Maintained full knowledge of all menu items, contents and preparation methods. Maintained familiarity with the latest in mixology, bar equipment and sanitation standards. Prepared mixed drinks; poured wine, beer and nonalcoholic beverages. Broke down bar after events and returned leftover liquor, glassware and banquet carts. Upheld a high standard of cleanliness in all work areas. Maintained bar stocks, replenishing daily as necessary. Monitored glassware and all bar inventory. Performed closing duties including cleaning, sanitizing and replenishing. Cleaned and filled ice bins. Changed beer kegs. Served each guest with a sincere, positive, pleasant and enthusiastic attitude. Made engaging connections with guests and Mug Club Members, to create loyalty. TIPS Certified. Arrange bottles and glasses to make attractive displays. Keep chalkboards updated with current tap list. Plan, organize, and control the operations of the bar. Create drink recipes for menu and for special events, contests etc. Supervise the work of bartenders and other foh staff. Insure they are following all policies and procedures, using proper glassware, following recipes, etc. Prepare, plan and stock Sunday Bloody Mary Bar : Liquor infusions, spices and sauces, stuff olives, pickles and other accoutrement, prepare cheese, and cold meats. Knowledgeable of craft beer, beer styles and the brewing process. Training of staff on all things bar and beer related.
AWARDS AND HONORS
1st place winner (2011), and also top 5 the following year, in the "Art of the Cocktail" contest, sponsored by New Holland Brewery.
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