bartender resume example with 6+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Hardworking Bartender with experience in large-scale casual dining establishments. Committed to upholding highest standards of customer service and safe food handling practices. Well-versed mixologist with diverse menu of memorized drink recipes.

  • Mixology Techniques
  • Glassware Polishing
  • Age Identification and Compliance
  • Ordering Bar Supplies
  • Menu Memorization
  • Anticipating Guest Needs
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Liquor, Beer and Wine Knowledge
  • Responsible Serving
  • Cash Handling and Management
  • Classic Cocktails
  • Ability to Lift 30 Pounds
  • Teamwork and Professionalism
  • Hospitality and Guest Service
  • High-Volume Environments
  • Pre Shift Preparation
  • Serving and Bussing
  • Waste Reduction
  • Billing and Payment Processing
Atlantic Technical College Pompano Beach, FL Expected in 07/2026 Drafting Certification : - GPA :
Northeast High School Oakland Park, Expected in 07/2015 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Cadia Healthcare - Bartender
Hyattsville, MD, 01/2022 - Current
  • Kept bar presentable and well-stocked to meet customer needs.
  • Performed opening and closing duties, printing sales reports, setting up for incoming shift, preparing cash drawers and taking inventory.
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing excessive guest intoxication.
  • Set up bar for operation, obtained cash bank and stocked service bar.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Adhered to state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and customer regulations.
  • Handled simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas clean.
  • Set up glassware, liquor and other necessary supplies for special events.
  • Operated efficiently in high-volume setting to prepare and serve more drinks per hour.
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers.
  • Decreased waste, following strict recipes and drink measurement protocol.
Momofuku - Bar Server
Las Vegas, NV, 02/2021 - 07/2022
  • Restocked ice, condiments and snacks.
  • Replaced empty kegs and soda syrups.
  • Kept close eye on customers to quickly spot leaving guests and clear tables for future patrons.
  • Transported dirty utensils, dishes and trays to kitchen to help team stay on top of cleaning.
  • Delivered food to customers at bar and tables.
  • Learned how to make wide variety of mixed drinks.
  • Adhered to state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and customer regulations.
  • Checked ID cards and verified bar guests were of legal age.
  • Maintained adequate levels of condiments and well-stocked drink stations to keep service flowing smoothly.
  • Handled cash on daily basis, which built trustworthiness and loyalty with owners.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Poured and prepared mixed drinks for customers daily.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Collected payment for food and drinks served, balanced cash receipts and maintained accurate cash drawer.
  • Increased sales significantly by upselling higher-end products to customers.
  • Collected orders and relayed them to bartenders quickly and accurately.
  • Mixed both standard and specialized drink orders using liquor, bitters, sugars and fruits.
Hei Hotels & Resorts - Breakfast Server
Monterey, CA, 12/2015 - 01/2021
  • Executed efficient breakfast bar set-up and operations beginning at early hours and finishing prior to check out times.
  • Stocked clean plates, glasses and utensils to foster sanitary environment and reduce risk.
  • Disposed of trash, wiped kitchen areas, and mopped floors to meet health department sanitation inspection guidelines.
  • Replenished hot and cold food table and stocked beverage dispensers, plates and utensils, and ice supply.
  • Prepared selection of coffees, fresh juices and other beverages for guest enjoyment.
  • Resolved guest concerns quickly regarding food selection, beverage availability and freshness.
  • Improved guest comfort and satisfaction through personalized service and support.
  • Greeted guests and seated promptly, providing special accommodation for handicapped diners and small children.
  • Addressed special allergen-free food requests and worked to improve guest experience.
  • Cultivated warm relationships with regular customers.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items.
  • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Used slow periods to restock supplies, ice, trays and delivery bags.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Atlantic Technical College
  • Northeast High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender
  • Bar Server
  • Breakfast Server


  • Drafting Certification
  • High School Diploma

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