server and cook resume example with 2+ years of experience

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

Energetic peeson bringing 7 year background in service industry. Talent in fostering repeat business through advanced interpersonal skills. Recognized for physical coordination and strong memory.

Hardworking individual 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.


Great with number such as adding subtracting and sales tax.

Have great people skills

Hard working

Learning Spanish and sight lauange

Take pride in my job

Learn quickly

Can operate a register

Dependable and give 110 %

  • Point of Sale (POS) system operations
  • Check payment processing
  • Price memorization
  • Dining customer service
  • High-volume dining
  • Safe food handling
  • Quality control
  • Sales Techniques
  • Relationship management
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Effective customer upselling
09/2018 to 04/2020
Server and Cook Foundation Capital Minneapolis, MN,
  • Circulated within assigned areas to assess and address customer needs, effectively prioritizing tasks during peak hours.
  • Explained menu options to guests, offered suggestions and took orders for food and beverages.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Carefully transferred orders from kitchen and bar areas to tables and cleared plates as patrons finished food and beverage items.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Greeted newly seated guests quickly and efficiently.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Completed thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Processed customers' payments and provided receipts.
  • Met or exceeded sales targets on consistent basis with proactive promotional strategies and dessert mentions.
  • Plated food and assessed plate presentation to maintain highest standard of food quality.
  • Presented patrons with menus and specials promptly after seating, following up to address questions before taking orders.
  • Restocked nonperishable food items, condiments and napkins to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and anticipating condiments, napkins and other needs.
  • Washed buffet, restaurant and banquet items, including silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, equipment and displays.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Performed walked throughs during service to monitor guest satisfaction and advise serving and bussing staff of specific guest needs.
  • Prepared and served cold, hot and [Type] beverages to guests.
08/2019 to 11/2019
General Labor and Quality Control Art Guild City, STATE,
  • Followed established safety practices when using tools and equipment.
  • Coordinated regulatory inspections, including [Type] and [Type].
  • Inspected quality of finished products, making minor repairs to meet project expectations.
  • Consulted with engineers to resolve quality, production and efficiency problems.
  • Developed and implemented best practices for defect prevention and continuous improvement.
02/2019 to 07/2019
Box Maker and Cutter Seam Dynamics City, STATE,
  • Identified components and finished products deviating from order specifications, removing from assembly area to bring to designated disposal area.
  • Measured, marked and cut wood and cardboard materials, using scissors and saws to prepare raw materials for assembly into finished boxes.
  • Assembled cut wood and cardboard components into boxes or pallets using tape, glue, nails and staples, labeling finished products appropriately.
  • Built and packaged products to comply with multiple work orders and deadlines.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management to facilitate prompt resolution.
  • Assisted assessment of finalized product development to maintain QC standards.
  • Removed scrap and debris from work area at end of shift, cleaning machines using compressed air, brushes and sponges to prepare for next shift.
  • Adapted to temporary machine inoperability by assembling boxes by hand, reporting outages to supervisors.
  • Assisted in maintaining inventory records for raw materials and assembled products [Timeframe], using [Software] technology to record observations.
02/2016 to 09/2016
Sales Representative Rugged Wearhouse City, STATE,
  • Performed stock processing by filling and stocking floor racks and backstock racks.
  • Communicated item availability with retail team members and shoppers.
  • Implemented store visual standards with proper product placement and advertisement displays.
  • Followed company standards for merchandise presentation and planograms of best apparel and displays.
  • Facilitated positive guest experiences by promptly locating desired items for customers.
  • Achieved personal and store sales goals with sound customer service and sales protocol.
  • Recovered clothing items from fitting rooms and returned to specified department areas.
  • Ticketed items with pricing and markdowns and restocked sales floor according to merchandising plan.
  • Processed sales transactions using POS system and returned receipts and payment cards to customers.
  • Tracked inventory by scanning into [Type] system.
  • Initiated loss prevention standards and audit requirements to alleviate retail theft.
  • Unboxed new merchandise and restocked shelves in appealing and organized arrangements to promote items.
  • Performed floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and housekeeping to keep sales areas well-stocked, organized and current.
  • Drove sales of [Type] and [Type] products by applying proactive nature, knowledge of customer preferences and active listening skills.
  • Stayed up to date on store promotions, payment policies and security practices.
  • Cultivated professional client relationships by asking appropriate questions, identifying needs and providing insightful information regarding products.
  • Generated incremental revenue to customers by upselling additional products and services.
  • Approached customers with consultative mentality to uncover and meet specific requirements.
  • Made recommendations to customers to promote brand effectiveness and product benefits.
  • Stayed current on industry trends and changes and participated in professional development opportunities to strengthen product and service knowledge.
  • Maximized efficiency and time management by effectively planning and organizing client routes within territory.
Education and Training
Expected in to to
: Forensic Anthropology
Union Collage - Barbourville, KY
Expected in 2010 to to
Laurel County Adult Educatio - LONDON, KY

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School Attended

  • Union Collage
  • Laurel County Adult Educatio

Job Titles Held:

  • Server and Cook
  • General Labor and Quality Control
  • Box Maker and Cutter
  • Sales Representative


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • GED

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