server salad bar attendant resume example with 14+ years of experience

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

Efficient Salad Bar Attendant offering [Number]+ years of experience in fast-paced restaurant settings and looking for a challenging new role. Knowledgeable about food allergies and cross-contamination, cleaning and sanitizing procedures and food handling guidelines. Focused Salad Bar Clerk with [Number] years of expertise in delivering friendly customer service when preparing and stocking salad bar foods. Attentive to customer needs while following health and safety guidelines. Decisive problem-solver with a desire to provide excellent service by offering to help customers and serving with a positive attitude. Reliable Salad Bar Clerk skilled at buffet food handling and preparation while providing quality customer service. Dedicated server focused on quality food service, as well as health and safety protocols. Successful in assessing the restaurant before work and helping transition between shifts. Enthusiastic Restaurant team member with excellent time management, multitasking and customer service skills. Prepares and displays salad bar food with efficiency and in accordance with company specifications. Hardworking and reliable with a strong attention to detail and solid understanding of food safety and preparation principles. Well-versed in salad bar use and standards. Driven Salad Bar Clerk with [Number] years of experience preparing and maintaining buffet foods and assisting customers. Accomplished in monitoring and refilling salad bar items and serving prepared food to customers. Personable communicator with attention on friendly customer service. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Enthusiastic [Job Title] eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of [Task] and [Task] and training in [Skill]. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in [Industry]. Experienced [Job Title] with over [Number] years of experience in [Industry]. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction. Ambitious, career-focused jobseeker, anxious to obtain an entry-level [Job Title] position to help launch career while achieving company goals. Hardworking and passionate jobseeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level [Job Title] position in [Type] environment. Ready to help team achieve company goals. Friendly student available for weekend, evening and holiday shifts. Considered hardworking, punctual and driven. To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Dedicated [Industry] professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. [Job Title] with over [Number] years of successful experience in [Skill] and [Skill]. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in [Industry] industry. Strengths in [Skill] and [Skill] backed by training in [Area of study]. Reliable Intern studying [Area of study] seeks an internship opportunity to expand skills and gain valuable real-world experience.

  • Achieved [Result] by introducing [Software] for [Type] tasks.
  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.
  • Collaborated with team of [Number] in the development of [Project name].
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Supervised team of [Number] staff members.
  • Achieved [Result] through effectively helping with [Task].
  • Achieved [Result] by completing [Task] with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Documented and resolved [Issue] which led to [Results].
  • Dessert Preparation
  • Proper Food Storage
  • Kitchen Station Restocking
  • Food Portioning and Packaging
  • Kitchen Staff Support
  • Seafood Preparation
Work History
02/2009 to 12/2021 SERVER/Salad Bar Attendant Anheuser-Busch Inbev | Cleveland, OH,



