server resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Ambitious, Autonomous personality, Collaborative, Commitment, great Communication skills, sense of humor, smiles, Hard working, Honesty, Humbleness and loyalty

Hardworking [Job Title] with proven relationship-building and time management skills in fast-paced restaurant environments. Successful at handling tables of all sizes with accuracy and impeccable service skills. Strives to meet customer needs, drive satisfaction and promote long-term loyalty.

Hardworking [Job Title] with proven relationship-building and time management skills in fast-paced restaurant environments. Successful at handling tables of all sizes with accuracy and impeccable service skills. Strives to meet customer needs, drive satisfaction and promote long-term loyalty.

Sociable Server offering [Number] years of experience delivering friendly, prompt service to customers. Skillful in making personalized menu recommendations and managing closing duties. In-depth knowledge of POS system operations and food safety and sanitation regulations.

Dynamic Waiter experienced in FOH and BOH functions. Engaging communicator with exceptional customer service and food-handling skills. Skilled in memorizing menu items and taking accurate drink and food orders.

Experienced [Job Title] with solid background in foodservice. Offers excellent track record of tackling various tasks to support kitchen and wait staff. Demonstrates genuine hospitality to establish rapport with patrons and deliver memorable experiences.

Skilled [Job Title] offering expertise in order taking, money handling and product promotion. Greets guests with genuine smile, builds rapport and promotes enjoyable dining experience. Maintains thorough knowledge of menu to make recommendations.

Efficient Waiter with extensive knowledge of [Area of expertise] service and [Type] establishments. Successful at upselling specials and beverages with proven history of handling over [Number] tables at once. Effective collaborator and multitasker.

Amicable [Job Title] skilled in providing expertise to aid guests in craft cocktail selections. In-depth understanding of spirit pairings, with a creative drive to assist with menu additions and promotional items.

Highly skilled [Job Title] with [Number] years of experience supporting restaurant operations. Maintained communication while working closely with servers, hosts and managers to accomplish [Task], [Task] and [Task]. Expert at providing exceptional customer service by quickly and energetically completing special requests.

Customer-oriented [Job Title] with [Number] years of success creating memorable dining experiences for patrons. Talented at cheerfully recommending selections, taking orders and fulfilling requests exactly as asked. Enhanced customer satisfaction [Number]% by maintaining upbeat attitude, quickly attending to guests and [Action].

Energetic [Job Title] bringing [Number] year background in service industry. Talent in fostering repeat business through advanced interpersonal skills. Recognized for physical coordination and strong memory.

Friendly Cocktail Waitress with extensive experience in [Type] serving and dedication to fantastic customer service. Talented bartending and specialty drink making with training in [Software]. Skilled at [Skill] with willingness to take initiative for top-of-the-line customer experiences.

Detail-oriented Waiter with [Number] years of experience in [Type] dining. Skilled at memorizing menus and orders, handling high-traffic times and maintaining accuracy with large orders. Dedicated to excellent customer service and best-in-class dining experiences.

Polished [Job Title] with aptitude for menu memorization and quick calculations. Extensive experience providing first-rate service in [Type] establishments. Thrive in fast-paced environments through excellent [Skill] and [Skill] skills.

Driven server with [Number] years of experience increasing [Type] sales while delivering superior service. Expert at promoting menu items by answering customer questions enthusiastically, taking orders and maintaining communication with guests. Intuitive salesperson upsells [Number]% of patrons served, increasing earnings for restaurant and tips.

Enthusiastic Server bringing [Number] years of experience cocktail service roles. Accustomed to providing timely service with enthusiasm and efficiency. Consistently acknowledged for maintaining superior service standards while exceeding sales goals.

Quick-learning Cocktail Waitress with [Number] years of experience in [Type] bars. Expert in customer service with extensive knowledge of [Software] and fast-paced drink service. Devoted to best-in-class service for maximized sales.

Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task]. Offering [Skill] and [Skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

[Area of study] student with background in [Area of expertise]. Strong technical proficiency with work history in [Area of expertise]. In-depth knowledge of [Software] coupled with [Task] abilities. Proven history of performance in [Skill].

Motivated professional offering [Degree] in [Area of study]. Adds value to any organization in need of great collaboration, interpersonal and multitasking abilities. Meets tight deadlines.

  • Table Bussing
  • Buffet setup and takedown
  • Menu memorization
  • Wine pairings
  • Liquor, wine and food service
  • Price memorization
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Point of Sale (POS) system operations
  • High-volume dining
  • Dining customer service
  • Special dietary requirements
  • Food safety understanding
  • Hors d'oeuvres service
  • Effective customer upselling
  • Check payment processing
  • Dish preparation
  • Food inspection
  • Relationship management
  • Seating assignment preparation
  • Dining crew workflow optimization
  • Sales Techniques
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Quality control
  • Menu knowledge
  • Service prioritization
  • Safe food handling
  • White glove service
Server , 10/2012 to 02/2013
Bloomin' Brands, Inc.Butler, NJ,
  • Provide excellent customer services
  • Greet customers and present menus
  • Make suggestions based on their preferences
  • Take and serve food/drinks orders
  • Up-sell when appropriate
  • Arrange table settings
  • Keep tables clean and tidy at all times
  • Deliver checks and collect payments
  • Cooperate and communicate with all serving and kitchen staff
  • Adhere to all relevant health department rules/regulations and all customer service guidelines
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials to increase profits.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and offering condiments, napkins and other items.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Communicated with hosts, bussers and kitchen staff to prepare for and serve customers.
  • Enforced minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
  • Arranged place settings with clean tablecloths, napkins and tableware to prepare for incoming guests.
  • Trained new employees on restaurant procedures and plating techniques.
  • Completed cleaning duties by sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet and tidying up server stations.
  • Cleaned tables and chairs to prepare dining area for next customers.
  • Served food and beverages to patrons and immediately remedied issues with orders.
  • Developed rapport with guests and assisted in generating repeat business by providing exceptional customer service.
  • Addressed complaints to kitchen staff and served replacement items.
  • Presented menus to patrons to answer questions about offered items and make suitable recommendations.
  • Recorded meal selections and transactions in microsystem to deliver prompt service.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about restaurant's menu and products.
  • Cleared table and bussed dishes to allow for quick setups.
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Checked with customers to determine satisfaction with meals, promptly taking action to correct problems.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts for customers.
  • Set up dining room to meet hospitality and service standards.
  • Resolved customer concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and brought beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Verified guest satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Developed strong and lasting resident relationships.
  • Answered guest questions regarding menu, food and beverage preparation, recipe ingredients and allergens.
  • Greeted newly seated guests promptly, filled water glasses and brought bread to table.
  • Addressed concerns quickly to improve customer experience and escalated issues to management for resolution when necessary.
  • Implemented sanitary food handling, holding and service protocols.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff to stay updated on item availability and customer wait times.
  • Handled food safely and kept spaces clean to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists to ensure smooth restaurant operations.
  • Reset tables between guests, refilled condiments and wiped down surfaces.
  • Set up tables and counters to prepare dining and serving areas.
  • Documented food orders and ran items to guest tables in dining room.
  • Completed final preparations of dishes and quickly delivered items to customers.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Relayed orders and special requests to cooks.
  • Handled special customer requests for separate checks and menu substitutions.
  • Provided timely checks on guest needs and brought requests.
  • Restocked tables, wait staff areas and order staging areas.
  • Calculated accurate bill amounts and processed cash and credit card payments.
  • Rolled silverware and set up food stations and dining areas to prepare for next shift or large parties.
  • Discussed dining menu information to aid in decision process for senior residents.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and garnishes to assist kitchen staff.
  • Increased beverage sales with food and drink pairing suggestions to suit unique customer preferences.
  • Informed customers about specials, upselling additional food and drink items.
  • Retrieved prepared orders from kitchen areas and promptly delivered to guests.
  • Collected tickets and followed proper cash-handling procedures.
  • Helped customers select menu items by suggesting courses, explaining specials and answering food preparation questions.
