Bartender resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Service-driven restaurant team member knowledgeable about mixology and popular craft beers. Effective at keeping supplies stocked, tables cleared and glasses polished to appeal to customers from all walks of life. Management expertise gained over less than a year of experience. A dedicated Server well-versed in food and beverage operations as well as guest services. Experienced in managing large-scale events or intimate gourmet dining and afternoon tea services. Successful at building relationships with customers to increase loyalty and repeat business. Versatile Receptionist offering 1 year of experience in efficient front desk management. Successful at prioritizing tasks, maintaining organization and optimizing workflow. Accustomed to balancing high-volume inquiries with administrative needs for any number of member staff.

  • Shorthand writing
  • Office administration
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Credit card processing
  • Cash register operations
  • Cash Register Operation
  • Cash handling
  • Sales expertise
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Elegant food plating
  • Preparing Garnishes
  • Liquor, Beer and Wine Knowledge
  • Inbound and Outbound Calling
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Travel planning
  • Customer/Client relations
  • Multi-Line Telephone Systems
  • Payment collection
  • Product upselling
  • Dining area maintenance
  • Food and beverage pairings
  • To-Go Order Preparation
  • Point of Sale Knowledge
  • Responsible Alcohol Service
  • Menu Memorization
  • Health Codes Compliance
  • Sales
Work History
06/2020 to Current
Bartender Foxwoods Resort Casino Absecon, NJ,
  • Maintained relationships with restaurant vendors to facilitate effective inventory management and implement cost controls.
  • Managed accurate register and produced daily sales reports backing up inventory usage numbers.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas fresh and clean.
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • 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.
  • Upsold menu items to customers, driving up per sale revenues and maximizing profits.
04/2019 to Current
Server Hornblower New Haven, CT,
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
  • Supervised restocking of salad bar and buffet for lunch and dinner service.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency by using slow periods to restock employee and customer supplies, including ice, condiments, utensils, napkins, trays and delivery bags.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items for dissatisfied customers.
  • Carried out complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to increase shelf life, improve kitchen organization and provide easy access during busy peak service times.
02/2018 to 03/2019
Server/Customer Service Cashier Griffith Company Santa Fe Springs, CA,
  • Requested official identification for alcohol purchases and verified details, consistently meeting strict legal standards of underage sales.
  • Counted cash in register drawer at beginning and end of shift.
  • Monitored self-checkout systems and provided assistance or intervention where required.
  • Maintained current knowledge of store promotions and highlighted sales to customers.
  • Maintained reports of transactions and greeted customers when entering and leaving establishment.
  • Resolved customer complaints and maintained clean and tidy checkout area.
01/2016 to 02/2018
Receptionist Vernon's Law Service City, STATE,
  • Drafted professional memos, letters and marketing copy to support business objectives and growth.
  • Liaised with vendors, contractors and professional services personnel to properly process orders in alignment with needs and specifications of management.
  • Directed incoming calls to internal personnel and departments, routing to best-qualified department.
  • Answered incoming calls on high-volume, multi-line phone switchboard and pleasantly transferred callers to appropriate personnel.
  • Welcomed all customers with friendly greeting, answered general questions, gathered nature of visit and directed to specific offices.
  • Monitored premises, screened visitors, updated logs and issued passes to maintain security.
Expected in 03/2019
High School Diploma:
Midland High School - Midland, TX
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School Attended

  • Midland High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender
  • Server
  • Server/Customer Service Cashier
  • Receptionist


  • High School Diploma

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