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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Skills
  • High-volume dining
  • Point of Sale (POS) system operations
  • Safe food handling
  • Effective sales techniques
  • Menu memorization
  • Liquor, wine and food service
  • Special dietary requirements
  • Check payment processing
  • Effective customer upselling
  • In-depth food and wine knowledge
  • Food safety understanding
  • Seating assignment preparation
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Conflict and dispute resolution
  • Sales techniques
  • Price memorization
  • Dish preparation
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Bussing expertise
  • Hors-d'oeuvres service
  • Prompt table clearance
  • Buffet setup and takedown
  • Service prioritization
  • Menu knowledge
  • Food inspection
  • Relationship management
  • Maintaining glassware stock
  • Suggestive selling
  • Alcohol ordering
  • Safe serving knowledge
  • Health codes compliance
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Proficient in mixology
  • Cocktail list development
  • Team building
  • Organizational ability
  • Problem solving
  • Maintaining a clean bar
  • Organizational strengths
  • Excellent judgment
  • Cash register operation
  • Courteous
  • Marketing and sales experience
  • Balancing the cash register
  • Outgoing personality
  • Employee training
  • Extensive beer knowledge
  • Strong communication skills
Experience
Bartender, 01/2018 to 01/2019
The Clevelander HotelMiami Beach, FL,
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Filled ice bins throughout shift and cleaned them 7 times weekly.
  • Produced and balanced daily and weekly sales reports to assess and coordinate staff.
  • Ordered and maintained inventory of bar products, including alcohol, soft drinks and supplies to drive high volume of sales.
  • Made product recommendations to customers based on preference, food pairings and special promotions.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Stayed up-to-date on latest in mixology trends, bar equipment and sanitation standards.
  • Trained 3 new bartenders to increase knowledge of drink preparation and up- selling techniques.
  • Monitored patrons to keep alcohol consumption in designated areas.
  • Reduced inventory losses by creating new drink menu items to move older products.
  • Supported servers by preparing specialty drinks for patrons in all areas of establishment.
  • Collected and polished glassware, keeping adequate stock for expected customer loads.
  • Optimized bar inventory and storage to effectively meet expected business levels with adequate stock of alcohol, soft drinks and other supplies.
  • Promoted customer safety by maintaining current list of available ride services for inebriated customers.
  • Restocked beer and liquor on regular schedule and after special events to prepare for forecasted needs.
  • Planned and updated menus to capitalize on changing trends in customer preferences.
  • 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.
  • Multi-tasked to meet customer, business operations and server needs with minimal errors or delays.
  • Stocked bar with beer, wine, liquor and related supplies, including straws, garnishes, ice, glassware and napkins.
  • Promoted products to customers to enhance bill totals with high-profit items.
  • Kept detailed inventories of bar supplies and kept work areas stocked to maintain workflow efficiently.
  • Collected food, wine and appetizer orders from patrons and promoted upsell items.
  • Checked identification of customers to verify age requirements needed for purchase of alcohol.
  • Designed and implemented new cocktails to drive customer interest and sales numbers.
  • Kept close track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area seamlessly, providing pleasant dining experience to customers and smoothing process for wait staff.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports to support financial and administrative objectives.
  • Advertised, marketed and recommended drink options to guests to increase guest satisfaction.
Dietary Aide, 09/2015 to 12/2019
Chelsea Jewish LifecareLongmeadow, MA,
  • Recommended appropriate feeding schedules and methods to meet nutritional needs and abilities.
  • Researched and identified ingredients and nutritional components of foods, diets and menu choices.
  • Cleaned up tables and floors in 40-person residence.
  • Helped patients with special needs eat meals with kindness and patience.
  • Served specific meals to patients with special dietary needs with accuracy and speed.
  • Assisted manager with meal prep for residents, meals, following strict sanitation and food handling guidelines
  • Encouraged clients and caregivers to follow recommended food guidelines for well-balanced diets by giving suggestions of various wholesome foods and meals.
  • Devised meal plans in line with patients' age, gender, diagnosis, cultural background and religious practices.
  • Calculated nutritional requirements to assess adequacy of diet and nutrition support.
  • Reviewed records and assessed nutritional condition of at-risk residents by recognizing unplanned weight changes and other issues.
  • Collaborated extensively with interdisciplinary care team to meet nutritional needs of each resident.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge on latest research and trends through extended education and professional development courses.
Bartender/ Waitress, 07/2019 to 12/2020
Wind Watch Golf And Country ClubCity, STATE,
  • Maintained tight financial controls with highly accurate daily registers.
  • Managed bar area, including cocktail design and menu, inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Checked identification of customers to verify age requirements needed for purchase of alcohol.
  • Supported servers by preparing specialty drinks for patrons in all areas of establishment.
  • Restocked beer and liquor on regular schedule and after special events to prepare for forecasted needs.
  • Collected and polished glassware, keeping adequate stock for expected customer loads.
  • Promoted products to customers to enhance bill totals with high-profit items.
  • Advertised, marketed and recommended drink options to guests to increase guest satisfaction.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports to support financial and administrative objectives.
  • Met or exceeded sales targets on consistent basis with proactive promotional strategies and dessert mentions.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and updates to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Addressed any concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Frequently communicated with kitchen staff to stay up to date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Attended to new customers quickly to inquire about drinks and start off dining experience with prompt beverage service.
  • Maximized beverage sales by suggesting appropriate food and drink pairings to suit unique customer preferences.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Recommended daily specials, wine selections and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and organized food speed racks, bins and dry storage racks to keep food storage areas neat and prevent food-borne illness.
  • Increased sales of key menu items through effective upselling.
  • Maintained indoor and outdoor dining areas by removing trash, wiping down tables and restocking napkin dispensers.
  • Recorded orders and partnered with team members to efficiently serve food and beverages.
  • Added special garnishes and other finishing touches to improve visual impact of plates and contrast or add flavor to dishes.
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Discussed alternative selections with chef for guests with food allergies or gluten-free requests.
  • Arranged each place setting attractively and verified all items were clean and free from water spots and chips.
  • Assisted in preparing for special functions and banquets by setting up and taking down tables and chairs and decorating.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly.
  • Prepared banquet rooms for use, adjusting lights, sound volumes and room temperature to provide comfortable experiences for guests.
  • Prepared and maintained buffet and salad bar by checking temperatures, restocking food and monitoring potential avenues of contamination.
  • Explained preparation of various menu items, describing ingredients and cooking methods to customers.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: , Expected in 2019 to Suffolk County Community College - Brentwood, NY,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Suffolk County Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender
  • Dietary Aide
  • Bartender/ Waitress

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

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