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

I started this job in 2009 and worked there for a year. I came back to Erie in 2012 and was able to return to [company name] and have been working there since. Received food and beverage orders, advised on daily specials, and delivered food and drinks. Verified the accuracy of charges, delivered customer checks, and ensured prompt processing of transactions. Ensured customer satisfaction by monitoring needs and filling special requests. Provided quick, efficient and friendly service to customers. Competed with co-workers to achieve sales goals.

  • I have learned to multi-task as a server and be able to take on many roles at one time. Doing this I am able to accomplish more at one time to better the guest experience and the restaurant itself.
  • During shifts I have exceeded $1,000.00 in sales.
  • Posses excellent organizational skills.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication, documentation, and professional development.
  • Recognized and decorated leader with ability to create and foster efficient and productive workplace environment with exceptional levels of interpersonal and team communications.
CANDIDATE INFO
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AA
Human Services
BA
Sociology
12

Lead Server/ Bartender

Check identification of customers to verify and stratify Michigan age requirements for purchase of alcohol

  • Clean bar, work area and tables; Stock bar with related supplies, materials, beer, liquor and wines
  • Take beverage orders from serving staff as well as directly from patrons
  • Order and requisition liquor and bar supplies weekly and compact monthly sales and quality control reports
  • Assisted in training new hires
  • Counseled and motivated servers to ensure optimum services
  • Addressed customer's queries about menu selections
CANDIDATE INFO
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
13

Server

Worked in a fast paced, upbeat, demanding environment.

  • Worked in team environment to achieve a high standard of customer service.
  • Implemented effective time management to meet the needs and demands of the restaurant.
  • Developed and maintained positive relationships with guests.
CANDIDATE INFO
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Psychology
14

Server

Greeted customers upon arrival to the restaurant, took basic information and seated promptly

  • Took drink/food orders and delivered in a timely manner
  • Adhered to strict regulations and food handling guidelines
  • Handled financial transactions accurately and ensured each customer left with a smile on their faces
CANDIDATE INFO
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
15

VIP Server

Manages cash transactions

  • Attends to customers needs and assisted with ordering decisions
  • Provides exceptional customer service in a fast paced environment
  • Prepared and dealt with upset customers and mediated the situations
CANDIDATE INFO
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
16

Server and Assistant Manager

Delivered friendly, fast, and exceptional service

  • Accurately recorded orders and partnered up with team members to serve food and beverages that exceeded expectations
  • Managed dining room to ensure optimal guest experience
  • Answered customer inquiries and resolved issues promptly
CANDIDATE INFO
1
year in
workforce
10
months
at this job
17

Server

Conducted money transactions

  • Accept payment from customers, and make change as necessary.
  • Request and record customer orders, and compute bills using cash registers, multi-counting machines, or pencil and paper.
  • Cleaned and organized eating, service, and kitchen areas.
  • Communicated with customers regarding orders, comments, and complaints.
  • Prepared daily food items, and cooked simple foods and beverages, such as sandwiches, salads, soups, pizza, or coffee using proper safety precautions and sanitary measures.
  • Selected food items from serving or storage areas and place them in dishes, on serving trays, or in takeout bags.
  • Prepared and served cold drinks, or frozen milk drinks or desserts, using drink-dispensing, milkshake, or frozen custard machines.
CANDIDATE INFO
4
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
18

Server

Promptly served all food courses and beverages to guests.

  • Answered questions about menu selections and made recommendations when requested.
  • Effectively communicated with kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary
  • Regularly checked on guests to ensure satisfaction with each food course and beverages.
  • Delivered exceptional, friendly and fast service.
CANDIDATE INFO
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Computer Science
19

Server, Hostess, and Assistant Manager

Managed and executed flawless service

  • Inventoried and stocked (beverage and food)
  • Phone orders for carry out and delivery
  • Solved a variety of problems and proactively minimized unforeseen issues
  • Fluently arranged dining for over 100 reservations per night
  • Scheduled
CANDIDATE INFO
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
20

Server

Monitored food preparation and serving techniques to ensure that proper procedures were followed.

  • Cleaned and sterilized dishes, kitchen utensils, equipment, and facilities.
  • Stocked service stations with items such as ice, napkins, and straws.
  • Removed trays and stacked dishes for return to kitchen after meals were finished.
  • Monitored food distribution, ensuring that meals were delivered to the correct recipients and that guidelines such as those for special diets were followed.
  • Examined trays to ensure that they contained required items.
CANDIDATE INFO
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job

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