server and pizza chef resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

Flexible Pizza Chef with keen eye on food safety and proper usage of kitchen equipment. Trained in making pizzas at quick pace while keeping quality at forefront. Quality-focused Pizza Maker with good work ethic and 3 years in busy food service settings. Increased pizza output during past year while maintaining product quality and taste. Effective time management and inventory oversight skills leading to impressive results. Orderly Office Assistant with proven history of increasing productivity while decreasing office spending. Meticulous worker proficient in Quickbooks. Reliable and professional worker dedicated to fantastic service. Talented food service professional 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 of special dietary requirements and general food safety standards.

  • Team player
  • Self-directed
  • Restaurant industry expertise
  • Kitchen preparation
  • Effective communication
  • Customer assistance
  • Cash Drawer Management
  • Money handling
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Staff Training
  • Dining area maintenance
  • Menu Memorization
  • Tableside Service
  • Filing and data archiving
  • Mail handling
  • Social media knowledge
Work History
Server and Pizza Chef, 11/2020 - Current
Patterson Companies Brooklyn, NY,
  • Safely operated pizza oven and other kitchen equipment to protect all team members from harm and equipment from damage.
  • Wiped down counters and food prep stations using bleach and clean cloths.
  • Oversaw inventory and restocked ingredients following First-In First Out (FIFO) method to minimize spoilage.
  • Prepared dough from scratch using old world recipe and added toppings, cheese and sauce for unique pies.
  • Fostered positive working environment through effective communication and time management, which was widely embraced by all kitchen personnel.
  • Created multiple types of specialty pizza to effectively promote restaurant offerings.
  • Prepared items like bacon ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
  • Assisted guests, including offering personable greetings and taking orders.
  • Sent order information to kitchen using computer system and giving verbal instructions about customers' special requests and needs to other staff.
  • Reduced customer wait times by quickly and efficiently operating customer window and sales register.
  • Guided prepared items into oven precisely to prevent skin burns and cooked at specific temperatures and times.
  • Provided product information and menu item explanation in consideration of dietary restrictions.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Communicated menu item information and offered suggestions to promote featured products.
  • Performed cash register operations by applying coupons, giving customer totals and handling cash and credit card payments.
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols.
  • Collaborated with manager immediately when serious equipment failures occurred to resolve quickly and avoid slow-downs.
  • Answered many phone calls per day to take to-go and delivery order.
Swim Instructor and Lifeguard , 11/2018 - 08/2019
Jc Resorts Llc Cathedral City, CA,

Contact: Mollie Cavanaugh (XXX)861-9416

  • Maintained strong proficiency in CPR, First Aid and water rescue techniques to provide optimal support to individuals in distress.
  • Monitored behaviors for safety violations and took steps to prevent further violations.
  • Kept equipment in good working order with frequent inspections and minor repairs.
  • Patrolled areas to identify anyone in need of assistance and provide immediate care.
  • Worked one-on-one with special needs students, delivering guidance and reassurance.
  • Engaged with students to help them acclimate to and become comfortable in pool.
  • Demonstrated all swimming strokes through repetition and proper positioning.
  • Monitored area for signs of distress and immediately moved into action when emergencies occurred to alleviate potential injuries or fatalities.
  • Documented each student's progress and gave constructive feedback for areas that could be improved.
  • Taught students lifesaving measures, including to never swim alone.
  • Learned and maintained proficiency in first responder skills such as First Aid and CPR to offer individuals in distress optimal support.
  • Observed weather and water conditions and alerted visitors to potential dangers, including storms and rip currents.
  • Checked water readings every [Timeframe] to keep chemicals at safe levels and avoid potential illnesses among patrons.
  • Prevented falls near and into pool by calmly reminding patrons to exercise caution around edges.
  • Observed recreational users to detect safety concerns and prevent ongoing violations.
  • Garnered valuable swim instruction to patrons of various ages to build confidence, strength, and skills in positive learning environment.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by greeting all pool patrons with courtesy and resolving any issues promptly and with positive attitude.
  • Share tips with patrons on swimming techniques and strength training.
  • Checked pool and surrounding areas for hazardous conditions.
  • Monitored safety of all guests in and around swimming pool.
  • Enforced all rules and regulations to keep patrons safe.
  • Attentively monitored swimmers to identify distress.
  • Entered water immediately to pull struggling swimmers to safety.
Office Assistant, 07/2016 - 08/2019
Exclusive Fresh Inc. City, STATE,

