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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Reliable and hardworking [Job Title] familiar with working alone or with team to serve more than [Number] customers per shift. Experienced in supporting servers, delivering food and bussing tables. Good interpersonal and multitasking skills in fast-paced environments.

Hospitable [Job Title] committed to maximizing customer satisfaction and beverage sales. Talented in re-imagining classic cocktails and providing new culinary spin on [Type] drinks. Expertise in housekeeping and bar maintenance.

Customer-oriented restaurant professional well-versed in liquor, beer and specialty drinks. Diligent about restocking supplies and keeping customer areas clean. Ready to take on new professional challenge and learn new skills at [Company].

Motivated, service-oriented Bartender with over [Number] years high-volume restaurant experience. Extensive wine, beer and cocktail knowledge. Seeking to make impact on forward-thinking bar program with creative mixology skills.

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.

Friendly [Job Title] with expertise in concocting cocktail drinks and alcoholic beverages. Familiarity with numerous drinking-making techniques. Capable of maintaining composure when under pressure and tending to [Number]-square-foot [Type] bar. Offering [Number] years of experience in providing patrons with superior service.

Meticulous [Job Title] with background spanning all aspects of food service industry, including waiting tables, kitchen prep and serving drinks. Looking to join committed team in vibrant bar or restaurant.

Qualified Bartender with [Number] years of experience. Passionate about customer service and travel with background in [Type] industries. Dedicated to reliability, dynamic bartending and cleanliness.

Established bartender with a flair for creating exciting and on-trend cocktails. Talented at developing world-class cocktail list and bar program.

Seasoned Bartender with [Number] years of service at a high-end sports bar. Provide full food and cocktail service for large groups and sporting events. Looking for an opportunity to expand knowledge base and experience.

Detail-oriented Bar Back seeking employment at a high-volume establishment. Proven customer service skills, strong work ethic and fluency in [Language].

Industrious Bar Back with broad experience in a variety of bars. Looking to join a creative team at an independent establishment.

Hands-on [Job Title] successful at consistently delivering highest quality service. Fast and efficient worker capable of going extra mile to sell more and keep customers satisfied. Well-versed in specialty drink preparation, including [Type] and [Type] specialty drinks.

Adept [Job Title] with [Number] years of front-of-house and supervisory experience seeking position in a fine-dining or craft-cocktail establishment.

Talented individual offering [Number] years of experience in giving prompt, efficient and quality service. Proficient in operating credit card machines, balancing cash registers and promoting upcoming bar events and programs. Competent in preparing classic cocktail recipes.

Award-winning Bartender with [Number] years of experience running cocktail programs in top-rated restaurants. Seeking the opportunity to lend in-depth creativity and knowledge to a restaurant or bar with a commitment to innovation and sustainability.

Recent college graduate looking for entry into hospitality sector. Seeking a Bar Back position with an established bartending program.

Responsible [Job Title] 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.

Experienced Bartender with [Number] years of experience in field. Strong ability to improve team performance and grow bar sales through exceptional customer service and leadership skills.

