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General Manager

Oceanside, California, 92057, United States
March 22, 2011

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Paul Lange

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Oceanside, CA *****



Seeking long term gainful employment as a manager with a company that would like to utilize my skills to further our goals together.

Employment History

Multi Unit General Manager

June 2010 – March 2011 Spicy Pickle, San Diego, CA

Analyze and restructure business from the ground up

Organize and execute catering plan

Manager Training

Create systems and processes

Voted Best Sandwich in San Diego by San Diego Weekly News

Cut labor cost 7% and Cost of goods 5%

General Manager

Sept 2008 – June 2010/ Jan 2005 – Aug 2007 Taco John’s, Greeley, CO

Manager Training

Managed labor cost down 3% and Food cost down 8%

Development of West-Mex catering plan

Was recruited back by company to fix failing store

Manager of the month 5 times

Turned 6K/week store into 21k/week store

Remodeled store in new image

General Manager

Jan 2008 – Sept 2008 Noodles & Company, Ft. Collins, CO

Manager Training

Improved food cost 2% and Labor 4%

Established Marketing relationship with CSU

Serv-safe Alcohol certified

General Manager

Aug 2007 – Jan 2008 Culver’s, Johnstown, CO

Store opening and training

Taught new employee Serv-safe course

Involved in construction from groundbreaking to Punch list completion

Hired and trained all employee’s


Sept 2009 – Feb 2010 Aims Community College, Greeley, CO

Liberal Arts with intent to transfer to Kaplan University Online MBA program

Sept 1996 – Jan 1999 Westwood College of Technology, Denver, CO

Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Design

Other Experience

Proven track record of controlling costs and improving customer relationships

Store opening including punch list management

Serv-Safe certified

Serv-Safe Proctor

Serv-Safe Alcohol


Hiring/ Training

Marketing/ Fund Raising

Manager Training

Team Meetings

Catering development and execution



Performance appraisals

Overseen multiple stores

Manager of Managers

Well read as it pertains to management

Attend food service seminars ie. Jim Sullivan

Reference available upon request.

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