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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Motivated and responsible Bartender/Waitress with 4.5 years of experience successfully serving customers in busy, fine dining and bar restaurants. Offering in-depth knowledge of craft beers and wine. Recognized for significantly increasing guest check averages by promoting appetizers, specialty items and wine selections.

Skills
  • High-Volume Dining
  • Point of Sale Systems
  • Upselling Products and Services
  • Cash Handling
  • Beverage preparation
  • Dining area cleanliness
  • Food running
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Alcohol ordering
  • Multilingual in Spanish and English
  • Team building
Education
Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN Expected in 12/2019 Bachelor of Science : Organizational Communication - GPA :
Work History
Agia - Waitress
Carpinteria, CA, 01/2017 - 05/2017
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Cleaned outdoor eating area and indoor dining room by wiping tables, placing trash in receptacles and restocking napkin dispensers.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly and courteously.
  • Kept server areas clean and stocked during service hours to increase efficiency while serving tables.
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials, took drink orders and built immediate positive connections with guests.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff to correctly update customers on unavailable dishes and wait times.
  • Folded napkins and prepared silverware sets to provide adequate supply for host station.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
Agia - Bartender, Waitress
Scottsdale, AZ, 07/2017 - 01/2020
  • Cleaned outdoor eating area and indoor dining room by wiping tables, placing trash in receptacles and restocking napkin dispensers.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials, took drink orders and built immediate positive connections with guests.
  • Used correct cleaning, sanitizing and food handling procedures to maintain optimal protections for customers.
  • Generated higher ticket averages by training employees on suggestive up-selling techniques.
  • Applied excellent organizational and multitasking abilities to handle simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy.
  • Kept accurate inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly and courteously.
  • Performed complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas fresh and clean.
  • Applied communication and problem-solving skills to resolve customer complaints and promote long-term loyalty.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Set up bar for operation, obtained cash bank and stocked service bar.
  • Set dining tables to prepare for diverse types of events and follow strict service standards.
  • Gave outstanding service and responsible for over 2 years
Gondolier - Waitress
City, STATE, 08/2015 - 09/2017
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Restocked salad bar and buffet for lunch and dinner service.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Handled customer complaints with poise and grace, immediately resolving issues through immediate acknowledgment and commitment to service.
  • Set dining tables to prepare for diverse types of events and follow strict service standards.
  • Trained incoming staff on restaurant's practices, culture and procedures to maximize job satisfaction and productivity.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments from customers and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to increase shelf life and prevent spoilage.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction by clarifying questions about orders and specialty items.
  • Checked identification to enforce age requirement for alcoholic beverages.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Middle Tennessee State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Waitress
  • Bartender, Waitress
  • Waitress

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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