Keller S. Johnson

Applying for Bar-Back positions

916.770.6424 |

Why Bar back?

I want to gain more knowledge and experience as a Bar Back so I can become a professional bartender. I'm willing to start at the bottom and work my way up with effort on top of effort.


Productive, positive attitude, able to carry up to one hundred pounds, punctual, reliable, hard working, quick learner, P.O.S. proficient and passionate


Black Bird

2013 - 2014

At Black Bird I would Bus and Bar Back;

  • Staying knowledgable on the menu.
  • Stocking ice, glasses and silverware.
  • Making fresh juice and garnishes.
  • Getting liquor from the basement.
  • Running food to the correct table and seat number.

I was so efficient I was able to do multiple sections simultaneously.

Temple Coffee Cafe

2012 - 2015

I worked at the S street location doing both bar backing and cash register.

  • Greeting customers with a smile.
  • Upselling all current items as asked.
  • Brewing coffee, ice teas and making french press in rhythm with the line.
  • Making apropriate drink set-ups for my barista.
  • Bussing tables and grabbing waters for customers.
  • Making sure everything is stocked and clean when I leave.

I also worked in the Roasterie, managing daily orders and inventory for stores.

Shine Cafe

2015 - current

At Shine Cafe you do a little of everything so I have a wide array of duties;

  • Greeting customers & ringing them up.
  • Getting orders out in a timely manner.
  • Making sure coffee and ice tea is brewed.
  • Bussing tables, cleaning dishes and putting them away.
  • Ultimately we (a co-worker & I) do everything open to close.