bartender resume example with 1+ years of experience

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

Capable and passionate about serving & entertaining customers well while exceeding customer expectations and maintaining poise and sense of humor in demanding environments. Getting up to speed quickly and driving sales. Offers somewhat flexible schedule to work. Relies on 21 years of experience delivering excellent customer service. Applies thoughtful and practiced listening and speaking skills. With a degree in Communications and Public Relations, I am fluent with utilizing sales, merchandising and marketing skills.

  • Sales techniques
  • Quality Assurance
  • Customer Service
  • Credit card processing
  • Order fulfillment
  • Computer proficient
  • Money handling abilities
  • POS systems expert
  • Stocking and replenishing
  • Cash register operations
  • Payment collection
  • Daily transaction summarizing
  • Time management skills
  • Product and service sales
Work History
Bartender, 03/2023 - Current
Schulte Hospitality Group Storrs, CT,
  • Keep alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Take customer orders and capitalize on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Polish glassware, buss tables and remove trash/dirty glasses/plates to keep customer areas fresh and clean.
  • Assist servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay.
  • Maintain secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy.
  • Keep bar presentable and well-stocked to meet all customer needs.
  • Collect and authorize payments of guests.
  • Pour and prepare mixed drinks for over 50 customers daily
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for prevention of intoxicated guests.
  • Maintained accurate cash drawer of $100 or more per shift.
  • Perform opening and closing duties of establishment, including setting up bar for next shift, counting cash drawer, and taking inventory.
  • Closed out cash register with100% accuracy and prepared cashier report.
Bartender , 12/2021 - 10/2022
Schulte Hospitality Group Warrenville, IL,
  • Regularly cleaned and sanitized bar area, beer lockers, refrigeration and storage areas.
  • Prepared custom drink orders by accurately measuring and mixing house ingredients.
  • Waited on up to 12 customers at bar and at 18 indoor table bar area and 10 outdoor table area
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies
  • Generated higher ticket averages by suggestive up-selling techniques.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed trash/dirty glasses and plates to keep customer areas fresh and clean.
  • Kept accurate inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Prepared garnishes by evenly slicing and pitting fruits.
  • Closed out cash register with 100% accuracy and prepared cashier report.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Handled cash on daily basis, which built trustworthiness and loyalty with owners.
  • Maintained accurate cash drawer of $150 per shift.
  • Managed disruptive customer behavior and mitigated liability
  • Created attractive bar displays by strategically arranging bottles and glasses.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
Bartender/Server, 05/2021 - 11/2021
Aimbridge Hospitality Branson, MO,
  • Performed complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly and courteously.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Memorized orders and coordinated service in 50- table restaurant.
  • Arranged tables for customers, following established preparation procedures to provide guests with excellent experiences
  • Replenished food items and other supplies, which included paper products and beer, liquor, and wine to keep walk in well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Bussed and reset tables during my shift, working efficiently to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Helped customers place orders, explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
Associate of Arts: Communications And Public Relations, Expected in 06/2015
Camden County College - Blackwood, NJ
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School Attended

  • Camden County College

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender
  • Bartender
  • Bartender/Server


  • Associate of Arts

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