RESTAURANT PROFESSIONAL with 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry and overall responsibility for directing the daily operations of restaurants. Seven years of multi unit management experience. Extensive experience in both corporate and independent restaurant openings with over 40 restaurant openings. Ensured compliance with company standards in all areas of operation, including product preparation and delivery, costs, customer relations, restaurant maintenance and repair, inventory management, team management, recruiting and retention of team members, financial accountability, ensuring that the highest quality products and services are delivered to each guest. CAREER SKILLS
• Sound knowledge of all operations and financials in the restaurant industry. Owner/operator of restaurant company, grew business from one restaurant to five restaurants in four years.
• Oversaw the performance of restaurants with sales volume ranging between $4 million to $12 million per year. Responsible for operational budgets, forecasting, P&L accounting, staff management, purchasing and inventory management.
• Managed teams of 40-150 employees; hired and evaluated staff performance and motivated employees to improve service techniques and retention.
• Opened 40 restaurants in career starting from build out management to implementation of day to day systems and procedures. Extensive experience in field operations training and professional development of managers and General Managers.
GENERAL MANAGER/DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
2016 - 2019
2941 RESTAURANT FALLS CHURCH, VA
DUTIES INCLUDED DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS FOR PIZZERIA ORSO GENERAL MANAGER/OPENER 2015-2016
TEN01 RESTAURANT & ROOFTOP WASHINGTON, DC
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER 2014-2015
CHEF GEOFF’S WASHINGTON, DC
GENERAL MANAGER/OPENER 2008-2011
BEDROCK MANAGEMENT/LAUGHING MAN TAVERN Washington, DC GENERAL MANAGER/DIRECTOR OF TRAINING FOR NEW STORE OPENINGS 2001- 2004 McCORMICK & SCHMICK’S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT Reston, VA ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER 2000- 2001
GREAT AMERICAN RESTAURANTS/MIKE’S AMERICAN Springfield, VA EDUCATION AND TRAINING
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN BIOLOGY
OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY
ServSafe Alcohol Certification- 2021
ServSafe Food Manager Certification-2021
References available upon request