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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Dynamic [Job Title] with [Number] years in FOH and BOH functions. Diplomatic and engaging communicator with exceptional customer service and food handling expertise. Skilled at memorizing menu items and orders, upselling additional products and taking accurate drink and food orders.

Sociable [Job Title] skilled at operating in fast-paced environments with demanding objectives for sales, service and quality. Enthusiastic team player successful at multitasking and delivering friendly, prompt service to all customers. Well-versed in maintaining clean and orderly tables, making personalized menu recommendations and managing closing duties such as reconciling cash drawers and restocking items to prepare for following shift.

High-energy [Job Title] skilled at welcoming guests, maintaining entrances and balancing server loads to optimize operations. Smoothly makes reservations, coordinate events and monitors routine dining room activities. Collaborative, hardworking and efficient in prioritizing and handling simultaneous tasks to promote positive dining experiences for guests.

Self-motivated and dependable [Job Title] offering [Number] years of restaurant industry experience. Proficient in assisting guests with reservations, takeout orders and general inquiries. Career history achieving high performance with minimal supervision.

Skills
  • Effective customer upselling
  • Hors d'oeuvres service
  • Buffet setup and takedown
  • Special dietary requirements
  • Menu knowledge
  • Price memorization
  • Liquor, wine and food service
  • Dining customer service
  • Food safety understanding
  • Menu memorization
  • High-volume dining
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Food inspection
  • Wine pairings
  • Dish preparation
  • Table Bussing
  • Point of Sale (POS) system operations
  • Check payment processing
  • Service prioritization
  • Relationship management
  • Sales Techniques
  • Dining crew workflow optimization
  • Quality control
  • Safe food handling
  • Regulatory compliance
Experience
Server, 06/2011 to 09/2014
Firstservice ResidentialMesa, AZ,
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • 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.
  • Enforced minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
  • Collaborated with host, bus person and cook to serve up food and beverage options.
  • Provided exceptional service to [Number] customers per day at [Type] establishment.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to beautify table.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Assisted customers in selecting appetizers, entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • 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.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Upsold customers and optimized table-turns to outperform average sales by [Number]%.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Presented patrons with menus and specials promptly after seating, following up to address questions before taking orders.
  • Rearranged tables and chairs, located or rolled extra silverware and [Action] to prepare for large groups.
  • Prepared both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages as specified by patrons, consistently delivering to tables or bar without spillage.
Cashier Team Lead, 02/2017 to 11/2020
Northern Tool + EquipmentFredericksburg, VA,
  • Assisted with training new cashiers and customer service team members to increase speed of onboarding.
  • Applied proper tare procedures when ringing up scalable items to maintain accurate pricing.
  • Complied with cash handling procedures to meet regional cashier variance policy.
  • Maximized sales potential by preparing, storing, rotating and merchandising products at point-of-sale.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers and maintain satisfaction levels.
  • Maintained work area in clean and neat manner.
  • Taught employees use of registers, merchandising of stock and satisfaction of diverse customer needs.
  • Properly verified customer identification for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Monitored sales events, added new merchandise and rang up purchases.
  • Contributed abilities during heavy work periods and to cover missing employees to uphold strong service levels for customers.
Kitchen Assistant, 08/2014 to 10/2017
Jccs Of North AmericaAlbuquerque, NM,
  • Maintained cleanliness and organization of kitchen stations and storage areas.
  • Prepared dishes for catering events or during high-volume shifts.
  • Supported chefs in managing food preparation to achieve precise plating and presentation.
  • Cleaned utensils, dishes and glasses for customer use.
  • Checked and recorded temperatures of refrigerator and freezer daily to verify proper working conditions.
  • Organized ingredients and restocked supplies to prepare for busy periods.
  • Stored perishable food items in freezer or refrigerator to protect food from spoilage.
  • Cross-trained in other kitchen positions to support team and meet customer needs.
  • Observed food handling and sanitation procedures to safeguard against foodborne illnesses.
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas to conform with health codes.
  • Restocked pantry with nonperishable food items to prevent stock from running low.
  • Monitored inventory and promptly reported food items requiring reorder.
  • Plated meals in appealing arrangement and placed in designated areas to deliver to patrons.
  • Gathered ingredients and cleaned and cut food items to prep recipes.
  • Re-stocked, organized and arranged service and food stations.
  • Maintained clean and sanitized work area in accordance with food safety guidelines, avoiding cross-contamination of raw and prepared food products.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 03/2004
Haines City Senior High School - Haines City, FL
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Haines City Senior High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Server
  • Cashier Team Lead
  • Kitchen Assistant
Degrees
  • High School Diploma