Skills
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Maintaining glassware stock
  • Extensive spirits knowledge
  • Safe serving knowledge
  • Health codes compliance
  • Team Building
  • Elegant garnish station setup
  • Food service
  • Marketing and sales experience
  • Conversant in [Language]
  • Service-oriented mindset
  • Courteous
  • Organizational ability
  • Basic accounting
  • Multilingual in [Languages]
  • Food preparation
  • Anticipating guest needs
  • Extensive beer knowledge
  • Excellent judgment
  • Employee training
  • Wine and liquor expertise
  • Extensive wine knowledge
Experience
04/2017 to Current Bartender Sessions Ii | San Francisco, CA,
  • Prepared and served over [Number] drinks per shift in high-volume [Type] environment.
  • Reduced inventory losses by creating new drink menu items to move older products.
  • Processed over [Number] transactions daily using cards, cash and voucher payment systems, applying any eligible coupons or promotions.
  • Maintained tight financial controls with highly accurate daily registers.
  • Lowered liquor costs [Number]% by leading training on precision pouring and waste reduction to team of [Number] bartenders.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports to support financial and administrative objectives.
  • Designed and implemented new cocktails to drive customer interest and sales numbers.
  • Advertised, marketed and recommended drink options to guests to increase guest satisfaction.
  • Collected and organized more than $[Amount] in gross revenue and tips on [Timeframe] basis.
  • Inventoried glass and stemware and cut costs by [Number]% through effective inventory management.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands and high-margin signature recipes, driving average sales increases of [Number]%.
  • Prepared over [Number] mixed drinks and poured wine, beer and nonalcoholic beverages for average of [Number] patrons per shift.
  • Helped drive average ticket increases of [Number]% by upselling customers from shelf to premium brands.
  • Checked patrons' identification to ensure minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Supported servers by preparing specialty drinks for patrons in all areas of establishment.
  • Created list of signature items to increase overall revenue.
  • Made product recommendations to customers based on preference, food pairings and special promotions.
  • Stocked bar with beer, wine, liquor and related supplies, including straws, garnishes, ice, glassware and napkins.
  • Filled ice bins [Number] throughout shift and cleaned them [Number] times weekly.
  • Managed up to [Number] customers per shift while simultaneously assisting [Number] restaurant servers.
  • Planned and updated menus to capitalize on changing trends in customer preferences.
  • Multitasked to meet customer, business operations and server needs with minimal errors or delays.
  • Promoted products to customers to enhance bill totals with high-profit items.
  • Reinvented classic cocktails [Type] and [Type] to complement new menu options.
  • Produced and balanced daily and weekly sales reports to assess and coordinate staff.
  • Promoted customer safety by maintaining current list of available ride services for inebriated customers.
  • Worked with management to plan and implement special events to boost customer numbers and profits.
  • Recognized VIP customers immediately and provided special treatment, including preferred tables.
  • Managed bar area, including cocktail design and menu, inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Optimized bar inventory and storage to effectively meet expected business levels with adequate stock of alcohol, soft drinks and other supplies.
  • Collected food, wine and appetizer orders from patrons and promoted upsell items.
  • Collected and polished glassware, keeping adequate stock for expected customer loads.
  • Monitored patrons to keep alcohol consumption in designated areas.
04/2019 to 02/2020 Bartender Sessions Ii | San Francisco, CA,
  • Ordered and maintained inventory of bar products, including alcohol, soft drinks and supplies to drive high volume of sales.
  • Reduced inventory losses by creating new drink menu items to move older products.
  • Filled ice bins [Number] throughout shift and cleaned them [Number] times weekly.
  • Processed over [Number] transactions daily using cards, cash and voucher payment systems, applying any eligible coupons or promotions.
  • Lowered liquor costs [Number]% by leading training on precision pouring and waste reduction to team of [Number] bartenders.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Produced and balanced daily and weekly sales reports to assess and coordinate staff.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports to support financial and administrative objectives.
  • Designed and implemented new cocktails to drive customer interest and sales numbers.
  • Engaged in small talk with over [Number] patrons per day to build rapport and earn repeat business.
  • Advertised, marketed and recommended drink options to guests to increase guest satisfaction.
  • Prepared over [Number] mixed drinks and poured wine, beer and nonalcoholic beverages for average of [Number] patrons per shift.
  • Helped drive average ticket increases of [Number]% by upselling customers from shelf to premium brands.
  • Optimized bar inventory and storage to effectively meet expected business levels with adequate stock of alcohol, soft drinks and other supplies.
