Server Bartender Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Motivated Hospitality Specialist gifted in making reservations and handling special requests while maintaining customer satisfaction. Focused on listening to customers' requests regarding group events and making suitable recommendations. Adaptable and friendly when handling challenging clients with special requests.

Sociable Waiter 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-volume dining
  • Menu memorization
  • Effective customer upselling
  • Dining customer service
  • Liquor, wine and food service
  • Table Bussing
  • Price memorization
  • Relationship management
  • Safe food handling
  • Communication
  • Planning
  • Customer Service
  • Problem Resolution
  • Business development
  • Leadership/communication skills
  • Self-motivated
07/2019 to 07/2021
Server/Bartender The Paradies Shops Spokane, WA,
  • Contacted guests to check on satisfaction and inquire about improvement suggestions.
  • Provided highest quality customer service standards by anticipating customer needs.
  • Quickly and courteously resolved all guest problems and complaints.
  • Demonstrated excellent knowledge of reservations processes and time management during peak periods.
  • Worked with clients to coordinate details of special functions to ensure events ran smoothly.
  • Accurately completed shift reports detailing reservations, checkouts and special requests.
  • Welcomed guests and assisted with reservations, check-ins and inquiries.
  • Set and confirmed reservations for guests in person and by phone.

Hospitality is everything, every little detail matters.

  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Enforced minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
06/2017 to 03/2021
Host/Server/Bartender Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar City, STATE,
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Set up dining room to meet hospitality and service standards.
  • Set up tables and counters to prepare dining and serving areas.
  • Reset tables between guests, including refilling condiments and wiping down all surfaces.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and anticipating condiments, napkins and other needs.
  • Collaborated with host, bus person and cook to serve up food and beverage options.
  • Cleared table and bussed dishes to allow for quick setups.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and brought beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
06/2021 to 09/2021
DJ/Promotions Coordinator Pilo's Tequlia Garden City, STATE,
  • Built strong base of loyal customers through friendly interactions and professional engagement.
  • Worked independently with minimal supervision, taking ownership for assignments.
  • Created welcoming environment to entice customers to sample products.
  • Created positive product impressions by engaging with potential customers to increase sales opportunities.
  • Communicated clearly and concisely, effectively drawing listeners into conversation.
  • Presented professional appearance at all times to produce tangible, positive impact.
  • Handled rejection professionally and maintained calm demeanor in difficult situations.
  • Offered coupons and other incentives to increase sales.
  • Prepared samples, arranged attractively and replenished as needed.
05/2016 to 06/2019
DJ/MC Dj Gudah Entertainment Inc. City, STATE,
  • Played mix of songs which matched station format and avoided dead air by closely monitoring length of each song.
  • Called out to guests via microphone, encouraging dancing and participation in upbeat songs at weddings and other celebrations.
  • Met with clients and discussed options for music and particular songs for each special event.
  • Shared public service announcements, music information and upcoming events with audiences.
  • Provided commentary during sporting events, parades and conventions.
  • Interviewed guests and conversed according to script.
  • Utilized well-developed communication, active listening and engagement skills when interviewing guests, speaking with callers and taking song requests on-air.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2019
High School Diploma:
Newfield High School - Selden, NY
Expected in
: Marketing Management And Research
SUNY At Binghamton - Binghamton, NY
Expected in
: Computer Science
Suffolk County Community College - Selden, NY

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School Attended
  • Newfield High School
  • SUNY At Binghamton
  • Suffolk County Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Server/Bartender
  • Host/Server/Bartender
  • DJ/Promotions Coordinator
  • DJ/MC
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)