Chris Vi

Bar Manager

Location 15h@2xChicago Illinois

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Summary

Chris has been working in the beverage and hospitality industry since 2010 and prides himself in providing fast and accurate service, while maintaining a calm and warm demeanor under stress. He worked his way up from dishwasher to bartender at his first job in the industry, starting at age 19.

He has worked as a dishwasher, barback, serve... Read more

Chris has been working in the beverage and hospitality industry since 2010 and prides himself in providing fast and accurate service, while maintaining a calm and warm demeanor under stress. He worked his way up from dishwasher to bartender at his first job in the industry, starting at age 19.

He has worked as a dishwasher, barback, server, bartender and manager. He prides himself in being a jack of all trades, and a self motivated learner. Chris loves both high-volume and high-end establishments. He loves to work quickly, but has a deep appreciation for quality spirits and fine-tuned craft cocktails.

Work Experience
  • Bar Manager

    Tin Roof Joliet
    Jan. 2016 to Present (11 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    -Developing new and exciting cocktails for an excellent customer experience.
    -Designing and implementing pricing/marketing strategies to drive sales.
    -Ordering/Inventory, and keyholding bar opening & closing.

  • Bartender

    The Crowd Around Me
    Jan. 2015 to Present (1 year and 11 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    -Creating positive customer experiences through excellent service
    -Quickly and effectively delivering food and drink to customers

  • Bartender

    The Penalty Box
    Oct. 2011 to Feb. 2015 (3 years and 4 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    -Maintain and stock a clean bar
    -Ensure premium and fast service to customers
    -Develop new clientele

Education
  • Joliet Junior College
  • Plainfield South High School
Skills

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Pricing

Basic Floor Service

Budget/cost Analysis

Spirits/Cocktails Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge

Inventory

POS Maintenance

Budgeting

Purchasing / ordering

Customer Service

Social Media

Web Maintenance

Writing

Interests
Simple, delicious classic cocktails, infusion and carbonation, Hand cut ice
Languages
Spanish Basic
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