server bartender resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

Sociable Server 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.

Responsible Bartender skilled at making custom drinks and maximizing business revenues with top-notch service. Work well with team members to meet all customer needs in fast-paced environments. Good money handling, problem-solving and time management abilities.Reliable Sales Associate with strengths in inventory management, training and customer service. Friendly, knowledgeable and hard-working team player. Proven success in satisfying sales objectives and securing repeat patronage.

  • Table Bussing
  • Liquor, wine and food service
  • Wine pairings
  • Special dietary requirements
  • Point of Sale (POS) system operations
  • Effective customer upselling
  • Menu memorization
  • High-volume dining
  • Menu knowledge
  • Merchandising knowledge
  • Cash handling accuracy
  • Cash register operation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Customer- and service-oriented
  • Reading comprehension skills
  • Listening skills
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Team player mentality
  • Money handling
  • Outgoing personality
02/2021 to Current Server | Bartender Steel Magnolia’s | City, STATE,
  • Maintain up to a 5-table section and provided fast paced service to over 35+ guests a night.
  • Anticipate guest’s needs in advance and marked each table appropriately by course, while also efficiently clearing and bussing throughout the dining experience.
  • Oversee and teach new servers and floor staff about service expectations and restaurant protocols.
  • Responsible for creating over 30+ craft cocktails a night while bartending and additionally maintaining up to a 3-table section.
  • Provide guests with quick and accurate knowledge over 4 different menus.
  • Promptly answer phone calls and assisting with administrative tasks such as booking reservations or taking orders over the phone.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and anticipating condiments, napkins and other needs.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Enforced minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to create appealing tables.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and brought beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Answered guest questions regarding menu, food and beverage preparation, recipe ingredients and allergens.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Documented food orders and ran items to guest tables in dining room.
  • Cross-trained as host and helped with tasks such as greeting diners and escorting guests.
06/2017 to 01/2020 Server | Hostess Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill | City, STATE,
  • Greeted and acknowledged guests and sat patrons by escorting them to assigned table or communicate delays and offered additional services such as beverages to keep them occupied while waiting.
  • Presented menus, created personal dining experiences, answered questions, and offered information on menu items, beverages, and specials.
  • Walked through dining room during service to ensure guest satisfaction and advised servers and bussing staff of specific service needs.
  • Addressed guest requests or complaints and escalated major complaints to manager.
  • Enforced minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Cleared table and bussed dishes to allow for quick setups.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts.
12/2017 to 04/2019 Sales Associate | Cashier Pacific Sun Wear Of California, Inc | City, STATE,
  • Described merchandise and explained use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers.
  • Recommended, selected, and helped to locate or obtain merchandise based on the customer’s needs.
  • Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
  • Worked as a team member to provide the highest level of service to customers.
  • Assisted with inventory and restocking.
  • Cleaned shelves, counters, and tables.
  • Operated cash register by adhering to POS system processes and procedures when ringing sales and tendering correct change and receipts.
  • Reported suspicious behavior, incidents and theft to support loss prevention.
  • Engaged customers with friendly smile and knowledgeable support to promote sales and build loyalty.
Education and Training
Expected in | PRESERVATION DESIGN Savannah College of Art And Design, , GPA:
Expected in 08/2021 BACHELOR OF ARTS | INTERIOR DESIGN Valdosta State University, , GPA:
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Drawing
  • Rendering
  • Photography

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School Attended

  • Savannah College of Art And Design
  • Valdosta State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Server | Bartender
  • Server | Hostess
  • Sales Associate | Cashier


  • Some College (No Degree)

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