Restaurant Busser Food Runner resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Driven Busser/Food Runner with 2 years of experience working with restaurant teammates. Highly skilled at cleaning and organizing while addressing customer concerns with speed, accuracy and professionalism. Committed to customer satisfaction to resolve complex issues and win customer loyalty. Fast and pleasant Restaurant Busser/Food Runner comfortable working in fast-paced dining rooms. Skilled at providing quick table turnovers and service staff assistance. Dedicated to supplying guests with clean, comfortable dining experiences.

  • Stocking and replenishing
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Table setting knowledge
  • Guest service management
  • Waste management
  • Quality assurance
  • Pre-bussing operations
  • Team collaboration
  • Kitchen stock management
  • Performance improvement
  • Time management
  • Food running
  • Bussing and juggling tasks
Work History
Restaurant Busser/Food Runner, 03/2021 to 08/2021
Webster At RyeManchester, NH,
  • Worked quickly, communicated with other staff and always looked for better ways of completing tasks to improve productivity and keep tables ready for incoming guests.
  • Sort of thrown into the deep end early due to minimal staff, i was working 8-10 hour shifts food running, pre bussing, bussing, setting, and serving alcohol. It was a challenge, but im always up for that. Im strong willed and always putting in my best effort.
  • Provided respectful and courteous bussing services while operating within active dining rooms.
  • Assisted with moving tables, chairs, and other restaurant service equipment within dining rooms.
  • Also improved social skills greatly.
  • Emptied on-site trash receptacles into dumpsters and large waste receptacles.
  • Collaborated with team members to address emergent dining room situations and fill gaps in duty schedules.
  • Collected trash, wiped up spills and removed trays to maintain fresh and clean customer areas.
  • Transported dirty utensils, dishes and trays to kitchen to help team stay on top of cleaning.
  • Trained new staff in bussing and cleaning procedures.
  • Delivered smooth and timely service to customers by offering additional silverware, extra napkins and cleaning spills.
  • Developed excellent relationships with managers and fellow team members to support team success and positive work environment.
  • Improved customer satisfaction rates by answering customers' questions and resolving issues.
  • Organized and cleaned assigned sections by sanitizing and cleaning table, counter and kitchen surfaces.
  • Pitched in extra hours and helped other staff during unexpected times of high volume to improve seating availability and food delivery to tables.
Floor Salesman, 04/2019 to 12/2019
Polo Ralph LaurenCity, STATE,

Worked as a salesman on the front floor. Lots of standing around and folding. Slower pace than i was used to but made it work and switched to back house stocking for a bit.

After a couple months when all the cashiers resigned or were swapping positions, i learned how to run a cash register again since my previous job at the theme park.

  • Operated cash registers and managed financial transactions.
  • Cleaned display cases, shelves, and aisles and packed customers purchases in bags or cartons.
  • Coordinated restocking of sales floor with current merchandise and accurate signage for current promotions.
  • Achieved sales goals and service targets by cultivating and securing new customer relationships.
  • Refunded payments for returned items, processed exchanges and offered store credit to achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Greeted customers, helped locate merchandise and suggested suitable options.
  • Prepared merchandise for distribution and placement across sales floor by building pallets and tagging products.
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise.
  • Alerted customers to upcoming sales events and promotions.
  • Checked pricing, scanned items, applied discounts and printed receipts to ring up customers.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of store sales, payment policies and security standards.
  • Monitored customers for signs of security concerns and escalated issues to management.
  • Listened to customer needs and desires to identify and recommend optimal products.
  • Built customer loyalty and retention by delivering excellent shopping experiences.
  • Created inviting environment for customers by maintaining store organization and cleanliness.
  • Answered customer questions about products and services, helped locate merchandise and promoted key items.
  • Provided exceptional services and pleasant shopping experiences to retail customers.
  • Volunteered for extra shifts during holidays and other busy periods to alleviate staffing shortages.
  • Prioritized helping customers over completing other routine tasks in store.
  • Managed efficient cash register operations.
  • Stocked merchandise, clearly labeling items, and arranging according to size or color.
  • Opened, shelved and merchandised new products in visually appealing and organized displays for optimal sales promotions.
  • Developed strong rapport with customers and created positive impression of business.
  • Assisted customers with signing up for store loyalty programs and provided details about key benefits.
  • Approached browsing customers to initiate conversations to determine buying preferences.
  • Balanced and organized cash register by handling cash, counting change and storing coupons.
Food Service Worker, 07/2018 to 09/2019
Gilroy Gardens Family Theme ParkCity, STATE,

at Gilroy Gardens theme park, I worked in an on park restaurant called Villa, pasta & pizza for an entire year.

Here i learned primary skills like carrying out meal, working the register, cooking pizza's and making pasta's. Also the needs for basic cleaning and dish washing.

After my year inside this restaurant I branched out to work at the kiosk carts. So for about 8 months, or another park season I was working solo at different carts around the park. Running cash bags, opening my station alone, refilling, and closing, serving, etc.

  • Made food according to standard recipes with requested changes for customer satisfaction.
  • Compiled recipe ingredients and prepared for cooks by washing, cutting or measuring food items.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils, consistently keeping adequate supplies on hand for expected customer loads.
  • Sanitized dining ware and kitchen equipment according to health code standards.
  • Prepared recipe ingredients by washing, peeling, cutting and measuring.
  • Replenished condiments, beverages and supplies while maintaining cleanliness of service areas.
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures.
  • Greeted customers at counter to fulfill requests and answer questions.
  • Restocked supplies and prepared additional ingredients during downtime for expected busy periods.
  • Circulated kitchen area to receive work assignments and identify support tasks.
  • Learned other teammates' work tasks to train as backup.
  • Cooked batches of food according to standard recipes.
  • Communicated effectively with customers to plan large or specialized orders, providing customers with recommendations, samples and response to particular requests.
  • Strictly followed sanitation and food safety guidelines as required by regulatory agencies and company.
  • Scanned shelves and product cases for expired stock and discarded outdated or spoiled items.
  • Kept supplies in sufficient stock by assessing inventory levels and reporting lower stock items.
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety.
  • Observed customer purchases in line and differentiated between standard portions.
  • Inspected equipment, refrigerators and warming lamps to check compliance with safe operating levels.
BBA: Business, Expected in 06/2023
San Diego Mesa College - San Diego, CA
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2021
Christopher High School - Gilroy, CA

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School Attended

  • San Diego Mesa College
  • Christopher High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Restaurant Busser/Food Runner
  • Floor Salesman
  • Food Service Worker


  • BBA
  • High School Diploma

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