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Lily Sanders
XX XXXXXXXX XXX, Hampton, VA 23666
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic Front of House Manager with a solid history of achievement in training with a low margin of employee turnover. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include guest satisfaction, morale boosting and controlling hours.

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Service Orientation
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Persuasion
  • Time Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Negotiation
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Instructing
  • Monitoring
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Active Learning
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Education and Training
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Food Production
  • Administration and Management
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Clerical
Front of House Manager Jun 2014Jan 2015 Outback Steakhouse Hampton, VA
  • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
  • Organizing liquor, beer and wine orders to ensure the product is in the building for sale.
  • Providing the staff with a positive working environment.
Bartender May 2012Jun 2014 Outback Steakhouse Virginia Beach, VA
  • Collect money for drinks served.
  • Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
  • Clean glasses, utensils, and bar equipment.
  • Attempt to limit problems and liability related to customers' excessive drinking by taking steps such as persuading customers to stop drinking, or ordering taxis or other transportation for intoxicated patrons.
  • Stock bar with beer, wine, liquor, and related supplies such as ice, glassware, napkins, or straws.
  • Serve wine, and bottled or draft beer.
  • Take beverage orders from serving staff or directly from patrons.
  • Clean bars, work areas, and tables.
  • Mix ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters, to prepare cocktails and other drinks.
  • Plan, organize, and control the operations of a cocktail lounge or bar.
  • Order or requisition liquors and supplies.
  • Slice and pit fruit for garnishing drinks.
  • Arrange bottles and glasses to make attractive displays.
Classroom Trainer Nov 2011Jun 2014 Outback Steakhouse Virginia Beach, VA
  • Organizing training schedules
  • Leading training classrooms to teach incoming staff about the processes of the store.
  • Leading the trainers on how to train the new staff.
  • Teaching the managers and managing partners about the new limited time offer food and beverages.
  • Training the new managers and partners in training about the processes of the store.
Server Oct 2011Jun 2014 Outback Steakhouse Virginia Beach, VA
  • Record amounts and types of special food items served to customers.
  • Carry food, silverware, or linen on trays or use carts to carry trays.
  • Determine where patients or patrons would like to eat their meals and help them get situated.
  • Total checks, present them to customers, and accept payment for services.
  • Examine trays to ensure that they contain required items.
  • Place food servings on plates or trays according to orders or instructions.
  • Load trays with accessories such as eating utensils, napkins, or condiments.
  • Take food orders and relay orders to kitchens or serving counters so they can be filled.
  • Stock service stations with items such as ice, napkins, or straws.
  • Remove trays and stack dishes for return to kitchen after meals are finished.
Headwait Server May 2011Jun 2014 Outback Steakhouse Virginia Beach, VA
  • Managing the shift money.
  • Balancing the books for the shift cash handling.
  • Balancing the protein optimum for the shift.
Key Hourly Manager Apr 2011Jun 2014 Outback Steakhouse Virginia Beach, VA
  • Direct a successful shift by making sure that guests had quality service and great food.
  • Ensuring that labor costs and hours were at budget.
  • Organizing schedules, liquor, beer, and wine orders.
  • Positive morale booster for the staff.
Line cook Jul 2007Jun 2014 Outback Steakhouse Virginia Beach, VA
  • Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.
  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
  • Verify that prepared food meets requirements for quality and quantity.
  • Cook and package batches of food, such as hamburgers and fried chicken, which are prepared to order or kept warm until sold.
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, or griddles.
  • Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions as to food required by patron, and prepare and cook food according to instructions.
  • Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases.
  • Cook the exact number of items ordered by each customer, working on several different orders simultaneously.
  • Wash, cut, and prepare foods designated for cooking.
  • Pre-cook items such as bacon, to prepare them for later use.
Takeaway Server May 2009Oct 2011 Outback Steahouse Virginia Beach, VA
  • Taking phone and online orders for guests who were not dining in the restaurant.
  • Ensure proper food made it into the proper bag for the right guest.
  • Handling cash and returning change to each guest.
  • Assisting servers in food running and drink refills.
Host Sep 2008May 2009 Outback Steakhouse Virginia Beach, VA
  • Greet guests and seat them at tables or in waiting areas.
  • Provide guests with menus.
  • Assign patrons to tables suitable for their needs and according to rotation so that servers receive an appropriate number of seatings.
  • Answer telephone calls and respond to inquiries or transfer calls.
  • Speak with patrons to ensure satisfaction with food and service, to respond to complaints, or to make conversation.
  • Inspect dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup.
  • Inform patrons of establishment specialties and features.
  • Receive and record patrons' dining reservations.
  • Inspect restrooms for cleanliness and availability of supplies and clean restrooms when necessary.
High School Diploma: Advanced Studies Diploma Sep 2006 First Colonial High Virginia Beach, VA
Bachelor of Science Tidewater Community College Virginia Beach, VA
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Previous Companies:

  • Outback Steakhouse
  • Outback Steahouse

Previous Job Positions:

  • Front of House Manager
  • Bartender
  • Classroom Trainer
  • Server
  • Headwait Server


  • First Colonial High
  • Tidewater Community College

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science

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