server and bartender resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Motivated Job Title with engaging personality and flexible approach. Upbeat, friendly and able to anticiClaire customer needs in order to facilitate enjoyable dining experiences. Strong work ethic with willingness to take initiative.

Talented Server 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 special dietary requirements and general food safety standards.

Dependable Job Title successful providing fast, 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.

Motivated Cocktail Waitress with experience successfully serving customers in busy, fine dining restaurants. Recognized for significantly increasing guest check averages by promoting appetizers, specialty items and unique wine selections. Collaborative, thoughtful team leader with clear, comprehensive and directive supervision.

Dedicated food service professional well-versed in food and beverage operations and 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.

Versatile Job Title with Number years of success providing superior dining experiences for guests. Skilled at explaining options, relaying orders to kitchen staff and tackling special requests. Consistently received customer satisfaction ratings of Number% due to friendliness, speedy service.

Ambitious server with Number years of experience boosting Type sales and offering personalized attention to guests. Practiced at promoting seasonal and high-priced items by explaining flavor, Type and Type aspects of items. Logical salesperson focused on upselling Number% of customers resulting in additional earnings for restaurant and tips.

Efficient Cocktail Waitress bringing Number years of exceptional performance in serving roles. Eager to fulfill a Job Title opportunity to apply knowledge of bar operations and service standards. Hardworking and energetic with a proven history of patron satisfaction.

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

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  • To-Go Order Preparation
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Order Delivery Practices
  • Order Accuracy
  • Menu Memorization
  • Hospitality Service Expertise
  • Guest Seating Arrangements
  • Food Sales and Promotion
  • Daily Specials Memorization
  • Ordering Procedures
  • Dining area maintenance
  • Food and beverage pairings
  • Food station setup
  • Beverage preparation
  • Food running
  • Cash handling
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Front-of-house display creation
Work History
10/2021 to Current Server and Bartender Finger Lakes Technologies Grp | Rockland, MA,
  • Arranged and prepared tables for customers to offer memorable experiences to guests and foster repeat business.
  • Replenished food items, paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Applied comprehensive knowledge of wine, cider and beer to increase daily beverage sales.
  • Used slow periods to restock supplies, ice, trays and delivery bags.
  • Checked identification for minimum age for sale of alcoholic beverages.
  • Cultivated warm relationships with regular customers.
  • Maintained order efficiency and accuracy through clear communication with kitchen staff, earning numerous recommendations from satisfied customers.
  • Collected orders and relayed them to bartenders quickly and accurately.
  • Served Type, Type and Type beverages and offered refills.
  • Checked guests' identification before serving alcoholic beverages.
  • Supported needs of Number- person wait staff who attended to specific needs of countless customers daily for Type restaurant with social relevancy and intentionality.
  • Strategically timed check-ins with customers to take orders and confirm satisfaction with meals after delivery, taking action to correct any problems.
  • Collected payment for food and drinks served, balanced cash receipts and maintained accurate cash drawer.
  • Printed dining checks with total due, collected payment and offered receipts to complete transactions.
  • Checked over Number daily IDs to verify ages and uphold State liquor laws.
  • Scheduled numerous reservations and managed seating arrangements simultaneously in high-traffic Type restaurant while maintaining calm, professional demeanor.

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04/2017 to Current Groundhand Arch City Tree Care | City, STATE,
  • Handled equipment, chemicals and materials properly and with caution.
  • Used time management and efficient cleaning methods to meet deadlines.
  • Helped outside crew complete grounds maintenance tasks such as mowing grass, trimming bushes and removing debris.
04/2010 to Current Drive Thru Cross Trained on Ever Thing Kfc Chicken | City, STATE,
  • Performed food preparation responsibilities to meet franchise standards for quantities, speed and packaging.
  • Restocked workstations with supplies and food display cases with fresh selections to decrease customer waiting during busy periods.
  • Wiped counters and sanitized equipment to maintain clean food prep and dining areas.
  • Moved and stocked food products weighing up to Number pounds.
  • Resolved challenging customer complaints to full satisfaction by promoting brand loyalty and maximizing repeat business.
  • Prepared variety of foods according to customers' orders or supervisors' instructions by following approved procedures.
  • Greeted customers promptly and took orders to keep flow of traffic moving.
  • Followed food safety procedures outlined in company policies and health and sanitation regulations to prevent food borne illness.
  • Performed shift change tasks each day to keep store neat and running smoothly.
  • Reduced customer wait times by quickly operating customer window and sales register.
  • Replenished condiments, beverages and supplies while maintaining cleanliness of service areas.
  • Performed serving, cleaning and stocking to high standards and provided excellent customer satisfaction.
  • Filled out daily shift log to record amount of food prepared, used and leftover.
  • Kept drawer balanced by accurately processing cash, credit and debit payments.
  • Prepared recipe ingredients by washing, peeling, cutting and measuring.
  • Loaded food, dishes and utensils on carts and trays to transport from designated food preparation areas to designated tables.

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  • Accurately operated cash register to process customer payments.
  • Kept kitchen, counter and dining areas cleaned and sanitized.
  • Reconciled receipt totals, cash and credit payments to address shortages.
  • Properly labeled and stored food and fresh ingredients in cooler or freezer to optimize freshness.
  • Brewed coffee and tea and changed out drink station syrups.
  • Documented customer orders and conveyed special requests to kitchen staff.
  • Cooked batches of food according to standard recipes.
09/2017 to 06/2019 Sever/ Overnight Person Ihop | City, STATE,
  • Inspected floor displays, noted missing items and immediately replenished merchandise.
  • Performed light housekeeping and cleaning by discarding trash and cardboard and sweeping and mopping floors.
  • Greeted customers and directed to requested products.
  • Greeted store customers and discussed needs.
  • Compiled reports of cost factors such as labor, production and equipment.

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  • Supervised and trained new staff in performing census.
Expected in 05/1998 to to GED | Desoto Sr. High School, De Soto, MO GPA:

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School Attended

  • Desoto Sr. High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Server and Bartender
  • Groundhand
  • Drive Thru Cross Trained on Ever Thing
  • Sever/ Overnight Person


  • GED

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