bartender resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Enthusiastic and driven individual with almost 17 years of vast work experience. Prepared to offer knowledge and abilities to boost team success and enhance customer satisfaction. Energetic professional with a wealth of experience in property tours and fair housing laws. Hardworking, educated and willing to go the extra mile to complete any task. Is ready to find her dream job in the wedding/event planning industry.

  • Business processes and procedures
  • Lease oversight
  • Fair housing policies
  • Property tours and inspections
  • Relationship building and retention
  • Communication skills
  • Menu memorization
  • Proficient in mixology
  • Extensive spirits knowledge
Bartender, 07/2020 to Current
Department Of DefensePascagoula, MS,
  • Managed up to 20 customers per shift while simultaneously assisting 20 restaurant servers.
  • Trained 3 new bartenders to increase knowledge of drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports to support financial and administrative objectives.
  • Engaged in small talk with patrons to build rapport and earn repeat business.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Advertised, marketed and recommended drink options to guests to increase guest satisfaction.
  • Stayed up-to-date on latest in mixology trends, bar equipment and sanitation standards.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Reduced inventory losses by creating new drink menu items to move older products.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
Manager Bartender, 01/2015 to 07/2020
WspArvada, CO,
  • Provided attentive service and proactively assessed guest needs
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay
  • Managed accurate register and produced daily sales reports backing up inventory usage numbers
  • Generated higher ticket averages by training 10 employees on suggestive up-selling techniques
  • Consulted with owner to organize special events and promotions such as trivia nights to bring in new customers
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers
  • Applied excellent organizational and multitasking abilities to handle simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors
  • Maintained relationships with restaurant vendors to facilitate effective inventory management and implement cost controls
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands
Marketing Consultant, 01/2016 to 03/2019
JMG RealtyCity, STATE,
  • Collaborated with sales team to increase brand awareness and enhance business development by building and maintaining relationships with key accounts
  • Achieved client vision and marketing objectives by collaborating with different local businesses
  • Worked within budget parameters to develop and implement marketing strategies by analyzing key data and consumer demographics
  • Increased credibility and client awareness by developing technical/non-technical marketing collateral and presentations, public relations campaigns, articles and newsletters
  • Regularly updated and edited content for property websites
  • Planned and executed events and marketing programs
  • Studied demographic data to determine optimal targets, competitor offerings and tactics for persuasion
  • Collaborated with product development team to effectively modernize and update promotions
  • Performed background checks on over 300 apartment applicants
  • Resolved conflicts between tenants regarding noise, encroachments and parking
  • Marketed property to local businesses through collateral, emails and phone calls
  • Validated rental eligibility by using JMG's verification process
  • Toured property with prospective tenants and provided wealth of information in regards to its key features
  • Collected rent and tracked resident payments and information in Onesite
  • Administered operations to handle needs of more than 300 tenants across 2 properties
  • Experienced with new construction, luxury apartment buildings, condominiums and 55+ communities and units
Certified Trainer/New Restaurant Opener, 01/2008 to 01/2015
Buffalo Wild WingsCity, STATE,
  • Educated bartenders, clerks, and servers on responsible service protocols
  • Presented training material with varied instructional methods to maintain attention of participants
  • Modeled role-play scenarios to provide visual demonstration of serving
  • Observed participants and provided corrective measures for skill improvement
  • Discussed proper procedures for requesting identification and provided practice opportunities to trainees
  • Delivered in-depth training to workers in food preparation and customer-facing roles to promote strong team performance
  • Resolved challenging customer complaints to full satisfaction, promoting brand loyalty and maximizing repeat business
  • Controlled food costs and managed inventory
Education and Training
: Fashion Merchandising, Expected in to Florida Community College Jacksonville - Jacksonville, FL,
High School Diploma: , Expected in to Riverview High School - Sarasota, FL

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School Attended

  • Florida Community College Jacksonville
  • Riverview High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender
  • Manager Bartender
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Certified Trainer/New Restaurant Opener


  • High School Diploma

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