server resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

Talented food service professional 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 of special dietary requirements and general food safety standards.

  • Sales expertise
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Order Accuracy
  • Dining area maintenance
  • Food Production
  • Management
  • Adaptive and creative
  • Food and beverage pairings
  • Front-of-house display creation
  • Menu Memorization
  • Cash handling
  • Design Techniques
  • Employee training
  • Excellent customer service skills
Work History
Server, 10/2018 to 04/2020
Edgeworth Park At New TownWilliamsburg, VA,
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items for dissatisfied customers.
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials, took drink orders and built immediate positive connections with guests.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly and courteously.
  • Performed complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Cleaned and coordinated cleaning of indoor and outdoor dining spaces- wiping tables, placing trash in receptacles and replenishing supplies.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to increase shelf life, improve kitchen organization and provide easy access during busy peak service times.
  • Folded napkins and prepared silverware sets to provide adequate supply for host station.
Line Cook/Prep Cook, 08/2018 to 10/2018
Applewood Farmhouse GrillSevierville, TN,
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal.
  • Cleaned counters, food preparation areas and equipment with sanitizing spray to reduce risk of cross-contamination.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Wrapped up and stored unused food in appropriate containers and placed in refrigerator to avoid spoilage.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers.
  • Handled portion control activities according to specified instructions provided by chef.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
Server, 09/2011 to 12/2015
Edgeworth Park At New TownWilliamsburg, VA,
  • Maintained adequate levels of condiments and well-stocked drink stations to keep service flowing smoothly.
  • Collected trash, wiped up spills and removed trays to maintain fresh and clean customer areas.
  • Transported dirty utensils, dishes and trays to kitchen to support efficient cleaning.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Managed customer deliveries and assisted with carrying out orders to promote maximum satisfaction.
  • Greeted customers and answered any questions.
  • Ensured exceptional guest experiences through attentive service.
  • Assisted customers with carry-out service.
  • Provided attentive service and proactively assessed guest needs.
  • Monitored dining room inventory and replenished as necessary.
  • Assisted wait staff with timely food delivery and guest requests.
  • Set up advertising signs and displays on shelves, counters and tables.
  • Checked dining area supplies, including linens and wrapped silverware, and replenished low stock.
Cake Decorator/Bakery Associate, Deli Associate, Cashier, 07/2010 to 11/2011
WalmartCity, STATE,
  • Prepared all pastry items in accordance with standards of quality, quantity control, taste and presentation.
  • Decorated and merchandised quality bakery goods to build business reputation and revenue base.
  • Mixed, proofed, shaped and baked dough for baguettes, bagels and other breads.
  • Iced and airbrushed cakes and other pastries for customized orders.
  • Replenished and rotated food items, following correct food cooling and storage procedures.
  • Created appealing food arrangements for party trays and specialized orders.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils, consistently keeping adequate supplies on hand for expected customer loads.
  • Took special orders for event catering and party trays, assisting customers by recommending additional items, condiments and garnishes.
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures.
  • Greeted customers at deli counter to fulfill requests and answer questions.
Diploma : Diploma, Expected in 08/2010
Gause Academy of Leadership - Bartow, FL,
  • Graduated with 4.0 GPA
  • Majored in Math and Computer Skills
  • Awarded all AAA's
  • Awarded perfect attendance

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School Attended

  • Gause Academy of Leadership

Job Titles Held:

  • Server
  • Line Cook/Prep Cook
  • Server
  • Cake Decorator/Bakery Associate, Deli Associate, Cashier


  • Diploma

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