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Season Restaurant/Bar Manager and Event Planner

Baltimore, Maryland, 21224, United States
February 04, 2009
Contact Info:

LARRY A. MANEY, JR. *** South Milton Avenue

Baltimore, MD  21224

Ph: 443-***-****

Executive Profile

 Outstanding event manager with extensive experience in all aspects of coordinating and executing small and large-scale events, including Preakness 2006, 2007 and 2008.

 Customer service-oriented professional focused on developing long-term relationships with vendors and clients, as well as identifying and developing new business.

 Dynamic problem-solver with exceptional multi-tasking and organizational skills, capable of quickly adapting and reprioritizing in order to achieve goals and exceed expectations.

 High-energy leader with a proven track record of hiring, training, supervising, scheduling, and motivating 500-member crews of bartenders, wait and support staff.

 Driven professional capable of quickly adapting to new environments, quickly becoming a productive employee who strives to exceed expectations.

Summary of Event Management Skills

 Designing, planning, and executing multiple small and large-scale events weekly.

 Managing multiple events weekly as well as promoting venue and booking new accounts.

 Creating and managing budgets, billing, and other accounting duties.

 Handling daily and weekly inventory, including ordering supplies and supervising deliveries.

 Developing and maintaining excellent long-term relationships with vendors and clients.

 Hiring, training, supervising, and motivating 500+ bartenders, wait staff, and crew.

 Overseeing events, including tracking expenses and creating post-event invoices.

 Identifying and resolving customer and staff problems.

 Providing suggestions and options to enhance events and overall client satisfaction.

Professional Experience

Bar & Concession Manager / Bartender May 2005 – Sept. 2008

Maryland Jockey Club, Magna Entertainment, LLC, Laurel, MD

 Created, planned, and executed 4-5 events weekly, as well as managing multiple bars and concession stands.

 Planned, stocked, and supervised 200 drink and food stations, as well as scheduling and managing over 500 staff members, for Preakness 2006 through 2008.

 Designed promotions and marketing to increase event sales.

 Hired, trained, and supervised 50 full- and part-time bartenders, wait and support staff.

 Handled all budgeting, ordering, inventory, scheduling, and other daily administration.

 Promoted to Bar & Concession Manager September 2006.

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Professional Experience Continued

Bar Manager / Bartender

Brewer’s Hill Pub & Grill, Baltimore, MD May 03 – May 05

Lager’s Pub, Baltimore, MD January 01 – September 04

 Provided exceptional customer service as well as outstanding bar management.

 Interviewed, trained, and supervised over 10 employees.

 Handled inventory, ordering, and scheduling duties.

 Developed long-term relationships with customers and vendors.

 Identified and resolved problems and conflicts in a professional manner.

 Performed all opening and closing duties including bank drops.

 Developed and executed promotions and special events.

Computer Skills

Hardware PC, MAC; Laser, inkjet, and poster printers; scanners, digital cameras and video recorders; flash, zip, and external hard drives; other common office equipment.

Software MS Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word; Adobe Acrobat, Reader; Internet Explorer, Safari; PosiTouch, Micros and other remote management systems. Quick to master new software.


Essex Community College Engineering Major 1989-1990

Courses: MS Excel 101

Curley High School Diploma May 1989

Distinctions: Honor Roll