Server Resume Sample

Creating a resume that demonstrates your ability to multitask, manage your time and work well with customers can help you stand out when applying for a Server position. Make sure to list your relevant skills and demonstrate your best qualities. You can follow this resume sample as a guide when creating your own resume for a Server role.

Tobias Lawrence



Morgantown, WV(555) 983-1243Tobias.Lawrence@email.com

Professional Summary

Highly trained food and beverage professional with 10+ years of experience in the restaurant industry seeks Server position with ACME Steakhouse.

Skills

  • Expert at Microsoft Office programs; advanced knowledge of POS systems such as Macros; advanced knowledge of Google Drive

  • Strong leadership and training skills; have led group training with up to five new hires

  • Ability to assess and analyze cash flow spreadsheets and data

  • Ability to problem-solve under pressure and handle high-volume transactions and customer flow

  • March 2015 Employee of the Month, Connie’s Bar & Grill

Work History

  • Train and evaluate new Servers on menu awareness and front-of-house opening and closing responsibilities

  • Monitor and evaluate new Servers during their first 30 days on the job, including performance appraisals to end probationary period

  • Serve up to 15 tables at a time with efficiency, courtesy and professionalism; ensure customers are satisfied with their experience

  • Utilize Microsoft Excel to track and record new Server sales and progress for review with management each week, resulting in increased productivity

  • Collaborated with Bartenders to develop daily bar specials for guests, including suggested menu pairing

  • Delivered daily specials with detail and responded to guest questions for over 100 daily menu items

  • Opened and closed the restaurant for three out of five shifts per week, including counting cash for front-of-house and bar registers

  • Trained Servers each week on new menu items and allergen safety guidelines for guests, including different ingredients and preparation methods

  • Guided customers in selecting from over coffee and tea choices, resulting in improved customer satisfaction

  • Trained new Baristas on coffee etiquette and proper use of the espresso machine, milk foamer and sandwich press

  • Managed coffee and tea accounts payable and receivables weekly; inventoried stock, including fresh produce, coffee and pantry items

  • Initiated weekly surveys to assess customer service and patron satisfaction; surveys resulted in 11% increase in customer satisfaction over the following three months

  • Guided customers in selecting from over coffee and tea choices, resulting in improved customer satisfaction

  • Trained new Baristas on coffee etiquette and proper use of the espresso machine, milk foamer and sandwich press

  • Managed coffee and tea accounts payable and receivables weekly; inventoried stock, including fresh produce, coffee and pantry items

  • Initiated weekly surveys to assess customer service and patron satisfaction; surveys resulted in 11% increase in customer satisfaction over the following three months

Education

Additional Information

  • Languages: Fluent Spanish

  • Membership in local Morgantown Chamber of Commerce

  • Food Handler Safety Certification (expires December 2019)