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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Motivated Server with thirteen years experience successfully serving customers in busy, high class restaurants. Recognized for significantly increasing guest check averages by promoting appetizers, specialty items and unique wine selections. Collaborative, thoughtful team leader with clear, comprehensive and direct supervision.

Skills
  • Wine Service
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Menu Memorization
  • High-Volume Dining
  • Guest Relations Management
  • Daily Specials Memorization
  • Ordering Procedures
  • Cash handling
  • Food and beverage pairings
  • Beverage preparation
  • Menu presentation
  • Food station setup
  • Food spoilage prevention
  • Banquet coordination
  • To-Go Order Preparation
  • Point of Sale Knowledge
  • Hospitality Service Expertise
  • Guest Seating Arrangements
  • Food Sales and Promotion
  • Bill Computation
  • Table Setting Knowledge
  • Dining area maintenance
  • Sales expertise
  • Food running
  • Front-of-house display creation
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Item promotion
  • Performance improvement
Work History
Server, 02/2017 - Current
Firstservice Residential Holly Hill, FL,
  • Served needs of more than 100 customers in busy environment.
  • Bussed and reset 20-30 tables per shift, working efficiently to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency by using slow periods to restock employee and customer supplies, including ice, condiments, utensils, napkins, trays and delivery bags.
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
  • Supervised restocking of salad bar and buffet for lunch and dinner service.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items for dissatisfied customers.
  • Collaborated with kitchen team to support order preparation, manage efficient deliveries and minimize customer service issues by verifying meals.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Arranged tables for customers, following established preparation procedures to provide guests with excellent experiences and foster repeat business.
  • Greeted and maintained relationships with regular customers.
  • Checked identification to enforce age regulations for alcoholic beverages.
  • Replenished food items and other supplies, which included paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Helped customers place orders, explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
Hostess/server, 05/2015 - 08/2016
Landry's Edison, NJ,
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Collaborated with kitchen team to support order preparation, manage efficient deliveries and minimize customer service issues by verifying meals.
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items for dissatisfied customers.
  • Replenished food items and other supplies, which included paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Arranged tables for customers, following established preparation procedures to provide guests with excellent experiences and foster repeat business.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Helped customers place orders, explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Greeted and maintained relationships with regular customers.
Server/Bartender , 08/2013 - 03/2016
Landry's Irvine, CA,
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items for dissatisfied customers.
  • Supervised restocking of salad bar and buffet for lunch and dinner service.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency by using slow periods to restock employee and customer supplies, including ice, condiments, utensils, napkins, trays and delivery bags.
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Replenished food items and other supplies, which included paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Greeted and maintained relationships with regular customers.
  • Helped customers place orders, explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Checked identification to enforce age regulations for alcoholic beverages.
  • Arranged tables for customers, following established preparation procedures to provide guests with excellent experiences and foster repeat business.
Server/Bartender , 02/2007 - 08/2013
Mama Rosa’s City, STATE,
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items for dissatisfied customers.
  • Collaborated with kitchen team to support order preparation, manage efficient deliveries and minimize customer service issues by verifying meals.
  • Supervised restocking of salad bar and buffet for lunch and dinner service.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency by using slow periods to restock employee and customer supplies, including ice, condiments, utensils, napkins, trays and delivery bags.
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Replenished food items and other supplies, which included paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Greeted and maintained relationships with regular customers.
  • Helped customers place orders, explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Checked identification to enforce age regulations for alcoholic beverages.
  • Arranged tables for customers, following established preparation procedures to provide guests with excellent experiences and foster repeat business.
Education
High School: , Expected in 06/2007
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Knoch High School - Saxonburg, PA
GPA:
Associate : Hospitality, Expected in 05/2009
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Butler County Community College - Butler, PA
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Knoch High School
  • Butler County Community College

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  • Server/Bartender
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