Foodservice

Foodservice
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Foodservice
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Bartending

Bartender

Experienced

Build rapport with clientele from all walks of like, creating friendly atmosphere. Upsell products and food items by memorizing specials and recipe details like vegan, gluten-free, and other alternative diet options.

  • Trained multiple new bartenders, serving as first point of contact and reliable staff coordinator.
  • Built valuable relationships with local businesses to cross-sell products and earn additional revenue of up to $5,000 monthly.
  • Boosted average customer spending by up to $10 through upselling.

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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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Restaurant service

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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Waiter

Experienced

Deliver exceptions service quality as senior staff member with oversight of scheduling, inventory management and tracking, and training of new servers. Resolves escalated customer issues with dignity under pressure and interpersonal communication skills. Manages front-of-house operations in absence of restaurant manager as senior trusted staff member.

  • Upsold $7k in high-end wine sales and by adding table-side uncorking to standard service provision for all wait staff.
  • Earned customer vote for Best Wait Staff in business, 2017.

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Restaurant management

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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Restaurant supervisor

Experienced

Oversaw general operations and compliance of three regional restaurants. Carried out timely communications to solve complex issues across locations. Gathers regional statistics and performed in-depth analysis to develop recommendations for all establishments under the brand or individual franchises. Completed performance analyses for Restaurant Managers and approved new promotions or partnerships with local businesses.

  • Incentivized restaurant success through competitions between all locations under jurisdiction.
  • Reduced waste through blanket policies and inventory tracking and maintenance training.

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Chef

Sous chef

Entry level

Oversaw deliveries of food and beverages, and checked package contents to ensure restocking of all needed supplies. Cleaned and sanitized kitchen areas and prepared fresh meals in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Verified portion sizes and prepared food items in compliance with cooking guidelines and waste control procedures.

  • Prepared poultry, meats, and seafood items using a variety of cooking techniques, including broiling, grilling, frying, and baking.
  • Verified accurate food supplies at each line station to prevent delays and deliver a smooth service.
  • Created high-quality, fresh breakfasts and lunches under tight time constraints.
  • Coordinated the activities of line cooks engaged in food preparation and ensured proper communication and a pleasant environment among all kitchen staff.
  • Checked supplies in refrigerators and freezers before each shift and verified correct temperatures.

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Sous chef

Senior

Managed the daily operations of the culinary department, including staff focus and productivity in high-volume, fast-paced environments. Sourced ingredients to meet customers’ dietary needs and developing new menu items to boost the restaurant’s reputation.

  • Co-managed a busy kitchen of over 35-line cooks, pastry chefs, fry cooks, and prep cooks.
  • Reduced food waste by 21% through more cost-effective food options and menu changes.
  • Monitored all kitchen sanitation practices ensuring employees followed all standards and regulations and committed to high-quality food and exemplary customer service.
  • Prepared sauces and sauteed entries for a 250-seat fine-dining restaurant event.
  • Created a well-balanced menu to meet different dietary needs, including lactose-free, gluten-free, and vegan meal choices.

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Fast food

Fast food worker

Experienced

Oversaw customer service and food preparation for high-volume fast-casual food chain. Led rapid, accurate service delivery as part of small, efficiency-focused teams. Generated ideas to improve processes and customer experience as well as encourage teams to perform to higher standards.

  • Raised overall Google rating from 3.5 to 4.2 stars by soliciting reviews from satisfied customers.
  • Introduced scheduling app to the manager which streamlined staff scheduling and leave requests.
  • Improved vendor deliveries by volunteering to unload trucks, creating less interruption of services.

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Fast food manager

Experienced

Supervises food service delivery for up to 7 rotating team members. Hired, trains, and schedules new employees on quality standards and customer service provision. Promotes team environment by leading daily and weekly team meetings. Processes HR, operations, and accounts Payable and Receivable (A/P and A/R).

  • Increased individual employee performance ratings by 50% after hosting training and one on one mentoring sessions.
  • Brought down sanitary product costs by locating a local vendor with 20% price reduction.

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Cook

Line cook

Senior

Managed kitchen operations to produce 150+ high-quality entrees per day, trained kitchen staff on food handling procedures, and negotiated agreements with vendors to reduce the costs of supplies by 13%.

  • Memorized all menu items and instructed line cooks on how to set up each order, including preparing the ingredients, setting up cooking times, and achieving the proper quantities.
  • Facilitated kitchen operations by creating recipe files, simplifying prep sheets, and outlining an accurate staff rotation system for each shift.
  • Verified production orders, reviewed menus, and made the necessary meal modifications to meet customers’ dietary needs.
  • Cooperated with the Sous Chef to introduce new menu items and exotic meals for seasonal catering and in-house special events.
  • Assisted clients with meal choices, recommending specific items based on allergy and dietary needs.

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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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Catering

Banquet server

Experienced

Created warm, welcoming environments through flawless etiquette at high-end events. Provided prompt and accurate service delivery, collaborating with kitchen and wait staff to ensure orders were filled. Ensured satisfaction of guests with regular follow-ups and shared specific menu information and recommendations. Adhere to quality standards and food and safety regulations.

  • Earned reputation for anticipating needs of customers and guests and accurately delivering food and beverage service.

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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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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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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

Leads highly-effective teams as an experienced restaurant manager focused on satisfying customer expectations and building strong profit margins. Brings a history improving customer reviews and adding to the company’s bottom line through strict quality control and by creating innovative service offerings.

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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

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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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

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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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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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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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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