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Restaurant service

Waitress

Entry level

Increased restaurant overall sales revenue by building and maintaining impactful customer relationships. Leveraged relations to ensure repeat guests and ensure brand loyalty.

  • Communicated with customers before, during, and after their meals to establish repertoire.
  • Utilized interpersonal and problem solving skills to resolve issues and provide optimal customer service.
  • Offered recommendations and conducted frequent check-ins.
  • Petitioned customers to come back and request me by name for a guaranteed positive dining experience.

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Waiter

Entry level

Delivered multiple orders simultaneously and interacted directly with guests, taking additional orders when needed. Provided support to bartender staff by serving cocktails, soft beverages, and desserts timely. Worked under pressure and adapted to flexible hours during high season.

  • Welcomed guests, took food orders, and served complimentary water and tea to customers.
  • Received incoming phone calls for booking inquiries and delivery orders and to-go orders.
  • Stocked silverware, napkins, plates, and other dining supplies. Scored 90% for side work performance in yearly reviews.
  • Helped supervisors with refilling supplies and cleaning the stocking room.
  • Reset tables quickly after each customer by cleaning the counter, restocking silverware, refilling condiments, and setting up new plates.

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Bartending

Barista

Entry level

Assisted an average of 50+ customers within 1-hour period during exceptionally busy breakfast rush. Handled complex orders and maintained café work area cleanliness throughout.

  • Ensured accuracy when taking and delivering beverage orders.
  • Leveraged organization skills to keep orders segmented and paired with the proper customer during high-volume time periods.
  • Collaborated with café employees to deliver orders quickly and efficiently.
  • Utilized downtime to tackle additional responsibilities such as cleaning and restocking products.

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Bartender

Entry level

Maximized nightly profits by providing top quality customer service to repeat customers. Established and maintained friendly relationship to bolster customer experience.

  • Interacted with every customer as they approached the bar.
  • Took and keyed in food and drink orders within a timely fashion.
  • Monitored customer experiences while multitasking to complete bar management and cleanliness tasks.
  • Established and maintained friendly and inviting repertoire with repeat customers.

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Restaurant management

Executive chef

Entry level

Developed recipes and determined how to present dishes for two Asian-cuisine restaurant establishments. Inspected, ingredients, supplies, equipment, and work areas for cleanliness and functionality. Hired, trained, and supervised cooks and other food preparation workers.           

  • Checked the freshness of food and ingredients and made adjustments to daily menus according to availability.
  • Worked with external clients and vendors to manage and cater special events from planning to executing stages.
  • Followed all established safety policies and procedures and ensured the accuracy of incident reports and documents.
  • Created and implemented professional culinary development training practices in food preparation, operation of equipment, food safety, and sanitation.
  • Participated in and attended departmental meetings, staff development, and professional programs as appropriate.

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Restaurant manager

Experienced

Oversaw delivery of exceptional dining experience to earn local business. Maintained low costs and turnover to generate greatest profit margins. Developed and executed daily management procedures including opening, closing, and cash handling. Analyzed customer consumer data and produced reports or evaluations supporting data-driven recommendations for improvement.

  • Used winning attitude and creative promotion development to meet or exceeded sales goals monthly.
  • Reduced waste 20% through expert application of forecasting and trend analysis.

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Chef

Chef

Entry level

Strong attention to detail, able to meet all scheduling commitments, and aptitude to anticipate the needs of coworkers and customers. Exceptional ability to work collaboratively on complex and custom dishes; interacts with diverse groups including dishwashers, servers, and managers.

  • Inspected and ensured food ingredients were fresh before preparing meals while maintaining food safety and sanitation standards.
  • Handled, packaged, stored, and kept accurate logs of ingredients and food according to restaurant policies.
  • Maintained a safe and sanitary work area, including cookware, dishes, utensils, equipment, and cooking surfaces.
  • Met expectations of customers and managers, representing and promoting the restaurant by preparing and expediting meals according to established recipes.
  • Assisted kitchen staff and kept stations stocked with kitchenware, cookware, condiments, and other ingredients.

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Chef

Experienced

Oversaw menu development and preparation standards for high-end local restaurant featuring delectable and unique food presentations. Directed kitchen operations and service for 50-tables including management of 8+ staff.

  • Revitalized luxury restaurant atmosphere with complete menu overhaul, generating 150% revenue increase and improvement from 8 to 4.6 stars local customer satisfaction rating.
  • Earned #1 restaurant ranking in “City’s Best Restaurant” annual contest during first year as Chef.
  • Reduced waste 50% and improved resource and inventory usage accuracy, reducing operational costs 25% within 30 days.

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Cook

Line cook

Entry level

Assisted with daily inventory restocking while fulfilling multiple weekly sanitizing assignments. Organized the kitchen area, including cleaning equipment, replacing damaged utensils, and preparing the workstation with the necessary ingredients in advance.

