restaurant manager resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Focused and successful at multi-tasking while delivering prompt and friendly service to all customers. Maintains a positive attitude and a great sense of humor at all times.

Always brings strong work ethic, interpersonal skills and expertise.

Highly organized and detail-oriented with more than 8 years experience.

Organized personal assistant/secretary versed in coordinating management meetings, high-level conference calls, special events and travel arrangements for top executives.

Most importantly always maintains a positive attitude while interacting with clients. Serves as the primary point of contact for both in-house and external phone and website queries.


Always puts forth the best customer service skills, recruiting, training and supervising staff, organizing meetings, processing payroll, people skills, personnel, sales, phone etiquette, making prompt travel arrangements, handling administration and paperwork, and making improvements to the running of the business.

  • Dependable
  • Fast Learner
  • Professional demeanor
  • Strong work ethic
  • Decision-making
  • Outgoing and energetic
  • Thrives in fast-paced environment
  • Passion for customer satisfaction
  • Management
  • Friendly demeanor
  • Efficient precision
  • Concentration
  • Excellent judgment
  • Promotional understanding
  • Organized and efficient
  • Customer service
  • Results-oriented
Work History
09/2016 to 10/2017 Restaurant Manager The Boar's Head | Charlottesville, VA,
  • Correctly calculated inventory and ordered appropriate supplies.
  • Ensure restaurant operates efficiently and profitably while maintaining the business's reputation.
  • Developed, implemented and managed business plans to promote profitable food and beverage sales.
  • Effectively managed payroll and timekeeping, including completion of the proper paperwork for new hires and terminations.
  • Purchased adequate quantities of necessary restaurant items, including food, beverages, equipment and supplies.
  • Skillfully interacted with external vendors to obtain the best quality in pricing and product.
  • Oversaw front of house personnel to maintain adequate staffing and minimize overtime.
  • Prepared for and executed new menu implementations.
  • Led and directed team members on effective methods, operations and procedures.
  • Problem Solving
08/2015 to 07/2016 Assistant Manager Ridout Lumber Company | Little Rock, AR,
  • Sales, customer service, cashier, Aug 2015 ­ Present Answer customers' questions about merchandise and advise customers on merchandise selection.
  • Itemize and total customer merchandise selection at checkout counter, using cash register, and accept cash or charge card for purchases.
  • Take inventory or examine merchandise to identify items to be reordered or replenished.
  • Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with new or transferred merchandise.
  • Receive, open, unpack and issue sales floor merchandise.
  • Clean display cases, shelves, and aisles.
  • Compare merchandise invoices to items actually received to ensure that shipments are correct.
  • Design and set up advertising signs and displays of merchandise on shelves, counters, or tables to attract customers and promote sales.
  • Issue receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers.
  • Stock shelves, and mark prices on shelves and items.
  • Count money in cash drawers at the beginning of shifts to ensure that amounts are correct and that there is adequate change.
  • Calculate total payments received during a time period, and reconcile this with total sales.
  • Supervise others and provide on-the-job training.
11/2004 to 07/2014 Server, bartender Landry's | Troy, MI,
  • Collect money for drinks served.
  • Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
  • Stock bar with beer, wine, liquor, and related supplies such as ice, glassware, napkins, or straws.
  • Attempt to limit problems and liability related to customers' excessive drinking by taking steps such as persuading customers to stop drinking, or ordering taxis or other transportation for intoxicated patrons.
  • Balance cash receipts.
  • Clean glasses, utensils, and bar equipment.
  • Supervise the work of bar staff and other bartenders.
  • Plan bar menus.
01/2005 to 01/2007 Assistant Salon coordinator TONI & GUY HAIR SALON | City, STATE,
  • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
  • Perform sales floor work, such as greeting or assisting customers, stocking shelves, or taking inventory.
  • Key holder, open and close register.
03/2007 to 07/2008 Front desk receptionist, personal assistant KEVIN CHARLES HAIR SALON | City, STATE,
  • Answer phone calls and direct calls to appropriate parties or take messages.
  • Attend meetings to record minutes.
  • Greet visitors and determine whether they should be given access to specific individuals.
  • Make travel arrangements for executives.
  • Process payroll information.
Expected in to to High School Diploma | Lakeview Centennial, Garland, TX GPA:
Expected in to to Bachelor of Science | Mortuary Science Dallas Institute of Funeral Service, Dallas, TX GPA:

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School Attended

  • Lakeview Centennial
  • Dallas Institute of Funeral Service

Job Titles Held:

  • Restaurant Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Server, bartender
  • Assistant Salon coordinator
  • Front desk receptionist, personal assistant


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science

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