restaurant waiter resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

Hardworking [Job Title] with proven relationship-building and time management skills in fast-paced restaurant environments. Successful at handling tables of all sizes with accuracy and impeccable service skills. Strives to meet customer needs, drive satisfaction and promote long-term loyalty. High-energy [Job Title] skilled at welcoming guests, maintaining entrances and balancing server loads to optimize operations. Collaborative, hardworking and efficient at prioritizing and handling simultaneous tasks to promote positive dining experiences. Skilled [Job Title] offering expertise in order taking, money handling and product promotion. Greets guests with genuine smile, builds rapport and promotes enjoyable dining experience. Maintains thorough knowledge of menu to make recommendations. Dynamic Waiter experienced in FOH and BOH functions. Engaging communicator with exceptional customer service and food-handling skills. Skilled in memorizing menu items and taking accurate drink and food orders. Responsible Server Assistant adaptable to fast-paced, changing restaurant environments with discerning customers and high standards. Enthusiastic team member possessing sharp memorization skills and outstanding teamwork abilities. Efficient Waiter with extensive knowledge of [Area of expertise] service and [Type] establishments. Successful at upselling specials and beverages with proven history of handling over [Number] tables at once. Effective collaborator and multitasker. Detail-oriented Waiter with [Number] years of experience in [Type] dining. Skilled at memorizing menus and orders, handling high-traffic times and maintaining accuracy with large orders. Dedicated to excellent customer service and best-in-class dining experiences. Self-motivated and dependable [Job Title] offering [Number] years of restaurant industry experience. Proficient in assisting guests with reservations, takeout orders and general inquiries. Career history achieving high performance with minimal supervision. Customer-oriented [Job Title] with [Number] years of success creating memorable dining experiences for patrons. Talented at cheerfully recommending selections, taking orders and fulfilling requests exactly as asked. Enhanced customer satisfaction [Number]% by maintaining upbeat attitude, quickly attending to guests and [Action].

  • Food Safety Understanding
  • Point of Sale (POS) System Operations
  • Menu Memorization and Presentation
  • Service Oriented
  • Able to Lift 30 Pounds
  • Service-Oriented
  • Food Safety Standards
  • Dining Room Cleaning and Upkeep
  • Menu Recommendations
  • Team Player
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Workflow Coordination
  • Transactions and Cash Handling
  • Warm and Friendly
  • High Volume Dining
  • High Energy and Stamina
  • Ability to Lift 30 Pounds
  • Customer Service and Rapport
  • Specials Promotion and Upselling
  • Order Accuracy and Delivery
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Special Dietary Requirements
  • Buffet Setup and Takedown
  • Dining Customer Service
  • Table Bussing
  • Menu Memorization
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Seating Assignment Preparation
  • Table Setting Arrangements
  • High-Volume Dining
  • Menu Knowledge
  • Dish Preparation
  • Age Verification
Education and Training
Adult Learning Center Brooklyn, NY, Expected in 07/2003 GED : - GPA :
Right At Home - Restaurant Waiter
Albuquerque, NM, 07/2021 - 11/2021
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials to increase profits.
  • Communicated with hosts, bussers and kitchen staff to prepare for and serve customers.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and garnishes to assist kitchen staff.
  • Arranged place settings with clean tablecloths, napkins and tableware to prepare for incoming guests.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff to stay updated on item availability and customer wait times.
  • Handled food safely and kept spaces clean to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists to ensure smooth restaurant operations.
  • Delivered food from kitchen, fulfilling additional requests to maximize guest satisfaction.
  • Reviewed daily specials, menu changes and service specifications.
  • Recorded patron's meal options, identifying dietary needs or special requests to correctly transmit orders.
  • Helped customers select menu items by suggesting courses, explaining specials and answering food preparation questions.
  • Informed customers about specials, upselling additional food and drink items.
  • Collected tickets and followed proper cash-handling procedures.
  • Suggested additional items to customers to increase restaurant sales.
  • Presented menus to patrons, answered questions about menu items and made recommendations.
Circle K Stores, Inc. - Home Health Aide
Greenwood, IN, 01/2014 - 07/2018
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Assisted clients with bathing, dressing and incontinence care.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Managed patient transportation and appointment scheduling.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Organized and administered medications on schedules to alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to case manager and documenting information in files.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Recognized emergency situations and implemented appropriate procedures.
  • Helped client with medication self-administration.
  • Accompanied clients to doctors' offices and on other trips outside home, providing transportation, assistance and companionship.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises and assisted with daily physical therapy routines.
  • Cared for patients by assisting with personal hygiene tasks and completing basic household chores.
  • Followed HIPAA regulations to maintain confidentiality of sensitive patient information.
  • Prepared high-quality nutritious meals for patients to promote better overall health and improve eating habits.
New York Fries - Assistant
City, STATE, 04/2011 - 11/2014
  • Served as contact person and source of information to maintain good communication with clients.
  • Used advanced Excel functions and calculations to develop reports and lists.
  • Answered incoming calls and recorded accurate messages.
  • Checked stock to determine inventory levels and maintain office supply products.
  • Prepared correspondence, reports and other documents in final formats with correct punctuation, capitalization, grammar and spelling.
  • Obtained signatures for financial documents and internal and external invoices.
  • Kept front desk presentable, managing incoming calls and visitors with utmost professionalism.
  • Maintained building security and personnel safety by following optimal visitor policies and tracking all guest entrances and exits.
  • Researched and validated [Type] vendors to optimize delivery of [Type] services.
  • Maintained positive working relationship with fellow staff and management.
  • Maintained front desk to provide positive first impression.
  • Handled incoming calls and directed callers to appropriate department or employee.
  • Offered reception coverage to relieve staff during absences or breaks.
  • Scheduled service and changed and ordered toner to keep printers and copiers functioning.
  • Reserved and managed meeting room availability.
  • Reviewed and approved vendor invoices.
  • Answered phones and routed voicemails to respective employees.
  • Stocked inventory and ordered office and kitchen supplies.
  • Greeted guests and vendors to assist in navigating space.
  • Broke down boxes for garbage and recycling.
  • Assisted with set up for social events and food deliveries.

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School Attended

  • Adult Learning Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Restaurant Waiter
  • Home Health Aide
  • Assistant


  • GED

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