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Summary

Manager with a winning attitude and desire to deliver a exceptional dining experience. Focused on setting high expectations and raising service standards. Versed in planning daily operations, staffing, and inventory management.

Highlights
  • Staff development talent
  • Customer-oriented
  • Strong leader
  • Adaptable
  • Supervisory skills
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Hiring and training
  • Operations management
Experience
Manager 04/2012 to 06/2013 Whataburger San Antonio, TX

Conducted daily pre-shift and weekly departmental meetings to ensure organizational efficiency.

Scheduled and directed staff in daily work assignments to maximize productivity.

Efficiently resolved problems or concerns to the satisfaction of all involved parties.

Minimized loss and misuse of equipment through proper restaurant supervision and staff training.

Assigned tasks and oversaw the direction of employees to ensure compliance with food safety procedures and quality control guidelines.

Restaurant Manager 01/2010 to 03/2013 Jack In The Box San Antonio, TX

Continually monitored restaurant and took appropriate action to ensure food quality and service standards were consistently met.

Counseled and disciplined staff when necessary.

Managed accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.

Developed and maintained exceptional customer service standards.

Exhibited thorough knowledge of foods, beverages, supervisory duties, service techniques, and guest interactions.



Co Manager 04/2001 to 01/2010 Wendy's San Antonio, TX

Regularly updated computer systems with new pricing and daily food specials.

Carefully prepared weekly payroll to keep up with projected revenue for the week.

Developed and maintained a staff that provided hospitable, professional service while adhering to policies and business initiatives.

Performed restaurant walk-throughs to gauge timeliness and excellent service quality.

Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage, and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.

Optimized profits by controlling food, beverage and labor costs on a daily basis.





Education
High School Diploma 2000 John F Kennedy San Antonio, TX, U.S
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Professional Summary

Highly-skilled freelance creative artist, driven to fulfill the planned concept or desired results of each project. Adaptable and flexible team player able to cope well with obstacles and remain true to goals.

Skills
  • Excellent people skills
  • Adapt to diverse groups
  • Point of sale knowledge
  • Energetic and driven
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Complex problem solving
Work History
Sales Consultant, 02/2018 to Current
BARR Landscaping LLC. Birmingham, AL
  • Applied excellent communication skills and ability to establish rapport to close sales and meet targets.
  • Used consultative sales approach to understand customer needs and recommend relevant offerings.
  • Increased sales by fostering relationships with customers, implementing business strategies and suggesting areas for improvement.
  • Delivered recommendations to long-term accounts to promote brand awareness to key audience.
Creative Director, 12/2017 to Current
Freelance Artist Birmingham , AL
  • Initiated ongoing creative partnership with Southern Living Magazine and Cooking Light Magazine, divisions of Meredith Corporation. Performed various creative functions including set design for photo shoots, staging, tablescaping, and content creation. 
  • Key collaboration with video producer TK McKamy on the set of Thomas Rhett's music video for the song "Marry Me". Executed prop selection and creation, consulted on shoot location, and wardrobe styling. 
  • Ongoing partnership with prominent Birmingham event planner, stage designer, and interior store owner Cindy Barr. Services provided include set design, wedding design, staging, prop purchasing, and miscellaneous administrative duties.
Waiter, 05/2010 to 08/2014
Tortugas Cafe Birmingham, AL
  •  Guided guests through menus while demonstrating thorough knowledge of the food, beverages and ingredients. 
  • Assertively upsold alcoholic beverages, appetizers and desserts.
  • Effectively listened to, understood and clarified guest concerns and issues. 
Education
Associate of Applied Science: Business Supervision and Management , 2018
Shelton State Community College - Tuscaloosa, AL
  • 3.7 GPA
  • Coursework in Business Administration and Management, Communications and Accounting
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Professional Summary
Hardworking Server who thrives under pressure and goes above and beyond to create unforgettable guest experiences. 1 year experience serving up to 120 dinner guests at an upscale restaurant. Customer-oriented server with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Focused and successful at multi-tasking and delivering prompt and friendly service to all customers. Maintains a positive attitude and a great sense of humor during peak hours. Skilled stevedore with experience in the tourism industry. good with service knowledge. Barista Experience.  
Skills
  • Organised and efficient server
  • Thrives in fast-paced environment
  • Committed team player
  • Courteous, professional demeanour
  • Fast, eager learner

 

