bartender cocktail waitress resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Industrious Bartender with broad experience in variety of bars. Remains calm and poised in fast-paced environments. Prepared to handle high-volume service situations.

  • Outstanding customer service
  • Extensive spirits knowledge
  • Maintaining glassware stock
  • Safe serving knowledge
  • Health codes compliance
  • Suggestive selling
  • Beer, wine and soju cocktails
  • Outgoing personality
  • Food service
  • Maintaining a clean bar
  • Balancing the cash register
  • Able to stand 10 hours
  • Courteous
  • Organizational ability
  • Marketing and sales experience
  • Elegant garnish station setup
  • Food preparation
  • Extensive beer knowledge
  • Cash register operation
  • Cash and credit transactions
Bartender/Cocktail Waitress, 01/2017 to 06/2017
Builders Firstsource, Inc.North East, MD,
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Managed bar area, cocktail design and menu and handled inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Recommended food and drinks to patrons based on preference, pairings and special promotions.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports for management.
  • Kept track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area for wait staff.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Poured wine, beer and cocktails for patrons.
  • Implemented special events to boost customer numbers and profits.
  • Maintained list of ride services for inebriated customers.
  • Collected and organized daily till totals and tips.
  • Measured and mixed house ingredients to prepare both custom and menu drink orders.
  • Arranged bottles and glasses behind bar to make attractive displays.
  • Neatly sliced and pitted fruit for garnishing drinks.
  • Maintained safety and sanitation standards with firm enforcement amongst bar staff.
  • Greeted frequent visitors by name and explained new promotions.
  • Carefully inspected identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
  • Studied industry trends to inform planning of bar menu and development of new drink recipes.
Hospitality Worker/Cook Shift Leader, 09/2008 to 01/2011
Job Corps CenterCity, STATE,
  • Communicated with kitchen employees, answered questions and offered insight into food preparations.
  • Sanitized counters and utensils used for preparation of raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs.
  • Followed "first in, first out" rule with every food and beverage item, tossing outdated and expired food products.
  • Checked freezer and refrigerator each day to verify proper functioning.
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Placed orders for food and supplies used for creating meals for 300 students daily.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals for day camp hosting people.
  • Served school students 600+ nutritious meals each day.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize risk of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Made meals in accordance with company standards and requirements.
  • Adhered to regulatory standards regarding safe and sanitary food prep.
  • Executed proper techniques when preparing menu item ingredients.
  • Memorized new menu items and ingredients quickly to help customers select items meeting needs and preferences.
  • Monitored supply inventory and rotated stock to maintain optimal freshness and reduce waste.
  • Operated kitchen equipment in alignment with OSHA protocols and manufacturer instructions.
  • Improved overall kitchen efficiency from classes given to me and the great leadership in company, Who passed there knowledge onto me to take over for them.
Lead Assembler, 07/2006 to 10/2008
Quality Plastics ProductsCity, STATE,
  • Completed accurate assembly work by positioning and aligning components.
  • Set up and performed hand and automatic assembly operations on components, sub-assemblies and assemblies.
  • Inspected finished parts and components to enforce QA standards and uncover defects prior to packaging.
  • Removed physical refuse and debris and organized tools to maintain safe work environment.
  • Checked parts against stock lists, blueprints and material specifications to comply with standards.
  • Prevented jams or wasted materials by setting and verifying parts clearances.
  • Orchestrated organizational assembly strategy to produce products conforming to design specifications.
  • Stored and disposed of hazardous materials to prevent environmental contamination and injury.
  • Completed quality records, scrap reports and machine logs in database.
  • Set up and operated greasing equipment to lubricate components, sub-assemblies or assemblies.
  • Avoided critical errors by trimming and balancing rotating components.
  • Created production schedules by considering deadlines for customer orders and sales forecasting.
  • Assessed work for errors or compliance issues and made corrections and modifications.
  • Inserted and positioned materials and clamped, spliced and fitted parts using hand and power tools.
  • Assembled building material components, including wall panels and roof and floor trusses.
  • Fabricated machine parts using lathes, mills, and various other powered equipment.
  • Installed heat trace tape to tubing and controls and bent large tubing with power bender.
  • Lubricated and wiped machines and tools to maintain safety and cleanliness.
  • Sorted and placed materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins according to predetermined sequence.
  • Improved knowledge and productivity through continuous education and learning from foreman and senior assemblers.
  • Promoted worksite safety by explaining and enforcing OSHA requirements.
  • Assembled machinery from component parts, following prescribed instructions to support correct configurations.
  • Fabricated machine parts using lathes, mills and various other powered equipment.
  • Read and interpreted schematics and drawings for accurate results.
Education and Training
GED: , Expected in 05/2000 to Washoe County School District - Reno, NV
Cosmetology : Cosmetology, Expected in 08/1999 to Carson City Beauty Academy - Carson City, NV

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School Attended

  • Washoe County School District
  • Carson City Beauty Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender/Cocktail Waitress
  • Hospitality Worker/Cook Shift Leader
  • Lead Assembler


  • GED
  • Cosmetology

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