Professional, personable and ethical mixologist with 15 years of experience at both high-end land-based establishments and various cruise lines.Familiarity with ship’s on-board accounting system for accepting guest payments.Bi-llingual Cruise Ship Bartender able to serve guests in a way that makes them feel catered to without intruding on their cruise experience in any personal way.
Bar preparation prior to opening
Ensure adequate stock of snack and fruits for garnishes
Requisition next day’s supplies
Cleanliness and sanitation of bar area
Friendly, good listener and responsive to guest requests
Report day’s sales to night auditor
April 2011 to Present Canadian Cruise Lines Cruise Ship Bartender
Although normally assigned to the Top Level Bar which was one of 10 bars on the ship, was willling to fill in as needed in other parts of the ship.
Performed daily inventory of liquor, beverage, garnish and snack supplies to insure each day began with full inventory.
Based on guest comment cards, the friendliness, personal service and professionalism of the bartender at the Top Level Bar drew in the largest number of guests, even though it was a mid-sised bar.
April 3005 to March 2011 East Coast Cruises Cruise Ship Bartender
Prepped bar prior to opening, including all garnishes and bar snacks.
Acted as a floating bartender and worked where needed based on guest volume.
Prepared and served drinks to guests following ship’s recipes.
January 2000 to March 2005 Black Beard’s Cove Bar Back/Part-time Bartender
Stocked coolers with beer, removed empties, wiped down bar and cleaned area throughout the evening.
Through observation and on-the-job training, learned how to mix the most popular drinks.
Acted as relief bartender when requested and was available to fill-in on short notice.
2002 Graduate, Hammerick Bartending School Professional Mixologist