  • Arranged food for frying, broiling, sautéing, and grilling and ensured proper food storage.
  • Maintained the kitchen area clean and ensured equipment met all safety standards.
  • Prepared high-quality meals promptly and according to the chef’s directions.
  • Inspected the quality of raw and cooked food items and assisted with supply stocking.
  • Assisted the head chef with expediting the process of seasoning, marinating, and battering based on customers’ requests.

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Line cook

Experienced

Worked on multiple areas of the kitchen, including sauté, fry, and grilling stations. Ensured high product quality at all times and maintained cooking standards in line with Restaurant Management specifications. Coached new line cooks on customer service best practices, leading to a 10% increase in client satisfaction.

  • Prepared ingredients and cooking supplies in advance and set up workstations ahead of time to maximize kitchen efficiency during peak hours.
  • Prepared specialty food items for weddings, banquets, and corporate events.
  • Maintained the kitchen environment clean and sanitary in addition to storing perishables safely, dating food containers, and inspecting for any expired food in the storage room.
  • Performed quality checks and routine maintenance of all kitchen equipment.
  • Trained new line cooks on how to follow menu orders, present plates for customers, and prepare ingredients in advance for more complex recipes.

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Fast food

McDonalds crew member

Entry level

Assisted customers at the indoor counter and driver through stations, worked cashiers, checked orders, and relayed orders to cooks. Worked kitchen areas to prepare meals, stock ingredients, and package materials.

  • Conducted accurate sales transactions in-store and on drive-thru shifts in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Greeted customers and answered their questions about menu items, specialty items, promotions, and combinations.
  • Cooked full line of menu items and specialty items, ensuring health and safety standards were met and reporting potential hazards or violations to the crew chief.
  • Cleaned assigned work areas, dining tables, and serving counters meeting establish quality standards.
  • Replenished and stocked service stations, cabinets, and tables, and followed safety protocols to ensure an enjoyable dining experience.

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McDonalds crew member

Experienced

Monitored designated day-to-day operations by the store manager, and organized and delegated duties for staff to align with company initiatives. Provided reports of work situations and responsibilities to scheduled shift staff and communicated information to incoming shift personnel as necessary.

  • Worked multi-hour cash register and drive-thru shifts, addressing customers’ unique needs, and ensuring food and drink orders were taken accurately.
  • Demonstrated exceptional oral and written communication skills with customers, and management to ensure efficient delivery of services.
  • Kept flexibility and attitude that enabled responsibilities and parameters to fit in areas not previously described in this role.
  • Hired, trained, and mentored new employees to take orders, work registers, take inventory, and direct customer complaints to crew chiefs as appropriate.
  • Maintained paperwork and communicated with the store manager and district managers to discuss local strategies.

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Baker

Baker

Entry level

Weighed and mixed ingredients to make biscuits, bread, cookies, and various custom orders. Tracked inventory stock and ensured all supplies were available in the baking area at the beginning of each workday. Sanitized workspaces before and after every baking session and helped with cake decorations.

  • Assisted the head baker with preparing and mixing ingredients for bread, cakes, and rolls according to specified instructions.
  • Set up ovens and other baking equipment by adjusting the required heat based on each item to be baked. Placed baked goods on cooling racks before decoration.
  • Helped staff with packing and labeling baked items and placing them in the frontend display areas for customers to view.
  • Maintained the baking area clean and sanitized daily and after every batch preparation.
  • Decorated cakes for birthdays, anniversaries, and graduations based on clients’ requests.

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Baker

Experienced

Produced quality baked goods by hand and using machinery for accuracy and precision. Devoted a history of artistry to add signature styles to products. Measured and executed proper ingredients to eliminate waste and spoil of inventory.

  • Reduced the risk of injury by strategically placing PPE across kitchen for staff to easily find and use when navigating the kitchen.
  • Reduced spoilage 10% by altering inventory standards for on-hand volumes during specific seasons.

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Catering

Caterer

Experienced

Delivered customer service with discretion and accuracy to produce smooth event operations. Observed high-end catering delivery etiquette to preserve the atmosphere of events based on the customer requirements. Validated identification for age-restricted products and held to compliance standards across the board.

  • Collaborated with managers and co-staff to execute 3-5 events per week serving up to 500 people at events of various style.
  • Earned annual “Best Caterer” award two years in a row.

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Catering manager

Entry level

Hired as an interim catering manager and then promoted to permanent catering manager after 6 months. Demonstrated calm and poise leading the front and back staff at high-end events. Exhibited great judgment under pressure while continuously providing 5-star service.

  • Provide and take constructive feedback to ensure the food preparation and food service teams functioned at high levels.
  • Liaised with clients to build relationships and guarantee excellent service is provided and exceeded expectations.
  • Established and maintained satisfactory relationships with diverse staff and customers at all levels within the company and event sites.
  • Managed multiple events per week and helped the company increase sales by improving brand awareness through positive feedback, reviews, and testimonials.
  • Developed and ensured an immediate focus on staff safety and beneficial customer relations at every event.