  • Quick problem solver
  • Good peoples skills
  • Take pride in work 
  • Respect and support to employers
  • hard worker 
Work History
Host, Waiter Assistant, Food Runner Mar 2018
The Office On Angove North Perth, WA
  • Consistently provided professional, friendly and engaging service.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about the restaurant's menu and products.
  • Routinely cleaned work areas, glassware and silverware throughout each shift.
  • Developed and maintained positive working relationships with others to reach business goals.
  • Demonstrated genuine hospitality while greeting and establishing rapport with guests.
  • Guided guests through menus while demonstrating thorough knowledge of the food, beverages and ingredients.
  • Provided friendly and attentive service.
Host, Waiter Assistant, Food Runner Jul 2017 - Current
The Office On Angove North Perth, WA
  • Consistently provided professional, friendly and engaging service.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about the restaurant's menu and products.
  • Routinely cleaned work areas, glassware and silverware throughout each shift.
  • Developed and maintained positive working relationships with others to reach business goals.
  • Demonstrated genuine hospitality while greeting and establishing rapport with guests.
  • Guided guests through menus while demonstrating thorough knowledge of the food, beverages and ingredients.
  • Provided friendly and attentive service.
  • Inventoried and restocked items throughout day.
Education
High School Diploma: 2017
John Curtin College of the Arts Fremantle, WA, Australia
In for The Gifted And Talented Program for DRAMA. 
Hobbies
  • Surfing 
  • Hiking
  • Basketball
  • Guitar 

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Professional Summary
cashiers highly effective at anticipating and accommodating customer needs. Friendly, punctual and enthusiastic team player. Customer-oriented server with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Food and beverage expert. Recently licensed in preparation and sale of alcoholic beverages, bar procedures, and liquor laws. Cashier and waiter bringing a strong work ethic, interpersonal skills, and customer service expertise. Fluent in spanish.
Skills
  • Organized and efficient server
  • Quick problem solver
  • Lifts and carries up to 180lbs
  • Courteous, professional demeanor
  • High energy
  • Committed team player
  • Up-selling capability
  • Menu planning
  • Customer service
  •  driver license
  • Problem-solving
  • Depth perception
  • Friendly demeanor
  • Team leadership
  • Time management
  • spanish fluency
  • Critical thinking
  • Excellent judgment
  • Efficient precision
  • Sales expertise
  • Customer service oriented
  • Safe food handling
  • Presentation skills
  • Training personnel
  • Decision-making
  • Outgoing and energetic
Work History
Cashier, 08/2017 to 12/2017
Walmart Neighborhood Market Albuquerque, NM
  • Trained new cashiers on procedures, customer service and sales techniques.
  • Moved new inventory to the sales floor and arranged on shelves or other displays in an attractive manner.
  • Notified management of security, vandalism and theft concerns.
  • Kept work areas clean, neat and organized for maximum productivity.
  • Ran cash register at busy retail establishment.
  • Responded to customer requests and directed to merchandise.
  • Directed customers to store locations.
  • Greeted customers promptly.
  • Described products and services in detail.
  • Assisted customers in selecting items based on needs.
  • Reported security and service incidents to management.
  • Collected and stored coupons.
  • Assisted on the sales floor as needed to maintain service standards.
  • Responded to customer concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Completed all daily tasks and special assignments with an efficient and quality-driven approach.
  • Operated a cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with 100% accuracy.
  • Stocked and replenished merchandise according to store merchandising layouts.
  • Cleaned and organized the store, including the checkout desk and displays.
  • Identified potential shoplifters and alerted management.
  • Trained 4 new sales associates each quarter.
  • Welcomed customers into the store and helped them locate items.
  • Educated customers about the brand to incite excitement about the company's mission and values.
Waiter, 02/2018 to 04/2018
Country Pride Albuquerque, NM
  • 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.
  • Routinely supported other areas of the restaurant as requested, including answering telephones and completing financial transactions for other staff.
  • Set dining tables according to the type of event and service standards.
  • Addressed diner complaints with kitchen staff and served replacement menu items promptly.
  • Immediately reported accidents, injuries or unsafe work conditions to manager.
  • Demonstrated genuine hospitality while greeting and establishing rapport with guests.
  • Guided guests through menus while demonstrating thorough knowledge of the food, beverages, and ingredients.
  • Provided friendly and attentive service.
  • Inventoried and restocked items throughout the day.
  • Precisely described menu items and special offerings and appropriately identified wine pairings.
  • Relayed orders to bar and kitchen by quickly and accurately recording guest selections and keying them into the register.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly and courteously.
  • Proactively prepared for large parties and reservations, anticipating planning and staffing needs.
Education
High School Diploma: 2017
La Academia de Esperanza - Albuquerque, NM