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Entry level

Maximized nightly profits by providing top quality customer service to repeat customers. Established and maintained friendly relationship to bolster customer experience.

  • Interacted with every customer as they approached the bar.
  • Took and keyed in food and drink orders within a timely fashion.
  • Monitored customer experiences while multitasking to complete bar management and cleanliness tasks.
  • Established and maintained friendly and inviting repertoire with repeat customers.

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Deliver bar service at bar connected to 5-star hotel establishment. Communicate with customers providing attentive and fast service. Restock bar and share product knowledge with new and frequent customers. Schedule and train new staff.

  • Brought in customers from hotel side by sharing advertising materials with room service providers who would leave marketing collateral in customer rooms.
  • Minimized prep time of mixed drinks by offering daily specials for quick prep drinks on busy nights.

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Entry level

Drove sales and increased customer retention by 20% by cultivating impactful customer relations. Leveraged customer service and interpersonal skills.

  • Devoted time to speaking and interacting with customers over the course of each shift.
  • Developed ongoing repertoire with customers while promoting repeat visits.
  • Ensured prompt food and drink delivery with every customer order.
  • Attended to customer requests and complaints in a timely fashion within fast-paced bar environment.

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Build rapport with clientele from all walks of like, creating friendly atmosphere. Upsell products and food items by memorizing specials and recipe details like vegan, gluten-free, and other alternative diet options.

  • Trained multiple new bartenders, serving as first point of contact and reliable staff coordinator.
  • Built valuable relationships with local businesses to cross-sell products and earn additional revenue of up to $5,000 monthly.
  • Boosted average customer spending by up to $10 through upselling.

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Entry level

Managed all bar activities including efficient closing operations, which reduced restaurant payroll expenses by 10%. Multitasked to stay ahead of orders and responsibilities over the course of each night.

  • Strategized action plan for completing every side task and additional responsibility under the deadline of closing time each night.
  • Collaborated with colleagues and restaurant staff to maintain timely customer order completion rate.
  • Undertook additional responsibility of arriving 10-15 minutes before designated shift to get ahead of restocking and cleanliness responsibilities.

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Bring unique product knowledge and personable attitude to boost bottom line performance for a popular local establishment. Evaluate and improve processes to ensure business success.

  • Introduced successful “cocktail of the week” promotion, earning additional sales weekly.
  • Discovered and integrated a new beverage management software application to reduce inventory losses by 15% and improve tracking and maintenance of inventory.
  • Earned staff award for “Hardest Worker” and “Most Positive Attitude” three years in a row.

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Increased overall team efficiency by 30% by developing and implementing bartending team task list of daily, weekly, and monthly responsibilities.

  • Drafted rotating schedule of cleaning and maintenance tasks.
  • Placed finished schedule in common back-of-house area for ease of access.
  • Communicated with server team to ensure everyone understood expectations going forward.
  • Monitored performances and delivered on-the-spot coaching as needed.

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Introduced custom drink specials to increase menu offerings by 10% and boost daily sales. Promoted drinks to customers to drive sales.

  • Researched menu to understand current drink offerings, specials, and customer orders.
  • Drafted multiple ideas for new and memorable beverages to be featured on a daily basis.
  • Presented product list to bar manager for approval.
  • Integrated specials into bar selection with written advertisements and promotions.
  • Communicated new items to customers and facilitated increased sales.

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