Dining Room Attendant Resume Sample

Updated on: December 9, 2015


Forgoing the resume when applying for a dining room attendant job is the worst advice anyone can give you. Despite many experts announcing that the resume is dead, it continues to be a standard need during the job application process. Simply sending in a cover letter is not going to cut it. If your cover letter is not accompanied by a resume, it will definitely be binned – either physically or in that neat little icon on your desktop!

Do not send just an ordinary resume. Put some effort into writing your resume. Make sure that it is eloquently written and has the quality to attract the reader. You may use the following resume sample for a dining room attendant as a reference:


Dining Room Attendant Resume Sample


James Hicks

101 Pueblo Drive ● Billings ● MT 01272 ● (000) 414-5454● jameshicks @ email . com


SUMMARY: An organized and hardworking individual with over 6 years of experience in working in the food service industry. Adept at performing a combination of duties to facilitate and smooth out food service within a dining establishment. Well-versed in
• Laying and clearing tables with a great amount of accuracy and promptness
• Arranging furniture to make room for large groups of restaurant patrons
• Providing appropriate bussing services in a fine dining environment
• Completing daily setup procedures of the dining room by ensuring that all setup activities are performed in a time-efficient manner


• Bussing • Fine Dining
• Supplies Replenishment • Restaurant Maintenance
• Banquet Set-up • Stocking and Inventory
• Drink Preparation • Vending Machines Handling
• Routine Cleaning • Dispenser Management
• Food Garnishing • Food Safety and Hygiene

• Suggested “real time” garnishing for certain menu items, which brought about an increase in interest in those particular items
• Assisted in hosting a lunch gathering for 52 restaurant patrons and received commendation for exceptional service delivery
• Reorganized the condiments inventory system and increased efficiency in managing items by 63%
• Conducted 3 educational seminars on food hygiene and safety at the “level of bussers” as part of a training program


Dining Room Attendant | THE PANTRY, Billings, MT | Apr 2012 – Present

• Greet patrons and assist them in locating their choices of tables
• Ascertain that waiters / hosts are available to provide menus and take orders
• Assist waiters in recording orders and serve welcome drinks to patrons
• Provide support to the kitchen staff in preparing food items by ensuring portion sizes and garnishing dishes
• Refill drinks and water glasses and ensure that condiments are available on the table at all times
• Assist waiters in serving orders ensure that any incorrect order is immediately taken care of
• Clean tables and chairs after patrons have left and ensure that clean tablecloths are immediately placed
• Bus tables with clean flatware, dishware and glassware and condiments
• Serve complimentary starter baskets to patrons and make and serve coffee and other special drinks
• Ascertain that seating arrangements are properly handled for large groups of patrons
• Bus banquet and buffet tables and serve as a point of contact for patrons
• Ascertain the overall cleanliness and maintenance of the restaurant area

Kitchen Helper | LUNA, Billings, MT | May 2009 – Apr 2012

• Ascertained the cleanliness, maintenance and hygiene of the kitchen area
• Cleaned and sanitized surfaces and counters
• Provided assistance in preparing food items by cutting, chopping and marinating
• Set kitchen equipment timers and ensured that dishes are ready for food to be poured in
• Performed garnishing duties and ensured that proper food portioning is done

HOOFERS HIGH SCHOOL, Billings, MT – 2009
High School Diploma