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Putnam Valley, New York, United States
February 03, 2018

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Work History


** ****** **, *******, ** 10541 (C) 1-845-***-**** Food service worker with exceptional interpersonal skills. I'm reliable, punctual, and I work well under pressure. I thrive independently or with others as a team. I'm an outgoing employee that's well versed in cash and food handling procedures, and enthusiastic about taking a step forward towards a stable career path.

Extensive food/beverage knowledge

Food regulation compliance

Able to handle food products frequently

Food preparation experience

Schedule flexibility

Strong time management skills

Organized and efficient server

Quick problem solver

Thrives in fast-paced environment

Committed team player

Courteous, professional demeanor

FoodCurrent Server 07/2009 to

Eveready Diner – Brewster, NY

Consistently provided professional, friendly and engaging service. Skillfully promoted items on beverage lists and restaurant specials. Followed all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage to uphold proper health standards.

Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about the restaurant's menu and products. 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. Engendered customer loyalty by remembering personal preferences and allergy information. Maintained and operated espresso machines, blenders, commercial coffee brewers, coffee pots and other equipment.

Food Server 12/2005 to 07/2009

Seven Stars Restaurant – Brewster, NY

Set dining tables according to type of event and service standards. Quickly recorded transactions in MICROS system to deliver prompt service. Routinely cleaned work areas, glassware and silverware throughout each shift. Demonstrated genuine hospitality while greeting and establishing rapport with guests. Guided guests through menus while demonstrating thorough knowledge of the food, beverages and ingredients.

Host, Food Server 04/2001 to 11/2005

Charlie Brown's Steakhouse – Mohegan Lake, NY

Provided friendly and attentive service.

Inventoried and restocked items throughout day.

Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly and courteously.

Restocked the salad bar and buffet, refilled condiments, organized pantry area and swept and mopped floors.

Resolved guest complaints quickly and efficiently. Assertively upsold alcoholic beverages, appetizers and desserts. Effectively listened to, understood and clarified guest concerns and issues. Education

Cook, Food Preparation 03/1999 to 08/2001

Mona's Trattoria – Croton Falls, NY

Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.

Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards. Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces when beginning a new task to avoid cross-contamination.

Practiced safe food handling procedures at all times. Verified freshness of products upon delivery.

Regularly interacted with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels. Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation. Associate of Applied Science: Food Service, Hospitality Management 2002 Westchester Community College - Valhalla, NY

High School Diploma: 1999

Carmel High School - Carmel, NY

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