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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Motivated Cocktail Waitress with experience successfully serving customers in busy, fine dining restaurants. Recognized for significantly increasing guest check averages by promoting appetizers, specialty items and unique wine selections. Collaborative, thoughtful team leader with clear, comprehensive and directive supervision.

Talented Server bringing skills in order management, payment processing and upselling. Stay current on menu items and consistently offer targeted recommendations to meet individual customer needs. Knowledgeable about handling special dietary requirements and general food safety standards.

Friendly Job Title with experience in fast-casual and counter service. Fine dining expert and cheese connoisseur with extensive beverage and food knowledge. Dynamic presence known for enhancing customer experience at high-end dining locations.

Service-oriented Job Title with Number years of experience in restaurant operations. Dependable, quality-focused professional well-versed in serving delicious food and beverages while maintaining dining, kitchen and cleanliness standards. Collaborative team leader with comprehensive background of equitable supervision.

Upbeat Job Title with outstanding coordination and memorization skills. Number-year background of creating regular customers and boosting establishment reputation through delivery of unmatched service.

Reliable employee seeking Job Title position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment.

Skills
  • Point of Sale Knowledge
  • Order Accuracy
  • Menu Memorization
  • High-Volume Dining
  • Guest Seating Arrangements
  • Food Sales and Promotion
  • Sales expertise
  • Bill Computation
  • Cash handling
Education
Forest Area High School Fife Lake, MI Expected in 05/1998 High School Diploma : General Studies - GPA :
Work History
Ymca Twin Cities - Server
Saint Paul, MN, 10/2021 - Current
  • Cultivated warm relationships with regular customers.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items.
  • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Increased sales significantly by upselling higher-end products to customers.
  • Collected payment for food and drinks served, balanced cash receipts and maintained accurate cash drawer.
  • Presented menus to patrons promptly after seating and answered questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and promoted excellent service to customers, successfully increasing referrals and walk-in business.
  • Maintained thorough menu knowledge to sufficiently answer questions regarding menu item sourcing, ingredients and cooking methods.

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  • Moved and set up seating, prepared extra silverware and Action prior to arrival of large groups.
  • Maintained order efficiency and accuracy through clear communication with kitchen staff, earning numerous recommendations from satisfied customers.
  • Inspected dishes and utensils for cleanliness.
  • Printed dining checks with total due, collected payment and offered receipts to complete transactions.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
Ymca Twin Cities - Server
Andover, MN, 05/2019 - 03/2020

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  • Arranged and prepared tables for customers to offer memorable experiences to guests and foster repeat business.
  • Replenished food items, paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Noted special patron requests and followed up with kitchen to confirm delivery.
  • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Increased sales significantly by upselling higher-end products to customers.
  • Explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Used slow periods to restock supplies, ice, trays and delivery bags.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and promoted excellent service to customers, successfully increasing referrals and walk-in business.
  • Maintained thorough menu knowledge to sufficiently answer questions regarding menu item sourcing, ingredients and cooking methods.
  • Supervised dining table set-up to prepare for diversity of event types, following strict service standards.
  • Carried out complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Inspected dishes and utensils for cleanliness.
  • Printed dining checks with total due, collected payment and offered receipts to complete transactions.
  • Supervised set up of banquet food stations and coordinated service to multiple dining areas.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Cultivated warm relationships with regular customers.
Reid Hospital & Health Care Services - Caterer
Winchester, IN, 01/2019 - 05/2019
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Preserved freshness of food by storing food in designated containers and storage areas within freezer or refrigerator.
  • Received shipments and placed items on proper shelves to restock and organize restaurant pantry.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.
  • Restocked inventory and ingredient items to maintain optimal kitchen efficiency.
  • Maintained food safety and sanitation standards.
  • Measured, weighed and mixed appropriate ingredients according to recipe directions.
  • Cleared dishes and glassware quickly following each course.
  • Helped chefs prepare and present food to event guests with strong attention to detail and presentation expertise.
  • Delivered catered food and supplies to facility for on-time set-up.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Forest Area High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Server
  • Server
  • Caterer

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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