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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Lead Bartender with 6 plus years of experience in cocktail preparation and creation with a gracious, enthusiastic personality coupled with a deep knowledge of local craft beers, wine, spirits, and cocktails. Fast worker who always goes the extra mile to sell more and keep customers happy. Highly skilled at interpersonal communication and interpreting customers behaviors and moods to create sustain safe bar and dining environments. Seeking to leverage bartending skill to fulfill the Head Bartender position and deliver world-class service.

Accomplishments
  • Mixology
  • Bar management
  • Complete mastery of cocktail recipes
  • Familiarity with numerous drink-making techniques
  • Warm and convivial disposition - Team player
Skills

Professional Skills

Alcoholic and Non-Alcohol Drinks Beer, Wine, and Liquor Knowledge Guest Services Mixing Drinks Manual Dexterity

Interpersonal Skills Communication Skills

Detail Orientation Entertaining Personality Good Team Player Professional Appearance Problem-solving

Work History
Head Bartender, 08/2019 - 12/2021
Hyatt Sugar Land, TX,
  • Boosted bar profitability, mentoring team members on routine procedures and productivity strategies.
  • Poured and prepared mixed drinks for over 100 customers daily.
  • Designed special drink and cocktail offerings on monthly basis as part of seasonal offerings.
  • Performed opening and closing duties, printing sales reports, setting up for incoming shift, preparing cash drawers and taking inventory.
  • Managed bar at special events, leading team in providing coordinated service for weddings, business meetings and social gatherings.
  • Trained 20 new bartenders on drink preparation, product promotion, garnish preparation and sanitation protocol.
  • Implemented drink prep procedures that significantly reduced wasted stock.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas clean.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
  • Kept detailed inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Adhered to state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and customer regulations.
  • Decreased waste, following strict recipes and drink measurement protocol.
  • Developed specialty drinks to work with menu changes, sustaining customer interest and solid bar revenue.
  • Grew sales and boosted profits, applying proactive management strategies and enhancing sales training.
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers.
Bartender , 05/2017 - 11/2017
Miller's Ale House Lutz, FL,
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Developed new signature cocktails to support bar marketing brand and increase profits.
  • Designed special drink and cocktail offerings on monthly basis as part of seasonal offerings.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Reduced inventory losses by managing beverage inventory.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
  • Recruited and trained new bartenders and barbacks and scouted and auditioned performers for various special events.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas clean.
  • Operated efficiently in high-volume setting to prepare and serve more than 100 drinks per hour.
  • Trained 20 new bartenders on drink preparation, product promotion, garnish preparation and sanitation protocol.
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay.
  • Completed regular bar inventories and daily requisition sheets and increased sales and profits.
  • Developed drink menu with creative cocktails, contemporary wines and craft beers.
  • Conducted regular inventories of bar and drink supplies to keep stock on hand and avoid expensive rush orders.
Bar Owner, 03/2014 - 10/2017
ATB Lounge City, STATE,
  • Put together realistic budgets based upon costs and fees for successfully operating business.
  • Devised and deployed sales and marketing tactics to drive strategic growth and support achievement of revenue goals.
  • Consulted with customers to assess needs and propose optimal solutions.
  • Collaborated with development teams, internal customers and product line management to verify delivery of desired quality requirements to distributors.
  • Oversaw business budget planning and administration, accounting functions, purchasing and bi-weekly payroll to handle financial needs.
  • Provided outstanding coaching to employees to boost productivity.
  • Studied market to determine optimal pricing of goods and services and to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
  • Maintained motivated and well-paid sales team by calculating commission payments on time.
  • Learned and remained updated on statutory requirements and regulations.
  • Maintained updated knowledge of regulatory changes to adjust business operations accordingly.
  • Provided financial management through preparation of bank deposits and settlement of sales, returns and transaction reports.
  • Built and deployed operational procedures, training programs and administrative systems to handle needs.
  • Devised processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels.
  • Verified parts and materials through audit inspections and independent checks.
  • Capitalized on social media platforms to increase market awareness and recruit sales agents.
  • Enhanced product awareness by taking pictures of new and available product offerings and posting to company's website and media accounts.
  • Kept all building areas and equipment functional and well-organized to promote business performance.
  • Reconciled daily sales, returns and financial reports in QuickBooks.
  • Remained up-to-date on current trends and attended industry trade shows and markets to view and order inventory.
  • Achieved sales goals and increased revenue and profits through productive strategy development and organizational leadership.
  • Input income and expense details into database to track business finances and address variances.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
  • Optimized team hiring, training and performance.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain responsiveness to demands.
  • Used print strategies such as newspaper ads, business catalogs and marketing brochures to bring in and capture new customer business.
  • Established and administered annual budget with controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
  • Assessed supplier quality to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational performance.
Education
Hi School Diploma : Mixology , Expected in 1993
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East High School - Cleveland OH,
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • East High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Head Bartender
  • Bartender
  • Bar Owner

Degrees

  • Hi School Diploma

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