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

I’m 21 years old looking to serve and bartend full time :)

Skills
  • Liquor knowledge
  • Menu knowledge
  • Table setting arrangements
  • High-volume dining
  • Busy environments
  • Effective customer upselling
  • Check payment processing
  • Menu memorization
  • Price memorization
  • Sales Techniques
  • Service prioritizing

My skills:

Hardworking

Ambitious

Helpful

Not easily stressed

Punctual

MULTI TASKING

PEOPLE PERSON

Always open minded to suggestions and improvements

Always looking pretty

Experience
Server, 09/2019 to 03/2020
EatalyNew York, NY,
  • 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.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Upsold customers and optimized table-turns to outperform average sales by [Number]%.
  • Restocked nonperishable food items, condiments and napkins to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Partnered with host, bus person and cook to efficiently serve food and beverages.
  • 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.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Processed customers' payments and provided receipts.
  • Prepared both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages as specified by patrons, consistently delivering to tables or bar without spillage.
  • Performed walked throughs during service to monitor guest satisfaction and advise serving and bussing staff of specific guest needs.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Explained menu options to guests, offered suggestions and took orders for food and beverages.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Washed buffet, restaurant and banquet items, including silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, equipment and displays.
  • Provided exceptional service to [Number] customers per day at [Type] establishment.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Prepared and served cold, hot and [Type] beverages to guests.
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Reviewed identification for patrons before serving alcoholic drinks.
  • Met or exceeded sales targets on consistent basis with proactive promotional strategies and dessert mentions.
  • Rearranged tables and chairs, located or rolled extra silverware and [Action] to prepare for large groups.
  • Sent orders to kitchen staff by [Action].
  • Plated food and assessed plate presentation to maintain highest standard of food quality.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Completed thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Requested photo identification from patrons ordering alcoholic beverages to verify legal age of consumption.
  • Greeted newly seated guests quickly and efficiently.
  • Circulated within assigned areas to assess and address customer needs, effectively prioritizing tasks during peak hours.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Designed custom private function and banquet packages for business dinners, sales presentations, club meetings, weddings and charity events.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Communicated effectively with patrons to establish preferences and dietary restrictions and make food and beverage recommendations.
  • Presented patrons with menus and specials promptly after seating, following up to address questions before taking orders.
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
  • Cleaned dishes with detergent, rinsing and sanitizing chemicals in [Number]-compartment sink.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Carefully transferred orders from kitchen and bar areas to tables and cleared plates as patrons finished food and beverage items.
Server, 01/2016 to 01/2018
Edgewater Beach Resort Management, Inc.Panama City, FL,

This job requires the same skills I listed under my hooters experience, however I feel like hooters was a more personalized experience with each customer.

Server /Hostess, 01/2015 to 01/2016
Rivé BistroCity, STATE,

Same obligations as other two serving jobs however this restaurant was more upscale.

Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2018
Fairfield Ludlowe High School - Fairfield, CT
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Fairfield Ludlowe High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Server
  • Server
  • Server /Hostess

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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