  • Brewed coffee and distributed to guests.
  • Presented food and beverages to guests at tables.
  • Reviewed daily specials, menu changes and service specifications.
  • Recorded patron's meal options, identifying dietary needs or special requests to correctly transmit orders.
  • Cross-trained as host and helped with tasks such as greeting diners and escorting guests.
  • Delivered food from kitchen, fulfilling additional requests to maximize guest satisfaction.
  • Presented menus to patrons to answer questions about menu items and make recommendations.
  • Refilled drinks and checked with diners to meet specific needs.
  • Relayed orders to service bar and kitchen via point-of-sale register system.
  • Monitored inventory to provide needed supplies to servers and bartenders.
  • Monitored dining rooms for safety and customer needs.
  • Utilized POS system to total meal costs and add taxes for final bill calculation.
  • Suggested additional items to customers to increase restaurant sales.
  • Set [Number] tables for [Type] meals to prepare for over [Number] daily diners and reset tables after customers left.
  • Welcomed incoming patrons and seated at optimal locations based on individual preferences and server balancing requirements.
  • Presented menus to patrons, answered questions about menu items and made recommendations.
  • Designed emergency protocols to enhance customer and worker safety.
  • Made reservations for guests up to [Number] days in advance.
Prep Cook, 08/2006 to 07/2008
Grand Living At Lake LorraineValley Junction, IA,
  • responsible for the preparation of ingredients and stations used in the cooking process, as well as maintaining the kitchen and ensuring it is clean and sanitized.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Prepped vegetables and ingredients by washing, chopping and dicing.
  • Organized and labeled stock of ingredients to maintain needed inventory levels.
  • Helped train and develop new talent.
  • Dressed, seasoned and garnished appetizers and salads to prepare for food service.
  • Operated grills and steamers to prepare vegetables, potatoes, rice and meats.
  • Modified standard recipes to address customer requests for substitutions or allergen concerns.
  • Assisted with dining room tasks by removing soiled dishes during meal service and returning to kitchen for washing.
  • Measured and weighed food items to comply with portion requirements.
  • Sliced meats to prepare for cooking and assembly of menu items.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Completed special orders according to customer dietary needs.
  • Observed food handling and sanitation procedures to safeguard against foodborne illnesses.
  • Maintained clean and orderly kitchen with regular attention to checklists.
  • Prepared simple salads and common entrees.
  • Supported kitchen quality initiatives by following nutrition, safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Followed chef prep lists and last-minute orders to help team meet customer needs.
  • Operated kitchen tools safely and used great knife skills to quickly prepare ingredients.
  • Processed incoming deliveries, rotated stock and put away new items in correct locations.
  • Handled basic reductions and parboiling without supervision.
  • Carved meats into precise cuts for cooking.
Cashier, 03/2006 to 06/2006
The University Of Kansas HospitalMission, KS,
  • Smile, greet, and thank customers with a positive attitude.
  • Stand for long periods of time while checking out customers quickly and accurately.
  • Keep your area clean and presentable.
  • Answer customer questions and help them with their needs.
  • Be available to assist associates across the store as needed.
  • Collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Processed sales transactions to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer services.
  • Helped with purchases and signed customers up for rewards program.
  • Verified customer age requirement for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Answered customer questions and provided store information.
  • Operated cash register or POS system to receive payment by cash, check and credit card.
  • Discounted purchases by scanning and redeeming coupons.
  • Preserved appearance of store by arranging and replenishing displays and merchandise racks.
  • Scanned merchandise using point-of-sale system for accurate purchase totals.
  • Processed refunds for worn, damaged and broken merchandise.
  • Directed trash removal and sanitation procedures to keep aisles and register area organized.
  • Tracked company inventories, moved excess stock and arranged products to improve sales.
  • Delivered high level of customer service to patrons using active listening and engagement skills.
  • Used suggestive selling techniques to promote add-on sales.
  • Answered product questions with up-to-date knowledge of sales and store promotions.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Culinary Arts, Expected in 08/2010 to Nashville State Community College - Nashville, TN
GED: , Expected in 06/2008 to Youth Connections Ged Program - Nashville , TN,

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  • Nashville State Community College
  • Youth Connections Ged Program

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  • Server
  • Prep Cook
  • Cashier


  • Associate of Arts
  • GED

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