  • Placed clean plates and utensils at beginning of salad bar for patron self-service.
  • Prepared salad bar buffet items and filled containers with assortment of vegetables, fruits, condiments and garnishes.
  • Fulfilled written and verbal orders by serving various food.
  • Cleaned up spilled food and condiments to keep buffet area well-maintained.
  • Minimized cross-contamination during preparation and stocking.
  • Replenished buffet food when quantities became low.
  • Complied with safety standards while handling food and buffet equipment.
  • Removed freshly baked bread from oven and sliced up loaves for placement at salad bar.
  • Maintained composure and work quality while under stress.
  • Lifted and carried heavy materials.
  • Reduced kitchen accidents by maintaining high standards of cleanliness and organization.
  • Maintained high personal grooming standards and uniform presentation.
  • Sanitized all pots, pans, utensils, kitchen appliances and equipment using company-approved cleaning supplies.
  • Maintained effective supply levels by monitoring and reordering food stock and dry goods.
  • Pushed, pulled and transported large loads and objects.
  • Adhered to procedures in preparing food items.
  • Actively listened to customers, handled concerns quickly and escalated major issues to supervisor.
  • Developed team communications and information for meetings.
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to all customers, handled challenging situations with ease.
03/2011 to 01/2014 SERVER Tapestry, Inc. | Saint Augustine, FL,
  • 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.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items.
  • Applied comprehensive knowledge of wine, cider and beer to increase daily beverage sales.
  • Cultivated warm relationships with regular customers.
  • Supervised restocking of salad bar and buffet for lunch and dinner service.
  • Checked identification for minimum age for sale of alcoholic beverages.
  • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Used slow periods to restock supplies, ice, trays and delivery bags.
  • Checked guests' identification before serving alcoholic beverages.
  • Strategically timed check-ins with customers to take orders and confirm satisfaction with meals after delivery, taking action to correct any problems.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and promoted excellent service to customers, successfully increasing referrals and walk-in business.
  • Collected payment for food and drinks served, balanced cash receipts and maintained accurate cash drawer.
  • Processed orders and sent to kitchen employees by [Action].
  • Quickly and clearly communicated dining orders to kitchen staff, directing attention to special requests or dietary restrictions.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Supervised set up of banquet food stations and coordinated service to multiple dining areas.
  • Scheduled numerous reservations and managed seating arrangements simultaneously in high-traffic [Type] restaurant while maintaining calm, professional demeanor.
  • Kept track of event finances, including initial deposits, due payments and final balances.
  • Managed event contracts, including estimates, event profiles and post-event summaries.
  • Checked over [Number] daily IDs to verify ages and uphold [State] liquor laws.
  • Carried out complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Supported needs of [Number]- person wait staff who attended to specific needs of countless customers daily for [Type] restaurant with social relevancy and intentionality.
  • Answered customers' questions, recommended items and recorded order information.
  • Printed dining checks with total due, collected payment and offered receipts to complete transactions.
  • Maintained thorough menu knowledge to sufficiently answer questions regarding menu item sourcing, ingredients and cooking methods.
  • Monitored patrons for alcohol intake to appropriate levels and took measures to curtail inappropriate behavior.
  • Mixed both standard and specialized drink orders using variety of ingredients, including liquor, bitters, sugars and fruits.
  • Collected orders and relayed them to bartenders quickly and accurately.
  • Presented menus to patrons promptly after seating and answered questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request.
05/2007 to 07/2013 Assistant Manager KFC | City, STATE,
  • Developed loyal and highly satisfied customer base through proactive management of team customer service strategies.
  • Strengthened merchandising and promotional strategies to drive customer engagement and boost sales.
  • Established and optimized schedules to keep coverage and service in line with forecasted demands.
  • Achieved recognition from senior management for contribution to store success, including managing sales, employees and operations to foster optimal performance.
  • Directed merchandising, promotion and brand loyalty efforts for business segment with greatest sales volume.
  • Reviewed sales and gross profit reports to determine options for increasing market growth.
  • Completed regular inventory counts to verify stock levels, address discrepancies and forecast future needs.
  • Created organization systems for inventory control, merchandising, financial reports and schedules, dramatically increasing operational efficiency.
  • Assisted in organizing and overseeing assignments, planning and coordinating in-house and outsourced resources.
  • Monitored security and handled incidents calmly.
  • Exceeded sales goals and accomplished business objectives by inspiring staff and promoting target products.
  • Generated repeat business through exceptional customer service and responded to customer concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Assessed job applications and made hiring recommendations to bring in top candidates for key vacancies.
  • Offered hands-on assistance to customers, assessing needs and maintaining current knowledge of consumer preferences.
  • Increased sales revenues by promoting complementary products and educating customers about store promotions.
  • Planned team-building exercises to increase employee performance and job satisfaction.
  • Conducted weekly staff meetings to motivate staff members, address concerns and questions, plan improvements, and evaluate progress toward goals.
  • Monitored cash intake and deposit records, increasing accuracy and reducing discrepancies.
  • Set and enforced policies focused on increasing team productivity and strengthening operational efficiency.
  • Reduced financial discrepancies by monitoring monetary transactions, including credit card sales and deposits.
  • Verified inventory counts remained within monthly tolerance levels and compiled financial data in compliance with budget.
Expected in 06/2007 GED | Pickens High School, Pickens, SC GPA:

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School Attended

  • Pickens High School

Job Titles Held:

  • SERVER/Salad Bar Attendant
  • Assistant Manager


  • GED

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