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

Cheerful server offering experience in fast-paced diner and short-order restaurant settings. Promotes customer comfort and enhanced experiences by answering questions and responding to concerns. Maintains service standards and follows safe service regulations. Always ready to help team members by taking on additional tasks.

Skills
  • Dining area maintenance
  • Food and beverage pairings
  • Stocking and replenishing
  • Hospitality service expertise
  • Food sales and promotion
  • Menu Memorization
  • Cleaning
  • To-Go Order Preparation
  • Food Tray Carrying
  • Menu Presentation
  • Cash handling
  • Food running
Work History
07/2017 to Current Restaurant Server Chick-Fil-A | Lake Forest, MD,
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials and took drink orders.
  • Replenished food items, paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Kept server areas clean and stocked to increase efficiency while working tables.
  • 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.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff to correctly update customers on unavailable dishes and wait times.
  • Stayed up-to-date on menu changes to help customers make food choices.
  • Enlisted coworkers' assistance for multi-order delivery to avoid spilling or dropping food.
  • Used communication and problem-solving skills to resolve customer complaints and promote long-term loyalty.
  • Achieved monthly sales goals by using successful strategies to promote specials, desserts and alcoholic beverages.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Used slow periods to restock supplies, ice, trays and delivery bags.
  • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Checked identification for minimum age for sale of alcoholic beverages.
  • Cultivated warm relationships with regular customers.
06/2015 to Current Construction Worker Assistant Monarch Casino Black Hawk | Reno, NV,
  • Gathered waste and trash from job sites for placement in refuse containers to keep job sites clean and organized.
  • Brought materials and tools from trucks and storage facilities to work site locations and organized for expected needs.
  • Worked independently in fast-paced environment while meeting productivity and quality expectations.
  • Used required tools to complete jobs, including hammers, saws, squares, levels and fastening devices.
05/2016 to 07/2021 Painter's Assistant Antonio Camacho | City, STATE,
  • Prepared rooms prior to painting by laying tarps, taping edges, mixing paint and building scaffolding.
  • Cleaned job site after project completion, removing tape and tarps and inspecting for drips or inconsistencies in paint application.
  • Primed surfaces evenly prior to painting allowing paint to be applied evenly.
  • Masked, covered or otherwise protected non-paintable surfaces.
  • Utilized proper personnel protective equipment during painting and preparation, avoiding inhalation of hazardous debris and toxic particulates.
  • Worked with water and oil-based paints and trained on removal of unwanted or splattered paints.
  • Followed painter's directions for product application and site cleanup.
06/2015 to 10/2017 Restaurant Busser Cuba 312 | City, STATE,
  • Maintained adequate levels of condiments and well-stocked drink stations to keep service flowing smoothly.
  • Kept close eye on customers to quickly spot leaving guests and clear tables for future patrons.
  • 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.
  • Assisted with moving tables, chairs, and other restaurant service equipment within dining rooms.
  • Provided respectful and courteous bussing services while operating within active dining rooms.
  • Organized and cleaned assigned sections by sanitizing and cleaning table, counter and kitchen surfaces.
  • Worked well in diverse team settings by partnering with others to complete tasks.
  • Trained new staff in bussing and cleaning procedures.
  • Delivered smooth and timely service to customers by offering additional silverware, extra napkins and cleaning spills.
  • Pitched in extra hours and helped other staff during unexpected times of high volume to improve seating availability and food delivery to tables.
  • Transported dirty utensils, dishes and trays to kitchen to help team stay on top of cleaning.
  • 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.
Education
Expected in 06/2018 to to GED | Jane Addams High School , Chicago, IL, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Jane Addams High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Restaurant Server
  • Construction Worker Assistant
  • Painter's Assistant
  • Restaurant Busser

Degrees

  • GED

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