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Include These Bar Attendant Skills
- Order taking, entering, and fulfilling
- Food and drink preparation
- Refilling glasses
- Cleaning and sanitizing
- Inventory control and stocking
- Customer service and loyalty
- Team building and collaboration
- Quality assurance and control
Following below is a cover letter for a bar attendant detailing similar abilities and qualifications.
Dear Mr. Hartley:
In my search for a position that supports my hospitality and “people” skills and provides opportunities for growth, I discovered Crenshaw Hall’s need for a bar attendant and felt compelled to submit my resume for your review. With my keen interest in pursuing a career in the hospitality sector, as well as my commitment to team collaboration and outstanding customer service, I would significantly benefit your establishment.
From taking orders and accommodating guests to maintaining a clean and orderly bar environment and ensuring excellent customer service, my experience has prepared me to excel in this position. With five years of experience as a bartender and server with McNosh Bar & Grill and The Daylight Hours, respectively, my additional strengths in communication and team leadership position me to thrive in this challenging and customer-oriented role.
Highlights of my background include:
Taking customer drink and appetizer orders at the bar, ensuring accurate and quick order fulfillment to optimize customer experiences
Entering orders into computer systems and collecting and processing customer payments
Setting up, stocking, and cleaning bar areas – including counters, floors, and displays – while stocking all bar and line food items in an orderly and visually pleasing manner
Assisting in washing and sanitizing serving utensils and dishware
Facilitating accurate weekly inventories of all restaurant consumables
Demonstrating motivational team building and organizational abilities, superior management talents, and exceptional interpersonal skills
With my enthusiasm and dedication to achieving success in the hospitality sector, coupled with my professional background and my transferable skill set, I could quickly surpass your expectations and make a positive contribution to Crenshaw Hall. I look forward to discussing this opportunity in detail.
Thank you for your consideration.
Paul M. Delacerda