Waiter Resume

The waiter resume example can be easily adapted to clearly show your personal experience. The purpose of  your resume is to convince the employer that you have the right hospitality skills, abilities and experience to be an excellent waiter.

Your professionalism should come across clearly in your resume. Format your resume appropriately and ensure that it is grammatically correct with the proper spelling.



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A waiter position in a high-volume restaurant.

A senior waiter in a food service-related industry.

Objective Statement


An energetic and enthusiastic food service professional with proven experience in a fast-paced hospitality environment. Skills and strengths include:

  • ability to multi-task and efficiently handle competing demands
  • outstanding communication and customer service skills
  • able to think quickly and respond effectively to challenging situations
  • successful track record of up-selling food and beverages
  • accurate preparation and processing of bills and payments
  • a team player willing to help out wherever needed

Good working knowledge of :

  • food preparation methods
  • beverage recommendations
  • liquor laws and regulations
  • hygiene and sanitation standards
  • standard food service procedures
  • hospitality etiquette

Work Experience


Cynthia's Restaurant, New York, NY

January 2020 - Date

  • responsible for serving X customers on average per shift
  • welcome and seat guests
  • present and discuss menus
  • answer questions and provide suggestions on food and beverage options
  • take orders and enter into a POS system
  • serve food and beverages including speciality dishes
  • deal promptly with requests and complaints
  • perform running side work throughout shift
  • prepare final bill and process payments
  • clean and set tables


Blue Moon Hotel, New York, NY

September 2018 - December 2019

  • handled 2 sections of the hotel restaurant in an efficient and enthusiastic manner
  • provided prompt and courteous food and beverage service to guests
  • performed breakfast buffet set-up and replenished food items
  • delivered room service orders
  • worked varying shifts including weekends and holidays


Townsend High School, New York, NY

High School Diploma, 2018

Core Competencies

  • communication skills
  • customer service orientation
  • organization and planning skills
  • problem-solving
  • accuracy and attention to detail
  • persuasive skills
  • team member
  • stress tolerance


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Include your own waiter job information into this waiter resume example. Use the detailed waiter job description to help you.

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