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Restaurant Waitresses, or Food Servers, are employed by restaurants to serve meals to the guests. Skills highlighted on example resumes of Restaurant Waitresses include ensuring cleanliness of the dining area and preparation station, overseeing timely food delivery, and assembling accurate plating. Applicants need not list any formal education on their resumes, as Restaurant Waitresses are trained while on the job, though some employers do require that candidates possess a high school diploma. Bachelor's degrees may be necessary if the candidate is applying for a job at a fine dining restaurant.

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Restaurant Waitress

Exhibited exceptional customer service

  • Collaborated with management in training new employees
  • Multi-tasked by seating guests as they arrived while continuously assisting already seated clientele
  • Happily aided customers in the restaurant with any needs
  • Served as cashier for departing customers
  • Sharpened communication skills by resolving customer complaints and creating a healthy environment
  • Learned to thrive in fast-paced work environments
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Early Childhood Education
BA
Early Childhood Education
2

Restaurant Waitress

One of the largest well-known hotel brands, producing a portfolio of hotels and related facilities, as well as creating a culture of caring and catering to everyone's needs.

  • Worked directly with banquet captain(s) and/or caterers to set up events.
  • Accommodated guests effectively and politely.
  • Played a key role in adding three new groups to [company name]'s clientele list.
  • Employee of the Month for 2013 and 2014, December and August
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
3

Restaurant Waitress

Learned essentials of effective marketing techniques.

  • Configured server section charts to assure high degree of cost-efficient customer service.
  • Focused on customer problem-identification and resolution.
  • Provided excellent customer service to customers.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Interdisciplinary Studies Concentrations
4

Restaurant Waitress

  • Provided individualized customer service to restaurant patrons.
  • Took food orders, prepared items, provided conflict resolution.
  • Data entered orders into POS system, provided service tickets.
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Polytech Adult Education
5

Restaurant Waitress

Assisted customers in ordering their favorite cravings

  • Developed a friendly eating environment for customers
  • Operated cash register at the end of each guest's meal
  • Assisted in opening and closing procedures
  • Various multi-tasking and switching from task to task with ease
  • Extremely fast pace environment
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Marketing
6

Restaurant Waitress/ Shift Manager/ Restaurant Manager

2 years of experience

  • Capable of working long hours (10am- 3am shifts)
  • Organized and implemented the production of the work, and the workforce, training, and resources necessary.
  • Took responsibility for the business performance of the restaurant.
  • Preparing reports at the end of the shift/week, including staff control, food control and sales.
  • Responded to customer complaints.
  • Maintaining high standards of quality control, hygiene, and health and safety.
  • Created work schedules for all employees.
  • Helping in any area of the restaurant when circumstances dictate.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Nursing
7

Banquet Waitress, Restaurant Waitress

  • Set up and served guests at corporate outings and functions such as weddings, golf tournaments, etc.
  • Provided daily restaurant service (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) to country club members
  • Cocktail waitressed during member functions, and for the bridal party during weddings
  • Showed excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with diverse array of clientele
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Psychology (minor
8

Banquet/restaurant Waitress

Waitress for a variety of banquets, parties, and events, as well as in the main restaurant

  • Prepare tables for service, including setting up items such as linens, silverware, and glassware
  • Take orders and serve patrons food and beverages, and explain how menu items are prepared
  • Ensure patrons are enjoying their meals by checking in with them periodically, and resolving any issues that arise
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Exercise Science
9

Restaurant Waitress

Greeted customers, supply foods, soft drinks and wine as per their request.

  • Prepare and decorate tables for meals served, receive customers' orders and serve the ordered items.
  • Clean up before, after and during the servings.
  • Kept myself equipped during the duty with pen and pad to note down the food orders being requested.
  • Ensure that all food items were served hot and afresh with their natural aroma and taste perfectly secured.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
10

Restaurant Waitress

Highly skilled in delivering outstanding service by greeting and serving guest.

  • Providing excellent dining experience
  • Daily tasks cleaning, polishing glass ware, setting up restaurant
  • Leading teams, Training, delegating work, enforcing policies and ensuring tasks are complete.
  • Knowledge of wine and food pairing
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job

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