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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (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 Cook with excellent experience in fast-paced kitchen environments. Clear communicator with team-oriented focus and advanced skills to effectively work with cashiers and kitchen staff to review and prepare orders. Qualified and hardworking with up-to-date food handling permit. Seasoned professional offering [Number] years of experience in food service. Demonstrated proficiency in preparing and serving appetizing and delicious food compliant with predefined portion control procedures. Well-versed with protocols for safe and sanitary preparation of food items. Diligent Cook possessing excellent cooking skills and strong knowledge of food safety. Proficient in maintaining well-stocked, organized and clean kitchen areas to maximize productivity. Dedicated team player with punctual nature and open communication style dedicated to working hard. Smoothly support and motivate bar staff to enhance team performance. Skilled in training and mentoring team members by leveraging [Number] years of bar, restaurant and leadership experience. Positive and upbeat leader with clear communication style and expert service knowledge.

  • Several screen monitoring
  • Time Management
  • Identification and Compliance
  • Responsible Serving
  • Bar Operations and Logistics
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Hospitality and Guest Service
  • Self-Motivated
  • Bussing and Serving
  • Cocktail Service
  • Wine Pairings
  • Creative Mixology
Work History
Sever, 10/2019 to 11/2020
Radisson Hotel GroupAnaheim, CA,
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items.
  • Collaborated with kitchen team to support order preparation and minimize customer service issues by verifying meals.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Reported concerns about intoxicated guests to management to contribute to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
  • Arranged and prepared tables for customers to offer memorable experiences to guests and foster repeat business.
  • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Used slow periods to restock supplies, ice, trays and delivery bags.
  • Collected payment for food and drinks served, balanced cash receipts and maintained accurate cash drawer.
Prep Cook, 06/2018 to 01/2019
Abbvie, IncNorman, OK,
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.
  • Assembled, stored and disposed of food using proper food handling, labeling and safety techniques.
  • Preserved freshness of food by storing food in designated containers and storage areas within freezer or refrigerator.
Sever /Bartender, 01/2014 to 05/2018
Avalon Health Care GroupFederal Way, WA,
  • Developed new signature cocktails to support bar marketing brand and increase profits.
  • Designed special drink and cocktail offerings on monthly basis as part of seasonal offerings.
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Kept bar presentable and well-stocked to meet customer needs.
  • Set up bar for operation, obtained cash bank and stocked service bar.
  • Set up glassware, liquor and other necessary supplies for special events.
  • 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.
  • Checked identification for minimum age for sale of alcoholic beverages.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
Cook , 02/2011 to 06/2013
Red LobsterCity, STATE,
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest.
  • Changed and sanitized cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and lunch service.
  • Reduced restaurant's annual food and labor costs through proper budgeting, scheduling and management of inventory.
  • Contributed to consistent customer satisfaction rating by producing high-quality food and providing timely service.
  • Kept close eye on customers to quickly spot leaving guests and clear tables for future patrons.
  • Worked quickly, communicated with other staff and always looked for better ways of completing tasks to improve productivity and keep tables ready for incoming guests.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2011 to Barbara Cardwell Prep - Irving, TX,

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School Attended

  • Barbara Cardwell Prep

Job Titles Held:

  • Sever
  • Prep Cook
  • Sever /Bartender
  • Cook


  • High School Diploma

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