Foodservice

Foodservice
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Resume Examples Objectives and summaries
Foodservice
Foodservice
Resume examples
Resume Examples Objectives and summaries

Bartending

Bartender

Experienced

Deliver bar service at bar connected to 5-star hotel establishment. Communicate with customers providing attentive and fast service. Restock bar and share product knowledge with new and frequent customers. Schedule and train new staff.

  • Brought in customers from hotel side by sharing advertising materials with room service providers who would leave marketing collateral in customer rooms.
  • Minimized prep time of mixed drinks by offering daily specials for quick prep drinks on busy nights.

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Bartender

Experienced

Bring unique product knowledge and personable attitude to boost bottom line performance for a popular local establishment. Evaluate and improve processes to ensure business success.

  • Introduced successful “cocktail of the week” promotion, earning additional sales weekly.
  • Discovered and integrated a new beverage management software application to reduce inventory losses by 15% and improve tracking and maintenance of inventory.
  • Earned staff award for “Hardest Worker” and “Most Positive Attitude” three years in a row.

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Restaurant service

Waitress

Entry level

Brings excellent customer service to local patrons by meeting standards for service delivery. Offers friendly and approachable attitude to encourage positive experiences. Volunteers to assist other staff and kitchen team with food prep and cleaning or work surface maintenance whenever possible.

  • Generated repeat customers that brought consistent $800 per month in additional bill totals.
  • Co-created a table turn-over and sanitation process that reduced wait times for new customers by up to 10 minutes.

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Waitress

Experienced

Oversees stellar customer satisfaction by anticipating and proactively meeting customer needs before they arise. Learns regular customer needs and fills in for bartenders and scheduling lead. Mentored new servers and brought solutions to improve service efficiency and speed.

  • Brought $7k in additional monthly revenue by working new open shift hours after expanding overall business hours.
  • Created new server guide to specialty menu items that increased server awareness and improved table service speed.

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Restaurant management

Bar manager

Experienced

Oversaw staff training and development for popular local lounge and bar. Recruited, hired, and trained staff, ensuring consistent support for a well-trained hospitality team. Tracked and analyzed client data and trends to make actionable, data-driven decisions.

  • Revitalized bar menu with greater product variety and updated design to incorporate new branding model passed down from ownership.
  • Developed promotional and seasonal offerings based on tracking and evaluation of bar traffic and demographics.

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Executive chef

Experienced

Coordinate overall success of food service delivery impacting the bottom line by collaborating with business leadership on menu items and partnerships. Manage daily kitchen activities, plan and assign work to crew, and report data and trends to management teams.

  • Developed modern strategy incorporating team and vendor cooperation that reduced overall event planning and execution time.
  • Converted the general restaurant atmosphere to an inclusive environment that brought in greater diversity and quality customers.

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Chef

Sous chef

Experienced

Oversaw 5 cooks and 10 kitchen staff at high-volume restaurant. Managed preparation workflows for entrées, specialty dishes, and desserts. Proposed unique offerings to chef for approval. Streamlined preparation of dishes to improve quality, efficiency, and customer satisfaction. Developed and implemented policies and procedures that helped meet operations and food safety guidelines.

  • Proposed three new dishes to Chef and ownership team that ended up generating additional revenue weekly.
  • Started “Brunch” menu and earned the company thousands in additional weekend revenue with successful execution.

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Pastry chef

Experienced

Managed and led kitchen for the popular bakery, floating between 2 of the 3 local chains. Ensured sanitation standards and established effective, compliant protocols for kitchen staff. Recruited and hired excellent kitchen crew additions to streamline workflows. Consulted with customers to build dream designs for private events.

  • Generated greater revenue by moving to a second local store 1 day a week and creating masterpieces that garnered custom commissions.
  • Improved production and efficiency by delegating kitchen staff to specific roles.

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Fast food

Food delivery driver

Experienced

Delivers end-to-end customer service from order to doorstep delivery. Aids kitchen prep staff and fills in during staff shortages. Offers positive attitude and flexibility to ensure smooth operations and motivate team members.

  • Brought down overall delivery time from 20 to 15 minutes by implementing car inspection system that ensured tanks were full and drivers were prepared to go at all times.
  • Created workflow checklist that improved accuracy of and prep time for orders.

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McDonalds crew member

Experienced

Oversaw accurate preparation and service process for popular fast-casual food chain. Delivered support to all staff members and took on additional responsibility where required to see customers satisfied. Handled issues and escalations with proper communication under stressful circumstances.

  • Dropped customer complaints from 5 to 1 per month by using appropriate de-escalation techniques.
  • Implemented schedule display chart for staff that decreased missed shifts by 50%.
  • Created a system for back-end workers to track low inventory items before they ran out.

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Cook

Prep cook

Experienced

Precisely and accurately prepared entrée and appetizer ingredients to maximize efficiency and inventory product yield. Managed and tracked ingredients and rotate stock to reduce seasonal food costs and reduce spoilage. Measured and regulated kitchen equipment and usage to ensure proper cooking time and temperatures. Cross-checked chefs to increase accuracy of food preparation.

