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

Meticulous Bartender with background spanning all aspects of food service industry. Skilled at waiting tables, kitchen prep and serving and preparing drinks. Offers top-notch mixology and new drink creation skills through independent research of industry trends and cocktail history. With over 6 years of experience ranging from high volume casual dining to fine dining. Always able to maintain consistent levels of cleanliness, friendly and effective service in a wide variety of settings.

Skills
  • Organizational Strengths
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Bartending
  • Learning Strategies
  • Beverage Preparation
  • Ordering Procedures
  • Safe Serving Knowledge
  • Group Reservations Management
  • Menu Memorization
  • Preparing Garnishes
  • Outstanding Customer Service
  • Health Codes Compliance
  • Cash Handling
  • Sales
  • Anticipating Guest Needs
  • Scheduling
  • Suggestive Selling
  • Maintaining a Clean Bar
  • Extensive Spirits Knowledge
  • New Hire Training
  • Changing Beer Kegs
  • Ordering Bar Supplies
  • Responsible Alcohol Service
  • Attending Multiple Customers
  • Handling Difficult Customers
  • Clear and Effective Communication
  • Creative Mixology
  • Wine and Liquor Expertise
  • Dining Room Management
  • Extensive Beer Knowledge
  • Extensive Wine Knowledge
  • Cocktail List Development
Experience
07/2020 to Current Bartender Stk Steakhouse | Scottsdale, AZ,
  • Managed bar area, including cocktail design and menu, inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Planned and updated menus to capitalize on changing trends in customer preferences.
  • Helped drive average ticket increases of 30% by upselling customers from shelf to premium brands.
  • Reduced inventory losses by creating new drink menu items to move older products.
  • Engaged in small talk with patrons to build rapport and earn repeat business.
  • Stocked bar with beer, wine, liquor and related supplies.
  • Multitasked to meet customer, business operations and server needs with minimal errors or delays.
06/2019 to 03/2020 Lead Bartender Marriott International | Clayton, MO,
  • Restocked beer and liquor on regular schedule and after special events to prepare for forecasted needs.
  • Worked with management to plan and implement special events to boost customer numbers and profits.
  • Ordered and maintained inventory of bar products, including alcohol, soft drinks and supplies to drive high volume of sales.
  • Offered preferred tables and other special accommodations to VIP customers.
  • Kept detailed inventories of bar supplies and stocked work areas to maintain workflow efficiently.
  • Estimated daily beverage consumption to maintain proper inventory levels.
  • Made product recommendations to customers based on preference, food pairings and special promotions.
09/2018 to 10/2019 Server Moonrise Hotel | Saint Louis, MO,
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and anticipating condiments, napkins and other needs.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to create and maintain fine dining ambiance.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Met or exceeded sales targets on consistent basis with proactive promotional strategies and dessert mentions.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
09/2018 to 10/2019 Barback Hilton Worldwide | Parsippany, NJ,
  • Replenished bar glasses, garnishes and condiments.
  • Backed up cashier staff to process customer orders and payments.
  • Studied bartenders to learn recipes for different mixed cocktails.
  • Verified adequate levels of supplies such as linens and trays and restocked low items.
  • Took food and drinks to bar and table customers.
  • Removed, washed and polished empty glasses, took plates to kitchen and discarded trash.
  • Maintained spotless, well-stocked bar organized and ready for any customer demand.
  • Stayed up-to-date on latest in mixology trends, bar equipment and sanitation standards.
  • Monitored customer movements and quickly cleared empty tables for future customers.
  • Greeted guests with friendliness and professionalism in a casual pub environment.
  • Offered product samples, answered questions and suggested products.
  • Executed cash transactions quickly and accurately.
07/2015 to 09/2019 Bartender Stk Steakhouse | New York, NY,
  • Managed bar area, including cocktail design and menu, inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports to support financial and administrative objectives.
  • Trained several new bartenders to increase knowledge of drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Engaged in small talk with patrons to build rapport and earn repeat business.
  • Kept close track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area seamlessly, smoothing process for wait staff.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Produced and balanced daily and weekly sales reports to assess and coordinate staff.
  • Made product recommendations to customers based on preference, food pairings and special promotions.
  • Multitasked to meet customer, business operations and server needs with minimal errors or delays.
  • Offered preferred tables and other special accommodations to VIP customers.
  • Advertised, marketed and recommended drink options to guests to increase guest satisfaction.
  • Ordered and maintained inventory of bar products, including alcohol, soft drinks and supplies to drive high volume of sales.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2015 High School Diploma | Enfield High School, Enfield, CT GPA:
Expected in | Liberal Arts And Sciences Asnuntuck Community College, Enfield, CT GPA:
Certifications
  • TIPS Certified since 2016
  • Completed BarStarts and BarSmarts

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Enfield High School
  • Asnuntuck Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Bartender
  • Lead Bartender
  • Server
  • Barback
  • Bartender
Degrees
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)