Food Service Supervisor

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Your Name
Food Service Supervisor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded May 2019 - Present
Food Service Supervisor
Directed a team of 35+ staff, achieving top 10% customer satisfaction rates for food quality and service within the company
Developed and implemented new menu items, generating an increase in average ticket size by 8% in 2021
Pioneered the integration of HACCP principles into the daily operations, resulting in a reduced incident rate by 25%
Designed a training program that improved food service operations and increased staff productivity by 15%
Managed inventory control and reduced food waste by 20% through strategic ordering and use of ingredients January 2016 - April 2019
Shift Manager
Supervised a team of 20+ staff members ensuring efficient food service operations
Implemented ServSafe guidelines into daily routines, achieving a safety incident decrease of 35%
Contributed to developing a new seasonal menu, leading to a 10% uplift in total restaurant sales
McDonald’s May 2012 - December 2015
Senior Server
Facilitated the daily food preparation process, enhancing food quality and customer satisfaction
Manaaged customer complaints ensuring 95% resolution and maintained high-standard customer service
Assisted with stock management and inventory control, aiding a 5% cost saving for the branch
Resume Worded Institute April 2019
Certificate in Food Service Management
Coursework focus: Food safety and sanitation, customer service, and business fundamentals
Resume Worded University April 2012
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition
Focus on Dietetics and Food Management Systems
Awards: Dean's List (Top 10%)
Management and Supervision Tools: Staff Scheduling, Inventory Management, Cost Control, Conflict Resolution
Food Preparation and Safety: Menu Crafting, Food Presentation, Knife Skills, Sanitation Best Practices, Allergen Management
Software and Technical Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, NutriBase (Nutrition Analysis Software), POS Systems
Certifications: ServSafe Manager Certification (2018), Certified Food Handler (2016)
Volunteer Work: Participated in annual charity events delivering meals to underprivileged community members (2017 - 2020)
Achievements: Employee of the Year at Resume Worded (2020), Overcame business challenges during global pandemic leading team to achieve 95% customer satisfaction rates (2019)
Your Name
Food Service Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Subway April 2018 - Present
Food Service Manager
Orchestrated the daily operations of the restaurant, serving over 500 customers daily and ranking as the top performing Subway in the district
Influenced the development of dietetic-friendly menu items, causing a 12% increase in sales and customer base
Spearheaded the adoption of food service sanitation procedures, resulting in a 100% pass rate on health inspections since implementation
Upheld stringent food quality control, reducing complaint rates by 30%
Implemented a dynamic inventory management system reducing wastage by 18%
Burger King January 2015 - March 2018
Kitchen Manager
Directed a culinary team of 25 members maintaining top 5% in food safety within the chain
Revamped cooking procedures and improved food preparation efficiencies by 15%
Introduced a more robust quality control system, bolstering customer satisfaction by 25% May 2010 - December 2014
Food Service Associate
Participated in the menu development process, leading to an overall improvement in customer satisfaction
Managed food and beverage inventories and reduced material loss by 6%
Upheld high standards of hospitality management and food service, contributing to a significant increase in repeat customers
Resume Worded Institute April 2018
Certified Professional Food Manager (CPFM)
Awarded after rigorous training and performance evaluation
Resume Worded University May 2010
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Management
Participated in university's food service management training programs
Specialization in food service management
Food Safety & Sanitation: HACCP, Allergen Awareness, Food Safety Certification (NSF), Sanitation (ServSafe, SQF)
Management: Staff Management, Inventory Control, Safety Compliance, Quality Assurance, Procedure Implementation
Technical: MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), POS Systems, Inventory Management Software
Financial: Budgeting, Financial Reporting, Cost Control, P&L Management
Certifications: ServSafe Manager Certification, Food Protection Manager Certification (FPMC) - National Registry of Food Safety Professionals
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer at local food bank (2012 - Present), Team Leader - Annual Community Kitchen Event
Awards & Acknowledgements: Employee of the Year - Subway (2019), Best Performing Manager - Burger King (2016)
Professional Development: Attended Annual National Restaurant Association Show (2015 - 2021), Completed Advanced Food Hygiene Training
Your Name
Restaurant Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded June 2017 - Present
Restaurant Manager
Oversaw daily restaurant operations including catering responsibilities and succeeded in increasing overall revenue by 25%
Devised and implemented strategic initiatives to enhance food service operations, improving customer service level by 30%
Championed a staff training program focussing on nutrition knowledge and food safety, enabling the team to provide an enhanced dining experience
Played a strategic role in menu development, expanding customer base by 15% and boosting overall sales by 20%
Created an effective inventory control system, resulting in a reduction in food costs by 10% and increased profitability
