Server resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

Experienced host, food runner, busser and server with great communication skills. Quick-learner and thrive in team-oriented fast paced environments. Seeking further knowledge and experience in restaurant/warehouse businesses and customer service.

  • Results-oriented
  • Ability to handle fast-paced environment
  • Quick learner
  • Organizational ability
  • Team-oriented
  • Food handling knowledge
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Cash register operation
  • Employee training
  • Licensed TABC
  • Cash and credit transactions
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to lift heavy objects
Server, 03/2019 to Current
Holiday Inn Club VacationsBrownsville, VT,
  • Satisfied customers by keeping drinks topped off and anticipating needs such as condiments and extra napkins.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Recommended daily specials, wine selections and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciling cash drawer.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Arranged each place setting attractively and verified all items were clean and free from water spots and chips.
  • Checked patrons' identification to ensure minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Cleaned dining area between guests with efficient sweeping, glass washing and spill removal.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks.
  • Restocked nonperishables and other items, including condiments and napkins from inventory to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Communicated effectively with kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs and other special requests.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly.
  • Recorded orders and partnered with team members to efficiently serve food and beverages.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling, guest expectations and restaurant protocols.
  • Assisted individuals in selecting meal options, including entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for those with food allergies and gluten intolerances.
Foodrunner, Service Well Bartender, 02/2018 to 03/2019
Perry's Steakhouse And GrilleCity, STATE,
  • Relayed orders and special requests to cooks, monitoring finished dishes for accuracy with preferences.
  • Inventoried food supplies to determine needs and replenish stations.
  • Completed final preparations of dishes and quickly delivered items to customers.
  • Worked with bar staff to obtain alcoholic beverages and refills for customers throughout restaurant.
  • Checked tables and refilled condiments that were running low.
  • Assisted servers with table settings and beverage refills during busy periods.
  • Provided outstanding customer service to every guest according to Perry's guidelines.
  • Offered insight into menu items to answer customer questions.
  • Delivered entrees to tables and made sure each guest received the correct menu items.
  • Coached newly hired employees to train on restaurant's process flow and safety procedures, enabling workers to improve speed and accuracy.
  • Restocked nonperishables and other items, including condiments and napkins from inventory to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Restocked beer and liquor on regular schedule and after special events to prepare for forecasted needs.
  • Checked identification of customers to verify age requirements needed for purchase of alcohol.
  • Kept detailed inventories of bar supplies and kept work areas stocked to maintain workflow efficiently.
  • Prepared and served over 200+ drinks per shift in a high-volume environment.
Restaurant Busser and Host, 05/2017 to 07/2017
Flying DutchmanCity, STATE,
  • Routinely cleaned table linens, table settings, glassware, windowsills, carpets, counters, floors, storage areas and service refrigerators.
  • Demonstrated awareness of liability issues and the law by confirming legal drinking age and discontinuing service to intoxicated guests.
  • Politely answered phones promptly and recorded and confirmed reservations.
  • Greeted guests and communicated about wait time.
  • Guided guests through the dining rooms and provided needed assistance.
  • Maximized table turns and rotated seating for maximum guest satisfaction.
  • Up-sold additional menu items, beverages and desserts to increase restaurant profits.
  • Took necessary steps to meet customer needs and effectively resolve food or service issues.
  • Recorded customer orders and repeated them back in a clear, understandable manner.
  • Correctly received orders, processed payments and responded appropriately to guest concerns.
  • Served fresh, hot food with a smile in a timely manner.
  • Communicated clearly and positively with co-workers and management.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: General Studies, Expected in 06/2017
Clear Springs High School - League City, TX,
  • Cum laude graduate
  • National Honor Society Member
  • National Technical Honor Society Member
  • 4.5 GPA
  • Ranked in Top 25% of class
: , Expected in
New York University - New York, NY

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Clear Springs High School
  • New York University

Job Titles Held:

  • Server
  • Foodrunner, Service Well Bartender
  • Restaurant Busser and Host


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: