restaurant server resume example with 2+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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.

Upbeat Server with outstanding coordination and memorization skills. 4-year background of creating regular customers and boosting establishment reputation through delivery of unmatched service.

  • Cool Under Pressure
  • Warm and Friendly
  • High Energy and Stamina
  • Conflict and Complaint Resolution
  • Relationship Building
  • Team Player
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Team Leadership
  • Adaptable and Flexible
Rhode Island College Providence, RI Expected in 05/2023 Bachelor of Science : Medical Imaging - GPA :
  • Dean's List Fall: Semester 2019, Spring Semester 2020, Fall Semester 2020, Spring Semester 2021, Fall Semester 2021

CPR Certified for adults, pediatrics and AED


    High school volleyball state championship 2018

    Captain of high school varsity volleyball team 2018

    Captain of high school varsity tennis team 2019

    National Honors Society

Professional Experience
Homewood Retirement Centers - Restaurant Server
Everett, PA, 04/2021 - Current
  • Maintained event cleanliness during service by promptly clearing dishes after each course.
  • Served alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in bar environment.
  • Organized table settings and maintained dirt-free and tidy tables.
  • Paid close attention to all instructions from supervisor to complete tasks on time.
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials and took drink orders.
  • Kept server areas clean and stocked to increase efficiency while working tables.
  • Replenished food items, paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Arranged and prepared tables for customers to offer memorable experiences to guests and foster repeat business.
  • Applied comprehensive knowledge of wine, cider and beer to increase daily beverage sales.
  • Used communication and problem-solving skills to resolve customer complaints and promote long-term loyalty.
  • Enlisted coworkers' assistance for multi-order delivery to avoid spilling or dropping food.
  • Stayed up-to-date on menu changes to help customers make food choices.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff to correctly update customers on unavailable dishes and wait times.
  • Explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Cultivated warm relationships with regular customers.
  • Used slow periods to restock supplies, ice, trays and delivery bags.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items.
Breckenridge Grand Vacations - Babysitter
Breckenridge, CO, 04/2020 - 08/2020

  • Played games, worked on puzzles and read books to young children.
  • Bathed, dressed and helped with teeth brushing as part of bedtime preparation.
  • Prepared healthy, age-appropriate snacks and meals.
  • Communicated positively with children and guardians.
  • Offered age-appropriate, fun and educational activities for children ranging in age from six weeks to sixth grade.
  • Organized and cleaned home after activities by picking up toys and straightening up play room.
  • Developed games and activities using arts and crafts to support learning and verbal skills.
  • Monitored children's play activities to verify safety.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Established and maintained safe play environment for children.
Omni Hotels - Restaurant Function Worker
Omaha, NE, 05/2018 - 08/2019
  • Trained new employees in operational procedures and modeled duties for front and back house positions.
  • Conducted hourly rounds to wipe tables, stock utensils, and sweep floor to maintain cleanliness of eating area.
  • Engaged with customers, offering menu information, providing suggestions and showing genuine appreciation for business.
  • Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals.
  • Inspected completed dishes for best-in-class plating, aroma and food quality.
Mama Mias Pizza - Restaurant Hostess
City, STATE, 10/2017 - 03/2018
  • Transported dirty utensils, dishes and trays to kitchen to help team stay on top of cleaning.
  • Watched dining area staff to evaluate server loads and calculate accurate wait times.
  • Supervised server balance and monitored table turnover to accurately seat customers.
  • Took reservations and to-go orders by phone, answered customer questions and informed of accurate wait times.
  • Cultivated positive guest relations by managing information and orchestrating speedy seating.
  • Collected information from arriving customers to seat groups or place them on waitlist.
  • Stayed in open communication with kitchen team to assess cooking times, avoid worker overload and minimize customer dissatisfaction.
  • Answered customer questions about hours, seating and menu information.
  • Supported servers, food runners and bussers with keeping dining area ready for every guest.

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School Attended

  • Rhode Island College

Job Titles Held:

  • Restaurant Server
  • Babysitter
  • Restaurant Function Worker
  • Restaurant Hostess


  • Bachelor of Science

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