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Manager Restaurant

Location:
Qibla, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Posted:
May 04, 2019

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ABRAHAM NOBLE JOSEPH

Email. ac9an8@r.postjobfree.com

Mobile. +965-*-***-****

Profile

A trained leader, with successful track record of

handling various aspects of senior leadership and

streamlining operations, Personnel Management,

marketing, public relations, communications and to increase business efficiency and positioning.

Employment History

Gourmania International, Kuwait

Cluster Brands Operations Manager

Jan 2019 -Till Date

• Managing and maintaining 6 different Concepts including 13 restaurants with a total seating capacity of 400 covers all together.

• With the STRATEGIES applied, we ACHIEVED a growth rate of 3.48% in profits, which is achieved on a target set 1.5% above the last year’s sale.

• Serving a total of 28300 +/- guests per month.

• Reduced the FOOD COST, which was 37.68% to 33.75%, by making individuals responsible to curb the cost and wastage.

• Total labor cost percentage from 14% to 11.85% (restructuring the salary scale

& incentive payout from profits).

• Covering all aspects in P&L to achieve bottom line (TGOP).

• New STRATEGIES and R&D’s were made and done immediately, internally, like new CCG and MENU to achieve the target.

• Initial focus was the REVENUE, when the food was not enough to stop guest retention, we PLANNED AND CUSTOMIZED the DRINKS and upsold them at competitive price. Hence HIGH INTERNAL REVENUE was achieved.

• Extreme MENU ENGINEERING / COMPETITION ANALYSIS & QUALITY MANAGEMENT.

• Followed by the PROFITS GENERATION we OPENED NEW RESTAURANTS/ MADE PURCHASE PLANS / SETUP NEW PAYMENT METHODS and used the same STRATEGY TO ACHIEVE CONSTANT RESULTS.

• TESTED PLANS were later introduced to the OTHER FOUR CONCEPTS to achieve their targets.

• Following the fool proof plan to achieve OPERATIONAL BREAK EVEN in set course of time.

• Making incentives KPI based.

• Training the staff on KRI to avoid the slightest risk factors.

• Employees were introduced to PDR and targets set to make individuals responsible to boost business and achieve target.

• LONG TERM PLANS for FFE alongside the DEPRECIATION PLANS.

• Doing budgeting and financials with restaurant managers to determine the company profit and loss.

• Made and maintained CENTRAL STORE AND LOGISTICS to lower the restaurant operational costs.

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2.

Little Ruby’s Restaurant, Kuwait

Cluster Restaurants Operations Manager

Dec 2017 – Dec 2018

3.

Love Restaurant, Kuwait

Restaurants Operations Manager

Oct 2016 – Dec 2017

4.

Le Italia, New Delhi

Restaurant Operations Manager

Sept 2015 – Aug 2016

5.

Le Italia, New Delhi

Restaurant General Manager

Oct 2014 – Sept 2015

6.

Hilton Hotel, Beijing

Western Restaurant Manager

Mar 2012- Aug 2014

7.

Khajuraho Indian Restaurant, Beijing

Restaurant Manager

Dec 2010 - Feb 2012

8.

Hotel Hyatt Regency, New Delhi

Senior Captain

Aug 2009 – Oct 2010

9.

British Airways, India

Reservation and Baggage claim Manager

Sept 2007 – June 2009

10.

Free Lancer, India

Waiter

2005 - 2006

VOCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

• Serviced many Heads of States & other Dignitaries in India - At the President House and also at various Embassies.

• Volunteered for PATA (Pacific Asian Travel Association) conference held in India as a facilitating officer for which the main roles were planning and facilitating their business meets during the period of their stay in India.

ACHIEVEMENTS

• Got first price for Sakura in the best casual restaurant category in Kuwait.

• Got the award for the best fusion Indian restaurant.

• Have done intellectual trainings for the department trainers like – Train the trainer

• Restaurant got the best value for meals award by time out magazine, India.

• Got my training “Making service an ongoing process” & “being more service focused than product focused” Listed on Hilton training Intranet, TALEO portal.

• Got the award for the Best Western Luxury Restaurant in Beijing.

• Got the award for the best events held in a Restaurant in Beijing.

• Got the award for the best performer in Food and Beverage at Hilton.

• Got the award for the Best F&B in maximum customer satisfaction.

• Became the chairman for Blue Energy.

• Got the award for the Maximum time name mentioned in TripAdvisor.

• Got the award for the highest up seller for any promotion.

• Got the best INDIAN RESTAURANT AWARD for KHAJURAHO in the first 3 months of operation in the year 2012.

• Got the award for the most supportive team leader in BRITISH AIRWAYS. EDUCATION

• Pursuing MBA in HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT from WELINGKAR BUSINESS SCHOOL (Affiliated to the Mumbai University)

• Bachelor of Hotel Management from Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), India (affiliated to National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, under Ministry of Travel and Tourism)

• Passed Senior Secondary from ST. XAVIER’S SR. SEC. SCHOOL, DELHI (Affiliated to C.B.S.E)

• Passed Higher Secondary from ST. XAVIER’S SR. SEC. SCHOOL, DELHI (Affiliated to C.B.S.E)



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