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Experienced bartender looking for new opportunity and growth

Hollywood, CA, 90028
November 14, 2009

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Stephanie Christine Medina

Phone: 323-***-****/Mobile: 310-***-****

OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position in the hospitality industry which will allow me to contribute to and maintain a positive work environment while providing exceptional and efficient service to the patrons. I am seeking position which will allow me to use the skills that I have acquired in the years that I have worked as a bartender and retail manager while learning new things and advancing my knowledge of all aspects of the industry.


Bachelor of Arts, Communications and Theatre, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, 2001

1 year Bar management experience: scheduling, cost control, ordering, maintenance and use of MICROS, creating specialty drink and martini menu, loss prevention

2 Years Retail Management at Hot Topic, Inc. (1998-2000)

1 Year Retail Management at Gadzooks, Inc. (2000-2001)

Understanding of effective pour and cost control methods and soloutions

Basic understanding of liquor inventory maintenance and liquor ordering

Excellent speed and organization in a very high volume bar – I ring high!

Ability to effectively schedule employees and handle employee and customer complaints

Can create an effective, attractive and organized display of liquors and the bar area

Strong accounting skills

Knowledge of the latest and hottest trends in liquors and cocktail recipes

National Bartending Certification, 1998

1 year Bar management experience: scheduling, cost control, ordering, maintenance and use of MICROS, creating specialty drink and martini menu, loss prevention.


PRESENT: Doug Weston’s Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA

Position: Lead Bartender/Trainer

· Learned to execute responsible, efficient and pleasant service in a high volume club

· Responsible for balancing the register, credit card machine, and making a deposit nightly

· I also assist in the maintenance of an accurate inventory of all beer, liquor and bar supplies

· Responsible for training new hires


Toast Restaurant and Bar, Woodland Hills, CA

Position: Bartender

Learned to provide exceptional service to a discriminating clientele

I have created and maintained a loyal following of customers

Achieved an in depth knowledge of fine wines and liquors, including single malt scotches

Attained an in-depth knowledge of the latest edition of MICROS

Provided service of fine foods to the clientele at the bar

Responsible for nightly accounting and reports for the lounge

The Londoner Pub, Santa Clarita, CA

Position: Keyholder/Bartender

Responsible for opening and closing the establishment

Attained a working knowledge of the accounting and payroll process for a small business

Responsible for the ordering and taking delivery of beer and bar supplies

Assisted in the scheduling and payment negotiations of nightly entertainment acts

Created and maintained a diverse and loyal clientele

Dorscia Nightclub, West Hollywood, CA

Position: Bartender

Attained a working knowledge of SQUIRREL

Responsible for all funds from bank to sale

Executed great service in an extremely high volume environment

Martini Ristorante, Wilkes Barre, PA

Position: Bar Manager

Maintained the MICROS system including the input and changing of prices, new items, employee numbers, payroll additions/corrections, passwords, etc

Responsible for creating the weekly schedule for all bartenders

Responsible for the correct and fair handling of customers and employee complaints

Created the nightly bank and was responsible for the nightly accounting process and bank deposit

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