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

Hardworking server 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.

Skills
  • Check payment processing
  • Dish preparation
  • Dining customer service
  • Table Bussing
  • Buffet setup and takedown
  • High-volume dining
  • Liquor, wine and food service
  • Menu memorization
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Hors d'oeuvres service
  • Price memorization
  • Food safety understanding
  • Effective customer upselling
  • Special dietary requirements
  • Point of Sale (POS) system operations
  • Dining crew workflow optimization
  • Seating assignment preparation
  • Safe food handling
  • Menu knowledge
  • Quality control
  • Service prioritization
  • Sales Techniques
  • Maintaining glassware stock
  • Safe serving knowledge
  • Proficient in mixology
  • Alcohol ordering
  • Beer, wine and soju cocktails
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Health codes compliance
Experience
Server, 01/2022 - Current
Belle Reve Senior Living Milford, PA,
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials to increase profits.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • 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.
  • Increased beverage sales with food and drink pairing suggestions to suit unique customer preferences.
  • Arranged place settings with clean tablecloths, napkins and tableware to prepare for incoming guests.
  • Completed cleaning duties by sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet and tidying up server stations.
  • Developed rapport with guests and assisted in generating repeat business by providing exceptional customer service.
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Cleared table and bussed dishes to allow for quick setups.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts.
  • 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.
  • Developed strong and lasting resident relationships.
  • Greeted newly seated guests promptly, filled water glasses and brought bread to table.
Bartender , 01/2022 - Current
Dacha Beer Garden Washington, DC,
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Managed bar area, cocktail design and menu and handled inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Recommended food and drinks to patrons based on preference, pairings and special promotions.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports for management.
  • Planned and coordinated special events to boost customer numbers and profits.
  • Kept track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area for wait staff.
  • Maintained knowledge of bar and menu options to prepare drinks and make food recommendations.
  • Poured wine, beer and cocktails for patrons.
  • Collected and organized daily till totals and tips.
  • Trained new bartenders on drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Talked easily with patrons to build rapport and earn repeat business.
  • Met customer, business operations and server needs with minimal errors or delays.
  • Stocked bar with beer, wine, liquor and related supplies.
  • Balanced tills, handled cash, processed credit card payment batches and prepared bank deposits.
  • Prepared new garnishes, juices and other perishables daily.
  • Took drink orders from tables and bar area and relayed to bartenders.
  • Restocked beer and liquor regularly and after special events.
  • Cleaned tables after service and quickly resetting supplies to maintain restaurant and service flow.
  • Closely monitored customers' intoxication levels and discontinued alcohol service, removed from premises or requested assistance from security.
  • Checked identification of customers to verify age requirements needed to purchase alcohol.
  • Collected appetizer, entree and wine orders from patrons.
  • Advertised, marketed and recommended drink options to guests.
Hostess, 03/2020 - 11/2021
Firstservice Residential Bronx, NY,
  • Greeted guests and gathered information to seat groups or place on waitlist.
  • Supported serving staff, food runners and bussers to keep dining room presentable and ready for guests.
  • Escorted guests to seating area, furnished menus and highlighted daily specials.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials to increase profits.
  • Monitored dining area to assess server capacity and estimate wait times.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Answered telephone to provide dining information and take reservations.
  • Accommodated guests with children and special needs to promote comfortable dining experience.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Scheduled reservations and notified servers and managers of large groups to prepare seating in advance.
  • Developed long-term relationships with customers to increase opportunities for repeat business.
  • Managed guest expectations by relaying information regarding hours, wait times and specials.
  • Helped restaurant staff set up small and large events to coordinate smooth execution.
  • Communicated with servers about new tables, changes in food availability and customer comments.
  • Stayed attentive to server availability and table turnover to seat guests quickly.
  • Arranged place settings with clean tablecloths, napkins and tableware to prepare for incoming guests.
  • Resolved customer service and food-related issues to maintain guest satisfaction.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2025
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The University of Texas At Dallas - Richardson, TX
GPA:
Status -
Languages
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • The University of Texas At Dallas

Job Titles Held:

  • Server
  • Bartender
  • Hostess

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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