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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

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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Restaurant service

Waiter

Experienced

Assisted customers with menu selection, answering questions on ingredients, meal preparation methods, and allergy safety. Approached guest tables frequently to ensure a satisfying dining experience and to assist with any issues. Tracked supply availability and collect payments with receipts.

  • Greeted and assisted customers in a 150-guest dining room event.
  • Memorized 20+ specials and described dishes to guests to ensure satisfaction with selections.
  • Advised customers on menu specials and meal ingredients, recommending specific menu items based on their dietary and allergy needs.
  • Recorded orders for food and beverages and entered all information into the cash register system for receipt issuance and transmittal to the kitchen.
  • Recommended specialty drinks, served customers a wide selection of wines, and kept the dining space clean by removing empty plates and glassware.

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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

Restaurant supervisor

Entry level

Under the guidance of the senior restaurant supervisor, managed the daily operations of a high-scale and highly-rated fine dining restaurant, including the selection, development, and evaluation of 15 – 20 employees in addition to overseeing the inventory of food and supplies.

  • Demonstrated exceptional sanitation practices for handling food, cleaning cooking and dining areas and ensured compliance with restaurant policies and standards.
  • Helped to maintain the restaurant’s professional and positive image with the community, consistently analyzing reviews and correcting sub-standard performance.
  • Estimated the restaurant’s needs for food ingredients and supplies, placed orders with vendors, and scheduled deliveries.
  • Ensured a safe working environment to reduce the risk of injury, and completed accident reports quickly and efficiently.
  • Created and maintained an up-to-date and accurate summary of restaurant staffing needs to ensure there was no employee shortage and all shifts were fully covered.

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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

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

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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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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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

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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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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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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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

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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 service

Confident, responsible, and service-oriented waitress with 2 years’ applicable experience serving customers in high-speed dining establishment. Detail-oriented and efficient multitasker with strong interpersonal skills, the ability to remember complex food and drink orders, and knack for going above and beyond to provide excellent customer service. Organized, proficient, and adaptable professional leveraging active listening skills and proficiency with POS systems.

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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

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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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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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

Proven and reliable catering specialist with over 5 years of experience. Efficiently and effectively prepares, delivers, and serves bulk meal orders to customers based on customized menu selections and event types. Excellent communicator who establishes a great rapport with clients to ensure their requests are met and events proceed flawlessly. Accomplished and locally recognized for dedication and high ethics.

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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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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

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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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

Creative and motivated Asian cuisine chef seeking an opportunity in a 5-star rated establishment. Accountable for a variety of exotic dishes that meet the expectations of customers and managers. Demonstrated personality skills to build rapport with coworkers and customers.

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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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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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