Cocktail Server

Writing a great cocktail server resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Arlett Zichichi | (122) 856-9126 | Manchester, NH


I am a Cocktail Server with over 1 year of experience in the food and beverage industry. I have excellent customer service skills and a strong knowledge of cocktails and mixed drinks. I am passionate about providing an enjoyable dining experience for all guests, and I take pride in my work. I am reliable, efficient, and always willing to go above and beyond to ensure that our guests have a great time.


Cocktail Server at The Granite Rose, NHMay 2022 - Present

  • Served drinks to an average of 250 customers per shift.
  • Memorized drink menu and successfully upsold guests on higher-priced items.
  • Followed all safety and sanitation guidelines when handling food and beverages.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills by promptly addressing guest concerns.
  • Maintained cleanliness throughout the work area, including sweeping and mopping floors as needed.
  • Successfully completed liquor certification.

Cocktail Server Assistant at The Red Arrow Diner, NHSep 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Greeted and seated guests in a timely manner.
  • Assisted with set up or break down of buffet style events.
  • Refilled drinks for customers throughout the shift.
  • Bussed tables to keep dining area clean.
  • Answered any questions guest had about menu items.
  • Provided excellent customer service.


High School Diploma at Manchester High School, Manchester, NHSep 2016 - May 2021

I have learned time management, organization, and study skills.


  • Serving food and drinks
  • Cleaning tables
  • Taking orders
  • Handling customer complaints or concerns
  • Operating a cash register or POS system
  • Stocking supplies

Kinara Raiti | (665) 415-8576 | Charleston, SC


I am a professional cocktail server with over 1 year of experience. I have provided excellent customer service and drink preparation for countless guests. I possess excellent people skills, and can handle high-pressure situations with ease. I would be an asset to any business in the hospitality industry.


Cocktail Server at The Cocktail Club, SCJun 2022 - Present

  • Served an average of 500 guests per shift.
  • Developed strong relationships with regular customers.
  • Upsold drinks and food items to increase sales for the restaurant.
  • Consistently received positive feedback from guests about service.
  • Maintained a clean and organized work station throughout each shift.
  • Quickly learned new drink recipes and kept up with trends in the industry.

Cocktail Server Assistant at The Charleston Grill, SCAug 2021 - May 2022

  • Trained and supervised 4 new cocktail servers.
  • Organized the shift schedule for 12 employees on a weekly basis.
  • In charge of restocking all alcohol and supplies for the bar area.
  • Assisted head bartender with creating 3 new cocktails for happy hour menu.
  • Successfully upsold drinks to customers 50% of the time during shifts.
  • Increased drink sales by 20% in one month through suggestive selling.


High School Diploma at Dorman High SchoolAug 2017 - May 2021

I've learned how to take care of other people, how to work hard and how to be a good student.


  • Serving food and drinks
  • Mixing cocktails
  • Cleaning glasses and utensils
  • Handling customer complaints or requests
  • Operating a cash register or POS system
  • Managing stock levels