Derek Lamer


Location 15h@2xBrooklyn, NY

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Work Experience
  • Server

    Blue Water GrillNew York, NY, US
    Aug. 2015 to May. 2016 (9 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Responsible for knowing full dining and beverage menus, able to make recommendations to guests and accommodating guests with particular dietary or allergy restrictions.

    Promoted to senior server within 6 months. Responsibilities included training new employees, working with management and chefs to guarantee restaurant was always up to health code, having dining room properly set up with everything needed through service, and other miscellaneous responsibilities. In addition, I was a captain on the floor during service to answer any questions or concerns other servers had during service.

  • Bartender

    Jacobs Pickles New York New York, NY, US
    Feb. 2012 to Mar. 2015 (3 years)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Senior bartender providing service in a high volume, award winning restaurant, responsible for creating and implementing new beverages, with extensive craft beer knowledge and developing regular patrons by creating personal experience for each guest. In addition, I was responsible for prepping and maintaining a clean bar throughout service.

  • Television & Radio
    Brooklyn CollegeBrooklyn, NY, US
    Jan. 2013 to Aug. 2015

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    Television and Radio Degree • GPA: 3.3


Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Basic Floor Service

Beer Knowledge

Coffee Knowledge

Spirits/Cocktails Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge

Wine Knowledge

Classic Food / Wine Service

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Conflict Resolution

OpenTable or other

Customer service

POS Systems

Event Management / Organization

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

Experience in a High Volume Environment

Food / Beverage Pairing

TIPS Certified

Food Safety Knowledge

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