bartender resume example with 10+ years of experience

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

Smoothly handle all bar tasks while serving customer needs and achieving profit targets. Trained in wide range of beers, liquor options and popular cocktails. Offering current years of experience monitoring guests and maintaining safe environments. Award-winning known for expert sales skills and consistent delivery of popular cocktails. Expedient drink-maker with years of experience in delivering excellent service and cultivating loyal clientele. Conducts opening and closing activities, including cleaning and restocking bar. Dependable and driven with independent approach to handling high-volume customer loads. Well-versed in assisting wait staff with drinks and food orders. Excellent relationship-builder and multitasker always ready to support team needs. Capable and passionate about serving customers well while exceeding customer expectations and maintaining poise and sense of humor in demanding environments. Strong history of exceptional service in small and large establishments. Professional Bartender with extensive knowledge of spirits and intuitive ability to engage customers one-on-one. Friendly, open and committed to building customer base by providing positive service experience.

  • Elegant food plating
  • Responsible Alcohol Service
  • Preparing Garnishes
  • Ordering Bar Supplies
  • Liquor, Beer and Wine Knowledge
  • Cash Handling
  • Point of Sale Systems
  • Cash register operation
  • Beverage preparation
Work History
10/2018 to Current
Bartender Miller's Ale House Schaumburg, IL,
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy.
  • Developed new signature cocktails to support bar marketing brand and increase profits.
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas fresh and clean.
  • Kept accurate inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Applied excellent organizational and multitasking abilities to handle simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Set up bar for operation, obtained cash bank and stocked service bar.
03/2016 to 10/2018
Manager/Cashier Aparium Hotel Group Montclair, NJ,
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Cross-trained existing employees to maximize team agility and performance.
  • Controlled costs and optimized spending via restructuring of budgets for labor, capital assets, inventory purchasing and technology upgrades.
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Maximized productivity by keeping detailed records of daily progress and identifying and rectifying areas for improvement.
  • Created and implemented aggressive action plan to address pressing cost control needs.
  • Set and managed schedules to give proper coverage to required areas and meet customer service demands.
  • Approved regular payroll submissions for 5 employees
  • Maximized performance by monitoring daily activities and mentoring team of 5 associates.
  • Interviewed and hired strong candidates for team openings, using newspapers, job boards and social media to find applicants.
  • Trained new employees in specific job requirements.
  • Recorded inventory sales into organization's weekly income report.
01/2013 to 08/2016
Housekeeping Supervisor Life Care Centers Of America Valparaiso, IN,
  • Worked with front desk to respond promptly to all guest requests.
  • Communicated repair needs to maintenance staff.
  • Placed orders for housekeeping supplies and guest toiletries.
  • Completed schedules, shift reports and other business documentation.
  • Trained and mentored all new personnel to maximize quality of service and performance.
  • Assigned housekeeping staff to specific shifts and room blocks based on abilities and daily requirements.
  • Restocked room supplies such as facial tissues for personal touch with every job.
  • Kept building entryway glass clean and polished for professional presentation.
  • Increased employee performance through effective supervision and training.
  • Evaluated employee performance and developed improvement plans.
03/2011 to 01/2013
Waitress Starlite Coney Island City, STATE,
  • Maintained order efficiency and accuracy through clear communication with kitchen staff, earning numerous recommendations from satisfied customers.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage 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.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
Expected in 05/2007 to to
High School Diploma:
Shepherd High School - Shepherd, MI

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School Attended

  • Shepherd High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender
  • Manager/Cashier
  • Housekeeping Supervisor
  • Waitress


  • High School Diploma

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