Nicole Powser

  • Bartender / Server / Captain
  • Portland, OR, 97220, US
  • Sep 03, 2022
Part time Restaurant-Food Service

Personal Summary

Capable and competent bartender bringing enthusiasm, dedication and an exceptional work ethic. High energy and
outgoing with the drive to ensure satisfactory service and build positive customer relations.

• Works well under pressure • Flexible availability
• Point of Sale (POS) system operation • Dedicated & dependable
• Oregon Food Handlers Card • Accurate and detail-oriented
• OLCC Permit • Knowledgeable of beer & liquor

Work Experience

Bartender / Server / Captain
Apr 2017 - Aug 2022 Grand Central Restaurant & Bowling Lounge

• Demonstrate genuine hospitality while greeting and establishing rapport with guests.
• Guide guest through menus while demonstrating thorough knowledge of food, beverages and ingredients.
• Maintain high levels of customer service by promptly handling requests.
• Manage opening & closing duties, including restocking items and reconciliation of cash sales.
• Accurately record orders and partner with team members to serve product that exceed guest expectations.
• Prepare and set up for company events and parties booked through events department.
• Bus, clean and set tables.

Shipping & Receiving Clerk / Administrative Assistant
Jul 2014 - Dec 2016 Michael A. Slama, Inc

d/b/a Vintage Gas Pump Supply
• Over 2 years of hands on experience in shipping and receiving orders
• Comprehensive knowledge of inventory management and warehouse operations
• Expert user of all Microsoft Office programs and Quickbooks
• Proficient in written and verbal communication skills

Snack Bar Attendant / Server
Jan 2013 - May 2014 Hollywood Bowl

• Record orders and communicate to bar and kitchen instructions for specific orders
• Manage sales records
• Inventory management
• Maintained cleanliness in the snack bar and lounge area
• Assist in ordering and stocking supplies
• Basic lane running knowledge and skills

Auction Representative / Customer Service Representative
Nov 2006 - Aug 2011 Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc

• Maintained inventory of 100+ vehicles on a daily basis
• Scheduled and dispatched vehicle pick ups
• Attempted to expand customer base as a daily responsibility by making cold calls and promoting sale specials
• Completed and processed vehicle title paperwork for numerous states

Release Services Specialist
May 2005 - Oct 2006 LandAmerica Lawyers Title

• Data Entry on ORMSy on trust deeds cleared by escrow
• Front desk receptionist duties such as transfer calls and greet customers
• Composed and mailed notices to customers

Apparel Clerk
May 2003 - Jul 2005 Fred Meyer

• Provided exceptional customer service
• Faced and organized clothes racks
• Set up new inventory


- Jan 2005 Benson Polytechnic High School