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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Attentive Waitress with superior knowledge of ethnic dining and dedication to fantastic dining experiences. Trained in POS systems and table-side serving with understanding of food and beverage pairings and great salesmanship. Known for maintaining speed and accuracy in high-traffic times. Motivated [Job Title] with engaging personality and flexible approach. Upbeat, friendly and anticipating customer needs to facilitate enjoyable dining experiences. Organized [Job Title] with experience in [Type] restaurant environments. Effective creator of service structures with thoughtful organization. Efficient house manager and facilitator of rapid table turnover, boosting volume and increasing sales opportunities. Outgoing [Job Title] with experience working both FOH and BOH. Focused and hardworking team member knowledgeable in food safety and sanitation guidelines. Commended for having solid attendance record and delivering exceptional customer service. Dedicated food service professional well-versed in food and beverage operations and guest services. Experienced in managing large-scale events or intimate gourmet dining and afternoon tea services. Successful at building relationships with customers to increase loyalty and repeat business. Customer-oriented Wait Staff Member with experience in service industry. Excellent interpersonal communication skills with focus on guest satisfaction when interacting with patrons. Licensed for preparation and sale of alcoholic beverages, bar procedures and liquor laws. Cheerful [Job Title] offering experience in fast-paced diner and short-order restaurant settings. Promotes customer comfort and enhanced experiences by answering questions and responding to concerns. Maintains service standards and follows safe service regulations. Always ready to help team members by taking on additional tasks. Experienced Server offering solid history of accurate order taking, efficient supply restocking and diligent table management. Effective at promoting team success by independently handling side work and cleaning up spills. Extensive knowledge and superior work ethic. Versatile Server with extensive experience in fast-paced locations. Coordinates service efforts for settings ranging from large banquets to casual dining rooms. Provides structured service and work plans, balancing needs of patrons and team members. Motivated Waitress with experience serving customers in busy, fine dining restaurants. Recognized for significantly increasing guest check averages by promoting appetizers, specialty items and unique wine selections. Collaborative, thoughtful team leader offering clear, comprehensive and supportive supervision. Enthusiastic Waitress with experience in service in high-end dining establishments. Knowledgeable about food and beverage pairings, inventory management and kitchen preparation. Excellent memorization skills with outgoing, personable attitude. Efficient Cocktail Waitress bringing [Number] years of exceptional performance in serving roles. Eager to fulfill a [Job Title] opportunity to apply knowledge of bar operations and service standards. Hardworking and energetic with a proven history of patron satisfaction. Versatile [Job Title] with exceptional communication and multi-tasking ability. Proven success providing high-quality customer service in fast-paced, high-stress environments. Generate thoughtful recommendations and accommodate dietary restrictions. Ambitious server with [Number] years of experience boosting [Type] sales and offering personalized attention to guests. Practiced at promoting seasonal and high-priced items by explaining flavor, [Type] and [Type] aspects of items. Logical salesperson focused on upselling [Number]% of customers resulting in additional earnings for restaurant and tips. Versatile [Job Title] with [Number] years of success providing superior dining experiences for guests. Skilled at explaining options, relaying orders to kitchen staff and tackling special requests. Consistently received customer satisfaction ratings of [Number]% due to friendliness, speedy service. Service-oriented [Job Title] with [Number] years of experience in restaurant operations. Dependable, quality-focused professional well-versed in serving delicious food and beverages while maintaining dining, kitchen and cleanliness standards. Collaborative team leader with comprehensive background of equitable supervision. Upbeat [Job Title] with outstanding coordination and memorization skills. [Number]-year background of creating regular customers and boosting establishment reputation through delivery of unmatched service. Reliable employee seeking [Job Title] position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment. To seek and maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Experienced [Job Title] with over [Number] years of experience in [Industry]. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

Accomplishments
Skills
  • Team Player
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Order Accuracy and Delivery
  • Dining Room Cleaning and Upkeep
  • High-Volume Dining
  • Cool Under Pressure
  • Specials Promotion and Upselling
  • Conflict and Complaint Resolution
  • Warm and Friendly
  • Ability to Lift 30 Pounds
  • Bathroom Servicing
  • High-Energy and Stamina
  • Menu Memorization and Presentation
  • Special Requests and Substitutions
  • Transactions and Cash Handling
  • Customer Service and Rapport
  • Covid Symptom Screening
  • Age Verification
  • Room Preparation
  • Dish Preparation
  • Guest Accommodations
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Bussing Tables
  • Restocking Condiments
  • Guest Satisfaction
  • Preparing Guest Salads
  • Dessert Preparation
  • Beverage Preparation
  • Taking Reservations
  • Greet Guests
  • Dietary Restrictions
  • Restaurant Operation
  • Guest Flow
  • Customized Menus
  • Accuracy and Efficiency
  • Active Listening
  • Table Clearing
  • Table Setting Arrangements
  • Time Management
  • Learning Strategies
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Judgment and Decision-Making
  • POS System Training
  • Coordination
  • Programming
  • Instructing
  • Writing
  • Negotiation
Work History
09/2022 to 10/2022 Waitress Holiday Retirement | Pensacola, FL,
  • 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.
  • Kept server areas clean and stocked to increase efficiency while working tables.
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials and took drink orders.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and promoted excellent service to customers, successfully increasing referrals and walk-in business.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • 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.
  • Stayed up-to-date on menu changes to help customers make food choices.
  • Inspected dishes and utensils for cleanliness.
  • Checked identification for minimum age for sale of alcoholic beverages.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to increase shelf life, improve kitchen organization and provide easy access during busy peak service times.
  • Upsold drink specialty items, wine selections and desserts to increase overall sales and exceed targets.
  • Suggested appropriate food and drink pairings to increase per-ticket sales.
06/2021 to 07/2022 Cashier/Server Wayne Resa | Detroit, MI,
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Worked flexible schedule and extra shifts to meet business needs.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Restocked and organized merchandise in front lanes.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Maintained cash drawer of $[Amount] or more per shift.
  • Mentored new team members on POS system operation, customer service strategies and sales goals.
  • Performed cash, card and check transactions to complete customer purchases.
  • Operated cash register to record transactions accurately and efficiently.
  • Maintained current knowledge of store promotions and highlighted sales to customers.
  • Used POS system to enter orders, process payments and issue receipts.
  • Learned [Job title] and [Job title] positions and provided backup at key times.
06/2020 to 08/2020 Cashier/Lead Busser Mark Ogburn | City, STATE,
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Worked flexible schedule and extra shifts to meet business needs.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Restocked and organized merchandise in front lanes.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Collected and authorized payments of guests.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
  • Checked identification for proof-of-age for alcohol and tobacco sales.
  • Mentored new team members on POS system operation, customer service strategies and sales goals.
  • Performed cash, card and check transactions to complete customer purchases.
  • Set up new sales displays each [Timeframe].
Education
Expected in 05/2022 to to High School Diploma | Cornerstone Christian Academy, Granbury, TX, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Cornerstone Christian Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Waitress
  • Cashier/Server
  • Cashier/Lead Busser

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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