Experienced Head Bartender with strong organisational skills and large library of personal drink recipes. Adept at schedulling bartenders for standard shifts and special events, coordinating drink needs with the dining room staff and developing ways to sell more drinks during special events. Specialises in high-end hotels and exclusive night clubs.
Over a dozen nationally published recipes
Ability to keep VIP clientele information discrete
Strong sense of organisation
Excellent customer service skills
Strong communication skills
Firm but fair management style
Dedicated to generating more revenue at the bar
February 2008 to July 2014 Oscar’s Joint-Manchester, UK Head Bartender
Responsible for creating bartending schedule for regular service and to accommodate special events.
Responsible for updating the drink menu and making it as dynamic as possible.
Responsible for coordinating the bar with the dance floor servers and the dining room servers.
March 2003 to February 2008 Philly State Hotel-Manchester, UK Head Bartender
Responsible for creating weekly work schedule for club bartenders, dining room bartenders and banquet bartenders.
Responsible for making sure that all bar areas were exceptionally clean and all bartenders acted in a professional manner.
Responsible for collecting all cash drawer reports at the end of the night and balancing the bar books.
June 1994 to March 2003 Tom’s Night Club and Dining-Manchester, UK Head Bartender
Responsible for creating drink recipes that were unique to the club.
Responsible for schedulling dining room and club bartenders.
Responsible for hiring and firing all bar personnel including bar backs.