Experienced bartender/bar manager available all shifts
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Location: Houston, TX, USA
University: SPC
Major: English Literature/Creative Writing

Experienced bartender/bar manager available all shifts

Justin William Eickhoff
1449 Pearson Street, Houston, TX 77023
xxx-xxx-xxxx | xxx-xxx-xxxx

Professional Summary:
· Broad range of experience in the hospitality industry, from casual to
high-end, with extensive knowledge of classic cocktails, modern mixology and
craft beer.
· Team player with front and back of house experience as a manager,
bartender, server and with kitchen production.
· Experienced with multiple P.O.S systems, including: Aloha, Digital Dining,
Revention and Micros including P.O.S. network installation, interface
maintenance and troubleshooting.
· Key holder with operations experience with accounting, P&L tracking,
setting and maintaining pars, curbing waste and redundancy, ordering and
executing all opening and closing procedures.
· Supervisory experience including shift management, setting policies and
procedures, scheduling and maintaining a positive working environment.
· Software proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel to create
office forms and Photoshop to design and layout menus and promotional
materials.
· Proven track record of producing and promoting special events, off-site
promotions and concert bookings.

References:
Toni Brown, Houston, TX xxx-xxx-xxxx
Chris Maher, St. Petersburg, FL xxx-xxx-xxxx
Lizzy Manwaring, Houston, TX xxx-xxx-xxxx

Skills:
· Clear and professional communicator
· Effective multi-tasker
· Able to anticipate guest needs
· Ability to recognize and address potential problems
· Self starter
· Experienced with production of specialty syrups and infusions

Education:
Associate of Arts – Liberal Arts Honors Program
St. Petersburg College – St. Petersburg, FL
3.8 GPA Upon graduation

Certifications:
T.A.B.C.
Texas Food Handler

Bar Manager/Bartender
6/2016 – 6/2018
Queen Vic Pub & Kitchen
2712 Richmond AVE, Houston, TX 77098
● Casual gastropub concept focused on traditional British and Indian dishes, craft
cocktails, craft beer and a sommelier curated wine selection
● Served as shift manager during bartending shifts
● Responsible for inventory, ordering and maintaining pars, as well as, production
of
special syrups, infusions and other craft cocktail elements
● Brought new cocktails to the menu that moved stagnant inventory and advised on
improved menu design for the same purpose
● Responsible for end-of-day report, cash drawer balance, server drops, tip
allocation report, credit card batch, deposit, store walk through and lock up

Bartender
8/2015 – 6/2016
Revention Music Center/D.L.S. Events
520 Texas AVE, Houston, TX 77002
● Live music venue with high volume, fast-paced full liquor bar/concessions service
● Strict pouring and serving guidelines
● Set up glassware and liquor prior to events
● Broke down and secured liquor after events
● Closed out register and prepared cashier report

General Manager / Bartender
6/2015 – 3/2016
Growler’s Beer and Wine (Business sold)
1005 Waugh DR, Houston, TX 77019
● Craft beer specialty store with mixed retail and bar service
● Responsible for accounting, inventory, stocking, pricing, staff schedule, payroll,
staff policies and procedures, and general office duties
● Responsible for maintenance of standard draft equipment and “Craftap” counter
pressure growler filler machine, line cleaning and tap spout cleaning
● Created and implemented social media marketing campaigns, store aesthetics,
special events, in store promotions and remote demonstrations
● Responsible for end-of- day report, cash drawer balance, server drops, tip
allocation report, credit card batch, deposit, store walk through and lock up

Bar Manager
12/2014 – 5/2015
Radical Eats (Business closed)
507 Westheimer RD, Houston, TX 77006
● Farm to table restaurant with focus on locally sourced produce and meats, with
vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options
● Responsible for production of special syrups, fresh juices and infusions.
● Responsible for inventory and ordering
● Streamlined Aloha system to improve communication between the front and back
of house and increase productivity
● Responsible for end-of-day report, cash drawer balance, server drops, tip
allocation report, credit card batch, deposit, store walk through and lock up

Bartender
12/2008 – 11/2013
Catbird’s Bar
1336 Westheimer RD, Houston, TX 77006
● Fast paced full liquor bar
● Very strict pouring and inventory control
● Nightly beer inventory and daily “bevintel” style liquor and keg inventory
● Created and produced promotional events and advised on drink specials and
other
promotions
● Responsible for end-of-day report, cash drawer balance, tip allocation report,
credit card batch, deposit, store walk through and lock up

Bartender / Server
9/2007 – 9/2009
Chuy’s Tex-Mex
2706 Westheimer RD, Houston, TX 77098
● Popular high-volume Tex-Mex Restaurant
● Food and full liquor drink service at bar and lounge
● Service bar and take out orders
● Margarita machine maintenance and nightly cleaning
● Nightly beer inventory
● Maintained the lowest overall bar cost in entire company during my tenure

Manager / Marketing Director
5/2004 - 8/2007
Land Shark’s Pizza Company
860 49 th ST. N, St. Petersburg, FL 33710
● Shift manager responsible for staff coordination and supervision of production
● Responsible for beer and wine program, menu design, advertising materials, store
aesthetics and off site demonstrations
● Created and deployed effective marketing strategies
● Installed and maintained five station P.O.S. system with remote printers
● Responsible for end-of-day report, cash drawer balance, server drops, tip
allocation report, credit card batch, deposit, store walk through and lock up

Bartender / Bar Manager / Server
1/1997 – 4/2004
Crabby Bill’s Seafood
5100 Gulf BLVD, St. Petersburg Beach, FL 33706
● Casual Seafood restaurant and Tiki Bar
● High volume food and full liquor service at bar and lounge and service bar for a
large dining room
● Responsible for beer, wine and liquor ordering and inventory
● Responsible for staff schedule, policies and procedures and cleaning/maintenance
schedule
● Responsible for end-of-day report, cash drawer balance, server drops, tip
allocation report, credit card batch, deposit, store walk through and lock up

Bartender, Bar Manager