Minh Pham

Minh Pham

  • Portland OR

Work experience

Work experience

Lead Waiter

Pho Tango Bistro
May 2012 - Present
  • Ensure all guests receive exceptional service.
  • Responsible for training new waiters and waitresses.
  • Lead Waiter during mid-day and dinner shifts.
  • Perform all daily restaurant functions pertaining to dining including serving guests, taking menu orders, cashier, dining room maintenance, etc.


Pacific Breeze (Viet&THAI)
Oct 2005 - Aug 2013
  • Hosted guests, took orders, and served dine-in customers as well as assisted with packing take-out orders.
  • Upheld the restaurant motto "Customers are King" to ensure customer satisfaction with dining service. 
  • Able to establish a personal relationship with the regulars who frequented the restaurant, and knowing each of them by name.
  • Able to create a comfortable, friendly work environment and able to work well with other employees making others feel "at home," even when at work. 
  • Performed general office duties including faxing, mailing, correspondence, and help trained new servers.

Senior Field Sales Representative

Aug 2008 - Jun 2010
  • Sold Wimax 4G mobile internet, home internet, phones, and other various Wimax products to individuals and small businesses using different selling techniques.
  • Developed and maintained long-term relationships with existing customers, small business owners, and apartment managers for leads.
  • Received company's Employee Performance Award and Top-Sale-Rep after achieving 120% of monthly quota from the months of February 2010 through May 2010. 

Sales Representative

Oct 2008 - Aug 2008
  • Identified and assisted with customer needs, developed sales strategies and negotiated and closes profitable projects with a 85% success rate.
  • Achieved 178% of monthly quota, earning title as top representative in the nation.
  • Earned the title of top National Retail Account Executive for 9 consecutive months.
  • Identified prospective customers using lead-generating methods and performing an average of 50 cold calls per day.

Computer Salesman

Fry's Electronics
Jun 2003 - Aug 2004
  • Identified and assisted with customer needs.
  • Developed sales strategies, negotiated and closed profitable projects with a 65% success rate.
  • Consistently met and exceeded sales goals by 20%.



Business Management

Oct 2002 - Jul 2004


Southridge H.S
Jul 2002


Friendly, conversational, easy to relate to. Great in making sure dine-in customers leave satisfied and with a big smile on their face.
Food&Beverage Knowledge
Knowledgeable about wine varieties and menu pairings. Able to understand and memorize menu options quickly and accurately. Excellent with providing food recommendations for guests.
Efficient & Quick Learner
Able to take multiple orders if needed with precision and good memory.
Team Player
Able to create a great working relationship with fellow waiters and waitresses. Maintain a “can do” attitude and spread a positive vibe whether serving food or with waitstaff.



Robby Gardipee & Manager at Clearwire

Mai Trang Nguyen & Previous owner at Pacific Breeze. 503-449-5297

Lily Ha & Current owner at Pacific Breeze 503-639-7988

Amy Liu & Current Owner/Manager at Tango Bistro. 503-648-3542