Motivated food serving professional with 5+ years food and beverage experience in casual and fine dining.
Food and beverage handling expert
French cuisine talent
American cuisine expert
Ethnic foods preparation
Ability to handle fast-paced environment
Food handling knowledge
High level of cleanly kitchen maintenance
Knowledge of products and selections
Plate presentation skills
Strong restaurant serving experience
Willing to work under pressure
Written and oral communication skills
Able to lift up to 50 pounds
Works well under pressure
Excellent guest service skills
Banquet operations and off-site catering expert
10/2016 to Current
Server/ BartenderBill Hansen Catering － Miami, Fl
exemplary guest service during events and through all forms of banquet
service, including: buffets, plated, carving stations, bartending,
running food, replenishing product and supplies in accordance event
for ensuring that assigned stations are properly equipped and executed
by pulling, transporting, setting up and breaking down, and returning
equipment to designated storages
side work helping to provide a clean and safe work environment in all
Cleaning, organizing, and restocking product/equipment
returning from catering events.
Providing Excellent fine- dining experience for event Guests
01/2010 to 11/2013
ServerMOJITO-BAR － MIAMI, FL
Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems.
Collect payments from customers.
Write patrons' food orders on order slips, memorize orders, or enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staff.
Prepare checks that itemize and total meal costs and sales taxes.
Take orders from patrons for food or beverages.
Check patrons' identification to ensure that they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
Serve food or beverages to patrons, and prepare or serve specialty dishes at tables as required.
Present menus to patrons and answer questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request.
Clean tables or counters after patrons have finished dining.
Prepare hot, cold, and mixed drinks for patrons, and chill bottles of wine.
Roll silverware, set up food stations or set up dining areas to prepare for the next shift or for large parties.
Inform customers of daily specials.
Stock service areas with supplies such as coffee, food, tableware, and linens.
Explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods.
Prepare tables for meals, including setting up items such as linens, silverware, and glassware.
Remove dishes and glasses from tables or counters, take them to kitchen for cleaning.
Assist host or hostess by answering phones to take reservations or to-go orders, and by greeting, seating, and thanking guests.
Perform cleaning duties, such as sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet, tidying up server station, taking out trash, or checking and cleaning bathroom.
Bring wine selections to tables with appropriate glasses, and pour the wines for customers.
Perform food preparation duties such as preparing salads, appetizers, and cold dishes, portioning desserts, and brewing coffee.
Escort customers to their tables.
Garnish and decorate dishes in preparation for serving.
Fill salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiment, and napkin containers.
Describe and recommend wines to customers.
Provide guests with information about local areas, including giving directions.
01/2008 to 11/2010
Cocktail ServerAvenue D Jazz Club － Miami, Fl
Assisted diners with seating as needed
Apportioned and served food to facility residents, employees, or patrons.
Assisted diners with seating as needed
Cleaned and maintained the beverage area, display cases, equipment, and order transaction area
Cleaned and prepared various foods for cooking or serving Cleaned bars, work areas, and tables Cleaned up spilled food, drink and broken dishes, and removed empty bottles and trash Managed preparation and presentation of the desserts for all catered events.
Examined trays to ensure that they contained required items Informed patrons of establishment specialties and features Kept drink stations clean and ready for service
Performed serving, cleaning, and stocking duties in establishments
Prepared and served hot and cold beverages
Prepared coffee-based and other beverages on request; serve prepared pastries and other food items
Used all food handling standards Correctly calculated charges, issued bills and collected payments.
Received frequent customer compliments for going above and beyond normal duties.
Bachelors of Fine ArtsMIAMI UNIVERSITY OF ART AND DESIGN － MIAMI, FL
Fluent in English Spanish,French and Proficient in Italian
Strong work ethic
Friendly personable with Guests and Team members
Experienced in High Caliber Fine dining environment