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

Maintain smooth, efficient and profitable bar by consistently meeting customer needs while controlling costs. Knowledgeable about all types of beer, liquor and mixed drinks. ServeSafe-certified and experienced in monitoring guests for signs of extreme intoxication. Motivated, service-oriented Bartender with over 20 years high-volume restaurant experience. Extensive wine, beer and cocktail knowledge. Creative with developing new mixology recipes. Meticulous Key Manger and bartender with background spanning all aspects of food service industry. Skilled at waiting tables, kitchen prep and serving drinks. Offers top-notch mixology and new drink creation skills. Reliable and hardworking, familiar with working alone or with team to serve customers. Experienced overseeing complex server waitstaff, food delivery and customer support operations. Thriving interpersonal and multitasking skills honed in fast-paced environment. Experienced Bartender with 20+ years of experience in field. Strong ability to improve team performance and grow bar sales through exceptional customer service and leadership skills. Well-rounded Bartender with wide-range history in the service industry. Bringing passion for the industry and fun. Holder of positive attitude with unwavering commitment to customer service. Hands-on manager successful at consistently delivering highest quality service. Fast and efficient worker goes extra mile to sell more and keep customers satisfied. Well-versed in specialty drink preparation. Goal-oriented Bar Manager driven to maximize revenue and productivity. Clear communicator with adaptable and innovative approach.

Skills
  • Proficient in mixology
  • Suggestive selling
  • Extensive spirits knowledge
  • Safe serving knowledge
  • Health codes compliance
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Extensive wine knowledge
  • Food service
  • Courteous
  • Cash register operation
  • Excellent judgment
  • Organizational ability
  • Balancing the cash register
  • Employee training
  • Maintaining a clean bar
  • Able to stand 10+ hours
  • Service-oriented mindset
  • Basic accounting
Experience
12/2015 to Current Bartender Texas Roadhouse | Farmington, NM,
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Checked identification of customers to verify age requirements needed to purchase alcohol.
  • Multitasked to meet customer, business operations and server needs with minimal errors or delays.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Trained numerous new bartenders to increase knowledge of drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Prepared and served over a hundred drinks per shift in high-volume environment.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports to support financial and administrative objectives.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Made product recommendations to customers based on preference, food pairings and special promotions.
  • Kept close track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area seamlessly, smoothing process for wait staff.
  • Managed up to 50 customers per shift while simultaneously assisting 3-4 restaurant servers.
  • Engaged in small talk with patrons to build rapport and earn repeat business.
  • Worked with management to plan and implement special events to boost customer numbers and profits.
  • Managed bar area, including cocktail design and menu, inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Supported servers by preparing specialty drinks for patrons in all areas of establishment.
  • Stocked bar with beer, wine, liquor and related supplies.
  • Lowered liquor costs by leading training on precision pouring and waste reduction to my team.
08/2015 to 05/2018 Key Manager and Server Bonefish Grill | City, STATE,
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and anticipating condiments, napkins and other needs.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Assisted customers in selecting appetizers, entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • Collaborated with host, bus person and cook to serve up food and beverage options.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Provided exceptional service to customers.
  • Upsold customers and optimized table-turns to outperform average sales.
  • Restocked nonperishable food items, condiments and napkins to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Processed customers' payments and provided receipts.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Explained menu options to guests, offered suggestions and took orders for food and beverages.
  • Prepared both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages as specified by patrons, consistently delivering to tables or bar without spillage.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Circulated within assigned areas to assess and address customer needs, effectively prioritizing tasks during peak hours.
  • Reviewed identification for patrons before serving alcoholic drinks.
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
  • Met or exceeded sales targets on consistent basis with proactive promotional strategies and dessert mentions.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Greeted newly seated guests quickly and efficiently.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Performed walked throughs during service to monitor guest satisfaction and advise serving and bussing staff of specific guest needs.
  • Helped senior management achieve retail store targets by monitoring and motivating front-line staff.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by empowering staff to handle customers' issues and deliver top-notch service.
  • Automated office operations, managing client correspondence, payment scheduling, record tracking and data communications.
  • Supported office needs including taking messages, scanning documents and routing business correspondence.
  • Trained employees on best practices and protocol while managing teams to maintain optimal productivity.
  • Oversaw customer service and satisfaction initiatives, reporting to management on successful strategies.
05/2005 to 08/2015 Key Manager and Bartender Outback Steakhouse | City, STATE,
  • Checked identification of customers to verify age requirements needed to purchase alcohol.
  • Ordered and maintained inventory of bar products, including alcohol, soft drinks and supplies to drive high volume of sales.
  • Multitasked to meet customer, business operations and server needs with minimal errors or delays.
  • Prepared and served drinks in high-volume environment.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Supported servers by preparing specialty drinks for patrons in all areas of establishment.
  • Made product recommendations to customers based on preference, food pairings and special promotions.
  • Engaged in small talk with patrons to build rapport and earn repeat business.
  • Stocked bar with beer, wine, liquor and related supplies.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Trained new bartenders to increase knowledge of drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports to support financial and administrative objectives.
  • Optimized bar inventory and storage to effectively meet expected business levels with adequate stock of alcohol, soft drinks and other supplies.
  • Monitored patrons to keep alcohol consumption at designated levels.
  • Managed bar area, including cocktail design and menu, inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Worked with management to plan and implement special events to boost customer numbers and profits.
Education and Training
Expected in | Basic Courses Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, MI GPA:
Expected in 06/1996 High School Diploma | Fordson High School, Dearborn, MI GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Received the Outbacker (Employee) of the Month for Outback Steakhouse 10+ times.
  • Received Outbacker (Employee) of the Year award 3 times.
  • Promoted from server to Key Manager, in less than 12-months
  • Increased team productivity with morale-boosting incentives.

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School Attended
  • Henry Ford Community College
  • Fordson High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Bartender
  • Key Manager and Server
  • Key Manager and Bartender
Degrees
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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