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Experienced f&b professional

Houston, TX, 77379
September 22, 2008

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Phone 281-***-****

E-mail: ***********@***********.***

Frank Daniel III

***** ********* ****

Houston, Texas 77379


A position within an established company that would allow me to utilize my skills & knowledge to improve daily operations as well as to contribute towards customer satisfaction and company profits

Professional Experience

4/2006-7/2008 Aramark Offshore Houston, TX


Duties included preparation and execution of meals for offshore clients. Up to three meals a day; including several entrees, starches, vegetables, breads, etc. Responsible for food inventory and ordering. Directly in charge of night cook and crews from five to nine staff members.

Operations manager for six months: oversaw five rigs. Duties included; customer satisfaction responsible for getting crews to rigs, training, operations costs, reviewing all grocery orders, resolving all rig and staff issues, asset inventory, menu fabrication etc.

H.U.E.T. Certified

Servsafe Certified

Safe S.T.E.P. Certified

Rig Pass

5/2005-2/2006 Applebee’s Alexandria, LA MANAGER

Duties in high volume restaurant included: opening duties, closing duties, scheduling, hiring, DSR’s, maintaining proper food guidelines for daily operations, hourly sales & labor reports, managing KDS system, cooking, etc.

9/2002-11/2003 The Greenhouse Restaurant , Bar & Nightclub St. Thomas, USVI MANAGER

Duties included: daily reports, customer/associate relations, monthly inventory, FOH training, arranged daily specials, involvement in food preparation & food presentation, opening and closing procedures, employee checkouts, hiring & firing, usual management procedures, cooking, etc. Implemented the first computer tracking of daily revenues, productivity, hourly breakdown reports, merchant sales, etc. High volume resort restaurant. Restaurant awarded “Best Frozen Concoctions” on island for three years running.

6/1992-8/1998 The Greenhouse Restaurant, Bar & Nightclub

St. Maarten, Dutch West Indies


Duties included supervision and responsibility of all operations of restaurant, P& L statements, financial reports, payroll, etc. I was directly involved in organizing the Heineken Regatta parties for up 5,000 individuals. I projected and executed the menus, food and beverage ordering, hiring up to 75 persons to the additional 30 already employed, etc. for 6 years. The parties led to a volume of daily revenues up to $40,000. I also organized the pre-arrival setups for the aircraft carriers that came in (up to 4-5 per year) and executed the ordering, setting up temporary bars, additional hiring, security, etc. We would have up to 3,000 U.S. sailors pass through our doors in one day. I have been directly involved & helped develop close to 125 promotions (from pool tournaments to "Miss Hawaiian Tropics"). The Greenhouse ran an average of 16% beverage cost and 28-30% food cost. Doubled volume of sales in six years. Medium volume resort restaurant.

10/1999-7/2002 Noles-Frye Realty, Inc. Alexandria, LA REALTOR

Involved in residential, commercial & investment properties. Million dollar producer the first year and following years. Became the first “E-Certified” realtor within the company.

9/1998- 7/1999 Grand Casino Avoyelles Marksville, LA

SERVICE MANAGER Marceline’s Restaurant

Duties included: FOH training, supervision of FOH & kitchen associates, wine presentations,

customer relations, etc.


Duties included: scheduling, daily positioning of sections, monitoring of approx. 85 beverage associates and 25 bartenders. Weekly inventory, supervision of cleaning, as well as maintaining & monitoring six bars. Within four months was advanced to ‘service manager’.

1984-1992 Good Moves Delivery Service Los Angeles, CA


1973-1984 (During and after college)

Worked in several hotels (Mt. Washington Hotel, Steamboat Sheraton Resort) and restaurants (Charthouse & Pelican’s Roost). Various positions include: purchasing, banquets, wine steward, bartending, server, cooking, etc.

**8/04-1/2005 Working part time for Mr. Jeff Keefe @ Grassroots

Woodworking (Raymond, MS) while searching for permanent employment

**12/03-8/04 Working various restaurants and touring Costa Rica &

attending Spanish School

**8/2002 Preparing to re-locate back to ‘The Greenhouse Restaurant’ in St. Thomas

**9/1998 Attended Real Estate School in Alexandria, LA

Education 1975-1979 Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA

Major fields of study were business and accounting

Restaurant, Bar & Nightclub Convention & Seminar 1993 Tampa, FL

Restaurant, Bar & Nightclub Convention & Seminar 1994 Chicago, IL

Restaurant, Bar & Nightclub Convention & Seminar 1995 Atlanta, GA

Microsoft Office Classes (Grand Casino Avoyelles) 1998-1999

Universal De Idiomas (Spanish School) 2004

Leisure Activities: Golf, reading, computers, and cooking


Mike Reynolds

Director of Operations

Aramark Offshore

Houston, TX


Dan Liemandt

Owner of Greenhouse Restaurants

St. Thomas, USVI


Bill Luppino

Former GM of St. Maarten Greenhouse

GM of St. Thomas Greenhouse


Charlie Leduc

Former GM of Greenhouse Rest

Sarasota, FL

941-***-**** or 941-***-****

Jeff Keefe

Grass roots Woodworking (Owner)

Raymond, MS


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