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Grayson Parker
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic hard worker with a solid history of achievement in the food industry. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include handling tasks with accuracy and efficiency, communicating to a wide range of individuals, and .accommodating to people's needs. 

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Speaking
  • Service Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Production and Processing
Catering server: Aug 2012Present Aramark : Harrisonburg , VA
  • Clean and organize eating, service, and kitchen areas.
  • Notify kitchen personnel of shortages or special orders.
  • Communicate with customers regarding orders, comments, and complaints.
  • Collect and return dirty dishes to the kitchen for washing.
  • Distribute food to servers.
  • Wash dishes, glassware, and silverware after meals.
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver meals to individuals with special dietary needs.
  • Serve food and beverages to guests at banquets or other social functions.
Catering Server : Jun 2009Present Creative Catering of VA: Norfolk, VA
  • Stock service stations with items such as ice, napkins, or straws.
  • Remove trays and stack dishes for return to kitchen after meals are finished.
  • Serve food and beverages to guests at banquets or other social functions.
  • Provide caterers with assistance in food preparation or service.
  • Arrange tables and decorations according to instructions.
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver meals to individuals with special dietary needs.
  • Distribute food to servers.
  • Pack food, dishes, utensils, tablecloths, and accessories for transportation from catering or food preparation establishments to locations designated by customers.
  • Collect and return dirty dishes to the kitchen for washing.
  • Communicate with customers regarding orders, comments, and complaints.
Waitress : Jan 2008Present Orapax Inn: Norfolk, VA
  • Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems.
  • Collect payments from customers.
  • Write patrons' food orders on order slips, memorize orders, or enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staff.
  • Prepare checks that itemize and total meal costs and sales taxes.
  • Take orders from patrons for food or beverages.
  • Check patrons' identification to ensure that they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Serve food or beverages to patrons, and prepare or serve specialty dishes at tables as required.
  • Present menus to patrons and answer questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request.
  • Clean tables or counters after patrons have finished dining.
  • Roll silverware, set up food stations or set up dining areas to prepare for the next shift or for large parties.
  • Inform customers of daily specials.
  • Explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods.
  • Prepare tables for meals, including setting up items such as linens, silverware, and glassware.
  • Stock service areas with supplies such as coffee, food, tableware, and linens.
  • Remove dishes and glasses from tables or counters, take them to kitchen for cleaning.
  • Perform cleaning duties, such as sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet, tidying up server station, taking out trash, or checking and cleaning bathroom.
  • Perform food preparation duties such as preparing salads, appetizers, and cold dishes, portioning desserts, and brewing coffee.
  • Escort customers to their tables.
  • Fill salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiment, and napkin containers.
  • Garnish and decorate dishes in preparation for serving.
  • Provide guests with information about local areas, including giving directions.
Hostess: Jan 2008Present Orapax Inn: Norfolk, VA
  • Plan parties or other special events and services.
  • Assist with preparing and serving food and beverages.
  • Receive and record patrons' dining reservations.
  • Inform patrons of establishment specialties and features.
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of dining room staff to ensure that patrons receive prompt and courteous service.
  • Inspect dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup.
  • Maintain contact with kitchen staff, management, serving staff, and customers to ensure that dining details are handled properly and customers' concerns are addressed.
  • Speak with patrons to ensure satisfaction with food and service, to respond to complaints, or to make conversation.
  • Assign patrons to tables suitable for their needs and according to rotation so that servers receive an appropriate number of seatings.
  • Provide guests with menus.
  • Greet guests and seat them at tables or in waiting areas.
Bachelor of Arts: Organizational Communication , May 2014 James Madison University , Harissonburg, VA
High School Diploma , Jun 2012 Matthew Fontaine Maury high school, Norfolk, VA
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Previous Companies:

  • Aramark
  • Creative Catering of VA
  • Orapax Inn

Previous Job Positions:

  • Catering server
  • Waitress
  • Hostess


  • James Madison University
  • Matthew Fontaine Maury high school

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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