waitress resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Bubbly Bottle Service Waitress well-versed in interacting with customers and taking orders, providing bills and collecting payments and clearing and cleaning tables. Energetic and vivacious individual with 3 years of experience serving food items and alcoholic beverages to nightclub and bar patrons. In-depth knowledge of wine, beer and liquor brands and cocktail recipes.

  • Safety and security-oriented
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • File and records management
  • Safety and security
  • Relationship building and management
  • Team-oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-defense techniques
  • Emergency management
  • Cash handling
  • Stocking and replenishing
  • High-volume dining
  • Guest seating arrangements
  • Guest relations management
  • Food running
  • Hospitality service expertise
  • Wine service
  • Food sales and promotion
  • Menu memorization
Work History
Waitress, 12/2018 to 02/2021
Aramark Corp.Providence, RI,
  • Maintained updated knowledge of drink menu items, promotions, specials and liquor and beer brands and used persuasive selling techniques to maximize sales.
  • Presented menus to patrons, answered questions about menu items and made recommendations to promote customer satisfaction.
  • Preserved table appearance by removing clutter and trash, frequently checking drink levels and providing sufficient napkins.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff to correctly update customers on unavailable dishes and wait times.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to increase shelf life, improve kitchen organization and provide easy access during busy peak service times.
  • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials and took drink orders.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Used cash registers and credit card machines to cash out customers.
  • Checked identification for minimum age for sale of alcoholic beverages.
  • Upsold drink specialty items, wine selections and desserts to increase overall sales and exceed targets.
  • Stayed up-to-date on menu changes to help customers make food choices.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Inspected dishes and utensils for cleanliness.
Para Educator , 12/2019 to 11/2020
Coventry Public SchoolsCoventry, CT,
  • Collaborated with teachers to assist and help with classroom and workload management.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Documented behaviors, implemented interventions and treatment results.
  • Monitored student classroom and outdoors activities to promote student safety.
  • Maintained inclusive learning environment to enable students to gain maximum benefit from lessons.
  • Took daily attendance, notifying secretary immediately of any student absences.
  • Assigned grades for coursework and tests using answer key, recorded results and informed teacher of performance.
Correctional Officer, 07/2018 to 10/2019
CorecivicAlachua, FL,
  • Physically restrained juveniles when disturbances required physical intervention
  • Created and maintained arrest files on all inmates processed through jail
  • Supervised and directed juvenile movement during various activities on and off campus
  • Directed activities of inmate crews working on maintenance, operations, farming and construction projects
  • Established healthy relationships and maintained professional boundaries with resident offenders correctional institution
  • Built solid relationships with staff and residents to keep institution safe and secure
  • Searched building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls
  • Observed behavior of residents individually and in groups
  • Supervised youth’s daily activities, including school, meals and recreation time
  • Maintained custody and control of inmates housed in secure units
  • Completed dorm sanitation and maintenance checks and reported results to management
  • Restrained juvenile inmates when disturbances required physical intervention
Enlisted Soldier, 06/2016 to 05/2017
Michigan Army National GuardCity, STATE,
  • Trained in use of tear gas, passive ordnance and explosives.
  • Constructed and camouflaged infantry positions and equipment to prevent detection.
  • Patrolled designated coverage areas and evaluated terrain for defensive use.
Associate : Psychology, Expected in 11/2024 to Wichita State University Tech - Wichita, KS,
None: Psychology, Expected in to Great Lakes Christian College - Lansing, MI
High school diploma : General Studies, Expected in 2013 to New covenant Christian school - Lansing, MI

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School Attended

  • Wichita State University Tech
  • Great Lakes Christian College
  • New covenant Christian school

Job Titles Held:

  • Waitress
  • Para Educator
  • Correctional Officer
  • Enlisted Soldier


  • Associate
  • None
  • High school diploma

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