Waiter Sample Resume

John Richardson
4583 State Street
Chicago, Illinois 00000
Home: 000-000-0000
Cell: 000-000-0000
Fax: 000-000-0000
Email: johnrich@noemailhere.com
Website: www.personalblog.com

To obtain a position as a waiter in an upscale restaurant in Newark, NJ.

Summary of Qualifications
  • Outgoing personality with strong analytical, customer service, and creative problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work in diverse environments and with diverse groups. Extensive knowledge of hospitality etiquette, food preparation, and customer service training.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Work Experience
Senior Waiter:
May 2003 - Present, Julianne Foods, Inc., Newark, NJ
  • Assist food preparers in order completion by informing chefs of client preferences and immediate response upon food call.
  • Handle two sections of restaurant with punctual, friendly service for new and current customers.
  • Assist managers in writing menu options and price adjustments.
  • Implement an online marketing plan to promote Julianne Foods, Inc. to a larger audience.
  • Produce direct mail pieces for current client base to increase sales.
  • Increased sales by 3% last year due to diligence, friendly service, and prompt response to inquiries.
Waiter: January 2002 - May 2003, Joey's Italian Restaurants, Newark, NJ
  • Assisted clients in menu decisions.
  • Provided consistent prompt, friendly service.
  • Track record of successful client retention by serving methods.
  • Assisted Assistant Manager in closing restaurant.
  • Maintained cleanliness in dining area.
  • Participated in monthly staff meetings and training sessions.
Waiter: March 2000 - January 2002, Trylle Restaurant, Newark, NJ
  • Improved restaurant customer service by 5% annually.
  • Assisted Assistant Managers in preparing work schedules.
  • Produced engaging fliers, postcards, and mail pieces to increase company awareness.
  • Provided friendly customer service to new and current customers.
  • Increased sales by 2% with client retention techniques.
  • Participated in bi-weekly staff training sessions.
Temple University, Trenton, NJ
  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality
  • Minor in Marketing
*References: Available upon request.