waitress bartender resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Friendly server/ bartender with strong understanding of hospitality and food and beverage industries. Extensive knowledge of gourmet chef creations and complementary food and wine pairings. Personable individual possessing strong work ethic and great flexibility. Dedicated to delivering positive customer experience through genuine hospitality. Talented Early Education professional offering five years of coordinating activities to promote physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth. Well-versed in positive reinforcement and behavior redirection. Skilled in cultivating nurturing and inclusive environments rooted in curiosity and development.

  • Menu memorization
  • Safe food handling
  • Sales Techniques
  • Point of Sale (POS) system operations
  • High-volume dining
  • Dining customer service
  • Liquor, wine and food service
  • Price memorization
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Table Bussing
  • Food safety understanding
  • Check payment processing
  • Accurate record keeping
  • First aid training
  • Training in food handling preparation
  • Nutrition
  • Multi-sensory activities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Daycare management professional
  • Employee training
  • Story time, arts and crafts
  • Special-needs childcare
Waitress/Bartender, 09/2019 to Current
North Country AcademyLake Mary, FL,
  • Prepared new garnishes, juices and other perishables daily.
  • Used POS system to input orders, create checks and issue receipts.
  • Kept supplies stored in proper locations according to health code standards.
  • Received cash and card payments for balances owed.
  • Created unique cocktails for special events.
  • Restocked beer and liquor on regular schedule and after special events to prepare for forecasted needs.
  • Planned and updated menus to capitalize on changing trends in customer preferences.
  • Carefully inspected identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
  • Stocked bar with beer, wine, liquor and related supplies.
  • Managed up to forty- five customers per shift while simultaneously assisting one restaurant server.
  • Collected food, wine and appetizer orders from patrons and promoted upsell items.
  • Neatly sliced and pitted fruit or garnishing drinks.
Daycare Assistant Teacher, 02/2015 to Current
Sonic Drive-InNorth Augusta, SC,
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies such as games and crafts for experiential learning.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Taught children foundational skills such as colors, shapes and letters.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Incorporated music and art activities to encourage creativity and expression.
  • Offered detailed daily reports that outlined each child's activities.
  • Balanced cash drawer daily and performed all opening and closing duties.
  • Maintained consistent daily operations by establishing procedures and monitoring team performance.
Waitress/Bartender, 07/2018 to 12/2018
Holly MeadowsCity, STATE,
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Maximized beverage sales by suggesting appropriate food and drink pairings to suit unique customer preferences.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
Crew Member, 02/2012 to 04/2015
Mcdonalds Corp.City, STATE,
  • Drove team success by completing assigned task quickly and accurately.
  • Verified payments and electronic funds accuracy to protect all involved parties.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
  • Balanced daily transactions with accurate closing processes.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Made all meals in accordance with company standards and requirements.
  • Offered support to other stations during high-volume shifts to maintain optimal coverage and meet customer needs.
  • Rotated stock items and ingredients to maintain efficiency and freshness.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2014 to Armada High School - Armada, MI
: Surgical Technician , Expected in to Macomb Community College - Warren, MI
  • First Aid/CPR

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School Attended

  • Armada High School
  • Macomb Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Waitress/Bartender
  • Daycare Assistant Teacher
  • Waitress/Bartender
  • Crew Member


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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