Catering Server resume samples

Catering Servers perform serving duties at events and keep the dining area organized and clean. Typical work activities for Catering Servers also include greeting and seating guests, fulfilling special requests, making sure glasses are refilled, cleaning tables, taking dirty dishes back to kitchen, and solving event attendee issues. A well-written resume samples for this position describes qualifications like serving skills, the ability to stand for hours, courtesy, attention to details, dexterity, and customer service skills. Those seeking to work as Catering Servers are not required to display academic training in their resumes. Some candidates hold a certificate in hospitality management.


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Catering Server

Provide excellent customer service to multiple tables simultaneously

  • Trained new employees on business policies and procedures
  • Worked with a team of servers, bussers, cook staff and management to ensure a successful work environment
  • Developed and maintained relationships with customers to maximize repeat business
  • Assisted in the kitchen and on the cash register when necessary
CANDIDATE INFO
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Information Technology
2

Catering Server / Bartender

Responsible for supervising the logistics and delivery of services to high profile events, tailoring to the needs of diplomats and top executives in the NYC area.

  • Actively supporting management in critical decision-making and event planning initiatives. Apply critical thinking skills toward defining and implementing processes to boost overall operational performance.
  • Pitched services to business executives, which resulted in new accounts for the company.
  • Mentored team members to learn processes and responsibilities building a positive environment.
  • Partnered with team to resolve problems in a fast paced environment requiring improvisation.
  • Assisted district managers to coordinate streamlined operations resulting in high client satisfaction.
CANDIDATE INFO
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
3

Catering Server

Provided excellent service to customers in a friendly and courteous manner

  • Set up/took down event and guest areas with customized products and beverages
  • Memorized menu list to offer to customers
  • Attended trainings and seminars to further improve serving skills
  • Coordinated with the kitchen to ensure all orders are taken and prepared on time
  • Provided Butler passed appetizers and beverages prior to main event
  • Served all orders according to seating specifications
CANDIDATE INFO
10
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
C
Culinary Arts
4

Catering Server

  • Coordinated banquets for up to 300 guests.
  • Organized and decorated dining room.
  • Maintained and replenished all function rooms as needed.
  • Developed process to efficiently deliver food to tables, which was later implemented by management.
CANDIDATE INFO
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
5

Catering Server

Coordinated the setup of multiple catering events on the Fairfield University Campus

  • Inspected dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup
  • Maintained contact with the kitchen staff, management and customers
  • Assisted with cleanup for each event
CANDIDATE INFO
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Human Services-social Work
Social Work
6

Event Coordinator, Catering Server, and Bartender

Employment on an as needed basis in various positions for an expanding catering company for events including weddings, trade shows and numerous other social events.

  • Supervised and assisted catering chef and staff during the preparation and presentation of food
  • Responsible for hiring and coordinating staff for offsite engagements
  • Designed displays for trade shows to showcase both the food and decorating schemes
CANDIDATE INFO
22
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
Communication
Photography
7

Catering Chef & Catering Server

Responsible for prepping, cooking and plating meals for catered events that range from 15-500 people.

  • Prepared meals in a high volume Italian kitchen as a line cook.
  • Gained knowledge by cooking food on each of the stations which include sauté, grill, and fry.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet style dinners, and passed hors d'ouevres for parties of 15-500.
  • Worked as an intern for 3 months learning how to count stocks and place orders.
CANDIDATE INFO
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Culinary Arts & Restaurant Management
8

Catering Server

  • Assisted in every aspect of food preparation
  • Experienced serving events with guests of up to 500
  • Maintained inventory and assembled order lists
CANDIDATE INFO
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Process
9

Catering Server/hostess

Responsible for following specific detailed directions on the [company name] Event Order

  • Instruct staff in set up for event including formal table settings, serving customers food and drinks, cleaning dishes, cleaning rooms/storage areas, setting up for the next event,
  • Doing anything necessary to give superior customer service, and other tasks as assigned
  • Responsible for ensuring that the event runs smoothly and that the client's expectations are exceeded
  • Expected as a leader to work just as hard as the rest of the staff.
CANDIDATE INFO
11
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
10

Catering Server

Set tables, meeting space, buffets, break services, according to banquet event orders for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Served breakfast, lunch, dinner, and break services for an array of different corporate groups, weddings, conference groups, off site in home catering for private parties, family reunions, private events and internal meetings and services.
  • Set all appropriate IT equipment pertaining to each event.
  • Helped group leader with any questions or last minute changes.
CANDIDATE INFO
2
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
Environmental Studies

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