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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Professional Bartender with extensive knowledge of spirits and engages customers one-on-one. Friendly, open and committed to building customer base by providing positive service experience. Hardworking Bartender with experience in large-scale casual dining establishments. Committed to upholding highest standards of customer service and safe food handling practices. Well-versed mixologist with diverse menu of memorized drink recipes. Expert Bartender with history of working across hospitality sector, from upscale restaurants and boutique hotels to local watering holes and large music venues. Looking to bring mixology proficiency and engaging customer service skills to challenging environment. Closed business [Number] nights per week by locking up, cleaning, preparing for next business day and guiding guests out of establishment. Talent for calmly managing fast-paced, high-volume work with continuous demands. Customer-savvy [Job Title] accustomed to demanding work with little downtime. Dedicated team player with demonstrated training and problem-solving abilities. Excellent interpersonal and time management skills. Personable Head Bartender with [Number] years of experience working in high traffic venues. Collaborative leader, establishing functional teams through relationship-building and thoughtful delegation. Proficient teacher, coaching staff to maintain service standards and anticipate customer needs. Dedicated [Industry] professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level [Job Title] position. Ready to help team achieve company goals.

Accomplishments
  • Streamlined [area], resulting in [improvement].
  • Implemented procedures that reduced wasted stock by [Number]%.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
Skills
  • TIPS Certified
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Monitoring Alcohol Consumption
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Hospitality and Guest Service
  • Identification and Compliance
  • Bar Operations and Logistics
  • Supply and Inventory Maintenance
  • Handling Difficult Customers
  • Cocktail Service
  • Ability to Lift 30 Pounds
  • Responsible Serving
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Teamwork and Professionalism
  • Mixology Techniques
  • Cash Handling and Management
  • Professional Service Standards
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Quality Assurance
  • Self-Motivated
  • Good Conversationalist
  • Opening and Closing Procedures
  • Issue Resolution
  • Vendor Management
  • Food Sales and Promotion
  • Honest and Dependable
  • Liquor Law Compliance
  • Banquet Events
  • Microbrew Beers
  • Fast Learner
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Wine Knowledge
  • Calm and Composed
  • Guest Service
  • Staff Training
  • Team Management
  • Friendly and Outgoing
  • Cost Control
  • Bartending License
  • Craft Beer Expertise
Work History
04/2014 to 02/2022 Bartender Cedco: The Mill Casino Hotel & Rv Park And Tribal One/Orca Communications | North Bend, OR,
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Designed special drink and cocktail menu items for seasonal offerings.
  • Developed new signature cocktails to support bar marketing brand and increase profits.
  • Trained [Number] new bartenders on drink preparation, product promotion, garnish preparation and sanitation protocol.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing excessive guest intoxication.
  • Operated efficiently in high-volume setting to prepare and serve more than [Number] drinks per hour.
  • Performed opening and closing duties, printing sales reports, setting up for incoming shift, preparing cash drawers and taking inventory.
  • Conducted regular inventory count to keep bar and drink supplies stocked, avoiding expensive rush orders.
  • Followed strict recipes and drink measurements to minimize product used.
  • Adhered to state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and customer regulations.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
05/2010 to 02/2014 Banquet Server/Bartender Sandestin | Santa Rosa Beach, FL,
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
  • Trained [Number] new bartenders on drink preparation, product promotion, garnish preparation and sanitation protocol.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Operated efficiently in high-volume setting to prepare and serve more than [Number] drinks per hour.
  • Adhered to state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and customer regulations.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas clean.
  • Set up glassware, liquor and other necessary supplies for special events.
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing excessive guest intoxication.
  • Followed strict recipes and drink measurements to minimize product used.
  • Performed opening and closing duties, printing sales reports, setting up for incoming shift, preparing cash drawers and taking inventory.
  • Handled simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Obtained cash bank and stocked service bar to prepare for operation.
08/2008 to 03/2011 Bar Manager Kimpton Hotels | Boston, MA,
  • Designed special drink and cocktail menu items for seasonal offerings.
  • Strategized plans to increase bar revenue through innovative promotional concepts, specialty drinks and customer-focused events.
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Created effective employee schedules maintaining coverage at peak times and minimizing labor costs.
  • Crafted popular cocktail menu for customers preferring liquor and spirits to wine.
  • Poured and prepared mixed drinks for over [Number] customers daily.
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay.
  • Explained daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Followed strict recipes and drink measurements to minimize product used.
  • Maximized customer service by training staff, overseeing operations and resolving issues.
  • Merged productivity initiatives while complying with restaurant policies and procedures.
  • Motivated and disciplined employees and implemented new mentoring program, which increased worker morale.
  • Followed all safety requirements for alcohol service and maintained network of available ride services for inebriated customers.
  • Adhered to state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and customer regulations.
  • Determined business needs by acquiring client feedback for process improvements.
  • Capitalized on opportunities to advance operations and mixology knowledge, enhancing customer service with refined and current expertise.
  • Checked ID cards and verified bar guests were of legal age.
  • Maintained high standards of customer service by staying up to date on bar and menu options and providing effective food recommendations for guests.
  • Handled $[Amount] cash on daily basis, which built trustworthiness and loyalty with owners.
  • Recruited, hired and trained staff on bar practices, customer service standards and productivity strategies, providing [Number]% improvement over prior onboarding process.
  • Consulted with managers to organize special events and promotions.
  • Closed out cash register and prepared cashier report at close of business.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Shrunk inventory costs [Number]% through proactive evaluation and adjustment of vendor relationships.
  • Developed [Number] new cocktails for menu.
  • Reduced labor costs by improving employee schedules and workflows to capitalize on individual strengths and better meet forecasted customer demands.
Education
Expected in 06/1991 to to High School Diploma | Southwest High School, Green Bay, WI GPA:
Certifications
  • [Area of expertise] License - 2001-present

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Southwest High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender
  • Banquet Server/Bartender
  • Bar Manager

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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