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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Outgoing Bartender with over 10 years of experience in food and bartending industry. Familiar with POS systems, inventorying and handling cash drawers. Strong mixology and customer service skills with dedication to top-notch service.

Skills
  • Elegant food plating
  • Responsible Alcohol Service
  • Preparing Garnishes
  • Ordering Bar Supplies
  • Changing Beer Kegs
  • Liquor, Beer and Wine Knowledge
  • Sales
  • Cash Handling
  • Cleaning
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Point of Sale Systems
  • Ordering Procedures
  • Food Running
  • New hire training
  • Inventory
  • Highly reliable
  • Lead Certified
  • Creative mixology
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Attending multiple customers
  • Engaging personality
  • Beverage preparation
  • To-Go Order Preparation
  • Menu Memorization
  • High-Volume Dining
  • Menu presentation
  • Food station setup
Work History
02/2021 to 12/2021 Bartender Sage Hospitality Resources, Llp | Austin, TX,
  • Decreased waste, following strict recipes and drink measurement protocol.
  • Managed accurate register and produced daily sales reports backing up inventory usage numbers.
  • Performed opening and closing duties, printing sales reports, setting up for incoming shift, preparing cash drawers and taking inventory.
  • Upsold menu items to customers, driving up per sale revenues and maximizing profits.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas clean.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
08/2015 to 11/2020 Bartender Sage Hospitality Resources, Llp | Chicago, IL,
  • Developed new signature cocktails to support bar marketing brand and increase profits.
  • Upsold menu items to customers, driving up per sale revenues and maximizing profits.
  • Developed drink menu with creative Seasonal-based cocktails, contemporary wines and Craft beer.
  • Waited on up to fifty customers at bar within 5-10 min consistently at a time.
  • Prepared for events by setting up bar, stocking supplies and arranging tables.
  • Responded to guest questions and requests with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Checked ID cards and verified bar guests were of legal age.
  • Closed out cash register with 100% accuracy and prepared cashier report.
  • Kept accurate inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Generated higher ticket averages within a 3 hour period then those in a 6 hour period.
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Replaced empty kegs and soda syrups.
  • Restocked ice, condiments and snacks.
  • Collected trash, wiped up spills and removed trays to maintain fresh and clean customer areas.
  • Managed customer deliveries and assisted with carrying out orders to promote maximum satisfaction.
  • Set up advertising signs and displays on shelves, counters and tables.
05/2018 to 11/2018 Bartender Sage Hospitality Resources, Llp | Alexandria, VA,
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Poured and prepared mixed drinks for over 100 customers daily and created new libations drawing in clientele.
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy.
  • Closed out cash register with 100% accuracy and prepared cashier report.
  • Used proper handling and preservation methods while packaging and storing food products.
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety.
  • Coordinated food handling in alignment with sanitation standards.
  • Cycled out old juice and wine to the restaurants best standards.
  • Frequent well service bartender because of my speed and consistency
  • Prepared fresh batches of juice daily for each shift.
01/2015 to 01/2016 Bartender Sage Hospitality Resources, Llp | Nashville, TN,
  • Developed new signature cocktails to support bar marketing brand and increase profits.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas fresh and clean.
  • Stayed up-to-date on state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and maintained 100% compliance for inspections.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy.
  • 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
  • Checked ID cards and verified bar guests were of legal age.
  • Helped design the bar to be the most functional for my staff.
  • Lead Bartender
  • Arranged tables for customers, following established preparation procedures to provide guests with excellent experiences and foster repeat business.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items for dissatisfied customers.
  • Helped customers place orders, explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
  • Greeted and maintained relationships with regular customers.
01/2012 to 01/2015 Barback/Busser Lodge Management Group | Chicago, IL,
  • Worked quickly, communicated with other staff and always looked for better ways of completing tasks to improve productivity and keep tables ready for incoming guests.
  • Maintained adequate levels of condiments and well-stocked drink stations to keep service flowing smoothly.
  • Transported dirty utensils, dishes and trays to kitchen to support efficient cleaning.
  • Collected trash, wiped up spills and removed trays to maintain fresh and clean customer areas.
  • Organized and cleaned assigned sections by sanitizing and cleaning table, counter and kitchen surfaces.
  • Checked dining area supplies, including linens and wrapped silverware, and replenished low stock.
  • Pitched in extra hours and helped other staff during unexpected times of high volume to improve seating availability and food delivery to tables.
  • Kept close eye on customers to quickly spot leaving guests and clear tables for future patrons.
  • Developed excellent relationships with managers and fellow team members to achieve success, build professional relationships and support positive work environment.
  • Provided smooth and timely service to customers by providing additional silverware, extra napkins and cleaning spills.
  • Maintained adequate levels of condiments and well-stocked drink stations to keep service flowing smoothly.
  • Replaced empty kegs and soda syrups.
  • Poured and prepared mixed drinks for over 100 customers daily and created new libations drawing in clientele.
  • Delivered food to customers at bar and tables.
  • Checked ID cards and verified bar guests were of legal age.
Education
Expected in 05/2022 Associate of Science | San Diego Mesa College, San Diego, CA GPA:
Expected in 05/2011 High School Diploma | La Quinta High School, La Quinta, CA GPA:

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School Attended

  • San Diego Mesa College
  • La Quinta High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender
  • Bartender
  • Bartender
  • Bartender
  • Barback/Busser

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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