waitress resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
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Ambitious student pursuing a Neuroscience degree eager to contribute developed knowledge in medical roles. Skilled in neatness and responsible aspects in healthcare settings. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and ability to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings. Multilingual and fluent in Korean and English, offering solid comprehension of cultural diversity.

  • Ability to prioritize
  • Neatness
  • Responsible nature
  • Fluent in Korean
  • Providing customer support
  • Positive attitude
  • Product organization
  • Cleaning and organization
Community Volunteer, 01/2014 to Current
Hilton WorldwideSeattle, WA,
  • Assessed each resident's psychosocial needs. Each resident in the nursing home was encouraged to attend the program and if not, wasn't forced to.
  • Individuals from the church youth group were brought together to bring valuable skills and great experience to the team.
  • Collaborated with team members to identify and accomplish objectives.
  • Organized volunteer schedules and assignments to maximize efficiency and program effectiveness. It would differ seasonally as well for holidays, etc. Crafts and any ideas from the group were encouraged.
  • Developed and incorporated community-based programs to meet various needs and monitored each program's effectiveness.
  • Addressed questions and concerns from general public, resolving problems promptly to promote community satisfaction. Whatever songs or activities the audience liked, there were further plans for.
  • Reviewed staff work and gave comprehensive and constructive feedback. The staff at Medilodge worked well with our volunteer group.
  • Evaluated team member performance and offered constructive feedback.
Orchestral Violinist, 09/2012 to Current
  • Closely followed musical notation and conductor's instructions within the small church orchestra.
  • Had built up experience from playing in school orchestras since 5th grade.
  • Performed in front of live audiences.
  • Played variety of music with broad stylistic range and flexibility.
  • Encouraged and helped students to play violin and participated in many concerts, competitions, and federations from school.
  • Identified mistakes made by other musicians and corrected problems.
  • Performed background music for church and audience.
  • Scheduled and ran rehearsals with piano accompanist.
  • Traveled short distances to perform at different places/churches and rehearsed to prepare for performances.
  • The church ensemble arranged for rehearsals to play for special events such as weddings and holidays.
  • Provided accompaniment for church choirs and other musicians participating in worship.
  • Provided accompaniment for people doing special music and took part in many special music occasions for the church.
  • Expressed musical themes through tempo, phrasing, volume and dynamics.
Waitress, 06/2018 to 07/2019
Umi SushiCity, STATE,
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Maximized beverage sales by suggesting appropriate food and drink pairings to suit unique customer preferences.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Recommended daily specials and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and organized food speed racks, bins and dry storage racks to keep food storage areas neat and prevent food-borne illness.
  • Attended to new customers quickly to inquire about drinks and start off dining experience with prompt beverage service.
  • Frequently communicated with kitchen staff 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.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Transported all dirty glassware and utensils from dining room to dishwashing area for proper cleaning.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Communicated effectively with kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs and other special requests.
  • Prepared salads and appetizers to back up kitchen staff.
  • Recorded orders and partnered with team members to efficiently serve food and beverages.
  • Maintained indoor and outdoor dining areas by wiping down tables and restocking napkin dispensers.
  • Arranged each place setting attractively and verified all items were clean and free from water spots and chips.
  • Checked order accuracy and food quality before delivering to customers.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Answered phones politely and promptly, accurately recording and confirming reservations.
  • Explained preparation of various menu items, describing ingredients and cooking methods to customers.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists, including emptying trash and polishing silverware.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly.
  • Discussed alternative selections with chef for guests with food allergies or gluten-free requests.
Dental Office Helper, 06/2015 to 08/2015
Royal Dental LabCity, STATE,
  • While my dad was the business owner for Royal Dental Lab, I helped out over the summer for a simple job.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system using Winvoice software and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Maintained dental lab equipment by sanitizing surfaces and organizing tools, instruments and equipment at the dental lab.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records and data to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments.
  • Cleaned around the lab as needed for an optimal environment and organized materials for the lab as needed.
  • Helped in packaging and packing slips for each patient's dental case.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2017 to Troy High School - Troy, Michigan,
  • Summa cum laude graduate
  • National Honor Society Member
  • Honor Roll every semester, every year from middle school to high school. (2011-2017)
  • Korean Club Member
  • Spanish Club Member
  • Project Lead Volunteer Member
  • 3.92 GPA
  • Presidential Volunteer Service Award Recipient
Bachelor of Science: , Expected in to Michigan State University - East Lansing, MI
  • Dean's List Honoree each year
  • Completed coursework in Chemistry, Biology, Physiology, Anatomy, Neuroscience, Physics, Math, Psychology, Sociology, etc.
  • Jin Sun-Mi Scholarship Recipient
  • Major in Neuroscience
  • MMG Club Member
  • AMSA Club Member
  • SASE Club Member
  • 3.9 GPA
  • SDA Scholarship Foundation Recipient
Activities and Honors
  • Member, Alumni Association
  • Volunteering at multiple locations
  • MMG Club
  • AMSA (American Medical Student Association) Club
  • Presidential Volunteer Service Award
  • Track & Field Award
  • Violin (orchestral member)
  • Korean Club
  • SASE Club

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School Attended

  • Troy High School
  • Michigan State University

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  • Community Volunteer
  • Orchestral Violinist
  • Waitress
  • Dental Office Helper


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science

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