Restaurant Server

Writing a great restaurant server resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Hagen Pittis

hagen.pittis@gmail.com | (515) 693-8660 | Baltimore, MD

Summary


I have over 1 year of experience as a restaurant server. I am a motivated individual who is passionate about providing excellent customer service. I have gained invaluable experience in the food and beverage industry which has taught me how to handle various types of customers, work well under pressure and maintain a professional demeanor at all times. My goal is to use my skills and knowledge to contribute to the success of any organization that I am part of.

Experience


Restaurant Server at Houlihan's, MDMar 2022 - Present

  • Handled up to [number] guests at one time while maintaining excellent customer service.
  • Up-sold menu items and increased sales by [percentage].
  • Consistently received positive feedback from customers regarding friendliness and attentiveness.
  • Demonstrated strong multitasking skills by managing side work tasks such as stocking supplies and cleaning throughout shift.
  • Exceeded expectations for guest satisfaction rating, averaging a score of [rating out of 5 stars].
  • Accurately completed orders and processed payments quickly and efficiently.

Restaurant Server Assistant at The Cheesecake Factory, MDJul 2021 - Jan 2022

  • Reduced error rate in taking customer orders by 35%.
  • Increased table turnover rate by 20%.
  • Upsold appetizers, desserts, and drinks to customers 30% of the time.
  • Received positive feedback from guests on surveys 70% of the time.
  • Trained 2 new servers on proper protocols and procedures.
  • Handled guest complaints in a professional manner 100% of the time.

Education


High School Diploma at Richard Montgomery High School, MDSep 2016 - May 2021

I've learned how to be organized, how to better myself at writing and how to focus more in school.

Skills


  • Food safety
  • Food handling
  • Knife skills
  • Customer service
  • Teamwork
  • Time management

Fawn Frischer

fawn.frischer@gmail.com | (436) 790-4624 | Flagstaff, AZ

Summary


I have over 1 year of experience as a Restaurant Server. I am efficient and hardworking, with a focus on providing excellent customer service. I have developed strong interpersonal skills, which allow me to build rapport with customers and co-workers alike. My attention to detail ensures that all orders are accurate and served in a timely manner. In addition, I am adept at handling multiple tasks simultaneously without sacrificing quality or service

Experience


Restaurant Server at Outback Steakhouse, AZMar 2022 - Present

  • Consistently received positive feedback from guests regarding my service.
  • Exceeded sales goals by upselling menu items and drinks to guests.
  • Demonstrated teamwork by effectively communicating with kitchen staff to ensure food orders were delivered in a timely manner.
  • Successfully handled difficult customer situations, diffusing angry guests and resolving complaints.
  • Regularly cleaned and organized the dining room area, setting tables and stocking supplies.

Restaurant Server Assistant at Chili's, AZSep 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Greeted and seated guests in a timely manner.
  • Assisted with taking orders and served food and drinks to guests.
  • Bussed tables and cleared dishes from table after guest finished their meal.
  • Kept dining area clean throughout the shift.
  • Checked on guests periodically to ensure they were satisfied with their experience.
  • Answered any questions about menu items or specials.

Education


High School Diploma at Pinnacle High School, AZSep 2017 - May 2021

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.

Skills


  • Food safety
  • Food handling
  • Customer service
  • Cash handling
  • POS system operation
  • Menu knowledge