restaurant waitress resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated employee with four years at the same company. Committed to providing exemplary service. Demonstrate active listening skills to ensure guests are satisfied and happy. Possess solid people skills. Prepared to apply natural leadership, communication, and observation skills to better serve the public.

  • Fast learner
  • Highly dependable
  • Excellent Attention to detail
  • Problem solving
  • Customer service
  • Organization
  • Communication
  • Time management
Work History
Restaurant Waitress, 09/2016 to Current
Jccs Of North AmericaMargate City, NJ,
  • Maintained order efficiency and accuracy through clear communication with kitchen staff, earning numerous recommendations from satisfied customers.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Bussed and reset tables per shift, working efficiently to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Folded napkins and prepared silverware sets to provide adequate supply for host station.
  • Kept server areas clean and stocked during service hours to increase efficiency while working tables.
  • Carried out complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Used cash registers and credit card machines to cash out customers.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Prepared hot and cold beverages to highest standard while providing guests with legendary customer service.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff to correctly update customers on unavailable dishes and wait times.
  • Inspected dishes and utensils for cleanliness, sending back to be washed again when necessary.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials, took drink orders and built immediate positive connections with guests.
Basketball Coach, 09/2020 to 10/2020
Goodwin HouseAlexandria, VA,
  • Reviewed backgrounds and skills of potential players and coaches and initiated recruiting strategies to bring fresh talent to team.
  • Readied athletes for tough games by implementing coordinated regimens of practices and physical conditioning.
  • Successfully led team through rough periods, including losses and player injuries by enforcing game focus and using techniques.
  • Promoted good sportsmanship with competing teams on- and off-field.
  • Managed drills and fitness circuits to bolster athletes' coordination and performance levels.
  • Evaluated individual knowledge, skills and strengths and assigned team positions to maximize talent areas.
  • Conveyed rules and regulations clearly, promoting better understanding among players and decreasing fouls during games.
  • Carefully monitored athletes during play and practice to quickly identify injuries.
  • Acted as positive role model for team participants and in community.
Cashier, 03/2020 to 08/2020
MeijerCity, STATE,
  • Restocked, arranged and organized merchandise in front lanes to drive product sales.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers.
  • Used cash registers and POS systems to request and record customer orders and compute bills.
  • Educated customers on promotions to enhance sales.
  • Assisted customers with special services, account updates and promotional options.
  • Answered questions about store policies and concerns to support positive customer experiences.
  • Processed POS transactions, including checks, cash and credit purchases or refunds.
  • Reviewed weekly sales circulars and monitored price changes.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Checked prices for customers and processed items sold by scanning barcodes.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Checked identification for proof-of-age and refusing alcohol and tobacco sales to underage customers.
  • Checked bills with counterfeit pens and examined coins to spot and refuse foreign currency.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Increased sales by offering advice on purchases and promoting additional products.
No Degree: , Expected in to Holy Family College - Manitowoc, WI,
  • Dean's List Spring Semester 2020
No Degree: Business Management, Expected in to Waukesha County Technical College - Pewaukee, WI
  • Dean's List Fall 2020
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2019 to Hamilton High School - Sussex, WI

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School Attended

  • Holy Family College
  • Waukesha County Technical College
  • Hamilton High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Restaurant Waitress
  • Basketball Coach
  • Cashier


  • No Degree
  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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