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

Skills
  • Liquor, wine and food service
  • Table Bussing
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Menu memorization
  • Price memorization
  • High-volume dining
  • Food safety understanding
Experience
Server, 04/2019 to 07/2020
Holiday RetirementDurham, NC,
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and anticipating condiments, napkins and other needs.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to beautify table.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Enforced minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
  • Upsold customers and optimized table-turns to outperform average sales by [Number]%.
  • Restocked nonperishable food items, condiments and napkins to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Collaborated with host, bus person and cook to serve up food and beverage options.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Assisted customers in selecting appetizers, entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • Provided exceptional service to [Number] customers per day at [Type] establishment.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Designed custom private function and banquet packages for business dinners, sales presentations, club meetings, weddings and charity events.
  • Met or exceeded sales targets on consistent basis with proactive promotional strategies and dessert mentions.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Performed walked throughs during service to monitor guest satisfaction and advise serving and bussing staff of specific guest needs.
  • Rearranged tables and chairs, located or rolled extra silverware and [Action] to prepare for large groups.
Food Runner, 10/2019 to 03/2020
Omni HotelsCarlsbad, CA,
  • Assisted servers with table settings and beverage refills during busy periods.
  • Delivered entrees to tables and made sure each guest received correct menu items.
  • Kept buffet restocked with correct food items.
  • Relayed orders and special requests to cooks, monitoring finished dishes for accuracy with preferences.
  • Coached newly hired employees to train on restaurant's process flow and safety procedures, enabling workers to improve speed and accuracy.
  • Communicated with seated guests for outstanding customer service.
  • Inventoried food supplies to determine needs and replenish stations.
  • Completed final preparations of dishes and quickly delivered items to customers.
  • Offered insight into menu items to answer customer questions.
  • Restocked nonperishable food items, condiments and napkins to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Immediately bussed tables when guests left to prepare for next party.
  • Responded quickly to customer concerns and inquiries and provided appropriate answers, escalating major issues to [Job Title] immediately.
Food Service Team Member, 04/2019 to 08/2019
Six Flags, Corp.Gurnee, IL,
  • Kept food storage and preparation equipment in good working order to maximize safety and cost-efficiency of operations.
  • Coordinated optimal guest relations from initial contact through final check-out to boost satisfaction and brand loyalty.
  • Controlled portion sizes and garnishing for optimal cost controls.
  • Enforced staff performance and service standards to deliver consistent and positive customer experiences.
  • Maximized food quality by closely monitoring shipments, preparation and food handling by team members.
  • Monitored inventory and promptly reported food items requiring reorder.
  • Made orders by slicing, weighing, packaging and pricing meats and cheeses.
  • Received food orders from individuals and explained offerings.
  • Cleaned utensils, dishes and glasses for customer use.
Cook, 06/2016 to 08/2017
FtmcNorwalk, OH,
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2016
Perry High School - Pittsburgh, PA,
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Recognized as Employee of the [Timeframe] for outstanding performance and team contributions.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Perry High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Server
  • Food Runner
  • Food Service Team Member
  • Cook

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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