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bartender resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic restaurant professional with expertise in mixology, beer, liquor and wine along with solid background in team leadership and business decision making. 20 years in field with strong desire to drive business success.

Skills
  • Ordering bar supplies
  • Responsible alcohol service
  • Changing beer kegs
  • Menu memorization
  • Classic cocktails
  • Preparing garnishes
  • Liquor, beer and wine knowledg
  • Engaging personality
  • Able to bend, squat and reach
  • Beverage preparation
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Clear and effective communication
  • Making change
  • Creative mixology
  • Highly reliable
  • Liquor, beer and wine knowledge
  • Ordering procedures
  • Attending multiple customers
  • Basic math
  • Sale expertise
  • Staff management
  • Cash register operation
  • Handling difficult customers
  • New hire training
  • Inventory
  • Reporting and documentation
  • Positive attitude
Education
West Ga Tech LaGrange Ga., Expected in : General - GPA :
Troup High LaGrange Ga., Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
School House Restaurant & Tavern - Bartender
Sanger, CA, 04/2016 - 02/2019
  • Applied excellent organizational and multitasking abilities to handle simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy.
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Managed accurate register and produced daily sales reports backing up inventory usage numbers.
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Completed regular bar inventories and daily requisition sheets and increased sales and profits by [Number]% in just [Number] [Timeframe].
  • Conducted [Timeframe] inventories of bar and drink supplies to keep stock on hand and avoid expensive rush orders.
School House Restaurant & Tavern - Bartender
Sanger, CA, 04/2013 - 03/2016
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Consulted with managers to organize special events and promotions such as trivia nights to bring in new customers.
  • Kept accurate inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Set up bar for operation, obtained cash bank and stocked service bar.
  • Received over [Number] beverage orders nightly from wait staff and delivered beverages to guests while keeping up with bar orders.
  • Closed out cash register with [Number]% accuracy and prepared cashier report.
VFW - Bartender /Operations Manager
City, STATE, 02/2009 - 12/2010
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Applied excellent organizational and multitasking abilities to handle simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Consulted with managers to organize special events and promotions such as trivia nights to bring in new customers.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers.
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Recruited and trained [Number] bartenders and barbacks and scouted and auditioned performers for various special events.
  • Reduced inventory losses by [Number]% by managing beverage inventory with [Software].
  • Stayed up-to-date on state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and maintained [Number]% compliance for inspections.
  • Requested official identification for [Type] purchases and verified details, consistently meeting strict legal standards of underage sales.
Twisters Bar & Grill - Manager / Owner
City, STATE, 03/1998 - 10/2007
  • Performed [Timeframe] reviews assessing each employee's performance and developed improvement plans.
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows to meet any daily demand.
  • Trained and guided team members to maintain high productivity and performance metrics.
  • Maintained team efficiency by strategically delegating daily activities, monitoring output and rewarding positive contributions.
  • Improved operational planning and business frameworks to enhance resource utilization and reduce waste.
  • Achieved or exceeded financial goals on regular basis by controlling expenses, optimizing schedules and regulating inventory usage.
  • Evaluated employees' strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain efficiency and responsiveness to demands.
  • Established and maintained positive work environment to enhance retention and productivity.
  • Evaluated suppliers to assess quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries, maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Reconciled daily sales transactions to balance and log day-to-day revenue with [Software].
  • Maintained current knowledge of all facets of operations.
  • Controlled costs and optimized spending via restructuring of budgets for labor, capital assets, inventory purchasing, and technology upgrades.
  • Set and managed schedules to give proper coverage to required areas and meet customer service demands.
  • Communicated best practices among on-site and external personnel to align efforts and goals.
  • Trained new employees in specific job requirements.
  • Established and administered annual budget with effective controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • West Ga Tech
  • Troup High

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender
  • Bartender
  • Bartender /Operations Manager
  • Manager / Owner

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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