Catering Server Resume Samples

A Catering Server will undertake the task of serving food and drinks to guests at dinners and at special events. Essential duties and responsibilities listed on the Catering Server Resume include the following – setting up the table and the place, arranging tablecloths and other items on the tables, setting up the buffet; carrying plates of food and serving guests; keeping glasses filled, removing used plates and glasses, replenishing utensils, performing cleaning tasks, maintaining high standards of cleanliness and safety; and adhering to the appearance or grooming standards.

The most common sought-after qualifications include – clear communication skills, excellent customer service skills, prior work experience, ability to follow directions, and other physical requirements as needed by the job such as – standing for long hours, walking frequently from one table to another, and ability to lift heavy items. A high school diploma or GED is preferable though not necessary.

Catering Server Resume example

Catering Server Resume

Summary : Catering Server with 2+ years of experience. Highly effective at anticipating and accommodating guests needs. Friendly, punctual and enthusiastic team player. Focused and successful at multi-tasking and delivering prompt.

Skills : Communication Skills, Organization Skills, Customer service.

Description :

    1. Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
    2. Regularly interacted with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
    3. Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
    4. Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches, and surfaces when beginning a new task.
    5. Cooked and served food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions.
    6. Practiced safe food handling procedures at all times.
    7. Provided exceptional service to customers by being friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodating.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED


Catering Server Resume

Objective : As a Catering Server,  greet guests, escort them to seats, hand guests menus, take food and drink orders, serve beverages and food in a variety of different locations and environments.

Skills : Memory for Patrons and Their Orders, Leadership, Conflict Resolution.

Description :

    1. Worked both large corporate-sized events and also smaller-scale events like weddings in small intimate settings.
    2. Maintained a high level of customer service and hospitality.
    3. Remained the company's hallmark Made sure that all guests.
    4. Greeted with a smile and helped accordingly Mixing and serving alcoholic beverages to customers.
    5. Created beverage lists, menus, and drink promotions.
    6. Followed all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverages.
    7. Checked a customer's identification to confirm that they are legally able to consume alcohol.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Catering Server Resume

Objective :  To work as part of a team and are required to help coworkers in order to improve work flow and service satisfaction. Responsible to keep tables and dining areas clean and organized.

Skills : Customer Service, Records Management, Accountability,.

Description :

    1. Prepared packing, unloading, set up, service, and breakdown of corporate tents.
    2. Followed established set up procedures to prepare tents with linens, tables, chairs.
    3. Greeted all guests with appropriate greetings.
    4. Maintained a proper dining experience by fulfilling customer needs.
    5. Removed trash from tables, replenishing banquet trays and providing alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks.
    6. Properly opened and pouring wine as needed. Kept an inventory of backup items.
    7. Performed basic cleaning tasks as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Catering Server Resume

Headline : A polite and reliable individual. Familiar with the menu and how things are prepared, how they taste, and be able to describe food items proficiently. Able to handle special requests to our menu.

Skills : Customer Service, Conflict Resolution,Ability to Keep up in a Fast-Paced Environment.

Description :

    1. Set-up tables for service. Executed service with attention to detail.
    2. Delivered all guest needs in a timely manner.
    3. Successfully executed all requests and provided the best possible experience.
    4. Related to co-workers and carry out guest's demands in a timely manner through the effort of others.
    5. Able to up-sell products and services of the company.
    6. Trained in anticipating guest's needs.
    7. Experienced at high-volume bars and restaurants.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Catering Server Resume

Summary : Responsible for assisting in set up of the front of house responsibilities, which could be table service, the set up and breakdown of buffets, and food and beverage stations.

Skills : Microsoft Office Word, Critical Thinking, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Worked in a busy catering environment, serving hot lunches, clearing tables, general upkeep of the kitchen and dining area.
    2. Served food to customers, assist with carving stations and bar preparations.
    3. Provided a warm welcome for customers.
    4. Received food & drink orders & serve customer requests to the standards required.
    5. Ensured timely delivery of all food & beverage items to customers.
    6. Answered guest queries in a polite and helpful manner.
    7. Passed food orders through to the kitchen staff promptly.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Catering Server Resume

Summary : As a Catering Server, responsible for the delivery and service of food and/or beverage items to our clientele in a friendly, courteous and timely manner resulting in guest satisfaction.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Critical Thinking, Organization Skills, Customer service.

Description :

    1. Received food & drink orders & serve customer requests to the standards required.
    2. Ensured timely delivery of all food & beverage items to customers.
    3. Answered guest queries in a polite and helpful manner.
    4. Passed food orders through to the kitchen staff promptly.
    5. Full product knowledge of all menu items.
    6. Ensured the food service area is left clean and tidy once all the guests have left.
    7. Performed other duties that required reaching, bending, standing, and continuous mobility while serving guests.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED

Catering Server Resume

Headline : To provide the best dining experience for each guest through prompt and efficient service. Responsible for providing “best in class” service to the guests.

Skills : Leadership, Conflict Resolution, Memory for Patrons, and Their Orders.

Description :

    1. Worked in a busy catering environment.
    2. General upkeep of kitchen and dining and service areas.
    3. Assisted with set up and break down of game day buffet.
    4. Collaborated with team members to ensure the preparation of all foods.
    5. Helped with breakfasts, lunches, and dinners.
    6. Helped with catering multiple functions at once.
    7. Hang decorations, arranged table linens, and placed cutlery/utensil items.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Catering Server Resume

Headline : Responsible for assisting in the proper execution of weddings and high-end social catered events. To Work under the general direction of the Catering Captain, with some latitude for independent judgment.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Conflict Resolution,Ability to Keep up in a Fast-Paced Environment.

Description :

    1. Monitored food distribution, ensuring that meals are delivered to the correct recipients and that guidelines.
    2. Cleaned or sterilized dishes, kitchen utensils, equipment, or facilities.
    3. Placed food servings on plates or trays according to orders or instructions.
    4. Removed trays and stack dishes for return to the kitchen after meals are finished.
    5. Loaded trays with accessories such as eating utensils, napkins, or condiments.
    6. Stocked service stations with items such as ice, napkins, or straws.
    7. Prepared food items, such as sandwiches, salads, soups, or beverages.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Catering Server Resume

Objective : To ensure smooth and professional food and beverage service during events and catering with an emphasis on high standards in appearance, hospitality and customer satisfaction.

Skills : Critical Thinking, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Set up and cleaned stations as well as working to assist other stations.
    2. Charged with keeping the temperature on a timely schedule for the safety of all students and keeping a report on this each night.
    3. Followed guidelines as far as portions that we were trained to keep.
    4. Worked in a very intense and fast-paced environment.
    5. Worked very well with others, as far as getting stations clean.
    6. Set-up early and assisting other stations with their duties.
    7. Carried food, silverware, or linen on trays or use carts to carry trays.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Catering Server Resume

Headline : To perform food and drink serving duties at dinners and special events while interacting with guests in a positive, friendly and efficient manner.

Skills : Cleaning Skills, Management Skills, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Provided exceptional service to clients.
    2. Assisted with kitchen preparation as needed in a timely manner.
    3. Directed guests to facilities as required.
    4. Ordered and special requests from clients and fulfill in the utmost professional way.
    5. Set-up the event space as per the client's request as well as break-down the event space.
    6. Washed dishes, cleaning silverware, and polishing china.
    7. Maintained exemplary food handling and safety and operation practices.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED