Buffet Server Resume Samples

The Buffet Server takes responsibility for providing outstanding customer service and to guests who visit the buffet. A professional Buffet Server Resume describes the following duties and responsibilities – undertaking food and drink serving duties at dinners, lunch, and special events; setting up events by placing tablecloths, and arranging table placement and setting up a buffet; carrying plates of food on trays and serving guests; performing cleaning tasks and breakdown services; maintaining high standards of safety and cleanliness, and adhering to grooming appearance standards.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – excellent oral and written communication and listening skills; the ability to speak and hear; customer service skills; excellent oral communication and listening skills; prior waitress or banquet server experience; and physical abilities to lift and move heavy items. Formal education beyond a high school diploma is not mandatory.

Buffet Server Resume example

Buffet Server Resume

Headline : To obtain a position that will utilize the knowledge and collective experience. Organized, independent worker with strong time management skills. Detail-oriented and able to learn new tasks quickly and effectively.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided buffet customers with their desired drink orders as well as taking finished plates in order for them to have more trips up to the buffet.
    2. Set up the cleaned tables with new silverware for the new customers.
    3. Stocked the wet station with cups, mugs, and juice glasses.
    4. Stocked tea bags, cream for the coffee, hot chocolate packets, sugars, straws, and napkins.
    5. Responsible for cutting lemons in anticipation of customers' requests for water with lemon.
    6. Responsible for setting up various machines such as coffee, soda, and juice machines.
    7. Responsible for completing various side work which included: cleaning out the machines, making sure there were enough products for the next shift.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Elementary Education


Buffet Server Resume

Summary : A dedicated and motivated individual looking to enhance my professional skills in a dynamic and stable workplace which will allow me to effectively utilize and develop my talents in an effective and creative manner in a challenging position. Possess strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

Skills : Food / Beverage Preparations, Cash Handling, Time Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Maintained cleanliness of tables and drink stations.
    2. Prepared drinks for guests.
    3. Made sure guests were satisfied with food and service.
    4. Learned how to cater to many different types of guests with many different needs.
    5. Provided service to the buffet guest by serving drink orders, suggesting buffet items, anticipating needs, and answering questions.
    6. Responsible to ensure station areas are fully served with appropriate supplies and needs.
    7. Performed service checks with each guest and works with the Serving Assistant to ensure that the needs of the guest are met. 
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
AA In Interdisciplinary Studies


Buffet Server Resume

Summary : To obtain a Buffet Server position where I can utilize my leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills and show commitment to my job and fellow team members with hard-work and dedication.

Skills : Microsoft Word and Excel, Excellent in Customer Service, Problem Solving Skills.

Description :

    1. Greeted guests and introduce them immediately with a smile.
    2. Took drink orders and make sure that they receive orders in a timely manner.
    3. Checked up with guests periodically to ensure that everything is a good and pre-buss table to avoid dirty dishes overflow.
    4. Conversed with guests now and then to created a personable relationship to secure returning guests asking for me as their server.
    5. Kept area as neat as possible by picking up any trash on the floor.
    6. Refilled drinks even if not asked as a part of excellent customer service.
    7. Always gave a pleasant farewell and a sincere invitation for their return.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certification In R.I.S.E

Buffet Server Resume

Headline : To secure a Buffet Server position with your company that will use my skills in customer service as well as uses my ability to learn new and challenging responsibilities.

Skills : Cash Handling, Filing, and Data Archiving, Familiar with general office equipment.

Description :

    1. Performed assigned side duties.
    2. Always received good shopper reports.
    3. Consistently passed all training classes, TIPS, or safety.
    4. Ensured the environment was ready to pass health department inspection.
    5. Cleared table of finished dishware, and debris.
    6. Made sure needs or questions were met to the best of ability.
    7. Asked for a return visit in a good manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Psychology

Buffet Server Resume

Headline : To attain a career in the business industry, this enables me to utilize my managerial and interpersonal skills. Experienced in taking food orders, operating cash registers, and safely handling food while checking for proper temperatures.

Skills : Great Phone Etiquette, Proficient with Multiple Computer Programs.