Pizza Hut January 2014 - May 2017
Assistant Restaurant Manager
Conducted daily quality inspections, guaranteeing food service sanitation standards were consistently maintained
Assisted in managing a team of 30 members, resulting in increased team efficiency
Played a key role in food & beverage stock control, ensured availability and freshness of all stock items
McDonald’s June 2010 - December 2013
Waitstaff Supervisor
Supervised a team of 15 staff ensuring optimal food quality and service
Actively participated in staff training on new food items, enhancing knowledge base and efficiency
Contributed to inventory management and ordering, maintaining a stock accuracy of 98%
Resume Worded Institute January 2017
Certified Foodservice Manager
Certified by the National Restaurant Association
Resume Worded University May 2010
Bachelor of Business Administration - Hospitality Management
Coursework included: Restaurant Management, Food and Beverage Management
Restaurant Management Tools: OpenTable, TouchBistro POS, ResyOS, Lavu, Upserve
Financial Management: Budgeting, Financial Reporting, Inventory Management, Vendor Negotiations
Business Skills: Customer Service, Employee Training, Regulatory Compliance, Quality Assurance
Staff management: Performance Review, Scheduling, Conflict Resolution, Hiring and Onboarding
Certifications: Certified Professional Food Safety (CP-FS) - National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), 2020
Training: Advanced Mixology Training - Bartending School, 2018
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer, Community Soup Kitchen, 2011, 2013-2015, 2017
Professional Associations: Member, National Restaurant Association, Since 2017
Your Name
Food Server
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded July 2020 - Present
Food Server
Swiftly adopted HORECA strategies, enhancing guest dining experiences and boosting restaurant repeat customer rate by 30%
Integrated Adobe Photoshop skills to significantly improve in-house advertising, lifting revenue by 15%
Utilized knowledge in Food & Beverage regulations, leading to impeccable health inspection records
Optimized use of IBM SPSS in analyzing customer satisfaction survey results, guiding dining experience enhancements which lifted customer satisfaction rates by 40%
Introduced ‘table waiting’ techniques that improved table turnover rate by 25%
Red Lobster January 2018 - June 2020
Implemented modern mixology techniques, increasing drink sales by 35%
Employed practiced customer service skills, contributing to the establishment’s remarkable 90% guest satisfaction rate
Demonstrated efficient inventory management strategies, leading to a 20% reduction in beverage wastage
Starbucks October 2016 - December 2017
Bolstered coffee sales by 25% through creative Marketing of seasonal beverages
Maintained a clean and organized coffee station, resulting in reduction of customer wait time by 10%
Incorporated research on coffee-drinking trends, leading to innovative drink creations
Resume Worded Institute June 2018
Certificate in Food and Beverage Service Management
Comprehensive understanding of the food and beverage industry
Part-time training concurrent with Bartender role at Red Lobster
Resume Worded University August 2016
Bachelor of Business in Hospitality Management
Emphasis on Customer Service and Operations Management, Graduated Cum Laude
Food Service Skills: Table Setting, Point of Sale Systems (POS), Food Safety and Sanitation, Menu Memorization, Liquor Laws, Allergen Knowledge, Wine Pairings
Beverage Skills: Espresso Machine Operation, Bar Inventory Management, Cocktail Recipes, Draft Beer Dispensing
Customer Service: Conflict Resolution, Multi-tasking, Attention to Detail, High Volume Handling, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: ServeSafe Food Handler Certificate, Bartender Mixology Certification
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer Bartender at local Pro-Bono Pub, offering services for charity fundraisers
Career Enhancement: Attended Hospitality Management Workshop, Increasing Customer Loyalty Seminar
Accomplishments: Employee of the Month at Red Lobster (March 2019), Starbucks Barista Champion Winner (2017)
Your Name
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE February 2021 - Present
Maximized table turnover rate by 20% through efficient service and cooperation with kitchen staff
Skillfully used Adobe InDesign to create appealing menu designs, contributing to a 15% increase in food sales
Integrated proficient use of Microsoft Access to effectively manage customer reservations, increasing table utilization by 30%
Implemented compelling Event Management practices, leading to successful coordination of high-profile dining events boosting reputation
Honed impeccable Hospitality skills, leading to high praise in customer reviews and a 90% satisfaction rate
TGI Fridays July 2018 - January 2021
Restaurant Server
Applied proficient Food & Beverage knowledge, contributing significantly to the restaurant’s zero health code violation record
Leveraged Social Media platforms to promote restaurant specials, resulting in a marked increase in customer base
Employed successful upselling techniques contributing to a 10% increase in sales
Outback Steakhouse April 2016 - June 2018
Exhibited exceptional Customer Service skills in managing reservations and addressing complaints, contributing to an inviting dining atmosphere
Led 10% growth in repeat clientele count through personalized service
Maintained clean and organized hosting station, ensuring smooth operations
Resume Worded Institute June 2020
Advanced Certification in Customer Service Excellence
Deepened understanding of customer behavior and improved communication skills.
