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Restaurant Operator

United States
September 12, 2008

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Contact Information

Matthew Goldstein Email: *********@*****.***

**** ***** *** **** *****: 352-***-****

New Port Richey, FL 34653

Work Experience

Dates Employed Job Title Company

*/**07-Present Operating Partner P.F.Chang’s China Bistro

Sandestin, FL

New store opening as Operating Partner, including the development and support of management team, and hiring full staff. Direct supervisor of 100+ employees, including six salaried managers and chefs. Creation of sales building strategies. Oversee financial operations and create successful systems. Maintain facilities, and create community liaisons. Development of detailed, in-house wine list.

2/2003-4/2007 Proprietor/Managing Partner Outback Steakhouse

Ocala, FL

Direct supervisor for 100+ employees, including four salaried managers. Responsible for all personnel decisions, including hiring/termination, and scheduling. Conduction of interviews, class-room style training, and orientations. Preparation of monthly and yearly budgets, as well as marketing plans. Implemented sales and company initiatives. Accountable for all ordering, invoices, inventory, and P&L. Excelled in customer and community relations. Organized and facilitated numerous charity events. Development and training of multiple employees into management positions. Transition of dinner only concept into both lunch and dinner services. Upheld high standards of food quality and service.

11/1996-1/2003 Manager Outback Steakhouse

Multiple Locations

Responsibilities included: overseeing the daily functions of the restaurant with regards to all positions including Host, Server, Bar, Bus, Take-Out, Kitchen, Administration, and Key Employees. Maintained restaurant cleanliness and sanitation. Involved in flow- through results and sales increases. Developed strong working knowledge of a profit and loss statement. Participated in the managing partner internship program.


16+ years in high-volume casual dining restaurant

Knowledge of the following systems: Micros, Sweda, Panasonic, Posi-Touch, and Aloha

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