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bartender resume example with 8+ years of experience

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

Responsible bartender and manager, skilled at making custom drinks and maximizing business revenues with top-notch service. Work well with team members to meet all customer needs in fast-paced environments. Good money handling, problem-solving and time management abilities.

Skills
  • Extensive Spirits Knowledge
  • Maintaining Glassware Stock
  • Health Codes Compliance
  • Suggestive Selling
  • Anticipating Guest Needs
  • Outstanding Customer Service
  • Handling Difficult Customers
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Age Identification and Compliance
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Bar Operations and Logistics
  • Monitoring Alcohol Consumption
  • Cocktail Service
  • Teamwork and Professionalism
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Supply and Inventory Maintenance
  • Cash Handling and Management
  • Basic Accounting
  • Wine and Liquor Expertise
  • Employee Training
  • Extensive Beer Knowledge
  • Outgoing Personality
  • Cocktail List Development
  • Opening and Closing Procedures
  • Delegating Work
  • Decision Making
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Resolution
  • Scheduling and Coordinating
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Employee Coaching and Motivation
  • Goal Setting
  • Cash Handling
  • Punctual and Reliable
Education and Training
Overbrook Senior High School Pine Hill, NJ Expected in 06/2011 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
The Tyger - Bartender
New York, NY, 04/2022 - 12/2022
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing intoxication and dealing with intoxicated guests.
  • Displayed and retained extensive knowledge of liquors, wines and entrees.
  • Mixed and served both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for patrons by following standard recipes and procedures.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Completed regular bar inventories and daily requisition sheets.
  • Kept track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area for wait staff.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Collected and organized daily till totals and tips.
The Tyger - Bartender
New York, NY, 03/2021 - 04/2022
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing intoxication and dealing with intoxicated guests.
  • Displayed and retained extensive knowledge of liquors, wines and entrees.
  • Mixed and served both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for patrons by following standard recipes and procedures.
  • Maintained knowledge of bar and menu options to prepare drinks and make food recommendations.
  • Kept track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area for wait staff.
  • Recommended food and drinks to patrons based on preference, pairings and special promotions.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Trained new bartenders on drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Prepared cocktails from bar recipes and served wine, draft and bottled beer.
  • Collected and organized daily till totals and tips.
Monarch Casino Black Hawk - Bartender Shift Manager
Black Hawk, CO, 04/2014 - 03/2021
  • Supervised cleanliness of guest service areas before, during and after service.
  • Monitored daily checklists and side worksheets to keep other bar staff members on task.
  • Placed weekly liquor orders and performed weekly liquor counts, maintaining adequate inventory.
  • Motivated team by giving constructive feedback to deliver exceptional patron experiences to clientele.
  • Executed Rack's bar program to implement new menu rollouts, bolstering revenue.
  • Maintained knowledge of bar and menu options to prepare drinks and make food recommendations.
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing intoxication and dealing with intoxicated guests.
  • Displayed and retained extensive knowledge of liquors, wines and entrees.
  • Introduced bar staff to precision pouring and waste reduction tactics to lower liquor costs.
  • Kept track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area for wait staff.
  • Checked identification of guests to verify age requirements for alcohol purchase.
  • Completed regular bar inventories and daily requisition sheets.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports for management.
  • Trained new bartenders on drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Stayed up-to-date on latest mixology trends, bar equipment and sanitation standards.
  • Managed bar area, cocktail design and menu and handled inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Monitored cash intake to reduce discrepancies.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Complied with health codes, sanitation requirements and license regulations while streamlining productivity initiatives.
  • Mitigated health risks and reduced safety hazards by creating cleaning schedules, restocking items and sanitizing equipment.
  • Resolved escalated customer complaints to maximize satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained staff to improve customer retention and bolster sales.
  • Planned and coordinated special events to boost customer numbers and profits.
  • Created signature beverages to increase revenue and patron loyalty.
  • Developed and updated scheduling policies covering all department activities.
  • Completed weekly schedules through strategic staffing allocation to maintain payroll at 98-100%.
Hyatt Hotels Corp. - Head Server
Sacramento, CA, 01/2014 - 01/2015
  • Served high volume of tables at once and simultaneously supervised serving staff.
  • Handled food safely and kept spaces clean to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Checked identification to verify minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Trained new servers on menu items and restaurant standards.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists to ensure smooth restaurant operations.
  • Verified guest satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Delivered high-quality service and quick beverage service to promote customer satisfaction.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and brought beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Communicated with hosts, bussers and kitchen staff to prepare for and serve customers.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Overbrook Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender
  • Bartender
  • Bartender Shift Manager
  • Head Server

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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