Pursued part-time while working at Outback Steakhouse.
Resume Worded University August 2016
Certification in Basic Food Safety and Hygiene
Gained comprehensive knowledge of food safety regulations and hygiene protocols.
Award: Best trainee of the year for achieving perfection in assessment.
Service Skills: Food Serving, Beverage Recommendations, Menu Memorization, Upselling, Specials Communication, Dining Room Management.
Operational Skills: Food Safety, Hygiene Standards, Cash Handling, Point of Sale Systems, Table Setup, Clean-Up Tasks.
Interpersonal Skills: Active Listening, Clear Communication, Conflict Resolution, Customer Service, Team Collaboration, Multitasking.
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), French (Conversational)
Certifications: Certified Wine Server (2019), Certified Beer Server (2018)
Leadership & Volunteering: Served as Captain of the town's local charity team, organizing fundraiser dinners (2019 - present), Volunteered in Feed the Nation program, serving free meals to the homeless (2016 - 2018).
Awards: Employee of the Month at TGI Fridays (August 2020), Top Performer recognition at (2021)
Professional Development: Attended Restaurant Hospitality and Management Conference (2019), Participated in Active Listener's workshop (2018)
Your Name
Restaurant Server
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Cheesecake Factory January 2021 - Present
Restaurant Server
Implemented optimal waiting tables system that enabled a 15% reduction in waiting times and boosting customer satisfaction
Developed new menu items using Adobe Illustrator, resulting a 20% increase in weekly sales
Applied effective use of the Hospitality Management skillset to enhance team efficiency and restaurant operations leading to a 25% jump in daily sales
Engaged in comprehensive research to stay ahead with trends in the restaurant industry, resulting in the restaurant being awarded 'Best Innovation in Menu' in the city
Optimized Barista skills to strengthen the dessert and drinks section, leading to a 10% boost in post-dinner sales
Olive Garden May 2018 - December 2020
Improved table assignment system to reduce customer wait time by 20%
Raised social media presence by posting daily specials and events, increasing follower count by 25%
Commended for excellent customer service skills that enhanced the restaurant’s reputation in the local community August 2016 - April 2018
Food Runner
Maintained efficient communication between kitchen and service staff, ensuring timely order delivery
Utilized knowledge of Food & Beverage regulations to ensure quality control for outgoing dishes
Participated in staff training programs boosting team cooperation and efficiency
Resume Worded Institute December 2020
Advanced Course in Food and Beverage Operations
Coursework: Food safety, customer relationship management, alcohol awareness
Certified as food handler by National Restaurant Association
Resume Worded University May 2016
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
Specialized in Food Service Management
Participated actively in restaurant operations at University Cafeteria
Hospitality Skills: Table Setting, Menu Knowledge, Wine Pairing, POS Systems proficiency, Allergen Awareness, Health code standards
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Technical Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, Reservation Systems, Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Certifications: Certified Food Handler, National Restaurant Association (2021)
Volunteering: Assisted in serving meals at local homeless shelters
Projects: Led and developed a team project to improve restaurant efficiency as a part of Hospitality Management coursework at Resume Worded University
Your Name
Catering Supervisor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
Catering Supervisor
Spearheaded the transition into digital menu systems, resulting in an annual reduction of paper waste by 80%
Implemented a new inventory management system, minimizing food waste by 22% and saving an estimated $50k annually
Developed creative, cost-effective menus that increased catering sales by 15%, while maintaining excellent food safety standards
Managed a team of 15 catering staff, fostering a work environment which prioritized customer service and led to a 20% rise in satisfaction rates
Successfully coordinated over 200 large-scale corporate events, demonstrating solid event planning and banquet operations skills
Sodexo June 2016 - December 2019
Food Service Lead
Elevated food and beverage revenue by 12% by conducting market research and redefining menu items
Enhanced overall cleanliness, earning a 98% sanitation score during regular inspections
Led weekly training sessions on ServSafe guidelines, resulting in lower kitchen incidents
Starbucks January 2013 - June 2016
Senior Barista
Received ‘Employee of the Year’ award in 2015 for exceptional customer service
Improved drive-thru efficiency by 15% by introducing a new queuing protocol
Implemented an innovative drink presentation strategy that yielded a 10% rise in return customers
Resume Worded Institute June 2019
Certified Professional in Catering Services
Acquired skills in contemporary catering management practices
Resume Worded University May 2012
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
Specialization: Food & Beverage Management
Awards: Scholar Distinction Award for Outstanding Academic Performance
Catering Techniques: Buffet Management, Menu Planning, Portion Control, Food Presentation, Dietary Requirements, Banquet Operations
Softwares: CaterXpert, Caterease, Total Party Planner, FoodStorm Catering, MarketMan, PeachWorks
