Sample Bar Manager Resume

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Objective Statement


Energetic and experienced professional with a proven track record of achieving quality results offers the following relevant expertise:

  • efficiently built and managed a diverse team in a fast-paced setting to reduce bar staff turnover by 12%
  • improved customer engagement and repeat business by delivering outstanding customer service
  • successful achievement of revenue targets through the development and marketing of new concepts and careful cost control

Good working knowledge of:

  • mixology, spirits, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages
  • operational procedures and standards
  • staff management and employee relations practices
  • budgeting and cost control
  • accounting and financial management principles
  • computer applications and MS operating systems
  • state and local liquor regulations
  • safety, sanitation and food handling procedures

Work Experience

Bar Manager

Signature Resort, Daytona Beach, FL

May 2018 to date

  • create new recipes, prepare and serve a variety of drinks
  • plan and promote bar events and incentives to drive sales
  • effectively handle customer complaints and special requests
  • recruit, hire and train new bar staff
  • performance manage staff and provide ongoing counseling and coaching
  • forecast requirements and schedule bar staff
  • set and monitor service standards for staff
  • set budgets and forecast revenue objectives
  • follow all product control measures including inventory management and loss prevention measures
  • monitor compliance with all internal monetary control measures
  • ensure all revenues, cash, credit or check are properly deposited and accounted for
  • monitor the integrity and functionality of all POS systems
  • generate and present financial reports
  • oversee cleanliness, organization and appearance of the bar area
  • resolve any equipment and bar maintenance issues
  • develop effective working relationships with vendors and distributors
  • ensure adherence to all state and local liquor regulations
  • maintain safe working conditions as required by OSHA and federal and state regulations


Signature Resort, Daytona Beach, FL

September 2016 to May 2018

Prepare, mix and serve drinks and beverages in a busy bar setting.


Daytona State College, Daytona Beach, FL

Business Management Certificate (part-time) 2017

Clover High School, Orlando, FL

High School Diploma, 2016

Key Competencies

  • organizational and planning
  • communication skills
  • judgment and decision-making
  • problem-solving
  • stress tolerance
  • team member


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