Contact: Margie MacDougal (XXX)238-7620

  • Assisted with bookkeeping; accounts payables/receivable, daily ledgers and payroll.
  • Managed/balanced banking accounts and daily deposits.
  • Processed paperwork efficiently to support smooth office procedures.
  • Produced professional and error-free letters, presentations and spreadsheets.
  • Maintained business records by updating customer information.
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents.
  • Offered diverse clerical support to office team members, including managing correspondence, answering telephone calls and tracking documentation.
  • General clerical/office duties as requested.
  • Produced high-quality documents, spreadsheets and presentations for internal and customer-facing needs using MS Office suite.
  • Delivered clerical support by efficiently handling wide range of routine and special requirements.
  • Welcomed office visitors warmly and alerted staff to arrivals of scheduled appointments.
  • Executed record filing system to improve document organization and management.
Busser, 09/2018 - 06/2019
Mullins Bar & Restaurant City, STATE,

Contact: Marie O’Brien (XXX)726-1818

  • Monitored customer movements and quickly cleared empty tables for future customers.
  • Restocked condiments and drink station supplies to maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Removed trash, spills and trays to keep areas clean and professionally organized.
  • Cleared tables efficiently to maintain high turnover rate and minimize wait times.
  • Verified adequate levels of supplies such as linens and trays and restocked low items.
  • Increased productivity by working quickly, helping other bussers and looking for ways to improve.
  • Carried dirty dishes to kitchen to keep dining areas clean and promote efficiency.
  • Resolved various customer issues quickly to increase customer satisfaction.
  • Led team in carrying out day-to-day tasks with customer service program in mind.
  • Consistently went above and beyond expectations by helping to support teammates and provide customer service.
  • Improved quality of service by working closely with staff and meeting customer expectations.
  • Cleaned table tops, surfaces and floors of assigned areas while assisting team members with daily tasks.
  • Greeted guests with friendliness and professionalism.
  • Executed cash transactions quickly and accurately.
  • Server for special events and catering.
  • Maintained adequate levels of condiments and well-stocked drink stations to keep service flowing smoothly.
  • Worked quickly, communicated with other staff and always looked for better ways of completing tasks to improve productivity and keep tables ready for incoming guests.
  • Pitched in extra hours and helped other staff during unexpected times of high volume to improve seating availability and food delivery to tables.
  • Provided smooth and timely service to customers by providing additional silverware, extra napkins and cleaning spills.
  • Checked dining area supplies, including linens and wrapped silverware, and replenished low stock.
  • Transported dirty utensils, dishes and trays to kitchen to support efficient cleaning.
  • Developed excellent relationships with managers and fellow team members to achieve success, build professional relationships and support positive work environment.
  • Organized and cleaned assigned sections by sanitizing and cleaning table, counter and kitchen surfaces.
  • Resolved and escalated customer issues quickly to uphold strong customer relations standards.
  • Improved customer satisfaction rates by answering customers' questions and resolving issues efficiently.
  • Delivered exceptional guest experiences through attentive service and quick response to issues.
  • Assisted cashiers with processing customer payments and documenting orders.
  • Assisted wait staff with timely food delivery and guest requests.
Paralegal Certificate: Legal Studies, Expected in 05/2023
California State University - Chico - Chico, CA
Status -
  • Received Scholarships
  • Minored in Health and Wellness
  • Member of Chico State Rowing Team
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2019
Half Moon Bay High School - Half Moon Bay, CA
Status -
  • First Aid/CPR Certified

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School Attended

  • California State University - Chico
  • Half Moon Bay High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Server and Pizza Chef
  • Swim Instructor and Lifeguard
  • Office Assistant
  • Busser


  • Paralegal Certificate
  • High School Diploma

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