Safety & Hygiene: Food Safety Standards, Kitchen Sanitation, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), Hygiene Regulations, ServSafe Certification, Health Department Regulations
Customer Service & Communications: Client Relationship Management, Telephone Etiquette, Complaint Handling, Up-selling, Bilingual: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: Certified Food Handler's License, Certified in First Aid and CPR
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer, City Community Kitchen Program, 2018-2020, Food Donation Drive Organizer, 2017
Courses: Allergen Awareness Training, Risk Management in Catering Services
Your Name
Catering Operations Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE January 2019 - Present
Catering Operations Manager
Executed overall catering strategy, leading to a 25% increase in year-on-year catering sales
Revitalized menu design, incorporating a variety of global cuisines and leading to a 20% surge in customer satisfaction
Oversaw a team of 25 employees, implementing a structured training program that improved staff service by 30%
Managed procurement with strict adherence to budget, resulting in a cost saving of $75k annually
Utilized social media platforms to garner customer feedback, translating to a 15% spike in overall customer engagement
Aramark April 2015 - December 2018
Senior Catering Officer
Facilitated relationships with local vendors, reducing food procurement costs by 15%
Leveraged skills in hospitality management to maintain superior customer relationships
Successfully fulfilled 100% of special meal request orders during service
Hilton Hotels July 2009 - March 2015
Increased bar revenue by 15% through introducing a signature cocktail menu
Trained and certified in proper sanitation procedures and safety protocols
Achieved a 95% satisfaction rate from customer surveys
Resume Worded University May 2014
Master's in Hospitality Management
Emphasis on Event Management and Catering
Resume Worded Academic Center April 2009
Professional Certificate in Food and Beverage Management
Selected to participate in an intensive industry project on innovative catering solutions
Catering Software: Caterease, Better Cater, FoodStorm, Flex Catering, Catering System Pro, Total Party Planner
Event Management Tools: Eventbrite, Cvent, Zoho Event Management, Bizzabo, Whova
Productivity Software: MS Office Suite (Advanced), Google Workspace, Asana, Trello, Slack
Communication Skills: Fluent in English, Spanish (Conversational), French (Basic), Sign Language (Intermediate)
Certifications: Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE), Food Safety Certification
Training: Advanced Mixology Training, Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Award in Wines
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer Event Planner, Local Animal Shelter Annual Fundraising Gala (2016-Present)
Projects: Curated and developed a menu for a local non-profit fundraising event for 1000+ attendees
Your Name
Food and Beverage Supervisor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded March 2021 - Present
Food and Beverage Supervisor
Redesigned restaurant operations, leading to a streamlined service flow and a 25% increase in efficiency
Mentored a team of 20 staff, instilling customer-service best practices and seeing a 40% decline in complaints
Championed the use of Microsoft Access for smoother inventory management, reducing losses by 15%
Negotiated competitive deals with food suppliers, resulting in an average annual saving of $80k
Spearheaded a shift towards sustainable cooking practices, resulting in the organization being recognized as a 'green' caterer
Hyatt Hotels Corporation February 2018 - February 2021
Senior Chef
Boosted restaurant reviews by 25% by incorporating regional recipes into the cooking menu
Maintained strict compliance with food safety regulations, achieving a consistent 100% pass rate on all inspections
Optimized kitchen workflow, heightening efficiency by 20%
Ruby Tuesday October 2015 - January 2018
Junior Chef
Suggested modifications to popular dishes that increased sales by 15%
Implemented a new system for food storage that improved freshness and reduced waste by 20%
Participated in numerous culinary competitions, garnering recognition for the restaurant
Resume Worded University May 2015
Bachelor's Degree - Hotel and Restaurant Management
Specialized in Food and Beverage Service Management
Received 'Outstanding Graduating Senior' Award
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2019
Professional Certification in Culinary Management
Completed courses in Nutrition, Food and Beverage Cost Control
Culinary Skills: Menu development, Food presentation, Portion control, Pastry and Baking techniques, Sauces and Dressings preparation, Knife skills
F&B Management: Inventory Management, Supply ordering, Budgeting and Costing, Quality Control, Wine pairing, Sanitation regulation compliance
Software Proficiency: Microsoft Office Suite, OpenTable, Square POS, 7Shifts (Advanced), Recipe Costing Software
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), French (Intermediate)
Certifications: Safe Food Handler Certificate - American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Courses: Advanced Wine Tasting, Coffee Brewing Techniques - Resume Worded Institute
Volunteering: Cook, Food Bank Event - Feed the Students (2019 & 2020)
Awards: ‘Best Employee of the Year’ - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (2020)
Your Name
Food Service Worker
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
McDonald's March 2022 - Present
Assistant Manager - Food & Beverage
Scaled catering operations by 70% by streamlining food preparation processes and improving cooperation among the team.