  • Managed up to [Number] customers per shift while simultaneously assisting [Number] restaurant servers.
  • Introduced [Type] promotion to menu, increasing monthly sales [Number]%.
  • Processed $[Amount] in daily revenue on average day with totals as high as $[Amount] during special events and promotions.
  • Supported servers by preparing specialty drinks for patrons in all areas of establishment.
  • Collected food, wine and appetizer orders from patrons and promoted upsell items.
  • Multitasked to meet customer, business operations and server needs with minimal errors or delays.
  • Prepared and served over [Number] drinks per shift in high-volume [Type] environment.
  • Planned and updated menus to capitalize on changing trends in customer preferences.
  • Kept detailed inventories of bar supplies and kept work areas stocked to maintain workflow efficiently.
  • Made product recommendations to customers based on preference, food pairings and special promotions.
  • Promoted products to customers to enhance bill totals with high-profit items.
  • Inventoried glass and stemware and cut costs by [Number]% through effective inventory management.
  • Reinvented classic cocktails [Type] and [Type] to complement new menu options.
  • Promoted customer safety by maintaining current list of available ride services for inebriated customers.
  • Worked with management to plan and implement special events to boost customer numbers and profits.
  • Recognized VIP customers immediately and provided special treatment, including preferred tables.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands and high-margin signature recipes, driving average sales increases of [Number]%.
  • Maintained tight financial controls with highly accurate daily registers.
  • Collected and polished glassware, keeping adequate stock for expected customer loads.
05/2017 to 10/2019 Bartender Sessions Ii | San Francisco, CA,
  • Planned and updated menus to capitalize on changing trends in customer preferences.
  • Collected food, wine and appetizer orders from patrons and promoted upsell items.
  • Reduced inventory losses by creating new drink menu items to move older products.
  • Lowered liquor costs [Number]% by leading training on precision pouring and waste reduction to team of [Number] bartenders.
  • Promoted products to customers to enhance bill totals with high-profit items.
  • Stayed up-to-date on latest in mixology trends, bar equipment and sanitation standards.
  • Reinvented classic cocktails [Type] and [Type] to complement new menu options.
  • Worked with management to plan and implement special events to boost customer numbers and profits.
  • 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.
  • Collected and organized more than $[Amount] in gross revenue and tips on [Timeframe] basis.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands and high-margin signature recipes, driving average sales increases of [Number]%.
  • Prepared over [Number] mixed drinks and poured wine, beer and nonalcoholic beverages for average of [Number] patrons per shift.
  • Optimized bar inventory and storage to effectively meet expected business levels with adequate stock of alcohol, soft drinks and other supplies.
  • Made product recommendations to customers based on preference, food pairings and special promotions.
  • Created list of signature items to increase overall revenue.
  • Supported servers by preparing specialty drinks for patrons in all areas of establishment.
  • Checked patrons' identification to ensure minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Multitasked to meet customer, business operations and server needs with minimal errors or delays.
  • Prepared and served over [Number] drinks per shift in high-volume [Type] environment.
  • Kept detailed inventories of bar supplies and kept work areas stocked to maintain workflow efficiently.
  • Restocked beer and liquor on regular schedule and after special events to prepare for forecasted needs.
  • Managed up to [Number] customers per shift while simultaneously assisting [Number] restaurant servers.
  • Filled ice bins [Number] throughout shift and cleaned them [Number] times weekly.
  • Stocked bar with beer, wine, liquor and related supplies, including straws, garnishes, ice, glassware and napkins.
  • Processed $[Amount] in daily revenue on average day with totals as high as $[Amount] during special events and promotions.
  • Helped drive average ticket increases of [Number]% by upselling customers from shelf to premium brands.
  • Introduced [Type] promotion to menu, increasing monthly sales [Number]%.
  • Promoted customer safety by maintaining current list of available ride services for inebriated customers.
  • Recognized VIP customers immediately and provided special treatment, including preferred tables.
  • Designed and implemented new cocktails to drive customer interest and sales numbers.
  • Collected and polished glassware, keeping adequate stock for expected customer loads.
  • Maintained tight financial controls with highly accurate daily registers.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2015 Associate of Applied Science | Criminal Justice Minneapolis Community And Technical College, Minneapolis, MN GPA:

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School Attended

  • Minneapolis Community And Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender
  • Bartender
  • Bartender

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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