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All job titles Assistant restaurant manager Baker Banquet server Bar manager Barback Barista Bartender Busser Caterer Catering manager Chef Dishwasher Executive chef Fast food manager Fast food worker Food delivery driver Kitchen manager Line cook McDonalds crew member Pastry chef Pizza delivery driver Prep cook Restaurant manager Restaurant supervisor Sous chef Waiter Waitress

Objectives and summaries

Summary examples

Restaurant service

Attentive, reliable, and self-motivated waitress with experience serving customers in food service and excellent customer service skills. Supportive and collaborative team player with attention to detail, passion for helping others, and ability to work well under pressure to maintain positive customer experiences and complete daily tasks. Proactive problem solver with excellent critical thinking skills.

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Bartending

Attentive, reliable, and customer-oriented bartender with experience taking orders and interacting with customers in a high-volume and unpredictable restaurant environment. Confident and proficient team player with excellent problem solving, decision making, and communication skills. Energetic, determined, and innovative problem solver who brings critical thinking and multitasking skills to the table.

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Restaurant management

Dedicated, ambitious, and self-motivated restaurant manager with 5 years’ assistant managerial experience and excellent customer service skills. Professional, composed, and reliable shift leader with strong interpersonal skills, flexibility in the face of busy operations and shifting priorities, and passion for process improvement. Collaborative customer relations expert with successful track record of overseeing dining area maintenance and leading promotional events.

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Chef

Highly organized with a willingness to follow orders from the head chef while remaining calm, flexible, and focused in urgently paced and demanding environments. Demonstrates superb interpersonal skills and proficiency in building and maintaining relationships with coworkers of all levels and backgrounds. Flexible and able to perform tasks with minimum to no supervision while encouraging efficient workflow and productivity.

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Cook

A passionate and energetic line cook with exceptional food handling knowledge and the ability to multitask in a high-volume, fast-paced work environment. Dedicated to learning new skills while assisting the team in all necessary tasks with a positive attitude and open mind. Eager to improve the efficiency of the organization while maintaining productive working relationships with supervisors, staff, and customers.

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Fast food

Flexible, honest, and punctual, with the ability to stay calm and focused in fast-paced, stressful situations with changing priorities. Demonstrated strengths in customer service with exceptional communication skills. Team player and multi-tasker that is willing to take on new responsibilities and face challenges head-on. Highly trusted for work ethic, hands-on approach, and ability to get the job done.

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Baker

An energetic baker with strong time management and a fine eye for detail. Able to quickly grasp new recipes, understand ingredient requirements, and knowledgeable of sanitation standards and basic food safety requirements. Aspiring to become an expert in baking cakes, pastries, and sweets that will satisfy customers and bring recognition to the company.

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Catering

Skilled catering professional with extensive knowledge of event organization, management of logistics, and communication with event managers and outside vendors. Manages licensing requirements, event schedules, and compliance issues to effect seamless service delivery.

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Objective examples

Restaurant service

Ambitious and self-driven waitress eager to leverage customer service skills to obtain a food service industry position with long-term opportunities. Adaptable and understanding team player looking to join a supportive and welcoming team.

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Bartending

Communicative and customer-oriented bartender with 5 years’ experience and relevant drink mixing skills eager to join an innovative and friendly team with room for personal and professional growth. Adaptable professional touting proven track record of high-quality customer service skills.

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Restaurant management

Self-motivated and detail-oriented restaurant manager seeking greater opportunities to leverage team leadership experience to pursue business development and growth goals. Hands-on and supportive coordinator eager to obtain a role with increased responsibilities and room for professional growth.

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Chef

Certified Culinary Arts Professional seeking a role to apply skills and methods to develop a solid customer base and business success in the restaurant industry. Ability to work as part of a team in fast-paced and high-traffic environments.

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Cook

Attentive food service professional with extensive knowledge about kitchen operations, cooking equipment, and meal preparation styles. Looking to join an energetic team of cooks, provide outstanding customer service and increase the restaurant’s reputation through fast and attentive service.

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Fast food

Energetic, team-oriented restaurant crew member with 4+ years in the fast-food industry seeking a position to join an organization that employs like-minded professionals with the skills and desire to grow and bring the best possible experience to its customers.

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Baker

Creative individual with a passion for baking and dessert decoration. Demonstrated excellent communication skills and able to quickly interpret recipes. Looking to become a renowned baker and an expert in international pastry, to increase my customer base and achieve long-term customer loyalty.

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Catering

Highly-motivated event planner seeking a rewarding opportunity to work with a catering company that promotes dedication and commitment toward creating unique, unforgettable experiences for clients. Demonstrates exceptional abilities to multi-task, prioritize, and problem-solve in high-stress, fast-paced environments.

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