head bartender resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Highly-motivated Head Bartender with unmatched abilities in mixing drinks. Experienced with using set measuring systems, creating unique exotic drinks and handling counter of busy bar. Well-versed in communication and hospitality standards. Energetic Bartender with 2 years of experience delivering high-quality service and accurate drink formulation in fast-paced environments. In-depth knowledge of craft cocktails and seasonal drink planning. Builds personable and upbeat rapport with patrons to cultivate loyalty.

I am also great at multitasking serving and bartending at the same time while making sure my costumers are satisfied. That also goes for any job cashier, working with animals and more.

  • Blending Techniques
  • Garnish Preparation
  • Measurement Accuracy
  • Monitoring Alcohol Consumption
  • Cash Handling and Management
  • Cocktail Service
  • Handling Difficult Customers
  • Responsible Serving
  • Hospitality and Guest Service
  • Ability to Lift 30 Pounds
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Teamwork and Professionalism
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Age Identification and Compliance
  • Professional Service Standards
  • TIPS Certified
  • Sharp Memory
  • Reconciling Cash Drawers
  • Wine Pairings
  • Friendly and Outgoing
  • Good Conversationalist
  • Team Management
  • Wine Knowledge
  • Engaging Customers
  • Pre Shift Preparation
  • Calm and Composed
  • Honest and Dependable
  • Opening and Closing Procedures
  • New Cocktail Creation
  • Bar Menu Planning
  • Fast Learner
  • Time Management
  • Private Events and Catering
  • Staff Training
  • Bussing and Serving
  • Banquet Events
09/2020 to 09/2022
Head Bartender Belmond Ltd Charleston, SC,
  • Delivered exceptional bar service for special events such as weddings, business conferences and society receptions.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Recommended food and drinks to patrons based on preference, pairings and special promotions.
  • Designed and implemented new cocktails to drive customer interest and sales numbers.
  • Offered seating and other special accommodations to customers according to preferences and dining area volume.
  • Reinvented classic cocktails to complement new menu options.
  • Collected and organized daily till totals and tips.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports for management.
  • Kept track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area for wait staff.
  • Maintained knowledge of bar and menu options to prepare drinks and make food recommendations.
  • Completed regular bar inventories and daily requisition sheets.
  • Trained new bartenders on drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Displayed and retained extensive knowledge of liquors, wines and entrees.
  • Mixed and served both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for patrons by following standard recipes and procedures.
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing intoxication and dealing with intoxicated guests.
  • Checked identification of guests to verify age requirements for alcohol purchase.
  • Prepared cocktails from bar recipes and served wine, draft and bottled beer.
  • Poured wine, beer and cocktails for patrons.
09/2020 to 09/2022
Server Landry's Arlington, VA,
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials to increase profits.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and offering condiments, napkins and other items.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Communicated with hosts, bussers and kitchen staff to prepare for and serve customers.
  • Enforced minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
  • Completed cleaning duties by sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet and tidying up server stations.
  • Checked with customers to determine satisfaction with meals, promptly taking action to correct problems.
  • Trained new employees on restaurant procedures and plating techniques.
  • Addressed complaints to kitchen staff and served replacement items.
  • Cleaned tables and chairs to prepare dining area for next customers.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts for customers.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts.
  • Answered guest questions regarding menu, food and beverage preparation, recipe ingredients and allergens.
  • Presented food and beverages to guests at tables.
  • Informed customers about specials, upselling additional food and drink items.
  • Made reservations for guests up to 5 days in advance or more.
  • Refilled drinks and checked with diners to meet specific needs.
02/2022 to 05/2022
Animal Caretaker Department Of The Interior Dickinson, ND,
  • Monitored safety of every animal to prevent injuries from other animals or environmental hazards.
  • Picked up dog waste using bags to dispose of properly.
  • Set boundaries through disciplinary teaching and treat training.
  • Promoted optimal animal health by feeding and watering on regular schedule.
  • Cleaned cages in accordance with health code requirements to ensure sanitary environment for animals.
  • Fed and refreshed water for animals staying in kennels on regular eating schedules.
  • Sprayed down and applied cleaning solutions to animal cages to remove waste and dirt.
  • Sanitized floors and other surfaces to provide sterile environment.
  • Washed and disinfected animals' food and water bowls each day.
  • Cleaned kennel and offices areas by mopping, sweeping and sterilizing equipment.
  • Walked animals in assigned area to complete daily enrichment.
  • Talked to animals in calm tone and familiarized each with human voices.
  • Assisted with bathing and brushing to keep animals clean, attractive and comfortable.
  • Walked animals outside to avoid accidents in play areas or bedding.
05/2016 to 04/2017
Cashier Firehouse Subs Boulder, CO,
  • Collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer services.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Answered customer questions and provided store information.
  • Operated cash register or POS system to receive payment by cash, check and credit card.
  • Discounted purchases by scanning and redeeming coupons.
  • Directed trash removal and sanitation procedures to keep aisles and register area organized.
  • Helped make food and rap food for costumers
  • Worked in back window side window and front counter
  • prepared drinks before they came up to the window
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2017 to to
High School Diploma:
Washington Academy - East Machias, ME
Expected in to to
: Business
Old Dominion University - Norfolk, VA

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School Attended

  • Washington Academy
  • Old Dominion University

Job Titles Held:

  • Head Bartender
  • Server
  • Animal Caretaker
  • Cashier


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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