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Sales Manager

Studio City, California, United States
March 16, 2019

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Natalya Starenkova


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Valley Village, CA 91607

Qualifications: More than twenty five years of experience in every aspect of events-coordination and restaurant management including: event planning; sales, guest/customer service; generation of new revenue opportunities; business development; budgeting and forecasting; staff supervision and development.

Experience: Ca Del Sole

Toluca Lake, California

September 1999 – December 2018

Director of Events for the San Fernando Valley’s premier restaurant specializing in service to the area’s many entertainment companies. Clients include Universal, Sony, Panasonic, Warner Brothers, Disney, NBC, and ABC. Events ranging in size from 2 to 350 guests (meetings, wrap parties, weddings, etc.). Directed daily oversight of every aspect of the department from sales and planning to day-of-event execution. Additional responsibilities include the training and development of a restaurant staff. From 1999 to 2018, events revenue for the restaurant has grown 70% and is now the most vibrant aspect of the company’s business.

Shutters on the Beach

Santa Monica Ca

March 1996 – September 1999

Manager of the restaurant and lounge for one of Los Angeles’ leading hotels. Sole oversight of a fifty person staff. Responsible for training, new revenue generation, VIP event planning, budgeting, and forecasting. Annual revenue for the restaurant and lounge: six million dollars.


Los Angeles, California

March 1996 – January 1997

Manager of a popular, upscale, eighty-seat restaurant and special events room. Sole oversight of a thirty person staff. Direct responsibility for events planning, staff scheduling, marketing, and budgeting, reporting directly to restaurant owner Fred Eric.

Café Caretta

Beverly Hills, California

October 1995 – March 1997

Manager/Event-coordinator for a highly regarded local bistro. Directed the restaurant’s special events including customer and vendor relations and general organization.

Le Petit Four

West Hollywood, California

June 1990 – May 1994

Floor Supervisor for a popular full service restaurant. Daily responsibilities included staff oversight, training, and scheduling.

Education: BA - Hotel & Restaurant Management (University of Odessa - Russia) 1986 - 1988

BS - Analytic Chemistry (Leningrad Institute of Chemistry and Technology) 1982 – 1986

Additional training: Pasadena City College course work in Economics, Computer Programming, Math, and Marketing.

References: Furnished upon request.

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