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Manager Executive

Katy, TX
February 24, 2020

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MA in Executive Leadership

Liberty University

(in progress)

BS in Marriage and Family Studies


AS in History,

Howard College

San Angelo, Texas

Additional Training

& Certifications:

Gottman Educator:

Bringing Baby Home

Gottman Leader:

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

TABC Certified

ServSafe Certified


AMH First Aid

Supervisor Anti-Harassment

Law-Room 2011


Eagle Scout

Army National Guard of Texas

Richard B. Gust

2910 Red Maple Drive Katy, TX 77494 646-***-****

Full Service Fast Casual Corporate and Private Operations

Key Skills

Relationship Building

Hospitality & Culinary Management

Front- & Back-of-House Operations

Budgeting & Cost Controls

Menu Development


Safety/Sanitation/Quality Controls

Vendor/Inventory Management

New Restaurant Openings

Guest Service Excellence

Corporate and Private

Turnaround Management

Strategic Marketing & Sales

Payroll/P&L Management

Profit & Growth Strategies

Restaurant & Kitchen Design

Multi-Unit Management


SHAKE SHACK - Houston, Texas

General Manager, Sept. 2019 - Present


Multi-Unit General Manager, Jan 2018 –Sept. 2019

MAMA FU’S ASIAN HOUSE – Houston/Austin, Texas

District Manager, Nov 2015 –Sept 2017

R&G CONSULTING – DFW & Houston, Texas

Clients included Flying Pig, Toby Keith’s, DM Design, The Spot, David’s Seafood, Sammy’s Sports Grill & Bar

Owner, Dec 2011 – July 2015

FREEBIRDS — Arlington and Fort Worth, Texas

General Manager, Oct. 2009 - Dec. 2011

CARINO’S ITALIAN GRILL — Lewisville and Waxahachie, Texas

Manager, June 2007 - Oct. 2009

ITALIANNI’S — Hurst, Texas

General Manager, April 2006 - April 2007

CAFÉ EXPRESS — Mockingbird Station and McKinney Ave, Dallas, Texas

General Manager, April 2004 - April 2006

RAZZOO’S/BONE DADDY’S — Bedford and Dallas, Texas

Manager, Jan. 2002 - Sept. 2004

RODIZIO GRILL — Arlington and Houston, Texas

Executive Chef, Sept. 1999 - Aug. 2001

CHEDDAR’S — Arlington and Dallas, Texas

Senior Manager/Kitchen Manager, May 1997 - Aug. 1999

EL CHICO’S — Irving and Dallas, Texas

Manager/Kitchen Manager/Server, Aug. 1993 - May 1997

Advanced through promotions and professional growth within several world class F&B operations (full-service restaurants, cafés, wine bar and banquet/ catering service operations and fast casual).

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