Bar Manager Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
  • Dependable and driven [Job Title] with independent approach to handling high-volume customer loads. Well-versed in assisting wait staff with drinks and food orders. Excellent relationship-builder and multitasker always ready to support team needs.
  • Processed in-house batching of syrups, tonics, tinctures, bitters and infusions.
  • Talented Bar Management professional versed in maximizing team performance and bar sales through top management skills and business acumen. Offering 25 years of experience in management roles with over 30 years in service industry environments.
  • Seasoned Bar Manager with history of success in all areas of restaurant operations. Hardworking and resourceful with attention to detail and organized nature. Ready to take on new challenges with role in the hospilality industry.
  • Efficient multi-tasker
  • Training and Development
  • Operations management
  • Employee scheduling
  • Cash Handling
  • Point of Sale Systems
  • Payroll Processing
  • SOP development
  • Cleanliness
  • Workflow planning
  • Customer service
  • Organization
Work History
Bar Manager, 11/2011 to Current
Lgo HospitalitySanta Monica, CA,
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay.
  • Capitalized on opportunities to advance operations and mixology knowledge, enhancing customer service with refined and current expertise.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Maintained high standards of customer service by staying up to date on bar and menu options and providing effective food recommendations for guests.
  • Increased profits with enhanced inventory oversight and strategic pricing adjustments.
  • Conducted weekly inventories of bar and drink supplies to keep stock on hand and avoid expensive rush orders.
  • Handled escalated customer concerns with speed and knowledgeable support to achieve optimal satisfaction and maintain long-term loyalty.
  • Kept facility compliant with health codes, sanitation requirements and license regulations, alleviating potentially heavy fines.
  • Motivated and disciplined employees and implemented new mentoring program, which increased worker morale.
  • Kept accurate inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Maximized customer service by training staff, overseeing operations and resolving issues.
  • Reduced labor costs by improving employee schedules and workflows to capitalize on individual strengths and better meet forecasted customer demands.
  • Reduced health risks and safety hazards by preparing beverage products consistently while creating cleaning schedules, restocking items and sanitizing equipment to adhere to health department standards.
  • Created effective employee schedules maintaining coverage at peak times and minimizing labor costs.
  • Handled cash on daily basis, which built trustworthiness and loyalty with owners.
General Manager, 05/2014 to 06/2015
Ce PowerBrooklyn Park, MN,
  • Managed budget implementations, employee reviews, training, schedules and contract negotiations.
  • Maximized efficiency by coaching and mentoring 40+ personnel on principles, industry practices, company procedures and POS system.
  • Devised and deployed successful marketing strategies, dramatically boosting store ranking.
  • Identified and capitalized on community business opportunities with effective networking.
  • Set schedules for 40+ staff by planning and designating shifts and hours.
  • Organized and oversaw food service training to educate employees on various tasks, including resetting tables, relaying orders to cooks and upselling food and beverages.
  • Set and enforced performance and service standards to keep consistent, high-quality environment devoted to customer satisfaction.
  • Stayed up-to-date on state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and maintained [Number]% compliance for inspections.
  • Handled cash accurately and prepared nightly deposits.
  • Completed bar opening and closing procedures.
Bartender & Staff Trainer, 03/2001 to 11/2011
Fox RestaurantCity, STATE,
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Kept accurate inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Developed new signature cocktails to support bar marketing brand and increase profits.
  • Applied excellent organizational and multitasking abilities to handle simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Supervised and trained staff on preparing and delivering drinks, handling food and money and setting up bar at beginning of shift and breaking down at end of shift to facilitate operations.
  • Implemented drink prep procedures that reduced waste and created efficiency.
Bachelor of Science: Veterinary Medicine (Pre-Veterinarian), Expected in
University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ
  • Collaborated with soccer fans in Tucson to develop a fan base for Men's World Cup Soccer 2014. Identified need for adjusted hours, scheduling, menu alterations for extreme high volume time slots.

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  • Bar Manager
  • General Manager
  • Bartender & Staff Trainer
  • Bachelor of Science