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Waiters are in charge of taking orders and serving food in restaurants. Other duties listed in a Waiter resume sample are solving customer inquiries, refilling glasses, providing menus, making recommendations and resetting tables. Based on our most successful example resumes, essential qualifications for this job are serving skills, customer service orientation, dexterity, the ability to work in a standing position for hours, and strong communication skills. Training in restaurant operations is common experience among Waiters.

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1

Waiter

Checked with more than 150 customers to ensure that they are satisfied, and took initiative to correct any problems

  • Cleaned more than 60 tables a day and counters after customers finished dining
  • Remembered more than 10 kinds of different wine and beer, checked customers' identification to ensure that they meet minimum age requirements for the consumption of alcoholic beverages, achieved $370 tips in a day
  • Worked with other waiter as a team to take care customer with questions, and helped manager to train new part time waiters
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BBA
Major: Accounting
2

Waiter

Trained new staff members for restaurant and taught them about guest service expectations and proper food handling

  • Informed customers of daily specials and promotions
  • Answered questions about menu selections and made recommendations when requested.
  • Collected payments from customers and completed money transaction
  • Stocked service areas with supplies such as silverware and condiments
  • Provided fast and courteous service
  • Skillfully anticipated and addressed guest service needs
  • Received employee of the month within three months of being employed
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Marketing
3

Waiter

Processed cash and credit card transactions correctly and efficiently

  • Greeted guests and provided quality customer service in fast-paced environment
  • Answered phones and recorded orders
  • Communicated with staffs and customers to ensure satisfied service
  • Maintained a safe and clean food environment
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Economics
4

Host/waiter/manager

Heavily focused on customer service and relations to provide a pleasant atmosphere for customers.

  • Trained and supported new servers.
  • Worked in a management position, working with front end employees and servicing customers when issues arise with the business.
  • Worked with up to 40 customers across 5 tables at once effectively and efficiently.
  • Edited POS system to adjust for changes in prices and new inventory to assist ease of usage for employees.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BBA
Information Systems
5

Back Waiter

  • Closed on busy dinner night shifts with sales of up to $15,000
  • Coordinated tray arrangements with cooks in the kitchen to be delivered to tables
  • Arranged the dining room to accommodate multiple large parties of up to 25 people
  • Delivered food to 40 different tables throughout the restaurant floor in a timely manner
  • Assisted servers in meeting the needs of the dining room that sits over 200 guests at peak hours
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Geography
6

Waiter

Provided the customers with a pleasant dining experience and quality service.

  • Conducted final check of food items prior to serving customers to ensure quality maintenance.
  • Ensured the cleanliness of dining area and food items before serving.
  • Held responsibility of handling/serving all food items as per the policies of the state (as some items may be banned in particular states).
  • Assisted others in carrying out their part of preparing/serving meals.
  • Maintained serving standards and followed all regulations while performing duties.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
7

Waiter

Greeted guests in a timely fashion and quickly determined their needs

  • Engaged customers in a sincere and friendly manner
  • Recommended specified items from the menu
  • Promptly and efficiently responded to customer questions and concerns
  • Completed all cleaning, stocking and organizing tasks in assigned areas
  • Built relationships with customers to increase likelihood of repeat business
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Associate of Arts
8

Waiter

Managed relationships with clientele to assure they were satisfied with service and product.

  • Solved any issues or complaints from clientele, often thinking outside of the box to solve any unusual problems.
  • Managed multiple tasks at a time including multiple people, transactions, and orders all while making sure they were organized to assure efficiency.
  • Worked in a team environment and had opportunity to train new employees as they were hired
  • Set and reached individual goals as a server and as a team for servers
  • Was awarded top server in efficiency, work ethic, and customer service.
  • Maintained a clean atmosphere, was responsible to keep area clean, and help clean other areas if there was slow time
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Family
9

Head Waiter

Prepared and plated appetizers, entrees, and desserts according to the Chefs Specifications

  • Ensured presentation was aesthetically pleasing
  • Welcomed and inform guest of seating arrangements and menu selection
  • Supervised waiters on room coordination and adjustments
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Liberal Arts
10

Server/waiter

Greeted customers and seated within a timely fashion.

  • Provided a fine-dining experience with attentiveness and quality service
  • Engaged customers with the utmost respect and friendly manner
  • Prepared cocktails and spirits for quests, as well as an understanding of a variety of wines
  • Averaged within the top two sales for consecutive months
  • Overall, kept a focus of a quality service to ensure repeat customers.
  • Rolled/polished silverware, as well as folding linens in fine dining setting
  • Polished glasses, restocking of wine, beer, and spirits
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Business And Management

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