Experienced bar manager seeking a challenging position as a brand ambassador/sales rep. Responsible, self-directed, service-driven professional with 10 years in the restaurant/bar industry looking to transition into sales and distribution. Extensive knowledge of craft beers and exceptional customer service skills.
10+ years experience in the hospitality industry
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Innovative problem solver
5+ years management experience
Superb organizational skills
Clear and effective communicator
BartenderJan 2006 to Jan 2007 Dave and Busters － West Nyack, NYMaintained knowledge of over 60 unique cocktails. Served many guests simultaneously in a high volume environment. Managed and maintained the restaurants supply of glassware. Worked with management on creating new cocktails for the menu.
Server/BartenderJun 2007 to May 2010 The Portsmouth Brewery － Portsmouth, NHDeveloped an in depth knowledge of craft beer and how it's made. Worked with management to develop new food specials to increase sales for the bar. Built a large following of regular customers. Trained all new bar hires.
Manager/BartenderMay 2010 to Current The Stone Church － Newmarket, NHIn charge of selecting craft beer draft lineup and maintain liquor pars. Created seasonal cocktail menus. Created inventory system and managed beer and liquor inventory. Worked with kitchen manager to create and price out food menu. Helped write and enforce company handbook for employee policies. Over saw the daily management of both the front and back of house. Responsible for hiring and firing of staff.
Bachelor of Arts, History2005University of New Hampshire － Durham, NH, United States
Minor in Political Science
Coursework in Culinary Management and Food and Beverage Operations Management