server bartender resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Authorized to work in the US for any employer Sociable Server offering 10 years of experience delivering friendly, prompt service to customers. Skillful in making personalized menu recommendations and managing closing duties. In-depth knowledge of POS system operations and food safety and sanitation regulations. Dynamic Waiter experienced in FOH and BOH functions. Engaging communicator with exceptional customer service and food-handling skills. Skilled in memorizing menu items and taking accurate drink and food orders. Hardworking bartender 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. Experienced server with solid background in foodservice. 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. Ramp certified as well. Dedicated Lifeguard trained in observing water spots to verify safety of swimmers. Knowledgeable about lifeguard operations, safety guidelines and CPR and first aid. Conscientious individual commended for consistently spotting hazards and taking appropriate measures to prevent accidents. Accomplished Lifeguard experienced in swim instruction and versed in lifeguard operations. Alert while monitoring swimmers and water activities. Focused on helping maintain equipment and facilities. Dedicated lifeguard with proven skills in monitoring individuals and emergency support. Physically fit and agile with good reflexes and strong observational skills. Certified in CPR and first aid.

  • First Aid and CPR certified
  • Lifeguard certified
  • Ramp Certified
  • Busser
  • Bartending
  • Host/Hostess
  • Serving Experience
  • Public Relations
  • Upselling
  • Restaurant Experience
  • Marketing
  • Presentation Skills
  • People Person
  • Problem Resolution
  • Cash handling
  • Customer service
  • Social Media Management
  • Table Bussing
  • Point of Sale (POS) System Operations
  • Special Dietary Requirements
  • Buffet Setup and Takedown
  • Table Setting Arrangements
  • Food Safety Understanding
  • Menu Memorization
  • High-Volume Dining
  • Food Inspection
  • Price Memorization
  • Liquor, Wine and Food Service
  • Dining Customer Service
  • Check Payment Processing
  • Specials Promotion and Upselling
  • High Volume Dining
  • Ability to Lift 30 Pounds
  • PPE Guideline Compliance
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Order Accuracy and Delivery
  • Point of Sale Systems
  • Conflict and Complaint Resolution
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Menu Memorization and Presentation
  • Warm and Friendly
  • Workflow Coordination
  • Relationship Building
  • Special Requests and Substitutions
  • Age Verification
  • Cool Under Pressure
  • Customer Service and Rapport
  • High Energy and Stamina
  • Upselling and Cross Selling
  • PPE Compliance
  • Menu Recommendations
  • Staff Training
  • Team Player
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Able to Lift 30 Pounds
  • Dining Room Cleaning and Upkeep
  • Service-Oriented
  • Lifeguard Procedures
  • Search and Rescue Operations
  • Swimming Lessons
  • Full Safety Compliance
  • Safety Procedures
  • Critical Thinking
  • Rules Enforcement
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Calm Under Pressure
  • Accident and Injury Prevention
  • Crisis Management
  • Facility Inspection
  • Sound Judgment
  • Asset Coordination
  • Emergency Response
  • Patron Support
  • Opening and Closing Procedures
Server/Bartender, 05/2020 - Current
Paradies Lagardère Travel Retail Pensacola, FL,
  • My job duty was to always greet my customers with a smile and give them the respect I would like reciprocated
  • Server/host/busser/barback
  • 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.
  • Enforced minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
  • Arranged place settings with clean tablecloths, napkins and tableware to prepare for incoming guests.
  • Addressed complaints to kitchen staff and served replacement items.
  • Served food and beverages to patrons and immediately remedied issues with orders.
  • Trained new employees on restaurant procedures and plating techniques.
  • Completed cleaning duties by sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet and tidying up server stations.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about restaurant's menu and products.
  • Presented menus to patrons to answer questions about offered items and make suitable recommendations.
  • Recorded meal selections and transactions in microsystem to deliver prompt service.
  • Checked with customers to determine satisfaction with meals, promptly taking action to correct problems.
  • Cleaned tables and chairs to prepare dining area for next customers.
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Cleared table and bussed dishes to allow for quick setups.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Set up dining room to meet hospitality and service standards.
  • Resolved customer concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Greeted newly seated guests promptly, filled water glasses and brought bread to table.
  • Developed strong and lasting resident relationships.
  • Verified guest satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
Lifeguard, 06/2022 - 08/2022
City Of Enid, Ok Enid, OK,
  • Watched over swimmers to respond quickly to distress situations.
  • Maintained neat and clean pool area and clean water.
