Bartender Job Description for Resume

The experience section of a bartender resume is the most important part of your job application package. In this section you need to mention 5-10 most relevant bullet points starting with action verbs.

Look at the following phrases which will give you a better idea.


Bartender Job Description for Resume

• Facilitated food/beverage service to guests in professional, expedient and courteous manner
• Collected & set-up all equipment including all liquor, mixers, ice, garnishes, glassware & supplies
• Kept the bar clean, tidy and presentable at all times
• Presented complete knowledge of the whole menu and wine list
• Took food/beverage orders efficiently and completely
• Provided drinks and customized offerings to the guests
• Being familiar with the latest techniques of mixology, bar equipment & sanitation standards focused on maintaining an attractive bar
• Operated Point-Of-Sale terminals proficiently
• Performed all bar side-work (pre/post shift) requisitioning all necessary supplies
• Maintained a positive and professional attitude towards guests and co-workers
• Managed inventory of unused liquor and beverages ensuring it is secured at all times
• Stimulated teamwork & coordination by assisting coworkers
• Checked identification in case of doubt about the age of a guest requesting alcoholic drinks
• Offered excellent customer service to the guests during guest-bartender casual conversations
• Responded to all guest-compliments & complaints empathetically and reported them to the manager on duty
• Used suggestive selling techniques while offering guests with beverages.
• Worked in compliance with guidelines, responsibly following all Federal, State & Company Service regulations for serving alcoholic beverages
• Maintained a high level of quality & consistency, preparing/serving beverages and food promptly with courtesy
• Carefully monitored guest behavior and their alcohol consumption to decide when to stop serving alcohol
• Notified management in case of any incidents like excessive alcohol consumption by guest
• Maintained effective cost & portion controls in the bar using standard pouring methods
• Inspected bar for cleanliness and all equipment/machinery for proper operation daily
• Swept & mopped bar floor & wiped down counters, equipment, furniture, etc. after shift
• Handled cash, recorded sales & gave receipts to customers with every transaction while taking orders correctly & efficiently recording them into the systems according to company policies and procedures
• Handed over the cash balance to Bar Manager at the end of daily shift
• Always reported to the manager before winding-up work shift
• Took the duties of the Bar Manager when he/she was not present

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