Servers bartenders usually work at the same job within the food service industry. They are expected to greet customers as they enter, anticipate their needs and strive to fulfill them. They take customers’ orders and then ensure that they are filled appropriately.

They also take customers’ beverage orders and fulfill all orders in a manner befitting excellent customer services.

The following is a cover letter sample for the position of a Server / bartender which you may use as a template when applying for this position.


Server / Bartender Cover Letter Example


Elvis Hiram
89 Far West Drive
Bismarck, ND 99992
Cell: (911) 999-9994

September 17, 2015

Mr. Derek Millard
Manager Human Resources
Hilton Suites
48 Langdon Avenue
Bismarck, ND 67499


Dear Mr. Millard:

Working in the food and beverage industry is full of fun and it is this “a new day everyday” element that has attracted me to apply for the position of a Server Bartender at Hilton Suites. With a great passion for guest service and a demonstrated ability to deliver personalized attention to all customers, I am eager to contribute to Hilton Suites.

In keeping with your requirements given in the advertisement, I offer you the following attributes:

• Highly skilled in preparing and serving cocktails in a timely manner
• Well versed in maintaining cleanliness of bar and storage areas
• Able to operate the point of sales system
• Proficient in stocking and ordering supplies
• Adept at placing glasses to make attractive display

Apart from serving food and beverages, I can also handle cash and credit card transactions. Furthermore, I am able to make sure that I check a customer’s age appropriateness whenever I feel that a customer might not be of the right age to drink.

I would welcome the opportunity to discuss your needs and how my relevant bartending capabilities. Thank you for your time in looking through this letter and the enclosed resume. I anticipate meeting with you soon.



Elvis Hiram

Enc. Resume