Bartender resume example with 8+ years of experience

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

I am a very outgoing person who is driven to succeed. I am certified in CPR. I have 10 years of experience with customer service. I have 3 years of experience with students from 2-5 with learning disabilities. My hard work and dedication to my positions have given me the chance to become a Part time manager in the restaurant business and a long term Teacher Substitute in Special Education.


Strong Verbal Communication

  • Outstanding customer service
  • Anticipating guest needs
  • Organizational ability
  • Marketing and sales experience
  • Outgoing personality
  • Team building
  • Excellent judgment
  • Courteous
  • Reliable
  • Team player
  • Multitasking
  • Skilled with behavioral interventions
  • Experience with special needs
  • Caring and kind
  • Focused on patient care
  • Always willing to help others
  • Management skills
  • Active listener
  • Customer service
  • Leadership
  • Record keeping
  • Patient education
  • Health codes compliance
  • Cash and credit transactions
  • Service-oriented mindset
  • Able to stand 14+hours
  • Employee training
01/2019 to Current
Bartender Neuehouse Hollywood, CA,
  • Checked identification of customers to verify age requirements needed to purchase alcohol.
  • Ordered and maintained inventory of bar products, including alcohol, soft drinks and supplies to drive high volume of sales.
  • Collected and organized Large amounts in gross revenue and tips on daily basis.
  • Managed bar area, including cocktail design and menu, inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Designed and implemented new cocktails to drive customer interest and sales numbers.
  • 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.
  • Stocked bar with beer, wine, liquor and related supplies.
  • Planned and updated menus to capitalize on changing trends in customer preferences.
  • 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.
  • Kept detailed inventories of bar supplies and stocked work areas to maintain workflow efficiently.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports to support financial and administrative objectives.
  • Processed large amounts in daily revenue on average day with totals as high as are busy months of the year during special events and promotions.
  • Prepared and served over 500 drinks per shift in high-volume environment.
08/2018 to 10/2020
Long-Term Substitute Teacher Albany Charter School Network Beaumont, TX,
  • Differentiated classroom and small group instruction to meet needs of students with various learning styles and abilities.
  • Documented student growth, development and understanding using outlined grading procedures and assessment strategies.
  • Directed group activities to promote immersive, play-based learning.
  • Kept detailed records of student progress, attendance and assignments in Software
  • Applied proactive behavior management techniques to facilitate classroom discipline.
  • Enforced classroom routines to keep students on schedule and operating at consistent level.
  • Used Software to organize lesson plans for long-term interim assignments.
10/2012 to 07/2018
Server Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises Tinley Park, IL,
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and anticipating condiments, napkins and other needs.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Assisted customers in selecting appetizers, entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • Adhered to minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
  • Provided exceptional service to customers
  • Restocked nonperishable food items, condiments and napkins to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to beautify table.
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Greeted newly seated guests quickly and efficiently.
  • Performed walked throughs during service to monitor guest satisfaction and advise serving and bussing staff of specific guest needs.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Requested photo identification from patrons ordering alcoholic beverages to verify legal age of consumption.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Rearranged tables and chairs, located or rolled extra silverware to prepare for large groups.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Explained menu options to guests, offered suggestions and took orders for food and beverages.
  • Cleaned dishes with detergent, rinsing and sanitizing chemicals in compartment sink.
  • Met or exceeded sales targets on consistent basis with proactive promotional strategies and dessert mentions.
  • Communicated effectively with patrons to establish preferences and dietary restrictions and make food and beverage recommendations.
  • Carefully transferred orders from kitchen and bar areas to tables and cleared plates as patrons finished food and beverage items.
  • Prepared both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages as specified by patrons, consistently delivering to tables or bar without spillage.
  • Completed thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2014
High School Diploma:
West Seneca West Senior High School - Buffalo, NY

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School Attended

  • West Seneca West Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender
  • Long-Term Substitute Teacher
  • Server


  • High School Diploma

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