Bartender Server Resume Example

September 27, 2015

Employers receive resumes by the dozen. It is a difficult task to find that one x factor in each resume. Which is why most employers do not bother! It is not their job to look for the x factor – it is yours to make sure that the x factor is obvious in your resume.

If your resume stands out, you will do both the employer and yourself a great favor. Whatever you want to write, make sure it is done in a manner that is wholly acceptable to the employer. The following sample resume for bartender server will help you:


Bartender Server Resume Example


Blaine Edwards

510 Elm Spring Road● Pittsburgh, PA 82737● (999) 999-9999 ● blained @ email . com


PROFILE: 6+ years’ experience in artfully describing menu items and taking and serving orders in a time-efficient manner. Adept at mixing drinks in appropriate quantities and handling cash transactions appropriately. Hands-on experience in mixing and serving beverages in correct consistencies.

• Skilled at maintaining appropriate stock levels of beverages and condiments and ensuring that low inventories are handled immediately
• Competent in taking accurate food and beverage orders and ensuring that they are delivered in a timely manner
• Focused on providing exceptional customer services to ensure repeat business opportunities


• Food And Beverages • Cocktail Mixing • Menu Development
• Customer Services • Responsible Service • Payment Procedures
• “Half-Full” Rule • Food Hygiene • Garnishing
• Food Preparation • Conflict Handling • Drink Recipe Development

Bartender Server (5/2013 to Present)
• Greet patrons as they arrive at the bar and provide them with food and beverage menus
• Take orders for food and beverages and provide patrons with a delivery timeline
• Relay food orders to the kitchen and ensure that water and welcome drinks are served
• Create concoctions of alcoholic drinks in accordance to previously set menus
• Mix ingredients including liquor, soda, water, sugar and bitters to prepare cocktails
• Ascertain that exact amount of each ingredient is used in each concoction
• Serve alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks to customers, along with their food orders
• Observe patrons’ liquor intake and restrict intake when they reach a prescribed mark
• Stock bars with beer, wine and liquor and ensure that supplies such as water and napkins are available
• Prepare and serve appetizers such as pickles, cheese and cold meats
• Take cash or credit card payments in exchange of services rendered

• Increased customer base by 20% by introducing Cher Cocktail
• Diffused a particularly difficult situation between two patrons by intervening just as things were about to get nasty
• Implemented a supplies inventory system which streamlined inventory procedures
• Retained a particularly high paying patron following a showdown with a staff member

CAPTAIN COOK’S, Pittsburgh, PA
Server (7/2009 to 5/2013)
• Greeted customers and assisted them in finding appropriate tables
• Provided menus and gave suggestions on what to order according to customers’ particular tastes
• Took orders for food and drinks and relayed them to the kitchen
• Followed up on order to ensure that it is prepared on time
• Deliver orders to tables after ensuring appropriate order portion
• Cleared soiled dishes and glasses and transported them to the washing area
• Placed new table cloths and freshly washed dishware on tables
• Ascertained the general cleanliness and maintenance of the restaurant by coordinating efforts with the custodial staff

High School Diploma

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