Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Energetic restaurant professional capable of preparing and displaying salad bar food items in a speedy and accurate manner. Well-organized and proactive with solid skills in time management, multitasking and customer relations.

Experienced lifeguard highly skilled in observing all swim patrons in pool while upholding safety protocols. Strong team player with excellent communication skills and instruction abilities.

Positive and upbeat restaurant professional able to make guests feel welcome while balancing diverse business requirements. Knowledgeable about server loads, kitchen output and customer preferences. Successful in maintaining efficiency and calm in fast-paced environments.

Focused any opportunity with knowledge of customer service, time management and effective planning.

  • Monitoring food safety
  • Handling cash
  • Dishwashing
  • Communicating with customers
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Handling food
  • Sanitation guidelines
  • Quality controls
  • Organization
03/2019 to 09/2020 Salad Bar Attendant Jason's Deli | West Des Moines, IA,
  • Took precautions to avoid cross-contamination between food items.
  • Restocked plates, utensils and ingredients on a continual basis.
  • Maintained a spotless bar, guard and floor area.
  • Prepared salad bar items in a timely manner and according to restaurant specifications.
  • Monitored buffet food quantities and refilled items.
  • Cleaned food preparation and buffet areas in restaurant.
  • Served a variety of food according to verbal and written orders.
  • Followed safety protocols in handling of equipment and food.
  • Replaced aging items with fresh ingredients.
  • Monitored and recorded temperatures of food, storage, and service areas to maintain established, regulatory guidelines.
  • Set up buffet and filled with food for a salad bar.
  • Verified proper operation of refrigerators, freezers and warming lamps by collecting temperature readings each hour.
  • Prepared for busy periods by organizing ingredients and restocking supplies for expected loads.
  • Re-stocked, organized and arranged service and food stations.
  • Followed recipes and customer request details to prepare high-quality, delicious meals.
  • Added garnishes and other finishing touches to improve plating presentation.
  • Protected food from spoilage by storing according to safety procedures.
  • Kept all utensils, dishes and glasses clean and ready for customer use.
  • Maintained clean and sanitized work area in accordance with food safety guidelines, avoiding cross-contamination of raw and prepared food products.
12/2018 to 04/2019 Hostess Landry's | Midland, TX,
  • Backed up serving staff, food runners and bussers to keep dining room presentable and ready for incoming guests.
  • Answered telephone to provide establishment information and take party reservations.
  • Maintained open communication with kitchen staff regarding cook times to prevent overloading workers and creating dissatisfied customers.
  • Monitored dining area to assess server capacity and accurately estimate wait times.
  • Helped restaurant staff set up small and large events to coordinate smooth execution.
  • Accommodated guests with special needs, including accommodations for child seats and wheelchairs.
  • Answered phones politely and promptly, accurately recording and confirming reservations.
  • Walked through dining room during service to ensure guest satisfaction and advise servers and bussing staff of specific service needs.
  • Maintained knowledge of current menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods.
  • Answered questions about food and order statuses for waiting customers.
  • Answered customers' questions about hours, seating, current wait time and other information.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciling cash drawer.
  • Cleaned and restocked front counter areas, got change for register and checked server supplies.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly.
03/2016 to 09/2018 Lifeguard Ymca Twin Cities | Monticello, MN,
  • Maintained neat and clean pool area and clean water at all times.
  • Contacted emergency personnel and provided aid while waiting for further assistance.
  • Monitored behaviors for safety violations and took steps to prevent further violations.
  • Led instructional classes for to protect recreational users from dangerous situations.
  • Routinely completed safety update training and ensured all patrons followed safety rules.
  • Consistently complied with pool regulations and policies while encouraging staff to adhere to guidelines.
  • Maintained strong proficiency in CPR, First Aid and all rescue techniques to provide optimal support to individuals in distress.
  • Patrolled pool area AND the sand pit areas to identify anyone in need of assistance and provide immediate care.
  • Kept equipment in good working order with frequent inspections and minor repairs.
  • Kept watch over swimmers to ensure fast response when distress situations arose.
  • Monitored all pool grounds for signs of distress and immediately moved into action when emergencies occurred to alleviate potential injuries or fatalities.
  • Optimized customer service by resolving issues quickly and with courteous demeanor.
  • Alerted patrons to immediate storm conditions by directing them to exit water immediately.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2020 High School Diploma | Plainfield South Highschool, Plainfield, IL, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Plainfield South Highschool

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  • Salad Bar Attendant
  • Hostess
  • Lifeguard


  • High School Diploma

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