  • Monitored behaviors for safety violations and took steps to prevent further violations.
  • Reminded patrons to walk carefully and avoid running around or near pool edges to prevent falls.
  • Observed sections of assigned water zone of responsibility.
  • Alerted patrons of storm conditions and directed to exit water immediately during local severe weather situations.
  • Complied consistently with pool regulations and policies while encouraging staff to adhere to guidelines.
  • Adhered strictly to emergency action plans.
  • Kept equipment in good working order with frequent inspections and minor repairs.
  • Cleaned, brushed and vacuumed pool to keep clean.
  • Patrolled beach or pool areas on foot and in towers to monitor activities of swimmers and surfers.
  • Administered first aid and CPR in response to life-threatening situations.
  • Patrolled to identify anyone needing assistance and offered immediate care.
  • Delivered basic life support in emergency situations and administered CPR to stabilize individuals prior to ambulance arrival.
  • Participated in monthly training courses to stay up-to-date in water rescue techniques.
  • Identified emergency situations or potential drownings and entered water for lifesaving measures.
  • Collaborated closely with team to identify issues and quickest methods for remediation.
  • Cautioned swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards.
  • Used training and medical supplies to examine injured people and administer first aid.
Ride Operator, 05/2022 - 08/2022
Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Galveston, TX,
  • Served guests with enthusiastic, helpful demeanor to promote positive, memorable experiences.
  • Resolved guest concerns or complaints and kept supervisors informed of escalating situations.
  • Delivered high level of customer service through prompt issue resolution and dynamic attention to detail.
  • Cleaned rides to mitigate spread of germs by wiping down handles and removing trash.
  • Gave cohesive directions to guests to easily find attractions, restaurants and restrooms.
  • Collaborated with peers to deliver consistent service and promote customer retention.
  • Communicated with manager to discuss ride maintenance or repair issues.
  • Educated patrons on facilities, entertainment options and rules and regulations.
  • Operated attraction equipment precisely to concur with operational procedures.
  • Screened guests for specific ride criteria, refusing patrons for not meeting height requirements.
  • Trained new employees on ride operations, pointing out safety mechanisms and features.
  • Assisted patrons with unloading and loading to remain compliant with safety regulations.
  • Checked seatbelts of riders to maximize safety and manage risk.
  • Inspected equipment to detect wear and tear and noted parts needing immediate repair.
Busser/Server/Host/Lead Barback, 04/2017 - 05/2019
Knickers Pub City, STATE,
  • I was a server, host, busser, and a bar-back whenever needed, I also enjoyed being put where needed and trying different things, along with always positively interact with my coworkers and customers.
  • Prepared both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages as specified by patrons.
  • Removed, washed and polished empty glasses, took plates to kitchen and discarded trash.
  • Maintained spotless, well-stocked bar organized and ready for customer demands.
  • Replenished bar glasses, garnishes and condiments.
  • Maintained detailed inventory of bar supplies and stocked work areas.
  • Took food and drinks to bar and table customers.
  • Monitored patron alcohol consumption to encourage safety.
  • Studied bartenders to learn recipes for different mixed cocktails.
  • Checked identification for each person purchasing alcohol.
  • Maintained adequate levels of linens, trays and silverware items for customers and performed washing and sanitation.
  • Sliced and pitted fruit used to garnish drinks.
  • Cleaned up spills and brought replacement items to tables.
  • Cleaned bar and table surfaces throughout shift to help reduce risk of pathogens.
  • Removed and disposed of bags from trash receptacles in and around bar area.
  • Disinfected bathrooms and resupplied with proper paper products.
  • Placed orders for spirits, beer and liquor at start of each shift to maintain bar inventory.
  • Used POS system to ring up customers and open and close tabs.
  • Poured drinks using standard pour according to specifications.
  • Washed and sanitized plates using industrial dishwashers according to manufacturer instructions.
  • Stocked refrigerating units with wines or bottled beer and replaced empty beer kegs.
  • Stayed up-to-date on large selection of local beers and specials to aid in customer inquiries.
  • Offered seating and other special accommodations to customers according to preferences and dining area volume.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2019
Central York High School - York, PA
Status -
: Mass Communication, Expected in
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvani - Bloomsburg, PA
Status -

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School Attended

  • Central York High School
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvani

Job Titles Held:

  • Server/Bartender
  • Lifeguard
  • Ride Operator
  • Busser/Server/Host/Lead Barback


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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