Bar Waiter Resume Sample

Updated June 17, 2016

Resumes are alive and they speak. But what they speak is something that we can control. Your bar waiter resume must be pro you. This means that it should be able to highlight your best side and point out exactly why you are such a good choice for the position that you are applying for.

But the resume should also be pro employer. An employer should be able to derive the information that he is looking for, and be satisfied in the fact that what you offer is what he wants indeed.

Here is a resume that does this:


Bar Waiter Resume Sample


Lamar Udon

556 Aspen Drive ● Walnutport, PA 46322 ● (000) 999-1020 ● lamarudon @ email . com


Professional Summary: Hospitable and pleasant individual with over 5 years of experience working as a Bar Waiter. Highly skilled in providing beverage services to guests / patrons in a courteous and friendly manner, to ensure total customer satisfaction. Well-versed in providing information regarding beverages to guests to assist them in deciding what to drink. Efficiently performs suggestive selling activities to ensure additional sales, in a bid to increase revenues. Hands-on experience in recommending alternatives (both food and beverages) for people with allergies. Known for handling food orders accurately and ensuring that they are delivered to customers timely.


• Beverage Mixing • Cocktail Making • Restocking
• Teamwork • Upselling • Menu Suggestion
• Cleaning /Maintenance • Food Preparation • Bussing
• Prompt Response • Payment Processing • Complaint Management

• Served over 120 guests in one shift, during a particularly busy day due to Easter holidays
• Created a cocktail dubbed Lamar’s Special, which was singlehandedly responsible for increasing the bar’s revenue by 58%
• Implemented a stock inventory system which sounded automatic alarms when the stock level reached 40%
• Received commendation from supervisor owing to the maximum number of satisfied customers served by one waiter


Bar Waiter | 2/2016 to Present
Westgate Resorts, Walnutport, PA

• Greet customers as they approach the bar or enter the restaurant and assist them in finding appropriate seats
• Provide customers with menus and assist them in choosing beverages and food items
• Take orders for alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, along with snacks and ensure that they are properly recorded
• Relay orders to the bar and the kitchen and follow up on them to ensure timely delivery

Bar Waiter | 11/2013 to 2/2016
Sunway Paradise, Walnutport, PA

• Picked orders from bars and kitchens
• Transported orders to customers’ tables and serve them accordingly
• Took orders for additional drinks and desserts and delivered the same promptly
• Provided customers with information on cocktail ingredients and alternatives for specific drinks
• Cleaned and bussed tables when customers leave and ensure that all condiments containers are properly filled

Bar Aide | 2/2012 to 11/2013
Gru’s Bar, Walnut Port, PA

• Cleaned surfaces such as floors and counters, by using designated cleaners and tools
• Wiped down windows and doors and ensured that all furniture was properly polished and buffed
• Washed bathrooms and ascertained that supplies such as soap and towels were replenished
• Assisted waiters in clearing away tables and transporting dishes to the kitchen area
• Ascertained that all trash receptacles were emptied and that appropriate waste disposal activities are appropriately carried out

High School Diploma – 2011
Walnutport High School, Walnutport, PA