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Resume Templates: Retail And Restaurant Associate


Resume Templates: Retail And Restaurant Associate

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Beverly Mendoza 100 Broadway Lane

New Parkland, CA, 91010

Cell: (555) 987-1234



Diverse Retail and Restaurant Associate with more than ten years of experience in the retail and restaurant industries, often working in settings combining multiple skills. Specialize in ensuring a positive customer experience through attentive service and sound knowledge of retail items and menu selections. Proficient in the use of cash registers, scanners and computerized systems that process credit card and debit card information.


    • Extensive retail and restaurant associate experience
    • Vast knowledge of retail merchandise
    • Waitressing and kitchen experience
    • Consummate upseller
    • Efficient multitasking abilities
    • Friendly and dependable
    • Natural communication skills


Work Experience

November 2014 to Present Clear Water Hotel & Resort–New Cityland, CA Retail and Restaurant Associate
• Greet guests at large hotel gift shop and help customers find specific items.
• Work hotel restaurant area during especially busy times, with duties including taking orders, interacting with customers, refilling coffee and tallying fees for meals to be included on guests’ bills.
• Keep hotel gift shop fully stocked, place orders for new merchandise and unpack merchandise deliveries. October 2005 to September 2014 Waterfront Inn–New Cityland, CA Retail and Restaurant Associate
• Operated inn gift shop with minimal supervision.
• Helped out at inn’s outdoor cafe area.
• Answered questions from guests visiting the gift shop and gave directions to local attractions and shopping districts when asked. September 2002 to August 2005 McMillian’s Department Store–New Cityland, CA Retail Associate
• Successfully completed hundreds of sales.
• Assisted customers as requested.
• Politely explained the benefits of higher quality products without pressuring customers. March 2002 to September 2002 Tom’s Diner–New Cityland, CA Restaurant Associate
• Took food orders.
• Assisted cook in the kitchen.
• Ensured that dining areas and kitchen areas were clean.



2002 New Horizons Community College, New Cityland, CA Associate’s Degree, Hospitality