Maintains portion controls and inventories of bar stock. Mixes and serves alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to patrons of bar, following standard recipes: Mixes ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters, to prepare cocktails and other drinks. Serves wine and draught or bottled beer. Collects money for drinks served. Orders or requisitions liquors and supplies. Arranges bottles and glasses to make attractive display. May prepare appetizers, such as pickles, cheese, and cold meats. May tend service bar and be designated Service Bartender. Check identification of customers in order to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol. Balance cash receipts. Attempt to limit problems and liability related to customers' excessive drinking by taking steps such as persuading customers to stop drinking, or ordering taxis or other transportation for intoxicated patrons. Clean glasses, utensils, and bar equipment. Take beverage orders from serving staff or directly from guests. Serve wine, and bottled or draft beer. Clean bars, work areas, and tables. Serve snacks or food items to customers seated at the bar. Ask customers who become loud and obnoxious to leave, or physically remove them. Slice and pit fruit for garnishing drinks. Plan, organize, and control the operations of a cocktail lounge or bar. Supervise the work of bar staff and other bartenders. Plan bar menus. Create drink recipes.