bartender resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Motivated, service-oriented Bartender with over 40 years high-volume restaurant experience. Extensive wine, beer and cocktail knowledge. Creative with developing new mixology recipes. Established bartender with flair for creating exciting and on-trend cocktails. Talented at developing world-class cocktail list and bar program. Ready to create innovative and attractive drink menus. Meticulous Bartender with background spanning all aspects of food service industry. Skilled at waiting tables, kitchen prep and serving drinks. Offers top-notch mixology and new drink creation skills.

  • Proficient in mixology
  • Beer, wine and soju cocktails
  • Anticipating guest needs
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Suggestive selling
  • Safe serving knowledge
  • Extensive spirits knowledge
  • Health codes compliance
  • Balancing the cash register
  • Licensed (dept of liquor control)
  • Service-oriented mindset
  • Basic accounting
  • Cash register operation
  • Excellent judgment
  • Cash and credit transactions
  • Able to stand 10 + hours
  • Outgoing personality
  • Wine and liquor expertise
  • Elegant garnish station setup
  • Cocktail list development
  • Employee training
  • Maintaining a clean bar
  • Courteous
Bartender, 07/1984 to 09/2021
North ItaliaScottsdale, AZ,
  • Managed bar area, cocktail design and menu and handled inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Recommended food and drinks to patrons based on preference, pairings and special promotions.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports for management.
  • Stayed up-to-date on latest mixology trends, bar equipment and sanitation standards.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Ordered inventory to meet expected demand with adequate stock.
  • Trained new bartenders on drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Poured wine, beer and cocktails for patrons.
  • Collected and organized daily till totals and tips.
  • Lowered liquor costs by training bar staff on precision pouring and waste reduction.
  • Produced and balanced daily and weekly sales reports.
  • Balanced tills, handled cash, processed credit card payment batches and prepared bank deposits.
  • Prepared new garnishes, juices and other perishables daily.
  • Interacted with customers, completed transactions and maintained work areas according to relevant professional standards and codes.
  • Kept supplies stored in proper locations according to health code standards.
  • Introduced new seasonal and special events menu items to successfully increase monthly sales.
  • Reinvented classic cocktails to complement new menu options.
  • Processed above-average daily revenue and consistently met targets for special events and promotions.
  • Managed high volume of shift customers and simultaneously assisted restaurant servers with diverse needs.
Education and Training
: General Studies, Expected in to New River Community College - Dublin, VA
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts And General Studies, Expected in 01/2021 to University of Hawaii Maui College - Kahului, HI
: Fashion Technology, Expected in to University of Hawaii Maui College - ,
: , Expected in 03/2024 to Maui County Liquor Card - Maui County,
: , Expected in to Food Handling Card - Maui County,
: , Expected in 07/2022 to Tips Training Class/current - Health Communications Inc.,

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School Attended

  • New River Community College
  • University of Hawaii Maui College
  • University of Hawaii Maui College
  • Maui County Liquor Card
  • Food Handling Card
  • Tips Training Class/current

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  • Associate of Arts
  • Some College (No Degree)

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