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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Professional Bartender with extensive knowledge of spirits and engages customers one-on-one. Friendly, open and committed to building customer base by providing positive service experience. Hardworking Bartender with experience in large-scale casual dining establishments. Committed to upholding highest standards of customer service and safe food handling practices. Well-versed mixologist with diverse menu of memorized drink recipes. Expert Bartender with history of working across hospitality sector, from upscale restaurants and boutique hotels to local watering holes and large music venues. Looking to bring mixology proficiency and engaging customer service skills to challenging environment. Personable Head Bartender with 20 years of experience working in high traffic venues. Collaborative leader, establishing functional teams through relationship-building and thoughtful delegation. Proficient teacher, coaching staff to maintain service standards and anticipate customer needs.

Skills
  • Teamwork and Professionalism
  • Bar Operations and Logistics
  • Mixology Techniques
  • Monitoring Alcohol Consumption
  • Handling Difficult Customers
  • Cash Handling and Management
  • Interpersonal Relationships
Work History
08/2013 to Current
Main Bartender Silverspot Cinemas Naples, FL,
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Designed special drink and cocktail offerings on monthly basis as part of seasonal offerings.
  • Developed new signature cocktails to support bar marketing brand and increase profits.
  • Operated efficiently in high-volume setting to prepare and serve more than 30 drinks per hour.
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay.
  • Adhered to state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and customer regulations.
  • Recruited and trained new bartenders and barbacks and scouted and auditioned performers for various special events.
  • Implemented drink prep procedures that significantly reduced wasted stock.
  • Improved and applied social media marketing strategies to increase patronage.
  • Managed cash and bar revenue during special promotions or sporting events.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Kept bar presentable and well-stocked to meet customer needs.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Increased bar revenue through development and marketing of featured cocktails.
  • Performed opening and closing duties, printing sales reports, setting up for incoming shift, preparing cash drawers and taking inventory.
  • Orchestrated numerous private parties, business meetings and formal engagements.
  • Developed drink menu with creative cocktails, contemporary wines and craft beers.
  • Decreased waste, following strict recipes and drink measurement protocol.
  • Set up bar for operation, obtained cash bank and stocked service bar.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas clean.
10/2005 to Current
Special Education Paraprofessional Vertex Education San Antonio, TX,
  • Supported teacher in development of individual learning strategies.
  • Collaborated with teacher to create customized classroom environment integral to students' needs.
  • Maintained positive attitude and affirmatively communicated with each student.
  • Documented student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Contacted parents to discuss student progress and set up meetings.
  • Alerted instructor to student behavior or issues requiring intervention.
  • Worked with students in home environments using tailored behavioral plan.
  • Interacted physically and verbally with students throughout each day.
  • Administered tests to class and graded papers.
  • Oversaw class of students in absence of instructor.
  • Offered student support through special accommodations, extra assistance and assessments.
  • Mentored staff in best practices for helping special education students excel.
  • Played essential role in delivering individualized services and supporting instruction.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs while carrying out IEP goals.
  • Prepared instructional materials for group and one-on-one use to comply with established curriculum.
  • Built and maintained effective communication and relationships with students, teachers, support staff and parents.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Implemented lessons initiated by teacher or related services personnel.
  • Delivered individual services and instruction support to students and coworkers.
  • Worked cooperatively with students of various culturally diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Communicated with students, teachers, staff and parents to main effective relationships for student and program growth.
07/2017 to 11/2019
Bartender Newport Hospitality Group Pittsburgh, PA,
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Adhered to state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and customer regulations.
  • Recruited and trained new bartenders and barbacks and scouted and auditioned performers for various special events.
  • Set up glassware, liquor and other necessary supplies for special events.
  • Operated efficiently in high-volume setting to prepare and serve more than 30 drinks per hour.
  • Increased bar revenue through development and marketing of featured cocktails.
  • Handled simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Conducted regular inventories of bar and drink supplies to keep stock on hand and avoid expensive rush orders.
  • Kept bar presentable and well-stocked to meet customer needs.
10/2016 to 05/2018
Bartender Supervisor SEY HEY SPORTS BAR City, STATE,
  • Established rules for ejecting problem customers from bar to reduce liability and maintain pleasant environment.
  • Scheduled parties, banquets or sporting events and allocated optimal staff and resources to properly execute.
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Designed special drink and cocktail offerings on monthly basis as part of seasonal offerings.
  • Developed new signature cocktails to support bar marketing brand and increase profits.
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing excessive guest intoxication.
  • Oversaw and monitored cash drawers and reconciled drawers against cash register reports at close of business.
  • Created balanced shift schedules to keep bar reasonably staffed during peak periods and maximize earnings for bartenders.
  • Completed accurate inventory records to thwart malicious activities and maintain organized and profitable establishment.
  • Supervised and trained staff on preparing and delivering drinks, handling food and money and setting up bar at beginning of shift and breaking down at end of shift to facilitate operations.
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers.
  • Generated higher ticket averages by training employees on suggestive up-selling techniques.
  • Decreased waste, following strict recipes and drink measurement protocol.
  • Adhered to state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and customer regulations.
  • Managed cash and bar revenue during special promotions or sporting events.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
  • Set up bar for operation, obtained cash bank and stocked service bar.
  • Set up glassware, liquor and other necessary supplies for special events.
Education
Expected in 06/2018 to to
Associate of Arts: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Saint Leo University - Saint Leo, FL
GPA:
Affiliations
  • Freemason

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School Attended

  • Saint Leo University

Job Titles Held:

  • Main Bartender
  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Bartender
  • Bartender Supervisor

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

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