder skills such as First Aid and CPR to offer individuals in distress optimal support.
  • Observed weather and water conditions and alerted visitors to potential dangers, including storms and rip currents.
  • Scrutinized unsafe wet areas to prevent possible injuries or fatalities, minimizing emergent situations.
  • Completed basic maintenance and repairs to keep pools functioning properly.
  • Attentively monitored swimmers to identify distress.
  • Share tips with patrons on swimming techniques and strength training.
  • Warned patrons of unsafe or hazardous slippery conditions and suggested alternative activities during closures.
  • Entered water immediately to pull struggling swimmers to safety.
  • Garnered valuable swim instruction to patrons of various ages to build confidence, strength, and skills in positive learning environment.
  • Inspected pool every twice every hour and skimmed obstacles, including toys, trash and light that could hinder line of sight.
  • Trained kids in optimal behaviors and protective techniques.
  • Observed recreational users to detect safety concerns and prevent ongoing violations.
  • Detailed factors such as weather, incidents and aid rendered in daily reports to management.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by greeting all pool patrons with courtesy and resolving any issues promptly and with positive attitude.
  • Met regulatory compliance for staff members and led safety training to enhance lifesaving skills.
  • Maintained rescue equipment in peak condition by conducting inspections and completing basic repairs.
03/2020 to 08/2020 Carhop Sonic Drive-In | Ellisville, MS,
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers.
  • Increased sales by offering advice on purchases and promoting additional products.
  • Reviewed and resolved differences between accounting information and cash drawer.
  • Educated customers on promotions to enhance sales.
  • Arranged paper and electronic payment records to maintain well-organized fill systems and recordkeeping compliance.
  • Trained as new employees and provided back-up coverage to provide customers with optimal support.
  • Worked closely with mangers to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Processed POS transactions, including checks, cash and credit purchases or refunds.
  • Checked prices for customers and processed items sold by scanning barcodes.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Met sales targets by encouraging customers to buy extra food items such as drinks, desserts and sides.
  • Identified price of goods and calculated bills with optical price scanners, calculators and cash registers.
  • Maintained customer service standards with over 500 customers daily.
  • Balanced orders on trays weighing over 30 lbs and delivered them to cars.
  • Organized freezers, refrigerators and storage rooms by receiving, recording and moving food and beverage supplies and products.
  • Assisted customers in choosing menu items by providing food complementing information.
  • Minimized customer wait times by 10 minutes.
  • Checked completed orders for accuracy and bagged meals for easy carrying.
  • Communicated with management and associates to set and exceed sales and customer satisfaction goals.
  • Performed shift change tasks each day to keep store efficient and neat.
  • Completed company training program in record time.
  • Maintained clean, sanitized and well-organized food preparation zones.
  • Maintained professionalism while dealing with high order volumes and quality assurance.
  • Answered guest questions and promoted special products.
  • Memorized orders and maintained 95% accuracy in high-traffic times.
  • Operated manual and electric appliances to peel, slice and trim food.
  • Double-checked order accuracy and food quality consistently.
Expected in 05/2021 High School Diploma | Riverbend High School, Fredericksburg, VA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Riverbend High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Party Host
  • Lifeguard
  • Carhop


  • High School Diploma

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