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Baku, Azerbaijan
May 15, 2020

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Rahim Valiyev, Musakhan

Aplication for Senior Bartender/Mixologist

Marital status Single


Date of birth/Gender 19.09.1990. Male

Education Barselor’s degree of Customs Baku Official Economic Collage

Current Location Azerbaijan, Baku

Desired Location UAE, Qatar

Reason for leaving role Place went under long renovation

Notice period Available immediately

Fluent languages English, Russian

Contact numbers 994*********

Image from M.M. Kempinski Doha

Interview notes

Im started my Bartender career almost 7 years ago in my home country Azerbaijan as Barback. After few months I was sent to Turkey as part of the Task Force team in opening a new venue in Turkey and I got promoted to Junior bartender.

After finished my contract in Turkey in order to develop my skills, I took the job as Barback with Segafredo Zanetti to learn Barista duties and improve my knowledge about coffee.

In 2016 I joined Marsa Malaz Kempinski as Bartender in our Japanese Restaurant Nozomi, where I got exposure to a new cuisine.

During the interview, I came across as respectful, friendly, knowledgeable and positive. My knowledge in pairing food with drinks in Asian cuisine is high and Im very creative. Im having experience in taking inventory and placing requisition orders for the bar.

Im passionate about the bar, and I like having some working flair & mixology. On the below link you can see few of my skills:


•Dec2018- June2019 Bartender Crowne Plaza AbuDhabi

•3 bars plus 2 main bar was located on top of building (Level Lounge) with facilities for events for

•up to 500 pax, Worked together with 68 colleagues under the management of Divan-Bar Manager,

•Learning the European&Asian cuisine ecpecially was focusing on Italian venue, Becauce one of our restaurant was Spaccanapolly from Italy,

•Assisting the Head Bartenders taking care of the inventory

•Participating in trainings ecpecially with IHG daily trainings exception Fridays and Saturdays

•Engaging with the guest proactively and practicing to complete all orders punctual time

•Identifying guest needs, preparing the cocktails according favorite flavor of the guest, under

•standards of the measurements

•Comply with all health and safety regulations and procedures

•Accomplishing daily cleaning and weekly main cleanings, monitoring temperatures of the fridges

•expiries of the beverages and fruits,

•Leaving reason to learn more experience

•Oct 2016 – Aug 2018 Bartender Nozomi Restaurant, Marsa Malaz Kempinski Qatar, Doha

•2 bars in Nozomi plus dispense bar with facilities for events for up to 300pax

•Worked together with another 40 colleagues under the management of Lucasz Gams - General Manager

•Learning the Japanese cuisine with focus on: sake, sea food, Japanese wines

•Assisting the Head Bartenders in taking the inventory

•Participating in trainings and training the floor staff on the Beverage menu

•Identifying the customer’s needs, responding them proactively to all of their concerns

•Assisting the supervisor to set seasonal changes on drink lists

•Creating the cocktails following recipes to ensure the consistency

•Comply with all health and safety regulations and procedures

•Checking: daily cleaning and temperature maintaining for the fridges, daily reports requisitions, weekly spoilages of the wines and expiration refunds

•Reason for leaving: long term renovation of the second floor of the venue

•Oct 2013 – Sep 2016 Barback/Barista Segafredo Zanetti Baku, Azerbaijan

•60 seaters third floor of the park boulevard Mall Baku, maximum facilities was 80 pax

•Part of a 10 people team, reporting directly to Samah (Owner)

•Learning history of coffees and their different origins

•Learning working procedures and coffee art

•Responsible on the coffee machine’s cleanings, stock, checking chillers temperatures, checking spoilages, weekly requisitions

•Assume the responsibilities of the baristas in their absence

•Reason for leaving: abroad opportunity

•Aug 2012 – Aug 2013 Junior Bartender Robinhood Club Alanya, Turkey

•98 seaters & 48 VIP venue

•Joined the venue as part of Task Force team together with the Operations Manager and one of the Head Bartenders from Aysberg Hotel (same owner)

•Assisted the Head Bartender in training the staff regarding the beverages from the menu and service standards

•Engaging with the guests proactively

•Reason for leaving: Contract finished

•Apr 2012 – Aug 2012 Barback Aysberq Resort Baku, Azerbaijan

•80 rooms resort, 2bars, pool bar and one restaurant-bar

•Banqueting facilities maximum 300 pax

•Reason for leaving: send as part of Task Force team to Alanya


•Creating and dispensing quality cocktails and drinks

•Mocktails and cocktails knowledge

•Knowledge on spirits and wines (basic in sake)

•Inventory stocks and purchase familiarity

•Basic computer knowledge, microsoft excel, word, MC purchase orders


•2016 Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy Responsible consumption Baku

•2016 Bacardi Legacy Competition Baku

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