bartender resume example with 2 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Hands-on Lead Bartender successful at consistently delivering highest quality service. Fast and efficient worker goes extra mile to sell more and keep customers satisfied. Well-versed in specialty drink preparation, including specialty drinks. Sociable Waiter skilled at operating in fast-paced environments with demanding objectives for sales, service and quality. Enthusiastic team player successful at multitasking and delivering friendly, prompt service to all customers. Well-versed in maintaining clean and orderly tables, making personalized menu recommendations and managing closing duties such as reconciling cash drawers and restocking items to prepare for following shift.

  • Calendar Management
  • Strong problem solver
  • Proficient in mixology
  • Safe serving knowledge
  • Alcohol ordering
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Health codes compliance
  • Excellent judgment
  • Cash register operation
  • People skills
  • Work ethic
  • Communication
Bartender, 06/2021 - 08/2021
Alaska Denali Travel Talkeetna, AK,
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Managed bar area, including cocktail design and menu, inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports for management.
  • Implemented special events to boost customer numbers and profits.
  • Kept track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area for wait staff.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Trained new bartenders on drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Collected and organized daily till totals and tips.
  • Talked easily with patrons to build rapport and earn repeat business.
  • Balanced tills, handled cash, processed credit card payment batches and prepared bank deposits.
Server, 06/2020 - 06/2021
Ssp Group Cedar Rapids, IA,
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and anticipating condiments, napkins and other needs.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Developed rapport with guests and assisted in generating repeat business by providing exceptional customer service.
  • Completed cleaning duties by sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet and tidying up server stations.
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Resolved customer concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and brought beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Implemented sanitary food handling, holding and service protocols.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Handled food safely and kept spaces clean to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
Service Champion, 01/2020 - 07/2020
Taco Bell Ardmore, OK,
  • Provided every customer with friendly service, answered menu questions and submitted orders.
  • Put special requests into computer system, took payments and provided change.
  • Maintained high standards of customer service during high-volume work shifts and fast-paced operations.
  • Talked pleasantly with customers while taking orders and promoted positive image for business.
  • Processed cash and credit card payments, promptly returning receipts, coin, bills and payment cards to customers.
  • Provided exceptional service that reflected restaurant standards and core values.
  • Counted cash drawer at end of shift and prepared bank deposits.
Salesperson, 08/2019 - 01/2020
4 Wheel Parts Performance Centers Albuquerque, NM,
  • Sparked social conversations with customers to provide friendly atmosphere and smooth shopping experience.
  • Counted cash, made change and stored coupons to keep organized and balanced cash register drawer.
  • Arranged merchandise for display to highlight new styles, attract customers and enhance sales.
  • Greeted incoming customers and provided expert sales and service to drive revenue.
  • Arranged new merchandise with signage and appealing displays to encourage customer sales and move overstock items.
  • Increased revenue by skillfully upselling and closing customer sales and driving product benefits around client needs.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2020
Bowdon High School - Bowdon, GA
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University of West Georgia - Carrollton, GA
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Associate of Science: , Expected in 05/2022
West Georgia Technical College - Carrollton, GA,
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Activities and Honors

Alumni of Sigma Kappa Sorority

High school honor grad with a 4.4

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Bowdon High School
  • University of West Georgia
  • West Georgia Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender
  • Server
  • Service Champion
  • Salesperson


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associate of Science

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