Introduced new billing system to keep track of inventory and sales, resulting in reduced wastage by 30%.
Boosted customer satisfaction rate by 25% by training staff in exceptional customer service and hospitality techniques.
Resume Worded September 2020 - March 2022
Food Service Worker
Augmenting food safety measures resulted in a significant reduction of foodborne illnesses by 80%.
Expanded Social Media marketing presence to elevate brand visibility leading to increased foot traffic by 15%.
Developed dynamic food service strategies to increase meal satisfaction among corporate clients by 45%.
Starbucks April 2018 - August 2020
Enhanced retail experience by implementing a customer loyalty program, leading to a 30% increase in repeat customers.
Reorganized stock and reduced over-ordering, saving an average of $800 per month on excess inventory.
Delivered a memorable customer experience, leading to a 20% increase in positive online reviews.
Resume Worded Institute February 2022
Certificate in Food Service Management
Awarded after achieving a top 5% score on final project, a comprehensive food service operation plan
Resume Worded University May 2018
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
Specialized in Food and Beverage Management
Participated as an active member in the University’s Food Service Club
Food Preparation & Safety: Meal Preparation, Food Plating, Cross-Contamination Prevention, First Aid/CPR, Food Safety Regulation Compliance
Customer Service & Relations: Conflict Resolution, Customer Retention, Customer Experience Enhancement, Upselling Techniques
Operational Management: Inventory Management, Staff Training & Supervision, Vendor Relations, Quality Controls, Cash Handling, POS Systems
Professional Software: OpenTable, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), GuestServe, Square, Workday
Certifications: ServSafe Food Handler Certification (2020), American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Certification (2019)
Volunteering: Meal Prep Volunteer, Resume Worded Community Kitchen (2019-Present)
Awards & Achievements: Employee of the Month, McDonald's (April 2022), Starbucks All-Star Performer (July 2020)
Professional Development: Regularly attend webinars and industry conferences on topics such as Improving Customer Service and Reducing Food Waste
Your Name
Catering Assistant
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE February 2022 - Present
Catering Manager
Designed customized catering packages for clients leading to an increase in event management revenue by 40%.
Leveraged Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign to create enticing menu designs, increasing orders by 20%.
Formulated efficient manpower deployment leading to 35% decrease in labor costs without compromising service quality.
Resume Worded May 2019 - January 2022
Catering Assistant
Directed a team to achieve 100% adherence to HORECA standards, recognized in the industry for excellence.
Performed research on catering trends and incorporated viable ideas, increasing customer satisfaction by 30%.
Piloted an inventory management system to track usage and reduce wastage, saving the company $10,000 annually.
Olive Garden January 2017 - April 2019
Wait staff
Demonstrated excellent customer service skills leading to an increase in my table bookings by 50%.
Achieved a 95% customer satisfaction mark on comment cards through excellent food service and attention to detail.
Resume Worded University April 2017
Bachelor of Hospitality Management
Emphasis on event planning and catering
Awards: Top Grade Award in Event Management
Resume Worded Institute October 2016
Certification in Catering and Event Management
Focused on modern culinary techniques and service styles
Catering Specific Skills: Food preparation, Menu planning, Event planning, Costs estimation, Customer service, Food hygiene
Softwares & Tools: Event Planning software (MeetingMatrix, Cvent), MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Costing Software (CostGuard, SimpleOrder)
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Health and Safety: Food safety standards, Allergen awareness, First Aid & CPR certified, Fire safety
Certifications: ServSafe Certified (2019), CPR and First Aid Certification (2017)
Volunteering: Meal Preparations - Local Homeless Shelter (2018 - 2019)
Projects: Organized the annual charity event for 500+ attendees at (2022)
Professional Membership: Member - National Restaurant Association (2018 - Present)
Your Name
Restaurant Associate
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded April 2022 - Present
Restaurant Supervisor
Pioneered a training program for using Microsoft Access for order tracking that reduced order errors by 60%.
Developed innovative marketing strategies that led to a 35% increase in restaurant's customer base.
Introduced stringent sanitation measures that reduced food contamination incidents by 80%.
McDonald's September 2019 - March 2022
Restaurant Associate
Contributed to food and beverage team that achieved a total year-end revenue growth of $50,000.
Systematized the entire reservation process that reduced customer waiting time by 50%.
Manufactured strategies to address customer complaints which resulted in a 40% decline in customer complaints.
