Dynamic and engaged server who is excited to jump into any situation to offer a helping hand. Overall positive, adaptable, intuitive, with a genuine interest in the well-being of customers and teammates.
Server, The Yard House
Columbus, Ohio • March 2019 — Present
Prepare room for dining by clothing tables and setting decorations, condiments, candles, napkins, service plates and utensils
Protect establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety and alcohol beverage control policies
Help patrons select food and beverages by presenting menu; offering cocktails; suggesting courses; explaining the chef's specialties; identifying appropriate wines; answering food preparation questions
Stay updated on current menu choices, specialties and menu deviations, knowing if the kitchen staff is running out of any items, etc.
Transmit orders to bar and kitchen by recording patrons' choices; identifying patrons' special dietary needs and special requests
Keep kitchen staff informed by noting timing of meal progression
Server, Rookery Bar & Grill
Columbus, Ohio • January 2017 — March 2019
Greeted all guests in a courteous and respectable way.
Took verbal drink and meal orders according to guest preference.
Served high quality food and checked all orders to ensure they are complete, prepared as ordered, portioned correctly and attractive in appearance.
Monitored and oversees food temperatures during hot and cold handling to reduce the incidence of risk factors known to cause food borne illness.
Maintained high level of cleanliness for stations and pantry.
Performed side work during shift downtime including but not limited to rolling silverware, restocking condiment holders, cleaning work areas, etc.
Server, Streak's Gastropub
Columbus, Ohio • September 2014 — November 2016
Welcomed and greeted guests to make them feel comfortable.
Informed guests of specials and menu changes.
Made recommendations you genuinely feel your guests will enjoy.
Answered questions about our food, beverages and other restaurant functions and services.
Took food and beverage orders from guests, enter orders in our point-of-sale system which relays orders to the kitchen and bar.
Delivered food and beverages from kitchen and bar to guests in a timely matter.
Performed side work at the start and end of each shift as required by service station assignment.