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Waitress resume example with 6+ years of experience

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

I've worked with people my whole life when it comes to working manly in retail and sales. I've also had to mange money for hours almost 7 days a week. Which means I'm very good at handling both and understand the importance of both.

I offer the ability and excitement to learn things quick, I'm a very out going person, motivated, and determination.

Skills
  • High-volume dining
  • Safe food handling
  • Menu memorization
  • Effective sales techniques
  • Dining customer service
  • Sales techniques
  • Seating assignment preparation
  • Conflict and dispute resolution
  • Bussing expertise
  • Food safety understanding
  • Service prioritization
Education and Training
Hobart High School Hobart, OK Expected in 05/2016 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Western Oklahoma State College Altus, OK Expected in : Biology - GPA :
Experience
Aramark Corp. - Waitress
Birmingham, AL, 11/2017 - Current
  • Arranged each place setting attractively, using clean, chip-free plates and utensils.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Attended to new customers quickly to inquire about drinks and start off dining experience with prompt beverage service.
  • Greeted customers, assisted with questions and made recommendations concerning daily specials, wine selections and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
Labor First Llc - Sales Associate
Mount Laurel Township, NJ, 08/2016 - 11/2018
  • RetainedRetained product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as resource for both coworkers and customers.
  • Maintained knowledge of current promotions, exchange guidelines, payment policies and security practices.
  • Answered incoming telephone calls to provide information about products, services, store hours, policies and promotions.
  • Arranged new merchandise with signage and appealing displays to encourage customer sales and move overstock items.
  • Kept apprised of emerging trends and provided informative customer service to assist in product selection.
  • Offered product and service consultations and employed upselling techniques.
  • Trained all new sales employees on effective sales, service and operational strategies to maximize team performance.
  • Sold various products by explaining unique features and educating customers on proper application.
  • Processed orders through system and coordinated product deliveries.
  • Built and maintained effective relationships with peers and upper management to drive team success toward common sales, service and operational goals.
  • Helped average of [Number] customers per day by responding to inquiries and locating products.
  • Mixed and matched paints according to customer specifications.
  • Performed floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and housekeeping to keep sales areas well-stocked, organized and current.
  • Readied merchandise for sales floor by marking items with identifying codes and accurate pricing.
  • Unboxed new merchandise and restocked shelves in appealing and organized arrangements to promote items.
  • Demonstrated products to customers, discussed features and redirected objections to capture sales.
  • Used Walmart register system to ring up customer purchases, process payments and issue receipts.
Pepsico - Cashier
Durango, CO, 07/2014 - 07/2016
  • Assisted with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Read weekly sales inserts and monitored price changes.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered advice.
  • Organized and maintained both physical and digital payment documentation for accurate filing and compliant recordkeeping.
  • Processed all sales transactions accurately and promptly to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Resolved issues with cash registers, card scanners and printers.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Properly verified customer identification for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Inspected items for damage and obtained replacements for customers.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Hobart High School
  • Western Oklahoma State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Waitress
  • Sales Associate
  • Cashier

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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