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

Passionate spirits, wine, and beer enthusiast with five years of educational and professional experience in hospitality. Possess current industry certifications and years of experience in monitoring guests and maintaining safe environments. Trained in wide range of beers, liquor options and popular cocktails. Extensive knowledge on the history of spirits, bar service skills and techniques, alcohol policies, food handling procedures, opening and closing procedures, and personal and team presentation.

Demonstrable skill in handling a variety of bar tasks while serving customer needs and achieving profit targets.

Skills
  • Knowledge of craft and microbrews
  • Responsible alcohol service
  • Ordering bar supplies
  • Liquor, beer and wine knowledge
  • Preparing garnishes
  • Menu memorization
  • Classic cocktails
  • Changing beer kegs
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Handling difficult customers
  • Beverage preparation
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Creative mixology
  • Fluency in English
  • Basic math
  • Highly reliable
  • Engaging personality
  • Inventory
  • Clear and effective communication
  • Ordering procedures
  • Hospitality service expertise
  • Attending multiple customers
  • Sale expertise
  • Positive attitude
Work History
Bartender, 01/2017 - Current
Benihana Inc. Phoenix, AZ,
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Developed unique drink and signature cocktail offerings to support bar marketing brand and increase profits.
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Stayed up-to-date on state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and maintained 99.5% compliance for inspections.
  • Recruited and trained bartenders and barbacks and scouted and bar entertainers for various special events.
  • Improved and applied Facebook and Instagram social media and marketing strategies to increase patronage by 20%.
Bar Server, 12/2017 - 01/2019
Marriott International El Segundo, CA,
  • Waited on customers at the bar and at table bar area.
  • Greeted customers and answered any questions.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Provided attentive service and proactively assessed guest needs.
  • Assisted food wait staff with timely food delivery and guest requests.
  • Applied excellent organizational and multitasking abilities to handle simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Set up glassware, liquor and other necessary supplies for special events.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management.
Bartender, 12/2015 - 12/2017
Benihana Inc. Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
    Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Developed creative bar menus and drink recipes by researching emerging industry trends.
  • Created attractive bar displays by strategically arranging bottles and glasses.
    Poured and prepared mixed drinks for over [Number] customers daily and created new libations drawing in clientele.
  • Managed disruptive customer behavior and mitigated liability through effective customer engagement tactics.
  • Stayed up-to-date on state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and maintained 99.5% compliance for inspections.
  • Kept accurate inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Closed out cash register with 99.5% accuracy and prepared cashier report.
  • Recruited and trained bartenders and bar servers.
Bartender, 01/2016 - 10/2016
Benihana Inc. San Diego, CA,
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Developed creative bar menus and drink recipes by researching emerging industry trends.
  • Created attractive bar displays by strategically arranging bottles and glasses.
  • Poured and prepared mixed drinks for over [Number] customers daily and created new libations drawing in clientele.
  • Managed disruptive customer behavior and mitigated liability through effective customer engagement tactics.
  • Stayed up-to-date on state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and maintained 99.5% compliance for inspections.
  • Kept accurate inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Closed out cash register with 99.5% accuracy and prepared cashier report.
Education
Associate of Arts: Criminal Justice, Expected in 05/2015
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Prince George's Community College - Upper Marlboro, MD
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Certification: Mixology, Expected in 02/2018
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European Bartender School - Las Vegas, NV,
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Certification: International Bartending, Expected in 01/2020
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European Bartender School - Miami, FL,
GPA:
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Certification: Bar Exhibition, Expected in 03/2019
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European Bar School - Miami, FL,
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Certification: ETIPS, Expected in 06/2018
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Health Communications, Inc - Washington, DC,
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Certification: Bartending And Mixology, Expected in 01/2017
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Express Bartender - Online,
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School Attended

  • Prince George's Community College
  • European Bartender School
  • European Bartender School
  • European Bar School
  • Health Communications, Inc
  • Express Bartender

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender
  • Bar Server
  • Bartender
  • Bartender

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Certification
  • Certification
  • Certification
  • Certification
  • Certification

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