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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Server well-versed in food and beverage operations as well as guest services. Experienced in managing large-scale events or intimate gourmet dining and afternoon tea services. Successful at building relationships with customers to increase loyalty and repeat business.

Dependable Bartender with 3+ years of experience providing efficient, high-quality customer service to guests in restaurant settings. Adaptable professional with expertise in personnel development, team collaboration and resolving issues with customers, waitstaff and management.

Talented food service professional bringing skills in order management, payment processing and upselling. Stay current on menu items and consistently offer targeted recommendations to meet individual customer needs. Knowledgeable about handling of special dietary requirements and general food safety standards.

Versatile Server with exceptional communication and multi-tasking ability. Proven success providing high-quality customer service in fast-paced, high-stress environments. Generate thoughtful recommendations and accommodate dietary restrictions.

Cheerful Server offering 7+ years of experience in fast-paced service industry settings. Skillfully promoted customer comfort and enhanced experiences by answering questions and responding to concerns. Efficiently maintained service standards and followed safe service regulations. Always ready to help team members by taking on additional tasks.

Skills
  • To-Go Order Preparation
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Point of Sale Knowledge
  • Order Accuracy
  • Menu Memorization
  • Hospitality Service Expertise
  • High-Volume Dining
  • Guest Seating Arrangements
  • Guest Relations Management
  • Food Sales and Promotion
  • Daily Specials Memorization
  • Bill Computation
  • Ordering Procedures
  • Table Setting Knowledge
  • Beverage preparation
  • Cash handling expert
  • Cash Handling
  • Front-of-house display creation
Work History
Server, 09/2017 to 06/2020
Maplewood Senior LivingKent, OH,
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • 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.
  • Cleaned or coordinated cleaning of indoor and outdoor dining spaces, placed trash in receptacles and replenished supplies.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Greeted and maintained relationships with regular customers.
Bartender, 08/2016 to 10/2018
North ItaliaSanta Monica, CA,
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Maintained relationships with restaurant vendors to facilitate effective inventory management and implement cost controls.
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers.
  • Developed unique drink and cocktail offerings on monthly basis as part of seasonal offerings.
  • Applied excellent organizational and multitasking abilities to handle simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas fresh and clean.
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Consulted with managers to organize special events and promotions such as trivia nights to bring in new customers.
  • Kept accurate inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Stayed up-to-date on state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and maintained 100% compliance for inspections.
  • Set up glassware, liquor and other necessary supplies for special events.
  • Set up bar for operation, obtained cash bank and stocked service bar.
Artist, 06/2011 to 06/2015
FunkoBurbank, CA,
  • Managed all art and office supply needs for art department.
  • Designed visual models meeting both aesthetic and technical criteria.
  • Utilized oil paints, acrylics and charcoal to design mixed media, drawings and painting pieces.
  • Ordered and maintained adequate supply of materials, supplies and equipment.
  • Made use of materials, such as ink, watercolors, charcoal, oil, computer software, paints, and pencils, to complete unique piece for customers.
  • Created custom drawings and paintings using fine oils, acrylics and charcoal on high quality canvas.
Education
Associate Degree in Education : Para-education , Expected in 05/2013 to Yakima Valley Community College - Yakima, WA
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High School Diploma : , Expected in 05/2010 to John F Kennedy Memorial Catholic HS - Burien, Wa,
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School Attended

  • Yakima Valley Community College
  • John F Kennedy Memorial Catholic HS

Job Titles Held:

  • Server
  • Bartender
  • Artist

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Education
  • High School Diploma

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