  • Improved the product yield 20% by proposing “build your own salad” option that reduced use of unconsumed ingredients.

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Line cook

Experienced

Produced quality entrées and other served items. Ensured operations flow by managing efficient food preparation, supervising and training staff, and mastering food presentation and portion controls. Met quality and food and safety compliance standards. Upheld sanitation standards for busy kitchen and prepared food without risking cross-contamination.

  • Gave tours to class of aspiring chefs from local college culinary program.
  • Developed restaurant’s popular “special sauce” that became a staple of the restaurant.
  • Named “Employee of the Month” for six months over tenure.

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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

Experienced

Leveraged years of hospitality and catering principles to deliver food handling and preparation as well as customer event success through on-time delivery of contracted products and services. Coordinated with event venue staff, hosts, vendors, and planners to realize seamless event execution.

  • Built fledgling catering start-up from $10k to $100k in annual revenues by promoting flawless catering reputation.
  • Generated three recurring clients keeping the company on retainer after demonstrating superior catering quality at audition events.

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Baker

Baker

Experienced

Managed daily kitchen production for internationally known local bakery. Mastered baking, shaping, and finishing of various types of breads and pastries. Maintained bakery equipment, troubleshooting, fixing, and coordinating with vendors to purchase or improve kitchen tools. Limited waste and spoilage through proper portion control and stock rotation.

  • Reduced waste 15% by altering standard bread loaf size.
  • Increased price per product by $1.50 with rebranding and new packaging design, improving profits by $0.75 per item.

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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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All job titles Assistant restaurant manager Baker Banquet server Bar manager 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

Bartending

Talented Bartender leveraging formal bartending certification and 10+ years of experience at busy establishments of varying size. Excellent communicator with interpersonal skills and flexibility to meet specific customer demands. Adaptable professional with full-time and shift-work availability.

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Restaurant service

Customer service expert with 10+ years of experience delivering impactful support to restaurant dining room operations. Comfortable in a team environment assisting other staff and management personnel by consistently volunteering to aid where needed.

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Restaurant management

Skilled Restaurant Manager with 10+ years delivering supervision of restaurant operations including staff hiring and management, HR requirements, inventory tracking and ordering, and menu management. Creates opportunities for restaurant growth by introducing modern technology and tools to the service environment.

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Chef

Innovative chef with 10+ years commitment to French cuisine preparation and presentation design, including 2 years under the tutelage of renowned international Chef Augusta Reed. Featured in Chef Weekly magazine cover article under award for “Best Plate Presentation” (2017). Proven history directing 100-table dining services while mentoring and guiding kitchen talent to highest quality performance.

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Fast food

Efficient professional with 5 years of experience leading crew at a major fast-casual restaurant chain. Brings process improvements to create streamlined work environment. Harnesses talent for leadership to delegate team tasks and supervises excellent quality customer service.

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Cook

Experienced and active Line cook who brings order to the chaos of kitchens at busy restaurants. Creates reputation of accuracy and reliability with history of turning around inefficient kitchen staff teams to create swift, painless service delivery. Keeps a clean workspace and follows company safety and hygiene policies.

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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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Baker

Passionate baker with 6 years of artistry creating skilled masterpieces for formal and informal events. Voted “Best Local Baker” in Local Competition for 3 consecutive years. Demonstrates innovative portfolio of master cake decorating techniques including piping, stenciling, and sculpting.

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Objective examples

Bartending

Skilled bartender seeking employment during nights and weekends, transferring extensive experience in fast-paced, chaotic environments. Excels under pressure, with demonstrated ability in keeping up with customer demand and increased bar profits at current position by 25%.

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Restaurant service

Adaptable restaurant server seeking team lead position in a challenging restaurant environment. Demonstrated ability to maintain detailed menu knowledge and provide top-notch customer service, while excelling in cross-training opportunities and team building.

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Restaurant management

Experienced assistant restaurant manager seeking to excel as a manager at a renowned restaurant, transferring existing skills in management and team leadership. Proven ability to reduce employee turnover rate by 25% by leveraging conflict resolution skills and fostering a team-focused environment.

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Chef

Experienced Sous Chef looking to join a restaurant as a Head Chef, leveraging 7 years of experience leading culinary and kitchen support staff. Proven track record fostering a sense of teamwork and enthusiasm, and reducing food preparation waste by 15%.

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Fast food

Seasoned restaurant manager seeking to utilize large-chain restaurant experience to increase business at a trending local restaurant. Proven track record of meeting company sales goals, cost control, profitability, and employee retainment.

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Catering

Practiced caterer seeking transition to team leadership role in wedding-focused a catering operation, transferring years of experience from all aspects of catering. Demonstrated ability to exceed expectations under pressure, reducing unnecessary waste by 15% and increasing customer satisfaction by 30%.

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Baker

Talented baker seeking employment at a unique pastry shop to make use of unique art and design abilities. Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects in a bakery kitchen while taking a lead role in the design and artistry of cake decorations, boosting sales by 25%.

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