waitress resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Hard-working Nursing major (3.8 GPA) currently attending Texas Tech University, with 4 years of work experience.Compassionate Patient Care Technician possessing gentle touch and caring attitude centered on treating all with dignity and respect. Collaborative team player with strong clinical and interpersonal skills. Knowledgeable about safe patient ambulation, personal grooming assistance and housekeeping. Remain current on relevant medical conditions and working with qualified healthcare staff to maximize care. Devoted to patient physical comfort and emotional support. Frequently praised as adaptable by my peers, I can be relied upon to help your company achieve its goals.

  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Active Listening
  • Communication
  • Calculators
  • Cash registers
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Organization
  • Microsoft Office
  • Data entry
  • CPR
  • Food inspection
  • Effective sales techniques
  • Dish preparation
Work History
05/2019 to 08/2019
Waitress Healthcare Services Group Independence, MO,
  • Performed complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials, took drink orders and built immediate positive connections with guests.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • 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.
  • Applied communication and problem-solving skills to resolve customer complaints and promote long-term loyalty.
  • Used correct cleaning, sanitizing and food handling procedures to maintain optimal protections for customers.
  • Decreased customer wait times by efficiently carrying 6 plates at one time without spilling or dropping food.
04/2017 to 08/2018
Fabric Cutter Jo-Ann Fabrics Renton, WA,
  • Mark or discard items with defects such as spots, stains, scars, snags, chips, scratches, or unacceptable shapes or finishes
  • Trim excess material or cut threads off finished products, such as cutting loose ends of plastic off manufactured toy for smoother finish
  • Cut, shape, and trim materials, such as textiles, food, glass, stone, and metal, using knives, scissors, and other hand tools, portable power tools, or bench-mounted tools
  • Separate materials or products according to size, weight, type, condition, color, or shade
  • Mark identification numbers, trademarks, grades, marketing data, sizes, or model numbers on products
  • Read work orders to determine dimensions, cutting locations, and quantities to cut
  • Mark cutting lines around patterns or templates, or follow layout points, using squares, rules, and straight edges, and chalk, pencils, or scribes
  • Unroll, lay out, attach, or mount materials or items on cutting tables or machines
  • Stack cut items and load them on racks or conveyors or onto trucks
  • Assessed design specifications to determine pattern part size, shape and quantity
  • Corrected patterns to fit proper sizes and meet quality standards
  • Maintained proper fabric stock levels on cutting line
  • Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications
10/2016 to 12/2017
Food Preparer Gate Gourmet Newark, NJ, USA
  • Monitor checkout stations to ensure that cash register have adequate cash available and are staffed appropriately
  • Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, or silverware
  • Store food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage
  • Prepare variety of foods, such as meats, vegetables, desserts, according to customers' orders or supervisors' instructions, following approved procedures
  • Weigh or measure ingredients
  • Mix ingredients for green salads, molded fruit salads, vegetable salads, and pasta salads
  • Remove trash and clean kitchen garbage containers
  • Assist cooks and kitchen staff with various tasks as needed, and provide cooks with needed items
  • Carry food supplies, equipment, and utensils to and from storage and work areas
  • Load dishes, glasses, and tableware into dishwashing machines
  • Distribute food to waiters and waitresses to serve to customers
  • Package take-out foods or serve food to customers
  • Vacuum dining area and sweep and mop kitchen floor
  • Prepare and serve variety of beverages such as coffee, tea, and soft drinks
  • Scrape leftovers from dishes into garbage containers
08/2016 to 12/2017
Cashier Children's Hospital Boston Boston, MA,
  • Receive payment by cash, check, credit cards, vouchers, or automatic debits
  • Issue receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers
  • Assist customers by providing information and resolving their complaints
  • Establish or identify prices of goods, services or admission, and tabulate bills using calculators, cash registers, or optical price scanners
  • Greet customers entering establishments
  • Answer customers' questions, and provide information on procedures or policies
  • Maintain clean and orderly checkout areas and complete other general cleaning duties, such as mopping floors and emptying trash cans
  • Resolved issues with cash registers, card scanners and printers
  • Drove sales and add-on purchases by promoting specific item options to customers
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service
  • Served needs of as many as 200 patrons per shift, including collecting payments, tracking rewards and handling customer service issues
Expected in 05/2022
Bachelors of Science in Nursing: Nursing
Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX

GPA: 3.8, Extracurricular Activity: Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance - Officer position: Historian , Nurse Shadowing at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital, CNA training at Kirkwood Manor Nursing & Rehab Center

  • OSHA certification: Food Handling
  • First Aid Certification
  • Heart Saver/AED Certification
  • CPR - National CPR Foundation

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School Attended

  • Texas Tech University

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  • Waitress
  • Fabric Cutter
  • Food Preparer
  • Cashier


  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing

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