Well-rounded Bartender with a wide-ranging history in the service industry. Looking for the opportunity to build and strengthen the customer base of a fine establishment and grow with it. I bring passion for the industry, a positive attitude and an understanding of customer service, as well as extensive experience and training in beer, wine, and cocktails.
Extensive beer knowledge
Extensive spirits knowledge
Cocktail list development
Multilingual in Spanish and English
Anticipating guest needs
Home brew enthusiast. Enjoys innovating by incorporating new ingredients to create new flavor dimensions. Created dozens of new cocktails for a newly opened cocktail lounge. Has worked in a variety of different service atmospheres.
04/2015 to 05/2016
Bartender/ TrainerAgave Vintage Cocktails － Terre Haute, INBartended during peak business hours. Composed a fine dining experience. Trained new bar staff. Oversaw making two new featured cocktails per week. Made new ingredients for cocktails. Consulted with management and ownership for organization, logistics, and direction.
11/2013 to 04/2015
BartenderSpeak Easy － Terre Haute, INLone bartender in small neighborhood bar. Closed the bar at night and balanced the cash register. Promoted the bar, bringing in and maintaining new regular customers.
09/2012 to 05/2016
Bartender/ ServerSonka Irish Pub － Terre Haute, INMaintained constant knowledge of 33 rotating beer taps. Helped people find beers that fit their palate or preferred flavor profile. Maintained full knowledge of all menu items, contents and preparation methods. Took and served food and drink orders. Insured guest satisfaction.
05/2010 to 11/2013
ServerOlive Garden － Terre Haute, IN
Took orders. Identified and confirmed orders before delivery to the table. Engaged in team service to ensure a pleasant dining experience for all guests.
Bachelor of Arts: Music/ SpanishIndiana State University － Terre Haute, IN, USAStudied classical guitar and Spanish history and language.