bartender resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Veteran Bartender with progressive experience in hospitality industry ranging from casual to high-end establishments. Consistently contributes to dynamic teams at high-volume, fast-paced establishments. Expert mixologist with special knowledge of hospitality and organizational spirits.

  • Elegant food plating
  • Responsible Alcohol Service
  • Preparing Garnishes
  • Menu Memorization
  • Health Codes Compliance
  • Sales
  • Cash Handling
  • Cleaning
  • Ordering Procedures
  • Group Reservations Management
  • Making change
  • Highly reliable
  • Hospitality service expertise
  • Performance improvement
  • New hire training
  • Handling difficult customers
  • Cash register operation
  • Basic math
  • Staff Management
  • Clear and effective communication
Work History
09/2020 to 02/2021
Bartender Jc Resorts Llc Tucumcari, NM,
  • Poured and prepared mixed drinks for over many customers daily and created new libations drawing in clientele.
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Developed drink menu with creative cocktails, contemporary wines and bottled beer.
  • Generated higher ticket averages by training 4 employees on suggestive up-selling techniques.
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Maintained relationships with restaurant vendors to facilitate effective inventory management and implement cost controls.
  • Handled $500 cash on daily basis, which built trustworthiness and loyalty with owners.
  • Managed accurate register and produced daily sales reports backing up inventory usage numbers.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers.
  • Set up glassware, liquor and other necessary supplies for special events.
  • Stayed up-to-date on state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and maintained compliance for inspections.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Maintained accurate cash drawer of $500 per shift.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy.
  • Consulted with managers to organize special events and promotions such as karaoke nights to bring in new customers.
01/2020 to 12/2020
Technology Analyst at a Boutique Tommy Bahama Palm Desert, CA,
  • Oversaw technology services delivery, consulting with relevant personnel to assist with migration and troubleshooting.
  • Supported technology design, testing and execution by providing research-based product and process knowledge.
  • Assisted with deployment issues by clarifying user questions and identifying problems, deconstructing into consumable sections and troubleshooting issues.
  • Led weekly cross-functional team meetings to drive continuous technical improvements.
  • Collaborated with project teams to support new or enhanced products.
  • Analyzed research trends, developing call-to-action plans to improve IT service effectiveness.
03/2019 to 12/2020
Cashier Mhc Equity Lifestyle Properties Dunedin, FL,
  • Restocked, arranged and organized merchandise in front lanes to drive product sales.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers.
  • Answered questions about store policies and concerns to support positive customer experiences.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Restructured store layout to effectively promote specials and seasonal savings, elevating store to top district performer.
  • Guaranteed top guest experience through customized servicing, identifying and addressing individual needs.
  • Maintained merchandise and attractive displays to optimize customer experience and promote key brands.
  • Presented proper use and care of complex products to diverse audiences, minimizing return rates.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Developed new marketing materials and business strategies to attract and retain corporate clients.
  • Monitored customers for signs of security concerns and escalated issues to management.
08/2020 to 09/2020
Hostess Olive Garden City, STATE,
  • Answered customer questions about hours, seating and information.
  • Cultivated positive guest relations by managing information and orchestrating speedy seating.
  • Supervised server balance and monitored table turnover to accurately seat customers and keep customers happy.
  • Assigned patrons to tables suitable for needs and restaurant section rotation.
  • Supported servers, food runners and bussers with keeping dining area ready for every guest.
  • Routinely supported other areas of restaurant as requested, including answering telephones and completing financial transactions for other staff members.
  • Watched dining area staff to evaluate server loads and calculate accurate wait times.
  • Took reservations and to-go orders by phone, answered customer questions and informed of accurate wait times.
Expected in 05/2024
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
McNeese State University - Lake Charles, LA

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School Attended

  • McNeese State University

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  • Bartender
  • Technology Analyst at a Boutique
  • Cashier
  • Hostess


  • Bachelor of Science

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