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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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Assisted an average of 50+ customers within 1-hour period during exceptionally busy breakfast rush. Handled complex orders and maintained café work area cleanliness throughout.

  • Ensured accuracy when taking and delivering beverage orders.
  • Leveraged organization skills to keep orders segmented and paired with the proper customer during high-volume time periods.
  • Collaborated with café employees to deliver orders quickly and efficiently.
  • Utilized downtime to tackle additional responsibilities such as cleaning and restocking products.

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Entry level

Hired to assume responsibilities of outgoing bar manager for a small-scale bar with six employees, streamlined staff schedule system, rearranged shift responsibilities, and updated date entry procedures, while maintaining employee and customer trust during the management transition.

  • Oversaw bar operations, creating a clean, entertaining, and safe environment for customers to relax.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions about the drink menu, and resolved customer/ employee complaints.
  • Created staff shift schedules and assigned responsibilities to ensure the bar operated efficiently during peak and non-peak hours.
  • Collected and accurately entered data for inventory, purchases, payments, and payroll, and created reports for the bar owner.
  • Maintained staff calendars, including paid time off and sick days, and contacted staff when coverage was necessary.

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Entry level

Stocked and refilled drink ingredients, napkins and straws, alcoholic beverages, condiments, snacks, and ice as directed by the bartenders at a high-traffic sports restaurant and bar. Helped to maintain an organized and clean working environment according to city, state, and federal rules and regulations.

  • Consistently checked bar stocks and refilled items as necessary while backing up the bartender to pour tap beer and wine.
  • Maintained a clean bar area, including sweeping or mopping the floor, changing bar mats, and wiping down counters.
  • Dealt with emergencies, including cleaning up liquid spills and broken glasses as well as unclogging drains and handling water overflows.
  • Cleared empty glasses and replenished supplies to ensure the bartender had the right size and style available for a variety of drinks.
  • Coordinated with bartenders, security staff, and kitchen staff to ensure efficient service and health for bar patrons.

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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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Entry level

Achieved and maintained 90%+ guest satisfaction score over 2-year timeframe. Cultivated positive relationships throughout entire time working for Starbucks café.

  • Practiced accuracy while inputting orders via POS system.
  • Communicated with customers on a daily basis.
  • Went the extra mile to remember regular customers’ orders and preferences.
  • Partnered with leadership to resolve issues or answer questions as needed.

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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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