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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Summary

Sociable [Job Title] skilled at operating in fast-paced environments with demanding objectives for sales, service and quality. Enthusiastic team player successful at multitasking and delivering friendly, prompt service to all customers. Well-versed in maintaining clean and orderly tables, making personalized menu recommendations and managing closing duties such as reconciling cash drawers and restocking items to prepare for following shift. All three of these positions I received were in the same establishment. I worked hard and climbed my way up the ladder. From dishwasher to a host, and then on to become a server. All in less than a year. As a server for you company, I will always put forth my best efforts to promote a delightful and productive environment.

Skills
  • Menu memorization
  • Food safety understanding
  • Dining customer service
  • Buffet setup and takedown
  • Food inspection
  • Price memorization
  • Dish preparation
  • Point of Sale (POS) system operations
  • Table setting arrangements
  • High-volume dining
  • Table Bussing
  • Service prioritization
  • Seating assignment preparation
  • Quality control
  • Dining crew workflow optimization
  • Sales Techniques
  • Safe food handling
  • Regulatory compliance
Experience
04/2019 to 03/2020
Server Holiday Retirement Temecula, CA,
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and anticipating condiments, napkins and other needs.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Provided exceptional service to [Number] customers per day at [Type] establishment.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths and tableware.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Restocked nonperishable food items, condiments and napkins to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Assisted customers in selecting appetizers, entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • Rearranged tables and chairs, located or rolled extra silverware and [Action] to prepare for large groups.
  • Communicated effectively with patrons to establish preferences and dietary restrictions and make food and beverage recommendations.
  • Circulated within assigned areas to assess and address customer needs, effectively prioritizing tasks during peak hours.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
04/2019 to 03/2020
Hostess Firstservice Residential Valencia, CA,
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Performed walked throughs during service to monitor guest satisfaction and advise serving and bussing staff of specific guest needs.
  • Stayed abreast of server availability and table turnover to make quick decisions about seating locations.
  • Escorted guests to seating area, furnished menus and highlighted daily specials to promote positive experience.
  • Monitored dining area to assess server capacity and estimate wait times.
  • Cleaned and restocked counter areas, replenished cash drawer and checked server supplies to facilitate operations.
  • Collaborated with front of house staff to move tables and adjust seating to accommodate customers.
  • Answered customers' questions about hours, seating, current wait time and other information.
  • Answered telephone to provide dining information and take party reservations.
  • Managed daily card and cash transactions by maintaining payment records and investigating irregularities.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Scheduled reservations and notified servers and managers of large groups to prepare seating in advance.
  • Assisted servers by taking guests drink orders, additional food, and desserts.
04/2019 to 07/2019
Dishwasher Sage Dining Memphis, TN,
  • Replenished stations throughout restaurant, including cupboards, serving areas and salad bars to meet employee and customer demands.
  • Repaired and maintained dishwashing machine to keep dishes clean and kitchen running smoothly.
  • Restocked main kitchen areas with items from shelves, coolers and freezers to help food preparation staff stay focused on customer orders.
  • Scrubbed pots, pans and trays by hand or cleaned using industrial washing machine.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized kitchen areas to promote efficiency.
  • Unboxed, stored and organized incoming kitchen supplies with every delivery.
  • Cleared trash and washed work area tables, walls, refrigerator equipment, cooking equipment and floors to keep sanitized kitchen.
  • Kept dishware, glasses and utensils ready for all customer needs by quickly scraping, washing and restacking items.
  • Removed built-up waste and potential contaminants from waste receptacles, machinery and cooking equipment.
  • Backed up steakhouse servers and cafe servers during heavy work periods to maximize team coverage.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2018
High School Diploma:
Churchill County High School - Fallon, NV
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Churchill County High School

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  • Server
  • Hostess
  • Dishwasher

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  • High School Diploma

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