Best Sample CV For Entry Level Waiters Jobs


get recruited especially at some of the coveted hotels in Kenya, you
need to prove that you have the necessary skills and an exemplary

It therefore calls on you to have a well written CV that
puts you on the competitive edge ahead of fellow job seekers in this
equally competitive field.

Most recruiters in hospitality industry
only seek to tap into the highly experienced professionals to fill the
vacant positions. What if you only have little experience say less than 3
years? Here, we provide you with the best sample CV for a waiter that
you can use to write your own document to get a job faster. If you will
need more professional assistance, you can be sure to find it in this article.

Sample CV For A Waiter

Your Name
P.O Box 132-00900
Email: yourname@gmail.com

Personal Details
Date of Birth: 17th August, 1991
Languages: English, Kiswahili

Education And Professional Qualifications

  • Diploma In Hospitality Management, Nairobi Institute Of Business Studies, 2013-2014
  • Certificate In Computer Packages, Trans-Ian Computer and Secretarial College, 2012-2013
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education C + (Plus), Masomo High School, 2008-2011

Career Profile:
A highly talented and hardworking
individual with close to 2 years experience in hotel industry, currently
looking for a job as a waiter in a busy hotel. I intend to bring on
board my knowledge in hospitality industry gained from training and
practical exposure at some of the leading hotels in Kenya. 

With my hard
work and pleasant personality, coupled with skills in providing the best
waitress service such as preparing tables, handling glassware,
escorting guests, I am confident that I will deliver world class service
without compromising on quality and professionalism.

Key Professional Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of current trends, systems and practices
  • Highly computer literate with good interpersonal skills, marketing/PR skills and good leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills, achievement orientated, innovative, Assertive, strategic thinker
  • Ability to conduct audit and well updated on best practices across different categories
  • Ability to understand complex situations and analyze systematically to reach solutions
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access, among others

Personality Traits

  • Quick and attentive to customers and their orders
  • Well groomed, disciplined and honest at all times
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and problem solve accordingly
  • Self-driven leader with strong networking, motivation and team building skills

Professional Experience

ABC Hotel, 2014- Present


  • Taking orders from customers for food or beverages
  • Checking with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their
  • Collecting payments from customers
  • Preparing checks that itemize and total meal costs and sales taxes
  • Removing dishes and glasses from tables or counters, and took them to kitchen for cleaning
  • Cleaning tables and/or counters after patrons have finished dining
  • Explaining how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods
  • Preparing tables for meals, including setting up items such as linens, silverware, and glassware
  • Performing food preparation duties
    such as preparing salads, appetizers, and cold dishes, portioning
    desserts, and brewing coffee

Hospitality Intern
ABC Hotel, March 2013-September 2013


  • Assisted in ensuring dining areas are clean and orderly
  • Took customers payments and give back correct change
  • Listened and responded to guests’ requests or complaints
  • Delivered excellent customer service, at all times
  • Assisted in keeping the hotel reception area clean and tidy, at all times

Cooking, Reading, Doing charity work

Please feel free to contact any of the following to find out more about my work ethics and performance.
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All the best in your applications.


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