Burger King May 2017 - August 2019
Crew Member
Assisted in boosting store’s annual sales by 30% through upselling promotional items.
Exceeded crew member targets through fast and efficient customer service, achieving highest 'Crew Member of the Month' awards five times.
Resume Worded Institute April 2021
Certified Food Safety Manager
Certified by ServSafe, recognized nationally
Resume Worded University May 2019
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
Specialized in Restaurant Management
Part-time student (worked full-time jobs during this period)
Hospitality Software: OpenTable, TouchBistro, Cake POS, Restaurant365, Oracle MICROS
Food Prep & Safety: Well-versed in Sanitation Regulations, Food Presentation, Food Pairing, Menu Creation
Customer Service: Conflict Resolution, Complaint Management, Customer Satisfaction Assesment
Administration: Inventory Management, Staff Scheduling, Budgeting & Cost Control
Certifications: Certified in First Aid & CPR (American Red Cross)
Awards: Employee of the Month (McDonald's, March 2020, July 2021)
Volunteering: Volunteer at City Food Bank (2020 - Present)
Projects: Spearheaded a successful initiative to reduce food waste at Resume Worded (2022)
Your Name
Bakery Clerk
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded June 2018 - Present
Bakery Clerk
Boosted customer satisfaction by 50% by spearheading the implementation of a new product display strategy designed to enhance the visual appeal of bakery goods.
Managed inventory and utilized data entry skills to decrease out-of-stock incidents by 70%.
Refined food safety procedures, reducing health code violations by 100% during my tenure.
Facilitated the store inauguration of Cake Decorating classes, contributing to a 35% revenue increase in our bakery department.
Implemented an improved cash handling protocol, reducing register discrepancies by 85%.
Whole Foods Market January 2016 - May 2018
Bakery Associate
Enhanced merchandising strategy using Adobe Photoshop, resulting in a 20% increase in sales.
Introduced a new system for stocking practices, reducing wastage by 30%.
Balanced cashiering and customer service duties, maintaining high service standards and received a 95% positive feedback rating.
Starbucks December 2014 - December 2015
Food & Beverage Assistant
Assisted with food preparation tasks, contributing to a 10% increase in daily orders fulfilled.
Streamlined the inventory management processes, reducing backstock by 20%.
Promoted special deals, helping increase store traffic by 15%.
Resume Worded University June 2014
Bachelor’s Degree in Culinary Arts
Specialized in Bakery and Pastry Arts
Graduated with honors
Resume Worded Institute May 2013
Certificate in Food Handling and Safety
Completed intensive course on safe food preparation, storage, and disposal
Technical Skills: Bakery Equipment Proficiency, Cake Decorating, Bread Making, Pastry Preparation
Software: POS Systems, MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Inventory Management Software
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), French (Conversational)
Food Safety: Safe Food Handling, Food Allergy Awareness, Health Code Compliance
Certifications: ServSafe Food Handler certified, CPR and First Aid Certified
Volunteering: Soup Kitchen Volunteer, providing meals to underprivileged community members weekly
Professional Development: Attended the annual International Baking Industry Expo (2017, 2019, 2022)
Awards: Employee of the Year, Whole Foods Market 2018
Your Name
Food & Beverage Assistant
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded May 2018 - Present
Food & Beverage Assistant
Championed the use of social media, resulting in a 35% increase in bakery orders during promotional periods.
Leveraged my advanced bakery skills to create innovative pastries, leading to a rise in sales of up to 40%.
Coached new employees in efficient retail management, leading to a storewide efficiency increase of 25%.
Developed and ensured adherence to food safety protocols, resulting in zero audit violations.
Oversaw inventory management for bakery supplies, cutting costs by 15% through a waste minimization initiative. January 2016 - April 2018
Bakery Helper
Played a key role in the successful launch of a new line of cupcakes, directly contributing to a 20% increase in quarterly sales.
Adopted a similarly effective stocking strategy, reducing bakery spoilage rates by 30%.
Enhanced customer interaction strategies, driven by a focus on active listening and empathy, resulting in a 10% survey rated customer satisfaction improvement.
Super Value Mart December 2014 - December 2015
Ensured swift and accurate cashiering, leading to a reduction in customer waiting time by 40%.
Participated in team efforts to restock goods, improving replenishment speed by 15%.
Maintained a clean and sanitized work area, contributing to a healthier, safer environment.
