Most resume/ job hunting experts now recommend sending a cover letter with every resume even if it’s not demanded in the job advertisement. Cafeteria Worker cover letters help the employer see some relevance among the candidate’s skills and job requirements.

In a cover letter for the position of cafeteria worker, one must demonstrate good public relations skills since the job involves daily public dealing. Additionally a cover letter for this position requires a reflection of hospitality and customer care skills and expertise.

Following is a sample cover letter designed to accompany a cafeteria worker resume.


Sample Cover Letter for Cafeteria Worker Resume


Matt Hopkins

67 Heavenly Ave | Wilmington, DE 45982 | (008) 455. 3221 | matt.hopkins @ email . com

December 15, 2013

Mr. Timothy Rogers, HR Manager
Al’s Café
78 Rodney Square
Wilmington, DE 45982


Dear Mr. Rogers:

I came across your job advertisement in today’s newspaper and I immediately set out to write this letter to apply for the position of cafeteria worker at Al’s Café. Your job description sparked my interest because it perfectly aligns with my profile.

My hands on experience in cafeteria service has trained me fully as a cafeteria worker and I intend to utilize and demonstrate all acquired skills at Al’s café through first class service delivery. Following is a brief overview of my standing in the four core competencies you have demanded for the position:

Food service and order taking: Hands on experience in food service during rush hours, track record of efficiently taking orders, processing them and delivering warm food in conciliation with the order details

Cashiering: Proven ability to generate bills accurately and proficiently, receive cash and maintain cash receipt inventory

Familiarity with kitchen equipment: Well versed in operating kitchen equipment including microwaves, dish warmers, toasters and electric ovens and fryers etc

Beverages handling: Able to suggest and serve various beverages, adept at usage of coffee brewers, knowledgeable of various types of coffee beans and tea varieties

Furthermore, my social nature, willingness to do make-up shifts for absent co-workers and ability to work efficiently in a team are some additional qualities that could be of great use for your café.

My resume is attached for your consideration. I enthusiastically anticipate an interview to discuss my capabilities in detail. During next week, I will call your café to confirm the receipt of this job application. If you have any queries, I’ll be available at (008) 455-3221.

Thank you for your time and consideration.



Matt Hopkins

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