Keller S. Johnson

Applying for Bar-Back positions

916.770.6424 |

Why Bar back?

I like working hard. I like fast paced environments. I want to do my time at the bottom no matter how long to gain more knowledge and experience so I one day I can become a professional bartender.


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.