Restaurant Waiter Busboy resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Hardworking Waiter 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. Customer-oriented Pizza Cook with 5 years of practical experience working in food industry. Skillful in making both traditional Italian and modern pizzas.. In-depth knowledge of dough stretching techniques. Ambitious student pursuing Bachelor degree in Business Management/Finance. Eager to contribute developed knowledge in any role. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and ability to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings.

  • Check payment processing
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Menu memorization
  • Dish preparation
  • Table Bussing
  • Dining customer service
  • Sales Techniques
  • Menu knowledge
  • Ingredient preparation
  • Food processing
  • Cleaning and sanitization
  • Kitchen equipment cleaning
  • Food preparation
  • Preparing ingredients
  • Stocking supplies
  • Teambuilding
  • Decorative rock and planting
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Weeding and edging
  • Landscape equipment knowledge
  • Basic stonework design
11/2020 to Current
Restaurant Waiter/Busboy Papa John's Sebastian, FL,
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Collaborated with host, bus person and cook to serve up food and beverage options.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and anticipating condiments, napkins and other needs.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to create appealing tables.
  • Assisted customers in selecting appetizers, entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • Enforced minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
  • Sent orders to kitchen staff with computer system.
  • Requested photo identification from patrons ordering alcoholic beverages to verify legal age of consumption.
  • Trained new employees to perform duties.
  • Monitored customer movements and quickly cleared empty tables for future customers.
  • Circulated within assigned areas to assess and address customer needs, effectively prioritizing tasks during peak hours.
  • Processed customers' payments and provided receipts.
  • Prepared and served cold, hot and alcoholic beverages to guests.
  • Entered customer food orders into computer system.
  • Reviewed identification for patrons before serving alcoholic drinks.
  • Greeted newly seated guests quickly and efficiently.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
09/2018 to 12/2020
Landscaping Assistant Bellezza Gardens & Co. City, STATE,
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Reviewed design plans and instructions and completed work according to specifications.
  • Installed block and stone décor according to plans and specifications.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Removed and properly disposed of debris to maintain worksite safety.
  • Operated and maintained basic landscaping equipment and vehicles.
  • Applied fertilizers and pesticides to lawns and grounds to control weeds, insect infestation and maintain soil fertility.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
03/2016 to 08/2020
Pizza Maker Ciros Pizzaria Cafe City, STATE,
  • Created from-scratch pizza dough daily in large quantities following authentic Italian recipe.
  • Built pizzas using proper amount of dough and quantities of toppings according to specifications.
  • Used provided business vehicles to deliver food orders to customers.
  • Created pizzas by topping pizzas with ingredients per customer orders.
  • Stocked freezers and refrigerators multiple times per week to maintain adequate supply of ingredients and products.
  • Operated pizza oven and brick oven along with other kitchen equipment to prepare authentic Italian dishes.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Complied with safety and sanitation guidelines to maintain health and well-being of customers and other staff.
  • Assisted customers, including answering questions and preparing orders.
  • Organized food preparation stations and regularly replenished supplies.
  • Answered guest questions, delivering most accurate and updated information available.
  • Promoted pizza products
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2019
High School Diploma:
Tottenville High School - Staten Island, NY
Expected in 05/2023
Bachelor of Science: Business Management/Finance
College of Staten Island of The City University of New York - Staten Island, NY
Additional Information

-Have some knowledge on electrical work. My father taught me, he was an electrician for local 3 in New York City.

- I was in a 3 year program for Architecture in High School and was taught the basics and some designing of homes on the computer

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School Attended

  • Tottenville High School
  • College of Staten Island of The City University of New York

Job Titles Held:

  • Restaurant Waiter/Busboy
  • Landscaping Assistant
  • Pizza Maker


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science

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