Bartender Resume Sample

When writing a resume for a Bartender role, focus on qualities that translate across venues. An excellent memory, customer service skills and creativity are useful whether you work at a pub, a rooftop bar or a resort. Make sure to describe details that make you stand out as a great fit for the locale to which you are applying.

Charles Terry



Vail, Colorado555-983-1237Charles.Terry@email.com

Professional Summary

Experienced and highly skilled Bartender with a focus on customer service looking to find a workplace to integrate passion for local fare and culture with the most current trends in mixology.

Skills

  • Graduate of The Bartending School of Denver

  • Excellent customer service skills, including a memory for names and faces, a friendly demeanor and attention to detail in drink requests and preparation

  • Excellent mathematical skills, including the ability to remember drinks prices, tally totals and make change at maximum speed and accuracy

  • Certified in Sustainable Cuisine Operations I, Colorado Mountain University, Vail Valley

  • Speed and agility, in both physically moving around a busy bar and mixing drinks

Work History

  • Serving cocktails, beer and wine to customers in one of Vail's most in-demand ski lounges

  • Researching trends in craft mixology to provide the latest offerings in craft cocktail culture; incorporating locally sourced ingredients and aspects of Colorado’s natural and cultural history

  • Creating custom drink menus for private parties and ticketed DJ events using fresh, local, and sustainable mixers and herbs to the extent possible

  • Providing excellent, enthusiastic and vibrant customer service to enhance the venue's atmosphere while ensuring all regulations and codes are followed

  • Served as one of a team of three Bartenders at a craft cocktail and farm-to-table restaurant in downtown Vail

  • Participated in weekly brainstorming sessions with the Chef and Owner/Manager to create a list of specialty cocktails inspired by vintage apothecary terminology

  • Researched, tested, and sourced local ingredients to create new and inventive cocktails that maintained the theme of the restaurant

  • Provided excellent customer service to regulars and new customers, offering samples of the latest creations to get them involved and excited about the venue

  • Served customers at the resort's flagship lobby bar

  • Mixed traditional cocktails and custom drinks at customer request using fresh, quality ingredients

  • Ensured customer safety by checking IDs, monitoring consumption, and keeping the area clean and organized

  • Learned the names of regular customers and maintained cordial relationships that enhanced the bar's reputation and customer service

  • Served customers at the resort's flagship lobby bar

  • Mixed traditional cocktails and custom drinks at customer request using fresh, quality ingredients

  • Ensured customer safety by checking IDs, monitoring consumption, and keeping the area clean and organized

  • Learned the names of regular customers and maintained cordial relationships that enhanced the bar's reputation and customer service

Education

Additional Information

  • Avid outdoorsman with extensive knowledge of local ski trails, hiking routes and fishing spots

  • Studying to obtain Level 2 certifications in Sustainable Cuisine Operations with an interest in opening a 'green' bar sourced entirely from organic beverages and ingredients