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

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.

Hardworking [Job Title] with proven relationship-building and time management skills in fast-paced restaurant environments. Successful at handling tables of all sizes with accuracy and impeccable service skills. Strives to meet customer needs, drive satisfaction and promote long-term loyalty.

Experienced [Job Title] with solid background in food service and history tackling various tasks to support team. Knowledgeable about safe food handling and order taking with high standards for organization and cleanliness.

High-energy [Job Title] skilled at welcoming guests, maintaining entrances and balancing server loads to optimize operations. Collaborative, hardworking and efficient at prioritizing and handling simultaneous tasks to promote positive dining experiences.

Quick-learning Cocktail Waitress with [Number] years of experience in [Type] bars. Expert in customer service with extensive knowledge of [Software] and fast-paced drink service. Devoted to best-in-class service for maximized sales.

Driven server with [Number] years of experience increasing [Type] sales while delivering superior service. Expert at promoting menu items by answering customer questions enthusiastically, taking orders and maintaining communication with guests. Intuitive salesperson upsells [Number]% of patrons served, increasing earnings for restaurant and tips.

Enthusiastic Server bringing [Number] years of experience cocktail service roles. Accustomed to providing timely service with enthusiasm and efficiency. Consistently acknowledged for maintaining superior service standards while exceeding sales goals.

Friendly Cocktail Waitress with extensive experience in [Type] serving and dedication to fantastic customer service. Talented bartending and specialty drink making with training in [Software]. Skilled at [Skill] with willingness to take initiative for top-of-the-line customer experiences.

Skills
  • Dish preparation
  • Menu memorization
  • Food safety understanding
  • Hors d'oeuvres service
  • Dining customer service
  • High-volume dining
  • Point of Sale (POS) system operations
  • Table Bussing
  • Check payment processing
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Special dietary requirements
  • Buffet setup and takedown
  • Safe food handling
  • Seating assignment preparation
  • Relationship management
  • Dining crew workflow optimization
  • Menu knowledge
Experience
Server, 07/2019 to 07/2021
Commonwealth Assisted LivingGloucester, VA,
  • Took over [Number] daily orders to tables from kitchen area.
  • Observed eating patterns of residents to record proper nutrition during meal times.
  • Washed buffet, restaurant and banquet items, including silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, equipment and displays.
  • Set [Number] tables for [Type] meals to prepare for over [Number] daily diners and reset tables after customers left.
  • Plated food and assessed plate presentation to maintain highest standard of food quality.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Monitored [Type] dining rooms for safety and customer needs, upholding high standards for service and experiences.
  • Refilled drinks at [Number] tables throughout service areas, checking in with diners about specific needs.
  • Served plated dinners, oversaw buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Inventoried food supplies to determine needs and replenish stations.
  • Updated customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Cross-trained as host and helped with tasks such as greeting diners and escorting guests.
  • Discussed dining menu information to aid in decision process for senior residents.
  • Restocked tables, wait staff areas and order staging areas.
  • Minimized customer wait times by taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Handled special customer requests such as separate checks and menu substitutions.
  • Relayed orders and special requests to cooks.
  • Completed final preparations of dishes and quickly delivered items to customers.
  • Reset tables between guests, including refilling condiments and wiping down all surfaces.
  • Set up tables and counters to prepare dining and serving areas.
  • Documented food orders and ran items to guest tables in dining room.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Handled food safely and kept spaces clean to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Answered guest questions regarding menu, food and beverage preparation, recipe ingredients and allergens.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Greeted newly seated guests promptly, filled water glasses and brought bread to table.
  • Developed strong and lasting resident relationships.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and brought beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Set up dining room to meet hospitality and service standards.
  • Resolved customer concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service.
Casier, 05/2014 to 11/2019
The Boar's HeadCharlottesville, VA,
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Processed all sales transactions promptly to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Assisted with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Maximized sales potential by preparing, storing, rotating and merchandising products at point-of-sale.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Inventoried stock and placed new orders to keep supplies within optimal levels for expected demands.
  • Inspected items for damage and obtained replacements for customers.
  • Received payments for products and issued receipts.
  • Observed company return policy when processing refunds by inspecting merchandise for wear or damage.
  • Resolved customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns for remediation.
  • Assisted customers with account updates, new service additions and promotional offers.
  • Processed [Number] transactions per day with exceptional accuracy.
  • Devised promotional plans to target and move excess stock, high-profit items and soon-to-expire merchandise for easy sale.
Childcare Provider, 08/2003 to 08/2013
Department Of Human ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Sanitized high-touch surfaces, including toys and tables to maintain clean, safe environment.
  • Prepared meals, snacks and refreshments while accounting for dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Assisted children in development of social, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Used techniques such as positive reinforcement and behavior modeling to instill discipline in children.
  • Secured indoor and outdoor premises to protect children.
  • Organized and planned age-appropriate reading, crafts and music lessons.
  • Balanced schedules to promote optimal rest, play and educational periods.
  • Tidied up, washed hands and assisted children in bathroom.
  • Discussed developments, behavior and concerns with parents or guardians.
  • Recorded behavior, food and medication dispensing information.
  • Developed and implemented age-appropriate lesson plans.
  • Completed daily paperwork for agencies such as Child Protection Services and Resource and Referral Centers.
  • Maintained safe, healthy and comfortable childcare environment.
  • Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities.
  • Enforced rules to teach good manners and maintain safe environment.
  • Adhered to all company and state policies and guidelines
  • Planned and implemented age-appropriate activities and lessons
  • Regulated children's schedules to balance rest, learning and play.
  • Monitored children's play activities to identify additional learning opportunities or behavioral issues.
  • Cared for [Number] children ages [Number] to [Number].
  • Instructed children in health and personal habits, including eating, resting and hygiene habits.
  • Assisted with the school day activities such as before and after-school supervision and lunch and recess.
  • Assisted children with social, emotional and behavioral development.
  • Organized supplies and instructional materials to maintain tidy classroom.
  • Made nutritious snacks and meals for [Number] children.
  • Assisted childcare team members in task completion and classroom management.
  • Maintained developmentally appropriate environment.
  • Observed and monitored children to identify developmental strengths and target enrichment activities.
  • Provide positive mentorship, including social and emotional skills development through behavior and speech activities.
  • Arranged desks and chairs to make rooms more conducive to study.
  • Participated in professional development learning opportunities to increase knowledge.
  • Helped students get on and off bus and fasten seatbelts.
  • Contributed to parent conferences and family rapport building.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1998
Assumption High School - Davenport, IA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Assumption High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Server
  • Casier
  • Childcare Provider
Degrees
  • High School Diploma