bartender resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

I've worked in many different areas from waitressing to cooking to factory work also customer service and I've bartended for decades now. I work well with others as well as on my own. I am very flexible I can do mutipule tasks at once, I am a fast learner and pick up on things quickly.. I am excilent with customers, and always have had fast turn overs with happy customers..

  • Food rotation
  • Recipe Creation
  • Portioning
  • Garnishing
  • Assembly and Production
  • Production Knowledge
  • OSHA compliant
  • Handling raw materials
  • Assembly instructions
  • Finishing work
  • Production lines
  • Equipment operation
  • Assembly and production
  • Hand and power tools
  • Elegant food plating
  • Responsible Alcohol Service
  • Preparing Garnishes
  • Ordering Bar Supplies
  • Menu Memorization
  • Liquor, Beer and Wine Knowledge
  • Knowledge of Craft and Microbrews
  • Health Codes Compliance
  • Classic Cocktails
  • Changing Beer Kegs
  • Sales
  • Cash Handling
  • Cleaning
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Ordering Procedures
  • Food Running
  • Beverage preparation
  • New hire training
  • Staff Management
  • Creative mixology
  • Inventory
  • Handling difficult customers
  • Engaging personality
  • Sales expertise
  • Clear and effective communication
  • Attending multiple customers
  • Performance improvement
  • Making change
  • Hospitality service expertise
  • Basic math
  • Cash register operation
Work History
Bartender, 06/2015 - Current
Legends Scranton, PA,
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Upsold menu items to customers, driving up per sale revenues and maximizing profits.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Developed new signature cocktails to support bar marketing brand and increase profits.
  • Consulted with managers to organize special events and promotions such as trivia nights to bring in new customers.
  • Managed accurate register and produced daily sales reports backing up inventory usage numbers.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy.
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay.
  • Applied excellent organizational and multitasking abilities to handle simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Developed unique drink and cocktail offerings on monthly basis as part of seasonal offerings.
  • Kept accurate inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas fresh and clean.
  • Completed regular bar inventories and daily requisition sheets and increased sales and profits by [Number]% in just [Number] [Timeframe].
  • Maintained accurate cash drawer of $[Amount] per shift.
  • Developed drink menu with creative [Type]-based cocktails, contemporary wines and [Type] beer.
  • Increased bar revenue by [Number]% through development and marketing of featured cocktails.
  • Stayed up-to-date on state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and maintained [Number]% compliance for inspections.
  • Set up glassware, liquor and other necessary supplies for special events.
  • Received over [Number] beverage orders nightly from wait staff and delivered beverages to guests while keeping up with bar orders.
  • Set up bar for operation, obtained cash bank and stocked service bar.
  • Conducted [Timeframe] inventories of bar and drink supplies to keep stock on hand and avoid expensive rush orders.
  • Handled $[Amount] cash on daily basis, which built trustworthiness and loyalty with owners.
  • Operated efficiently in high-volume setting to prepare and serve more than [Number] drinks per hour.
  • Assisted in preparing dining room for special upcoming functions, including decorating and generating and printing out special group menus using [Software].
  • Closed out cash register with [Number]% accuracy and prepared cashier report.
  • Implemented drink prep procedures that reduced wasted stock by [Number]%.
  • Waited on up to [Number] customers at bar and at [Number]-table bar area.
  • Poured and prepared mixed drinks for over [Number] customers daily and created new libations drawing in clientele.
  • Recruited and trained [Number] bartenders and barbacks and scouted and auditioned performers for various special events.
Line Cook, 08/2015 - 12/2020
Andretti Indoor Karting & Games Cutler Bay, FL,
  • Prepared items like bacon ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Developed [Type] process that reduced waste [Number]% and improved supply turnover [Number]%.
  • Safely used kitchen equipment such as [Type] and [Type], effectively reducing injuries and burns [Number]%.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and dinner service by [Action] and [Action].
  • Communicated closely with [Job title]s to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Collaborated with [Job title]s to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs.
  • Grilled meats and seafood to customer specifications.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Prepared average of [Number] orders each shift.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
Printer and Coater, 03/2020 - 10/2020
Hillside Plastics City, STATE,
  • Operated press to achieve highest print quality and productivity with minimal scrap.
  • Analyzed account workload quantity, complexity and due dates to predict and prevent problems.
  • Adjusted press during production runs to maintain specific registration and color densities.
  • Examined job orders to determine quantity, stock specifications, colors and special printing instructions.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1997
Franklin County Tech School - Turners Falls, MA,
Status -

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  • Franklin County Tech School

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  • Bartender
  • Line Cook
  • Printer and Coater


  • High School Diploma

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