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Season Restaurant/Bar Manager and Event Planner

Location:
Baltimore, Maryland, 21224, United States
Salary:
40000k
Posted:
February 04, 2009
Email:
kk3ozw@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
**********@*****.***


LARRY A. MANEY, JR. *** South Milton Avenue
Baltimore, MD  21224
Ph: 443-***-****
kk3ozw@r.postjobfree.com

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.

Education

Essex Community College Engineering Major 1989-1990
Courses: MS Excel 101

Curley High School Diploma May 1989
Distinctions: Honor Roll