Resume Worded Academic Center April 2018
Diploma in Food & Beverage Services
Focus on food safety and hygiene
Trained in customer service and catering skills
Resume Worded Institute December 2015
Certification in Bakery and Confectionery
Core Skills: Cake Decoration, Dough Processing, Bread Making
Graduated with Honors
Food Preparations: Baking, Grilling, Barista Training, Food Presentation, Food Plating, Marinating
POS Systems: Square Register, ShopKeep POS, Uniwell4POS, Epos Now, Loyverse POS, Vend
Customer Service: Conflict Resolution, Customer Engagement, Upselling, POS Operations, Transaction Processing, Customer Assistance
Languages: English (Fluent), Spanish (Conversational), French (Basic)
Certifications: ServSafe Food Handler Certificate (2019), Certified Barista (2017)
Volunteering: Soup Kitchen Volunteer, Feeding America (2018 - Present)
Extracurricular: Member, Culinary Arts Club, Resume Worded University (2014 - 2015)
Workshops: Attended 'Advanced Customer Service Skills' workshop (2019)
Your Name
Bakery Associate
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE June 2019 - Present
Bakery Associate
Streamlined bakery operations including baking, decorating, and packaging for better efficiency, increasing shop output by 30%.
Designed visually appealing displays for pastries using Photoshop leading to a 20% rise in bakery product sales.
Received employee of the month six times in recognition of outstanding customer service.
Implemented a monthly inventory audit which uncovered and corrected regular discrepancies, saving the store around $200 weekly.
Maintained up to date knowledge of food preparation procedures, ensuring food safety and quality standards were consistently met.
Publix Super Markets September 2017 - May 2019
Food Production Worker
Assisted with cake decorating, contributing to special orders enhancement and increase in customer satisfaction by 25%.
Revamped the system for food & beverage stocking, leading to an improved turnaround time by 20%.
Utilized strong communication skills in enhancing customer service, with a positive impact on return customer rates of 15%.
Resume Worded August 2015 - August 2017
Retail Assistant
Performed data entry tasks, effectively tracking inventory and optimizing store operations.
Supported cross-functional teams with merchandise handling, ensuring the smooth running of retail operations.
Delivered superior bakery product knowledge to shoppers, boosting bakery sales by 20%.
Resume Worded Institute June 2017
Professional Baker Certification
Coursework focused on bread and pastry baking techniques
Part-time certification held during Retail Assistant tenure at Resume Worded
Resume Worded University June 2015
Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Studies
Focus on Bakery and Pastry Artistry
Deans list 2013-2015 (Top 10%)
Culinary Techniques: Cake Decorating, Fondant Work, Bread Shaping, Laminated Pastries, Chocolate Tempering
Bakery Equipment: Oven Management, Mixer Use, Sheeter Operation, Proofer Usage, Slicing Machines
Safety & Sanitation: Food Safety Standards, Health Code Compliance, Allergen Awareness, Equipment Sterilization, Waste Management
Product Knowledge: Grains and Flours, Nuts and Seeds, Dairy Products, Yeast and Leavening Agents, Sweeteners
Certifications: ServSafe Food Handler Certification, Allergen Awareness Certification
Awards: Top Baker - 2020, Publix Super Markets Excellent Customer Support 2018
Community Involvement: Volunteer - Local Food Bank (Bakery), Instructor - Community Baking Class
Projects: Started a recipe and baking tip blog - 'Baking with Heart'
Your Name
Food Counter Clerk
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded June 2020 - Present
Senior Food Counter Clerk
Constructed a comprehensive Food & Beverage menu resulting in a 30% increase in items sold
Honed cash handling procedures, reducing end-of-shift discrepancies by 15%
Enhanced customer service by personalizing guest experiences, elevating overall positive online reviews by 20%
McDonald's January 2018 - May 2020
Food Counter Clerk
Introduced a festive 'Ice Cream of the Month', boosting sales by 25%
Operated cashier efficiently resulting in customer wait times being reduced by 50%
Launched 'Employee Skill Improvement' sessions dramatically decreasing staff turnovers by 30%
Resume Worded University March 2012
Diploma in Food and Beverage Service
Course covers restaurant management, customer service and food preparation
Resume Worded Academic Center January 2010
Certification in Occupational Safety and Health Compliance
Received extensive training in safety procedure implementations
Customer Service: Dining Passenger Assistance, Passenger Directions, Menu Explanation, Resolving Complaints, Billing and payment
Food Preparation: Food Handling, Produce storage, Food Packaging, Food Display, Food Cleaning Standards
Inventory Management: Inventory Stocking, Inventory Organization, Inventory Count, Product Restock, Expiry Management
Safety Measures: Emergency Procedures, Safety Compliance, Hazard Prevention, Fire Safety, Safe Lifting Procedures
Certifications: ServSafe Food Handler Certification, Certified in First Aid and CPR
Leadership & Volunteering: Acted as a Unit Leader for charitable food service events, volunteered at local food banks
Projects: Developed effective kitchen organization system that reduces waste and increases efficiency
Awards: Received the ‘Excellence in Service’ award at McDonald’s in 2019
Your Name
Food Stall Attendant
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE April 2019 - Present
Senior Stall Attendant
Developed a rotating food service system increasing overall efficiency, reducing waste by 20%
Leveraged social media for promotional activities, escalating stall footfall by 30%
