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Summary


Friendly and courteous server with six years' experience in a restaurant and bar setting. Proficient knowledge of food, wine and spirits. Seeking a position in an upscale restaurant, resort, or country club.

Experience


5 & Diner Phoenix, Arizona October 2008 to June 2012

Lead Server
  • Started out a waiter, and then attained the position of lead server which they created for me
  • Oversaw team of servers
  • Was apart of making schedules
  • Picked up tables for other servers when rush got too bad
  • Trained all new incoming servers.
  • Delivered exceptional service by greeting and serving customers in a timely, friendly manner.
  • Routinely supported other areas of the restaurant as requested, including answering telephones and completing financial transactions for other staff.
  • Addressed diner complaints with kitchen staff and served replacement menu items promptly.
  • Quickly recorded transactions in MICROS system to deliver prompt service.

  • Apartment and Home Solutions Phoenix, Arizona November 2005 to July 2008

    Realtor
  • Independent Contractor whose duties included; procuring clients through marketing and referrals
  • Listing houses for sale and lease
  • Finding and matching rental properties for clients
  • Writing purchase contracts and leases
  • Represented clients in new home purchases.
  • Was the trainer for all new incoming agents.
  • Received new agent of the year for 2007
  • Ranked second in referrals for 2007
  • Highest closing rate in 2007
  • Implemented new marketing strategies and procedures used company wide

  • Blue Fig Scottsdale, Arizona January 2004 to October 2004

    Server
  • Set up each morning for service
  • Delivered exceptional service by greeting and serving customers in a timely, friendly manner.
  • Answered questions about menu selections and made recommendations when requested.
  • Quickly recorded transactions in MICROS system to deliver prompt service.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciliation of the cash drawer.

  • Left at Albuquerque Santa Barbara, California June 2002 to December 2003

    Server
  • Paired food with multiple types of tequila the restaurant is famous for
  • Skillfully anticipated and addressed guests' service needs.
  • Consistently adhered to quality expectations and standards.
  • Delivered exceptional, friendly and fast service.
  • Guided guests through menus while demonstrating thorough knowledge of the food, beverages and ingredients.
  • Accurately recorded orders and partnered with team members to serve food and beverages that exceeded guests' expectations.
  • Occasionally bar backed

  • Hyatt at Gainey Ranch Scottsdale, Arizona January 2000 to November 2001

    Server
  • Bussed tables, then expoed, worked way up to server
  • Precisely described menu items and special offerings and appropriately identified wine pairings.
  • Inquired about guest satisfaction, anticipated additional needs and happily fulfilled requests.
  • Received frequent customer compliments for going above and beyond normal duties.
  • Maintained complete knowledge of restaurant menu, including daily specials.
  • Assisted in cashiering and Point of Sale (POS) system procedures during busy hours.
  • Consistently provided professional, friendly and engaging service.

  • Education


    2009 Southwestern College Phoenix, Arizona
    Business Administration