Take Out Server Resume Example

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

Efficient, dependable Host/ Server Assistant skilled at staying on top of fast-paced dining rooms. I'm continually ready for incoming customers with prepared staff, organized stations, and clean facilities. I support team needs by taking on diverse tasks and assisting staff with satisfying customers. I can effortlessly resolve most problems with the knowledge I have accumulated since beginning as a Host/ Server Assistant and continue to progress. If you give me the opportunity I can guarantee a smooth transition into your work procedures at a fast pace and quickly memorize important information to ensure a better dining experience for your guests and a shorter training period saving you both, time and money.

Work History
Erickson Living - Take-Out Server
Dallas, TX, 01/2021 - Current
  • Supervised restocking of salad bar for lunch and dinner service.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency by using slow periods to restock employee and customer supplies, including ice, condiments, utensils, napkins, trays and delivery bags.
  • Collaborated with kitchen team to support order preparation, manage efficient deliveries and minimize customer service issues by verifying meals.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Replenished food items and other supplies, which included paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
Mhc Equity Lifestyle Properties - Hostess
Forest Lakes, AZ, 02/2020 - Current
  • Managed in-person and telephone guest inquiries, customer service requests and reservation bookings using Dine Time software
  • Conducted constant dining room and server checks to assess readiness for expected customer loads.
  • Maintained highly loyal clientele by delivering unparalleled service at every stage of restaurant dining experience.
  • Assisted managers with quickly resolving service- and food-related issues.
  • Watched dining area staff to evaluate server loads and calculate accurate wait times.
  • Monitored dining room and guest flow to maximize table usage and minimize wait times by [Number]%.
  • Cultivated positive guest relations by managing information and orchestrating speedy seating.
  • Documented reservations and communicated changes to guests using Dine time.
  • Took reservations by phone and walk-in, keeping scheduling demands and kitchen output in time to avoid overbooking.
  • Supported servers, food runners and bussers with keeping dining area ready for every guest.
  • Supervised server balance and monitored table turnover to accurately seat customers and keep customers happy.
  • Governed dining area with natural leadership talents and organizational strategies focused on balancing guest and business needs.
  • Routinely supported other areas of restaurant as requested, including answering telephones and completing financial transactions for other staff members.
  • Directed all banquet functions
  • Took information about guests' party size, led to seating, offered menus and greeted.
  • Documented reservations, alerted servers and managers of large groups and prepared seating.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Worked with front of house staff to move tables and adjust seating to accommodate groups with special requests.
  • Monitored seating area and checked restrooms every 30 minutes to keep spotless.
  • Answered customer questions about hours, seating and take-out information.
  • Monitored front entrance for new guests while cleaning tables and overseeing dining room.
  • Informed servers of newly seated parties for speedy service.
  • Recorded available tables after seating each party.
  • Assigned patrons to tables suitable for needs and restaurant section rotation.
St. Joe Company - Server Assistant
Panama City Beach, FL, 02/2020 - Current
  • Kept close eye on customers to quickly spot leaving guests and clear tables for future patrons.
  • Checked dining area supplies, including linens and wrapped silverware, and replenished low stock.
  • 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.
  • Managed customer deliveries and assisted with carrying out orders to promote maximum satisfaction.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Assisted customers with carry-out service.
  • Provided attentive service and proactively assessed guest needs.
  • Delivered exceptional guest experiences through attentive service and quick response to issues.
  • Offered product samples, answered questions and helped customers find items.
  • Monitored dining room inventory and replenished as necessary.
  • Greeted customers and answered any questions.
Heyday - Sales Associate
Philadelphia, PA, 09/2019 - 01/2020
  • Implemented up-selling strategies, encompassing recommendation of accessories and complementary purchases.
  • Maintained organized, presentable merchandise to drive continuous sales.
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise.
  • Implemented up-selling strategies such as recommending accessories and complementary purchases to boost revenue.
  • Analyzed and properly processed product returns, assisting customers with finding alternative merchandise to meet needs.
  • Applied security and loss prevention training toward recognizing risks and reducing store theft.
  • Processed product returns and assisted customers with other selections.
  • Worked with sales team to collaboratively reach targets, consistently meeting or exceeding personal quotas.
  • Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging.
  • Liaised with customers and recommended specific products and specials, aligning with individual needs, requirements and specifications.
  • Educated customers on promotions to enhance sales.
  • Delivered high level of assistance by locating products and checking store system for merchandise at other sites.
  • To-Go Order Preparation
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Order Accuracy
  • Menu Memorization
  • Hospitality Service Expertise
  • High-Volume Dining
  • Guest Seating Arrangements
  • Daily Specials Memorization
  • Table Setting Knowledge
  • Food running
  • Performance improvement
  • Fashion trend knowledge
  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Adapt to diverse groups
  • Cash register operation
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Dining area maintenance
  • Cash Handling
  • Service Prioritization
  • Item promotion
  • Reservation coordination
Howard University Washington, DC Expected in 05/2024 : Health Sciences - GPA :
Upper Darby High School Drexel Hill, PA, Expected in 01/2020 High School Diploma : - GPA :

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School Attended
  • Howard University
  • Upper Darby High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Take-Out Server
  • Hostess
  • Server Assistant
  • Sales Associate
  • High School Diploma

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