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

Dependable and driven bartender 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.

Skills
  • Menu memorization
  • Liquor, beer and wine knowledge
  • Knowledge of craft and microbrews
  • Classic cocktails
  • Preparing garnishes
  • Ordering bar supplies
  • Responsible alcohol service
  • Beverage preparation
  • Cash register operation
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Colorado Gaming License
  • Food Handler Safety
  • Nevada Alcohol Education
  • Making change
  • Attending multiple customers
  • Basic math
  • Fluency in English
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Creative mixology
  • Positive attitude
  • Sale expertise
  • Clear and effective communication
  • Aloha POS
  • Highly reliable
  • Able to bend, squat and reach
  • Handling difficult customers
  • Engaging personality
Work History
Bartender, 08/2018 to Current
McmenaminsKalama, WA,
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Developed new signature cocktails to support bar marketing brand and increase profits.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Developed unique drink and cocktail offerings on monthly basis as part of seasonal offerings.
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers.
  • 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.
  • Managed accurate register and produced daily sales reports backing up inventory usage numbers.
  • Consulted with managers to organize special events and promotions such as trivia nights to bring in new customers.
  • Kept accurate inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Increased bar revenue by 20% through development and marketing of featured cocktails.
  • Operated efficiently in high-volume setting to prepare and serve more than 150 drinks per hour.
  • Handled $12,000 cash on daily basis, which built trustworthiness and loyalty with owners.
  • Closed out cash register with 95% accuracy and prepared cashier report.
  • Set up bar for operation, obtained cash bank and stocked service bar.
  • Maintained accurate cash drawer of $10,000 per shift.
  • Poured and prepared mixed drinks for over 2500 customers daily and created new libations drawing in clientele.
Bartender , 01/2017 to Current
McmenaminsBothell, WA,
  • Managed accurate register and produced daily sales reports backing up inventory usage numbers.
  • Applied excellent organizational and multitasking abilities to handle simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas fresh and clean.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Checked identification to enforce age requirement for alcoholic beverages.
  • Built solid rapport with many frequent patrons to cultivate guest loyalty.
  • Maximized sales of specials and happy hour drinks by thoroughly promoting to customers and maintaining great salesmanship.
  • Recruited and trained [Number] bartenders and barbacks and scouted and auditioned performers for various special events.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Developed unique drink and cocktail offerings on monthly basis as part of seasonal offerings.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy.
  • Generated higher ticket averages by training [Number] employees on suggestive up-selling techniques.
  • Developed new signature cocktails to support bar marketing brand and increase profits.
  • Kept accurate inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Operated efficiently in high-volume setting to prepare and serve more than 100 drinks per hour.
  • Loaded trays with accessories, including eating utensils, napkins and condiments.
  • Anticipated guest needs and provided proactive service.
  • Used correct cleaning, sanitizing and food handling procedures to maintain optimal protections for customers.
  • Ensured superior service and efficiency at all times.
  • Maintained strong reputation of efficiency and accuracy, earning numerous recommendations from satisfied customers.
  • Reviewed identification in adherence with state and federal laws for serving alcohol.
Bartender, 01/2014 to 01/2017
McmenaminsMcminnville, OR,
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Maintained relationships with restaurant vendors to facilitate effective inventory management and implement cost controls.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas fresh and clean.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Developed new signature cocktails to support bar marketing brand and increase profits.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Developed unique drink and cocktail offerings on monthly basis as part of seasonal offerings.
  • 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.
  • Managed accurate register and produced daily sales reports backing up inventory usage numbers.
  • Applied excellent organizational and multitasking abilities to handle simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy.
  • Generated higher ticket averages by training 4 employees on suggestive up-selling techniques.
  • Closed out cash register with 100% accuracy and prepared cashier report.
  • Waited on up to 12 customers at bar and at 40 table bar area.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 08/1989
Salida High School - Salida, CO,
GPA:
: Pharmacy Technology, Expected in 03/2014
Ashworth College - Norcross, GA,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Salida High School
  • Ashworth College

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender
  • Bartender
  • Bartender

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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