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Lillian Edwards

123 Fake Street
City, State, Zip Code
Cell: 000-000-0000


Efficient restaurant Team Member with strong interpersonal and time management skills. Prior work in both fast food and casual dining environments. Hard-working and dependable with high-performing nature and customer-service focus. Holds current California Food Handler’s Card and American Red Cross CPR Certification.


  • Friendly waitress
  • Cashier background
  • Results-oriented
  • Training and mentoring
  • Recipe knowledge
  • Open/close procedures
  • Accurate money handling
  • Clean and neat appearance
  • Professional and friendly
  • Superior work ethic


February 2010 to Current
Company Name City, State
Team Member

  • Work in every position in the restaurant, based on need, sometimes switching mid-shift.
  • Train new team members on restaurant protocols and mentor closely to improve performance.
  • Manage shifts, including scheduling, work allocation, and cash handling, in absence of supervisor.
  • Answer staff questions and customer service requests.
  • Supervise breaks and ensure continuity of service.
  • Improved Tuesday night business 20% by suggesting a half-off drinks night.

April 2007 to January 2010
Company Name City, State
Team Member

  • Prepared cook-to-order burgers and side items.
  • Filled drinks and created desserts.
  • Stocked front and back of house.
  • Assisted management with opening and closing duties, cash counting, and training of new hires.
  • Screened resumes and suggested potential candidates.

July 2005 to April 2007
Company Name City, State

  • Took customer orders in-person and by phone and processed cash, credit, and check payments.
  • Kept counter area neat and clean.
  • Monitored dining area to alert management of issues or cleanup needs.
  • Filled in for dining and kitchen staff as needed.
  • Earned Employee of the Month seven times.