server bartender resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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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. Offers excellent track record of tackling various tasks to support kitchen and wait staff. Demonstrates genuine hospitality to establish rapport with patrons and deliver memorable experiences.

  • Dining Customer Service
  • Check Payment Processing
  • Effective Customer Upselling
  • Service Oriented
  • Cool Under Pressure
  • Conflict and Complaint Resolution
  • Dining Room Cleaning and Upkeep
  • Menu Memorization and Presentation
  • Table Bussing
  • Menu Memorization
  • Food Safety Understanding
  • Dish Preparation
  • Customer Service and Rapport
  • Service-Oriented
  • PPE Guideline Compliance
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Specials Promotion and Upselling
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • High Energy and Stamina
  • Warm and Friendly
Server/Bartender, 04/2021 to 10/2022
Paradies Lagardère Travel RetailSan Francisco, CA,
  • 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.
  • Developed rapport with guests and assisted in generating repeat business by providing exceptional customer service.
  • Completed cleaning duties by sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet and tidying up server stations.
  • Cleared table and bussed dishes to allow for quick setups.
  • Managed bar area, cocktail design and menu and handled inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Kept track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area for wait staff.
  • Stayed up-to-date on latest mixology trends, bar equipment and sanitation standards.
  • Maintained knowledge of bar and menu options to prepare drinks and make food recommendations.
  • Completed regular bar inventories and daily requisition sheets.
  • Trained new bartenders on drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Mixed and served both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for patrons by following standard recipes and procedures.
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing intoxication and handling intoxicated guests.
  • Displayed and retained extensive knowledge of liquors, wines and entrees.
  • Checked identification of guests to verify age requirements for alcohol purchase.
  • Prepared cocktails from bar recipes and served wine, draft and bottled beer.
Host, 04/2021 to 10/2022
Denny's IncAppleton, WI,
  • Greeted guests and gathered information to seat groups or place on waitlist.
  • Answered telephone to provide dining information and take reservations.
  • Accommodated guests with children and special needs to promote comfortable dining experience.
  • Scheduled reservations and notified servers and managers of large groups to prepare seating in advance.
  • Collaborated with front of house staff to move tables and adjust seating to accommodate customers.
  • Supported serving staff, food runners and bussers to keep dining room presentable and ready for guests.
Expeditor, 04/2021 to 10/2022
Alaska Denali TravelBaha'i Faith, MT,
  • Coordinated service for food runners and other kitchen staff.
  • Illustrated knowledge of menu and service offerings to educate guests.
  • Provided mentorship and guidance to new kitchen team members.
  • Adhered to corporate standards and policies in overseeing restaurant operations.
  • Assessed current inventories and brought in supplies to keep stock within optimal levels for expected demands.
Church Nursery Worker, 04/2019 to 02/2020
Soapstone United Methodist ChurchCity, STATE,
  • Assisted children in developing fine motor skills in preparation for preschool and kindergarten.
  • Read stories to children, facilitated discussions and tied books into learning opportunities.
  • Encouraged positive behaviors, including patience with teachers and fellow kids.
  • Incorporated music and art activities to encourage creativity and expression.
  • Taught children how to complete basic crafts such as paintings, drawings and decorations.
  • Maintained organized and clean classroom and play areas.
  • Implemented and oversaw activities centered on promoting learning and imaginative play.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2025 to East Carolina University - Greenville, NC
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 05/2025 to East Carolina University - Greenville, NC
Bachelor of Science: Special Credit Student For Nursing, Expected in 05/2025 to Lenoir Community College - Kinston, NC
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2020 to North Raleigh Christian Academy - Raleigh,

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School Attended

  • East Carolina University
  • East Carolina University
  • Lenoir Community College
  • North Raleigh Christian Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Server/Bartender
  • Host
  • Expeditor
  • Church Nursery Worker


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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