Server resume samples

Servers make sure that customers of a restaurant enjoy their dining experience and have duties such as taking orders, serving food, cleaning and resetting tables, replenishing supplies, refilling glasses and solving customer complaints. A well-written Server resume sample emphasizes customer service skills, courtesy, the ability to work in a standing position for hours, and good communication and interpersonal skills. No academic training is necessary for this role, and most Servers make display of a high school diploma or restaurant operations training in their resumes.


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Server

Responsibilities included serving food and beverages to patrons with a friendly upbeat attitde.

  • Assisted hosts in maintaining an inviting entrance area while warmly greeting guests and escorting them to their seats
  • Developed restaurant image by providing fast and courteous service to guests
  • Consistently exceeded sales goals by efficiently managing sections and multi-tasking
CANDIDATE INFO
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Nursing Assistant
Biology
2

Server

Typically served between 10-15 tables at a time.

  • Worked in a very high-paced environment.
  • Earned Shift lead opportunities based on performance
  • Upsold orders and beverages.
  • Provided excellent customer service and ensured that all of my customers were well taken care of.
  • Problem-solved and resolved customer complaints and issues.
  • Participated as an excellent team member to accomplish goals and objectives established by the company
CANDIDATE INFO
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Cheerleading And Jazz
3

Server

Answered questions about menu selections and made recommendations when requested

  • Delivered exceptional, friendly and fast service
  • Skillfully anticipated and addressed guests' service needs
  • Assisted others in carrying out their part of serving meals
  • Ensured cleanliness of dining area prior to serving
CANDIDATE INFO
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Liberal Arts And Science
BS
Business Administration
4

Server and Hostess

Provided highest quality customer service to guests by greeting them, providing perfect seating per their requests, explaining food & beverage specials, and introducing them to their server.

  • Processing food and drink orders over the phone and preparing them in a timely manner.
  • Handling all cash register transactions and stocking coolers with dressings and desserts.
  • Effectively trained, motivated, and coached new team members in all job responsibilities.
  • Accurately prepared food items and baked desserts.
  • Served great quality food to guests and made sure their dining experience was phenomenal.
CANDIDATE INFO
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Technology
Health Science
5

Server

Coordinated with a 4-person server team nightly to operate successfully in high-volume dining environment

  • Provided outstanding customer service to an average of 50 guests per night; averaged over 19 percent tips on $1,100 nightly sales every quarter
  • Worked in coordination with other departments to ensure kitchen ran smoothly behind the scenes
  • Managed multitasking in fast-paced environment
CANDIDATE INFO
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
6

Server, Bartender, Trainer

Certified Trainer, chosen by General Manager, successfully trained over fifteen employees.

  • Responsible for opening and closing of restaurant and bar.
  • Organized and assisted in the completion of inventory systems.
  • Served food and drinks to various guests.
  • Built up a regular clientele of guests - one of the only servers to have 1 to 2 requests consistently every week.
  • Worked many large parties and private dining events as both a server and a bartender.
CANDIDATE INFO
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology And Political Science
7

Server

Delivered exceptional, friendly, and fast service.

  • Accurately recorded orders and partnered with team to serve food and beverages that exceeded guests' expectations.
  • Answered questions about menu selections and made recommendation when requested.
  • Handled cash transactions.
CANDIDATE INFO
1
year in
workforce
7
months
at this job
8

Bartender/server/trainer

Interacted effectively with all customers and built a rapport.

  • Maintained expert knowledge of all menu items and specials of the day.
  • Took customers detailed orders, made sure customer's food and drinks were to their satisfaction.
  • Provided cashier transactions.
  • Completed daily opening and closing check lists.
  • Trained new managers and new employees in proper bar and restaurant procedures.
  • Conducted new employee training evaluations.
CANDIDATE INFO
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Culinary Arts
Kinesiology
9

Server/cashier

Made coffee, ice tea, fill juice machine, ice bins and sanitize service passageway as necessary.

  • Transferred the food orders to the subordinates for getting it prepared.
  • Monitored consistently the food quality and service quality of orders being served.
  • Tallied the orders served and collected cash at the end of the day.
CANDIDATE INFO
3
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AS
Social Science
BA
Sociology
10

Server/cook

Cross trained as a cook and a server, successful working in both front and back house settings.

  • Experience in food preparation, portioning, cooking and plating.
  • Tasked with Manager responsibilities around customer satisfaction, management and crediting.
  • Flexible with shift changes and schedule updates.
  • Experience in inventory management of food, condiments, cleaning supplies and other necessary items for the restaurant.
  • Contributed to multiple PR events for [company name]'s Camp Heartland and World Hunger fundraisers. Responsible for all monetary donations collected, created posters and other advertising, and organized campus events to promote awareness.
  • Received multiple CHAMPS and WOW comment cards from employees and customers.
  • Selected for higher level training and Management opportunities.
CANDIDATE INFO
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Communications

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