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Restaurant General Manager

Location:
New Port Richey, Florida, United States
Salary:
65k
Posted:
October 24, 2018

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GARY NAVARRO

**** ****** **** ****** *****, Florida 33634

Cell 718-***-****~ ac7hi8@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE:

Highly accomplished General Manager with over 7 years experience in restaurant operations and 2 years as National Sales Director with a solid record of success to meet goals in a fast-paced environment. Key personal strengths include being a self- starter, organized, adaptable and deadline oriented with high attention to detail. Speak Fluently in English and Spanish. Areas of Expertise:

Planning & Scheduling Supervision Vendor Management Budget & Cost Analysis Training & Development

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Pizzaiolo Bavaro, Tampa, Fl 2011-Present

General Manager

Manage the day-to-day operations.

Work with food vendors in pricing control on food inventory.

Liaison between owner and clients for catering events.

Recruit, train and evaluate the hiring of the kitchen staff and waiters.

Coordinating with implementing work schedule and hosting evening shift.

Implemented a rewards program with local hotel to attract new customers. Bavaro’s Italian Specialties, Tampa, Fl

National Sales Director 2009-2011

Work with 3 major Food Distributors in placing our pasta sauce in over 500 stores.

Implemented a Demo program for our in store demo’s.

Recruit and train personnel for sales force.

Manage day-to-day operations of our pasta sauce products.

Service over 25 stores on a monthly basis.

Coordinate all logistics for major trade show.

Avalon Transportation, Long Island City, NY 2003 – 2009 Operations Manager

Recruited, trained and evaluated drivers for executive chauffeur positions.

Achieved 30% increase in booking volumes.

Implemented maintenance program avoiding significant repair costs while maximizing warranties.

Administered state/local level vehicle documentation including registrations, fuel cards, drive cams, TLC,

violations, EZ pass and accidents.

Liaison between Corporate, Dispatch and Drivers for job assignments enhancing client relationships.

Negotiated terms and conditions with external vendors reducing overall cost by 15%.

Events Manager for VIP/Celebrity road shows and corporate events. EDUCATION: Associates Degree in Accounting, Manhattan Community College, 1974 COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word) REFERENCES: Available upon request

Certificate: Food Protection Manager (SafeStaff) November 2017



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