Incorporated a cashless payment system, making transactions faster and customer experiences smoother
Subway October 2016 - March 2019
Stall Attendant
Attained a 95% accuracy rate in cash handling for three consecutive years
Achieved a stable growth of customer base by 20% through personal customer service initiatives
Reduced food waste by implementing an effective food stocking plan, saving company $200 per week
Resume Worded University May 2016
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
Specialization in Fast Food Management and Operations
Resume Worded Institute April 2014
Certification in Customer Service Excellence
Course included effective communication, handling difficult situations, and improving customer service techniques
Customer Service: Positive being, Clear communication, Conflict resolution, Empathy, Patience
Food Handling: Food preparation, Hygiene, Safety guidelines, Menu knowledge
Management: Team management, Inventory management, Time management, Cost control, Training
Technical Tools: POS systems, MS Office, Google Workspace, Management software
Certifications: ServSafe Food Handler Certification (Current - Renewed Annually)
Volunteering: Worked for annual community food drive as head of food preparation and distribution (2016 - Present)
Awards: Recipient of 'Employee of the Year' at (2020), Subway 'Super Star' employee recognition (2018)
Your Name
Cafeteria Worker
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
Senior Cafeteria Worker
Applied Adobe Photoshop skills to update and redesign menu, resulting in 15% increased cafeteria sales
Streamlined food service protocol using efficient task delegation, reducing order processing time by 25%
Implemented an effective feedback system, boosting overall cafeteria service satisfaction by 10%
Burger King March 2017 - December 2019
Cafeteria Worker
Improved customer satisfaction by 30% through proactive hospitality measures
Efficiently used Microsoft Access to track and manage inventory, reducing stock discrepancies by 20%
Assisted in training of new hires, cutting down training duration and time by 15%
Resume Worded Institute February 2020
Certification in Food Services and Nutrition
Certified training program that emphasizes menu planning, food safety, and nutrition.
Resume Worded University February 2017
Associate Degree in Restaurant Management
Focused on business operations, human resource management and customer service.
Part-time: balanced studies with full-time work responsibilities.
Food Safety: Health Inspection Standards, Cross-contamination Measures, HACCP Documentation, Sanitation Practices, Personal Hygiene Protocols, Allergen Awareness
Kitchen Equipment: Grills, Steamers, Fryers, Dishwashing Machines, Food Processors, Commercial Ovens
Customer Service: Point of Sale Systems, Conflict Resolution, Order Processing, Customer Relationship Management (Intermediate), Multilingual (English - Native, Spanish - Basic)
Certifications: ServSafe Certification (2020), Crisis Prevention and Intervention Certification (2019)
Volunteering: Food Service Volunteer, Local Homeless Shelter (2018-Present)
Professional Development: Currently pursuing Certified Dietary Manager credential
Awards: Employee of the Month, Burger King (August 2019)

How do I add skills to a Food Service Supervisor resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Food Service Supervisor posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Food Service Operations, Food Safety and Catering are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Sanitation and Food & Beverage.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Menu Development, Cooking and Food Preparation - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Nutrition, Food Service Sanitation and Restaurant Management - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Emphasize your communication skills.

Communication is often an important component of the role of a Food Service Supervisor, so when writing your resume, include examples of how you communicated with stakeholders, team members or customers, or produced content.

Highlight your supervisory skills.

Specifically on Food Service Supervisor resumes, you should think about highlighting examples of where you supervised others. Recruiters want to see if you have experience supervising and providing oversight over teams of similar sizes.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Food Service Supervisor, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Food Service Supervisor Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Food Service Supervisor job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Food Service Supervisor Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

Food Service Supervisor Soft Skills

Here are common soft skills that appear on Food Service Supervisor job postings. Unlike hard skills, which refer to tools, software or techniques, soft skills focus on character traits and interpersonal skills. Instead of listing these phrases on your resume, try to show them through your bullet points like in the examples below.

  • Culinary Skills

Tip: Do not list these words or phrases on your resume, and instead focus on the hard skills we described above.

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What skills should you add to a Food Service Supervisor resume?

On top Food Service Supervisor resumes, skills like Food Service Operations, Food Safety, Catering, Food & Beverage, Menu Development, Food Preparation, Sanitation and Cooking appear most often.

Depending on the exact role you're applying to, skills like Nutrition, Food Service Sanitation, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), Restaurant Management and ServSafe can also be effective keywords to include on your resume.

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