Season Restaurant/Bar Manager and Event Planner
|LARRY A. MANEY, JR. *** South Milton Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224
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.
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.
LARRY A. MANEY, JR. page 2
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.
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
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