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

Focused Waitress with outstanding history of handling busy restaurants with excellent service. Committed to best-in-class dining experiences and maintaining accuracy, efficiency and professionalism in high-traffic times. Offering more than 25 year background providing high-quality service to customers.

Skills
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Experience
08/2016 to Current Waitress Regal Cinemas Corporation | Los Angeles, CA,
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to beautify table.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Increased sales of high margin menu items through effective upselling.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • 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.
08/2008 to 08/2016 Waitress Regal Cinemas Corporation | Mcdonough, GA,
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash and polishing silverware.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to beautify table.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Increased sales of high margin menu items.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
01/2001 to 02/2014 Waitress Regal Cinemas Corporation | Midland, TX,
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash and polishing silverware.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to beautify table.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items. Increased sales of high margin menu items
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales. •Greeted customers, answered questions.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1992 Associate in Accounting | Accounting School, Cairo-Egypt, GPA:

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School Attended
  • Accounting School
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  • Waitress
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Degrees
  • Associate in Accounting