Producing a first draft for your fast food worker resume is important. Why? Because you really cannot pass off the first time you write a resume as the actual resume. Once the first draft is written, you will notice a dozen things wrong with it as you go through it. So the first draft needs to be the part where you practice your resume writing skills.
As you sit back and scan the first draft, you will see that there are many changes that it requires. You might want to change the language or the amount of information provided in different resume sections. Whatever is wrong with the resume will be made obvious to you. Based on the first draft, you can come up with a resume, something akin to the sample provided below:
432 17th Street NE ● Northwood ● ND 58965 ● (999) 999-9999 ● rodowe @ email . com
FAST FOOD WORKER
Well groomed and pleasant in meeting the public.
SUMMARY: A customer service-oriented person with hands-on experience in providing high quality food service to restaurant patrons. Well-versed in using POS systems for automated order taking along with exceptional expertise in handling cash and credit transactions. Special talent for:
• Accurately taking orders for food items and ensuring prompt delivery of orders to customers’ tables.
• Preparing daily food items in accordance to the restaurant’s recipes and food hygiene standards.
• Monitoring and ordering supplies by coordinating efforts with procurements officers and onboard suppliers.
• Planning, preparing and delivering food items to customers with special dietary needs.
|• Safe Food Preparation Procedures||• Inventory Control|
|• Complaint Resolution||• POS Systems|
|• Wrapping and Packaging||• Maintaining Cleanliness|
|• Food Preparation||• Special Dietary Needs Assistance|
|• Clientele Building||• Upselling|
|• Menu Development||• Banquet Setup|
|• Payment Collection||• Cash Register Balancing|
• Greet customers as they arrive and present them with menus
• Provide information regarding the day’s specials and any discounts available on meals
• Assist customers in choosing items of the menu by providing them with food complementing information
• Inquire if customers would like to dine in or take their orders with them
• Take orders for food and beverage items and attempt to upsell sidelines
• Punch orders in the POS system, process cash or credit card transactions and tender change
• Prepare food items according to recipe standards in a prompt and accurate manner
• Place food items on trays or pack them in paper bags for customers to take with them
• Ascertain that condiments and napkins are included with both types of orders
• Serve dine-in customers on their tables and ask if they would like anything extra
• Ascertain the cleanliness of the restaurant area and make sure that counter are constantly tidied
• Held 5 training workshops on safe food preparation procedures, as part of in-house new employee training initiatives
• Developed a diet menu in conjunction by incorporating patrons’ feedback, resulting in an increased clientele
• Consistently met sales targets by encouraging customers to buy extra food items, such as drinks and sidelines, with their meals
• Saved the business $23500 by locating a lost POS entry, resulting in obtaining a bonus from the management
• Took orders from students and staff members and provided them with information on the day’s specials
• Assisted in preparing food items by cutting, chopping and marinating meats, vegetables and fruits
• Prepared menu items according to standard recipes provided by cafeteria manager or chef
• Dished out food in appropriate portions and added garnishing
• Served or packed food items to customers who want to either dine in or take their orders with them
• Ascertained the overall cleanliness and maintenance of the cafeteria
NORTHWOOD HIGH SCHOOL, Northwood, ND – 2005
High School Diploma
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