David J Gordon
Zephyrhills, FL 33541
Enthusiastic and hard working General Manager with a winning attitude and desire to deliver an exceptional dining experience. Focused on setting high expectations and raising service standards to become the guestʼs first choice in dining. Proven track record of improving revenue, in all cost centers, and decreasing turnover through hard work, and dedication over the last 23 years of employment.
Shift Leader September 1995-June 1998
Ruby Tuesday INC. Tampa, Florida
Assistant manager 06-1998 to 10-2005
Ruby Tuesday INC Tampa,FL
General Manager 10-2005 to 04-2008
General Manager Ruby Tuesday
Culinary Manager/Assistant General Manager 4-2008- CURRENT Ruby Tuesday INC Zephyrhills,FL
*Oversees all aspects of the hospitality business from the Front of the house to the back of the house. Always ensuring compliance with company policies, regulations, and food safety guidelines.
*Performs facility walk-throughs to assure cleanliness and preparedness at the beginning and end of each shift.
*Completes Restaurant opening and closing procedures and manages revenue on a daily basis
*Produces monthly reports detailing sales trends, and forecasting.
*Consistently exceed daily, weekly, and monthly sales targets while maintaining costs, and keeping employee turnover low.
*In charge of all ordering of the restaurant including controllable costs, Food, all alcohol, and keeping days on hand to a proper level for inventory control.
*Highly respected in all aspects of the restaurant including my superiors, especially in the culinary field. If neighboring restaurants were in need of help/suggestions, I was the one they called to help resolve issues. I was sent to struggling stores to fix problems with labor, food cost, and turnover
*Highly talented in the selection process for FOH and BOH Education
Hamilton Southeastern High School 1992-1995, General Studies Fishers, IN
Four sport athlete
ADFPA National Powerlifter
Hillsborough Community College 1995-1998
Hospitality Management, Associates in Arts In Culinary Arts Tampa, Florida
*Awarded a scholarship From Florida Hospitality Management
*Worked Full time while attending school full time
Billy Diamond 813-***-****
Executive Vice President, Fords Garage/23 Restaurants Jeff Gabriel 330-***-****
Vice President of Strategy, Fords Garage/23 Restaurants