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

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 Regions.

Reliable and hardworking bartender familiar with working alone or with team to serve more than 50 customers per shift. Experienced in supporting servers, delivering food and bussing tables. Good interpersonal and multitasking skills in fast-paced environments.

Talented individual offering 6 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.

Well-rounded Bartender with wide-range history in the service industry. Bringing passion for the industry and fun, positive attitude with unwavering commitment to customer service.

Skills
  • Billing Adjustments
  • Administrative support
  • Budgets
  • Safety inspections
  • Customer Service
  • Team Building
  • Organization
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Problem Resolution
  • Communications
Education and Training
East Mississippi Community College Mayhew, MS Expected in 05/2018 Associate of Applied Science : Psychology - GPA :
Experience
Three Rivers Casino - Bartender/Server
Coos Bay, OR, 09/2019 - Current
  • Kept detailed inventories of bar supplies and kept work areas stocked to maintain workflow efficiently.
  • Multitasked to meet customer, business operations and server needs with minimal errors or delays.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Promoted customer safety by maintaining current list of available ride services for inebriated customers.
  • Supported servers by preparing specialty drinks for patrons in all areas of establishment.
  • Recognized VIP customers immediately and provided special treatment, including preferred tables.
  • Collected and polished glassware, keeping adequate stock for expected customer loads.
  • Stocked bar with beer, wine, liquor and related supplies, including straws, garnishes, ice, glassware and napkins.
  • Created list of signature items to increase overall revenue.
  • Promoted products to customers to enhance bill totals with high-profit items.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Made product recommendations to customers based on preference, food pairings and special promotions.
Guest Services, Inc. - Bartender/Food Server
Orange City, FL, 01/2018 - 08/2019
  • Collected food, wine and appetizer orders from patrons and promoted upsell items.
  • Restocked beer and liquor on regular schedule and after special events to prepare for forecasted needs.
  • Kept detailed inventories of bar supplies and kept work areas stocked to maintain workflow efficiently.
  • Multitasked to meet customer, business operations and server needs with minimal errors or delays.
  • Ordered and maintained inventory of bar products, including alcohol, soft drinks and supplies to drive high volume of sales.
  • Checked identification of customers to verify age requirements needed for purchase of alcohol.
  • Made product recommendations to customers based on preference, food pairings and special promotions.
  • Optimized bar inventory and storage to effectively meet expected business levels with adequate stock of alcohol, soft drinks and other supplies.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports to support financial and administrative objectives.
  • Supported servers by preparing specialty drinks for patrons in all areas of establishment.
  • 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.
  • Engaged in small talk with over 100’s patrons per day to build rapport and earn repeat business.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
Bonefish Grill - Server
City, STATE, 03/2017 - 06/2018
  • Backed up cashier staff to process customer orders and payments.
  • Assisted in preparing for special functions and banquets by setting up and taking down tables and chairs and decorating.
  • Kept tables neat, cleared away dirty dishes, wiped down surfaces and refreshed glasses.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Communicated effectively with kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs and other special requests.
  • Delivered trays and bags to patrons and assisted with collecting items such as drinks, utensils and condiments.
  • Prepared and maintained buffet and salad bar by checking temperatures, restocking food and monitoring potential avenues of contamination.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and organized food speed racks, bins and dry storage racks to keep food storage areas neat and prevent food-borne illness.
  • Restocked condiments and drink station supplies to maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Discussed alternative selections with chef for guests with food allergies or gluten-free requests.
  • Checked menus to verify current selection availability and cleanliness.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling, guest expectations and restaurant protocols.
  • Discussed menu items and dietary concerns, noted special requests and suggested appetizers or other additional items to meet upsell goals.
  • Removed trash, spills and trays to keep areas clean and professionally organized.
  • Wiped down and sanitized food preparation areas using dishcloths, hot water and cleaning products.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Verified adequate levels of supplies such as linens and trays and restocked low items.
  • Explained preparation of various menu items, describing ingredients and cooking methods to customers.
  • Carried dirty dishes to kitchen to keep dining areas clean and promote efficiency.
  • Cleaned and inspected food preparation areas for safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Monitored customer movements and quickly cleared empty tables for future customers.
  • Prepared salads and appetizers to back up kitchen staff.
  • Added special garnishes and other finishing touches to improve visual impact of plates and contrast or add flavor to dishes.
  • Recorded orders and partnered with team members to efficiently serve food and beverages.

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School Attended
  • East Mississippi Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Bartender/Server
  • Bartender/Food Server
  • Server
Degrees
  • Associate of Applied Science