lead bartender resume example with 6+ years of experience

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

Dependable and driven Job Title with independent approach to handling high-volume customer loads. Well-versed in assisting wait staff with drinks and food orders. Excellent relationship-builder and multitasker always ready to support team needs.

Accurate individual skilled in art of mixing, garnishing and serving drinks based on customers' needs. Offering in-depth knowledge of cocktail recipes and spirits.

Conducted weekly and monthly inventories to verify adequate supply of liquor, ice, cups and other necessities.

Talkative Job Title possessing strong networking and communication skills. Proven track record of success in satisfying customers through exceptional service. Experience in management and leading bartending team of Number to fill all customer orders. Talented multitasker with determination to maintain high customer satisfaction ratings.

Capable Job Title passionate about serving customers well while exceeding customer expectations and maintaining poise and sense of humor in demanding environments. Strong history of exceptional service in Type and Type establishments.

Professional Bartender with extensive knowledge of spirits and intuitive ability to engage customers one-on-one. Friendly, open and committed to building customer base by providing positive service experience.

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

Dependable Job Title knowledgeable about numerous drink options and strategies for boosting business profits with optimal cost control and service approaches. Service-oriented team player with organizational and multitasking abilities to handle fast-paced environments. Independently solve routine customer issues to promote bar loyalty.

Customer-oriented Job Title with experience in service industry. Excellent interpersonal communication skills with focus on guest satisfaction when interacting with patrons. Proudly licensed for preparation and sale of alcoholic beverages, bar procedures and liquor laws.

Enthusiastic professional possessing strong mathematical, organizational and customer service skills. Collaborative team player with in-depth knowledge of local craft beers, wine, spirits and cocktails. Recognized for reducing inventory losses Number% through Action and Action.

Diligent Job Title with experience bussing tables, washing dishes and maintaining clean and attractive establishment. Solid Bar Back skills developed in busy, gastro-bar establishment.

Versatile Job Title possessing Number years bartending and waitstaff experience. Effective coordinator of service efforts for settings ranging from fast-paced banquet events to casual dining rooms. Organized preparer of structured service and work plans, balancing needs of patrons and team members.


Product Knowledge

  • Cash Handling
  • Cleaning
  • Inventory
  • Classic cocktails
  • Responsible alcohol service
  • Liquor, beer and wine knowledge
  • Ordering bar supplies
  • Clear and effective communication
  • Performance improvement
  • Highly reliable
  • Engaging personality
  • Staff Management
Work History
09/2020 to 11/2020 Lead Bartender Midas Hospitality | Gonzales, LA,
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas fresh and clean.
  • Consulted with managers to organize special events and promotions such as trivia nights to bring in new customers.
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Developed unique drink and cocktail offerings on monthly basis as part of seasonal offerings.
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Implemented drink prep procedures that reduced wasted stock by Number%.
  • Closed out cash register with Number% accuracy and prepared cashier report.
  • Kept accurate inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Poured and prepared mixed drinks for over Number customers daily and created new libations drawing in clientele.
  • Assisted in preparing dining room for special upcoming functions, including decorating and generating and printing out special group menus using Software.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Generated higher ticket averages by training Number employees on suggestive up-selling techniques.
  • Applied excellent organizational and multitasking abilities to handle simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Managed accurate register and produced daily sales reports backing up inventory usage numbers.
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers.
  • Developed drink menu with creative Type-based cocktails, contemporary wines and Type beer.
  • Managed $Amount in cash with no losses on regular days with totals of more than $Amount in revenue during special promotions or sporting events.
  • Waited on up to Number customers at bar and at Number-table bar area.
  • Received over Number beverage orders nightly from wait staff and delivered beverages to guests while keeping up with bar orders.
  • Completed regular bar inventories and daily requisition sheets and increased sales and profits by Number% in just Number Timeframe.
  • Maintained accurate cash drawer of $Amount per shift.
  • Increased bar revenue by Number% through development and marketing of featured cocktails.
  • Improved and applied Type and Type social media and marketing strategies to increase patronage by Number%.
  • Requested official identification for Type purchases and verified details, consistently meeting strict legal standards of underage sales.
  • Handled $Amount cash on daily basis, which built trustworthiness and loyalty with owners.
06/2014 to 08/2020 Salon Manager Ratner | West Chester, PA,
  • Coached and trained employees to optimize performance and achieve demanding business objectives.
  • Set and optimized schedules to meet coverage needs and effectively align employee strengths with business needs.
  • Achieved personal sales goals by upselling products to meet individual needs.
  • Grew customer numbers and boosted loyalty with strategic engagement and marketing strategies.
  • Oversaw and improved Product or Service deliveries worth over $Amount per year through efficient coordination of daily operations.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Established and administered annual budget with effective controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
  • Organized promotions to boost Product or Service sales, achieving Number% growth in revenue over Timeframe.
  • Maintained general appointment calendar and set shift schedules.
  • Maximized business efficiency by completing thorough and accurate daily management tasks such as overseeing registers, organizing inventory and delegating tasks.
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels Number%.
  • Sourced high-quality and trending hair care products for salon through Action and Action.
  • Conferred with customers to assess requirements and recommend specific services.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain efficiency and responsiveness to demands.
  • Consistently received positive feedback from guests on performance reviews.
  • Managed all aspects of business finance, including cash flow, business transactions, banking and accounting processes.
  • Directed marketing initiatives that increased business by Number%.
  • Maintained organization of salon and cleanliness of each station through Action and Action.
  • Analyzed patrons' hair and physical features to determine and recommend beauty treatments and hairstyles.
  • Met with customers to discuss upcoming events and style requirements.
  • Provided staff coaching, mentoring and consultation to enhance performance and professional development.
  • Handled employee scheduling and coverage needs during business hours.
  • Recorded weekly supply and inventory needs and made regular orders worth $Amount.
  • Collaborated with team of Number manicurists for efficient, high-quality service and Number% customer satisfaction.
  • Removed outdated policies and modernized structure.
  • Scheduled employees to maintain adequate coverage during business hours.
  • Grew repeat client base by Number% through effective marketing and customer service.
  • Built business through commitment to excellent customer service, resulting in customer loyalty and retention.
  • Maintained excellent customer service standards to win customer loyalty and retention and build customer base by Number%.
  • Utilized social media accounts and strategic marketing initiatives to promote business and build revenue by Number%.
  • Recruited, trained and supervised by Number employees in Timeframe.
02/2016 to 10/2017 Restaurant Manager Raising Cane's | Cincinnati, OH,
  • Developed, implemented and managed business plans to promote profitable food and beverage sales.
  • Led and directed team members on effective methods, operations and procedures.
  • Resolved challenging customer complaints to full satisfaction, promoting brand loyalty and maximizing repeat business.
  • Promoted positive atmosphere and went above and beyond to guarantee each customer received exceptional food and service.
Expected in 06/2015 to to High School Diploma | Lugoff-Elgin High School, Lugoff, SC GPA:

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School Attended

  • Lugoff-Elgin High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Bartender
  • Salon Manager
  • Restaurant Manager


  • High School Diploma

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