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Maitre D's work in the bar and restaurant area of a hotel and make sure customers are provided an outstanding experience. A successful candidate for the job of Maitre D' should be able to complete the following duties: greeting guests, showing them to tables, managing the flow of guests in the restaurant, collaborating with the kitchen and staff floor, and organizing special occasion arrangements. A well-written resume sample for Maitre D' showcases skills like hospitality experience, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, problem solving abilities, selling skills, and self-confidence. Studies in the hospitality field are usually required.

1

Maitre D'

Collaborated with Executive Chef as project leaders to re-brand and expand cafe into a fine-dining restaurant set to reopen in 2014.

  • Designed special menus, including a unique coffee menu, and created plate presentations to enhance fine dining experience.
  • Improved food service structure to provide an efficient and organized production in a fast-paced environment.
  • Achieved customer recognition and loyalty through creative and skilled executions of drinks, entrees, and desserts.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English
2

Banquet Maitre D', Director of Restaurants, Catering Manager, Director of Catering

Oversaw a catering business that grew from $2.4 million to $3.9 million, while still maintaining over $1 million in personal sales.

  • Developed marketing plans to include the addition of a roof top pavilion and negotiated with outside venues for exclusive catering contracts.
  • Recaptured the WV Symphony League after out-growing the hotel by selling a two-floor "Titanic" theme party.
  • Acquired first AAA 4-diamond award in formal dining room.
  • Responsible for sales, profits, budgets, service, administrative, and operational staff.
  • Solicited business, including outside calls and inquiries. Reached $1.2 million in personal annual sales.
  • Market Segments include: Corporate, Government, Military, Insurance, Regional and National Association, and Social.
  • Worked directly with Senate President and Governor in soliciting and hosting the Southern Legislative Conference with a program that utilized six different venues with 1,600 guests.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
BS
Management
3

Greeter/maitre D'

  • Demonstrated genuine hospitality and service by welcoming and seating guests in a timely manner.
  • Directed and delegated tasks to team members in order to ensure that the guests have a high quality dining experience.
  • Routinely supported other areas of the restaurant such as taking food and beverage orders, answering telephones, and completing financial transactions.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Public Health Policy
4

Maitre D'

  • Provided customer service excellence in a fine dining bar atmosphere.
  • Created and implemented front of house training materials.
  • Extensive experience with OpenTable training and utilization of software use.
  • Utilized tools given to double profits on busiest days with table maximization.
  • Permanently increased patio seating by 45% with creative floor layout.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Maitre D'

Oversee the flow of guests within the restaurant.

  • Manage the reservations and shift teams and assign large parties accordingly.
  • Liaise between the kitchen staff, management and floor staff.
  • Oversee and pro-actively deal with guest queries and complaints.
  • Advise guests on menus and beverage choices.
  • Checking and dealing with guests special occasion arrangements.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business Administration
6

Head Maitre D'

  • Deliver face-to-face customer service to clients during events
  • Manage up to twelve wait staff throughout events
  • Ensure the appropriate order and timing of all meals was executed properly based on clients needs
  • Cater to wedding parties and ensure successful wedding ceremonies, grand entrances, and cake ceremonies
  • Work with and direct production staff including photographers, DJ's, florists and event planners in order to ensure the successful execution of events
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Business Marketing
7

Maitre D'

  • Worked with the Bride & Groom/Wedding Planner to ensure stellar performance and execution of events.
  • Responsible for the organization of staff pertaining to setup and breakdown of all events for each wedding while minimizing overtime wages.
  • Offered new menu items to the chef per guest recommendations and comments.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Hotel And Lodging Management
8

Maitre D'

  • Interview, train, schedule, and supervise hosts.
  • Progression of status from host to full-time Maitre d'.
  • Work alongside management to optimize guests' experiences and delegate tasks to host staff.
  • Responsible for front-of-house operations such as: making reservations, meeting guests' requests and building rapport, diffusing tense situations, and assigning tables.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
MS
Counseling
9

Maitre D'

Responsible & accountable for the smooth running of the restaurant;

  • Constant customer contact, building strong relationships with both clients & staff, ensuring all customers' needs were met;
  • Resolving any problems & concerns raised by staff & customers;
  • Managing accounts, cash handling, ordering stock and training of staff.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Oral And Written Mandarin Chinese
C
Midwifery Acupuncture
C
Fascial Kinetics
10

Maitre D'/sales Associate

Successfully manage employees in large functions of up to 450 guests.

  • Responsible for all cash transactions as well as collecting payments.
  • Entrusted with safe combinations and key access.
  • Orchestrate and manage the execution of various high volume events through all stages.
  • Increased bookings through representation at bridal show events, building awareness of the facility in the community, and conducting property tours with prospective clients.
  • Write and review contracts, function sheets and menus: receive, record and review deposits, payments and account balances as they relate to private and corporate events.
  • Communicate with all appropriate departments to ensure proper and accurate service.
  • Hostess and liaison between venue staff, client, vendors and all associated departments.
  • Manage all details through final stages of planning and supervise the smooth execution of the event.
  • Successfully conduct numerous events in a single day.
  • Oversee wedding, Bar and Bat mitzvah ceremonies.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job

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