Description :

    1. Prepared room for dining by clothing tables and setting decorations, condiments, candles, napkins, service plates, and utensils.
    2. Protected establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies.
    3. Helped patrons select food and beverages by presenting the menu.
    4. Transmitted orders to bar and kitchen by recording patrons' choices.
    5. Kept kitchen staff informed by noting the timing of meal progression.
    6. Served orders by picking up and delivering patrons' choices from the bar and kitchen.
    7. Responded to additional patron requirements by inquiring about needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Buffet Server Resume

Objective : Seeking full-time employment with a great company utilizing my experience with potential growth. Responsible and dependable, with a strong ethic and commitment to my responsibilities. Able to work independently and also as a team member.

Skills : Customer Service, Billing, Scheduling, Detail Oriented.

Description :

    1. Served food as a waitress to the golf members.
    2. Responsible for cleaning up after events, as well as clearing tables when people are finished eating. 
    3. Supported other areas of the restaurant as necessary, such as setup, cleanup, prep work, and equipment maintenance. 
    4. Maintained table service inventory.
    5. Restocked shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with buffet menu items and eatery.
    6. Answered customers' questions about the menu and pricing.
    7. Provided quality customer service and promotional information to enhance the guest's dining experience.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Equivalent In Marketing Management

Buffet Server Resume

Summary : To provide prompt, attentive, and courteous service to dining room guests at all times in accordance with unit policies on guest service. Responsible for maintaining proper sanitation of the dining room and side station areas while adhering to the Serve-Safe food sanitation program.

Skills : Multi-Tasking, Serving Skills, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Cooked all backup food for the entire shift plus the next shift.
    2. Kept buffet full of all foods.
    3. Checked food temp constantly.
    4. Helped customers feel at home during their dining experience. 
    5. Cleaned and reset tables. Cleaned and restocked the serving station at the beginning and end of shifts.
    6. Accepted payments from customers and made changes as necessary.
    7. Apportioned and served food to patrons.
    8. Served drinks and clean off tables. 
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Or Equivalent

Buffet Server Resume

Objective : To provide exceptional guest service in the Buffet restaurant. Responsible for taking drink orders and providing efficient table maintenance in The Buffet area. Ability to memorize menu and upsell menu items.

Skills : Clean Restrooms, Customer Relations, Genuine Hospitality.

Description :

    1. Maintained a professional tone of voice and words at all times, including during peak rush hours.
    2. Politely answered phones promptly and recorded and confirmed reservations.
    3. Welcomed and acknowledge all guests in a friendly, service-oriented manner.
    4. Actively complied with all health department regulations and rectified issues immediately.
    5. Maximized table turns and rotated seating for maximum guest satisfaction.
    6. Washed buffet, restaurant, and banquet items, including silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, equipment, and displays.
    7. Assisted servers and dining room hosts and quickly responded to guests' needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Psychology

Buffet Server Resume

Summary : As a Buffet Server, Responsible for providing exceptional customer service to guests visiting the buffet. To provide drinks and any other guest request.

Skills : Food Preparation, Positive Attitude, Table Settings.

Description :

    1. Greeted guests, take beverage requests, deliver.
    2. Removed plates, refilled drinks. 
    3. Greeted each and every customer with a smile.
    4. Greeted and serviced guests in all aspects of buffet service explained menu stations and exceeded guest expectations. 
    5. Greeted customers and deliver drinks and bread to tables.
    6. Helped set up the buffet, served and hot food broke it down and cleaned up-including doing dishes.
    7. Greeted all guests immediately and arranged for beverage orders.
    8. Responded to all customer complaints and needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Buffet Server Resume

Summary : To obtain a Buffet Server position. Knowledge of product being served including ingredients and condiments. To assists guests with product information and or services.

Skills : Communication Skills, Teamwork, Good Memory, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Responsible for providing quality service for up to 25-30 tables during a shift.
    2. Acted as a liaison between guests and kitchen staff.
    3. Remained courteous, polite, and upbeat at all times during interactions with guests.
    4. Worked as a team player in order to exceed the customer service quality benchmarks set by upper management for each service area.
    5. Delivered a fulfilling and impressionable serving experience to each guest while they are dining.
    6. Participated in a semi-annual employee response survey of immediate supervisors, allowing employees to express their questions and concerns. 
    7. Managed the salad bar area and made sure the area was cleaned and the salad bar was fully stocked for customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED