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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

Attentive Waitress with superior knowledge of fine dining and dedication to fantastic dining experiences. Trained in POS systems with proficient understanding of food and beverage pairings and great salesmanship. Known for maintaining speed and accuracy in high-traffic times.

Organized waitress fine dining with experience in fine dining 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.

Cheerful waitress offering almost five years of experience in fast-paced diner and short-order restaurant settings. Skillfully promoted customer comfort and enhanced experiences by answering questions and responding to concerns. Efficiently maintained service standards and followed safe service regulations. Always ready to help team members by taking on additional tasks.

  • Hardworking and determined
  • Very organized
  • Very punctual and responsible
  • Beverage preparation
  • Stocking and replenishing
  • Hospitality service expertise
  • Dining area maintenance
  • Menu Memorization
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Order Delivery Practices
Work History
Waitress, 05/2019 to 08/2020
Monarch Casino Black HawkBlack Hawk, CO,
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Maintained order efficiency and accuracy through clear communication with kitchen staff, earning numerous recommendations from satisfied customers.
  • Stayed up-to-date on menu changes to offer current and accurate information and help customers select optimal meal choices based on individual preferences.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff to correctly update customers on unavailable dishes and wait times.
  • Kept server areas clean and stocked during service hours to increase efficiency while working tables.
  • Used cash registers and credit card machines to cash out customers, handling average sale of $120 per table.
  • Prepared specialty desserts for customers including chocolate mousse and key lime pie.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Folded napkins and prepared silverware sets to provide adequate supply for host station.
  • Bussed and reset 100 tables per shift, working efficiently to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Inspected dishes and utensils for cleanliness, sending back to be washed again when necessary.
  • Suggested appropriate food and drink pairings to increase per-ticket sales.
Camp Counselor, 05/2019 to 08/2019
Salvation Army UsaCleveland, OH,
  • Worked closely with summer interns to organize lesson plans and supplies to overall increase productivity.
  • Organized materials and completed various clerical tasks to support summer camp operations.
  • Interacted with customers professionally by phone, email or in-person to provide information and directed to desired staff members.
  • Worked closely with other summer interns to produce lesson plans and activities that introduced students to a variety of marine life.
  • Read books, taught lessons and played outside with students of all ages, often.
Restaurant Busser, 02/2016 to 08/2018
Marriott InternationalNormal, IL,
  • Maintained adequate levels of condiments and well-stocked drink stations to keep service flowing smoothly.
  • Worked quickly, communicated with other staff and always looked for better ways of completing tasks to improve productivity and keep tables ready for incoming guests.
  • Organized and cleaned assigned sections by sanitizing and cleaning table, counter and kitchen surfaces.
  • Kept close eye on customers to quickly spot leaving guests and clear tables for future patrons.
  • Collected trash, wiped up spills and removed trays to maintain fresh and clean customer areas.
  • Checked dining area supplies, including linens and wrapped silverware, and replenished low stock.
  • Improved customer satisfaction rates by answering customers' questions and resolving issues efficiently.
  • Transported dirty utensils, dishes and trays to kitchen to support efficient cleaning.
  • Provided smooth and timely service to customers by providing additional silverware, extra napkins and cleaning spills.
  • Worked well in diverse team settings by partnering with others to complete tasks.
  • Pitched in extra hours and helped other staff during unexpected times of high volume to improve seating availability and food delivery to tables.
Bachelor of Science: Biology Teacher Education, Expected in
University Of Rhode Island - Kingston, RI
  • Graduated with 3.03 GPA
  • Member of Greek Life
  • Dean's List Fall 2018, Spring 2020, and Fall 2020
  • Double major in Biological Sciences and Secondary Education
  • Professional development completed in Secondary Education

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  • Waitress
  • Camp Counselor
  • Restaurant Busser
  • Bachelor of Science

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