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Bartender

Location 15h@2xSanta Monica, CA

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Work Experience
  • Bartender

    The Madonna InnSan Luis Obispo, CA, US
    Jan. 2016 to Jul. 2016 (6 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    -Worked the lead shifts at notable and historic restaurant and bar
    -Mixed classic and house cocktails with speed and accuracy
    -Provided customers with dinner suggestions, wine and beer pairings, and cocktails
    -Mainained bar cleanliness at all times.
    -Worked closely with barbacks and fellow bartenders to ensure efficient service.

  • Bartender

    SLO BrewSan Luis Obispo, CA, US
    Jun. 2015 to Jan. 2016 (7 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    -Worked independently and with a team in an extremely high volume, late-night bar
    -Honed multi-tasking in hectic environment with long shifts
    -Acquired extensive knowledge of craft beers and trending club style drinks and shots
    -Ensured all prep work was finished when working lunch shifts
    -Identified unruly behavior in customers and deescalated situations when necessary.

  • Bartender

    Ventana GrillPismo Beach, CA, US
    Mar. 2014 to Jan. 2016 (1 year and 10 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    -Perfected both classic and craft cocktails with speed and accuracy
    -Assisted with creation of creative drink specials
    -Worked as the service well bartender when necessary, which required the ability to provide a very popular and busy restaurant of over 70+ tables with their drinks on minimal ticket times
    -Provided suggestions from the dinner menu, cocktail, wine and beer, and tequila lists
    -Worked fluidly with barbacks and other bartenders

  • Barback

    Ventana GrillPismo Beach, CA, US
    Dec. 2013 to Mar. 2014 (3 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    -Stocked and polished all glassware
    -Provided customers with details and suggestions regarding the menu and food and drink options
    -Ran food to patrons dining at the bar
    -Restocked garnish caddys, well liquors, straws, napkins, wine and spent beer kegs
    -Ensured bar cleanliness at all times
    -Ultimately, did whatever was asked of me with speed and good cheer

Education
  • Business
    Cuesta CollegeSan Luis Obispo, CA, US
    Sep. 2013 to Jul. 2017

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    Business Degree • GPA: 3.0

    Summary

    Study Business and Marketing. Have had to take time off of school due to various financial restrictions that have happened in my life. Intend to finish school in the next year.

Skills

Food / Beverage Pairing

Food Handlers Certificate

Food Safety Knowledge

General knife handling

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Basic Floor Service

Beer Knowledge

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Regional Expertise - US

Spirits/Cocktails Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge

Food & Wine Pairings

Glassware Knowledge

Wine Knowledge

POS Maintenance

Classic Food / Wine Service

Conflict Resolution

Customer service

POS Systems

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

Experience in a High Volume Environment

Interests
Cocktails, Beer, Mexican Food, Asian Cuisine, Sports, Traveling, Fitness, Boxing
Languages
English Fluent
Spanish Basic
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