Chris Carter

  • Moore  Oklahoma 

Manager Whataburger

Summary

Dedicated, hard-working restaurant management professional with extensive daily planning and operations experience. Skilled in staff training and development. Highly proactive manager with over 5 years of experience in team leadership in the restaurant and hospitality industries. Background includes sales, management and front and back-of-the house operations. I am also a Manager with experience leading and helping to lead multimillion dollar restaurants. I am driven from within and any team that I have in front of me will know just what i stand for and how successfully together we will become.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2015 - Present

Manager

Whataburger
Manage and run a full shift, as well as help train and teach new MIT'S. I have also help run financials and manage food coast and labor while helping to run a successful store.Interacted positively with customers while promoting great facilities and services. learned my operational skills as a manager from a very well coached training team Met, greeted and encouraged feedback from customers and used feedback to implement positive changes within the restaurant. Purchased adequate quantities of necessary restaurant items, including food,beverages, equipment and supplies. Created fun team building activities to engage staff in up-selling to meet revenue targets.
Dec 2012 - Nov 2014

General Manager

Freddys Frozen Custard
General Manager-Moore, OK Carefully interviewed, selected, trained and supervised staff. Clearly and promptly communicated pertinent information to staff, such as large reservations or last minute menu changes. Interacted positively with customers while promoting great facilities and services. Carefully developed a lucrative annual food and beverage marketing plan and strict budget to maximize profits. Coached and taught my crew on new areas to improve on and daily task to improve overall sales and team moral. Worked on a weekly basis to go over Cost of Sales, Labor, and profit in loss statements. Strategically developed effective marketing plans to increase sales and profits while managing costs. Promoted a positive atmosphere and went above and beyond to guarantee each customer received exceptional food and service. Led and directed team members on effective methods, operations and procedures.
Nov 2012 - Jan 2013

Assistant General Manager

Freddys Frozen Custard
Shift Manager Fredys Frozen Custard-Yukon, OK Interacted positively with customers while promoting great facilities and services. learned my operational skills as a manager from a very well coached training team Met, greeted and encouraged feedback from customers and used feedback to implement positive changes within the restaurant. Purchased adequate quantities of necessary restaurant items, including food,beverages, equipment and supplies. Created fun team building activities to engage staff in up-selling to meet revenue targets.
Feb 2012 - Aug 2012

Line Cook

Freddys Frozen Custard
Line Cook-Yukon, OK Skill fully interacted with external vendors to obtain the best quality in pricing and product. Set up kitchen lines as well as prep for our daily lunch and dinner shifts Taught and helped train new team members in proper spec, and quality of product as well as teaching them the step by step way of doing things.
Jan 2009 - Aug 2011

Bartender

Whisky Creek Steak House
Bartender-Fremont, NE Cut, sliced and peeled perishable garnishes and fruits for beverages. Stored back-up supplies needing refrigeration for later use. Regularly cleaned and sanitized the bar area, beer lockers, refrigeration and storage areas. Carefully organized liquors, fruits, glassware, linen, silverware, paper supplies and sundries in designated areas. Operated and maintained all equipment and utensils in accordance with guidelines and safety procedures. Built guest satisfaction and enjoyment. Consistently exhibited a calm demeanour during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operating smoothly and set a positive example for the shift team.
Jan 2008 - Sep 2009

Manager

Cotton Patch Cafe
Server/Bartender-Bryan, TX Assisted diners with obtaining food from buffet/serving table as needed. Assisted in maintaining preparation and service areas in a sanitary condition Cleaned and organized eating, service, and kitchen areas Received and delivered quality products to restaurant from supply warehouse in a timely manner. Managed food delivery for 200+ guests for special events Estimated amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients

Education

Education
Jan 2014 - Jul 2014

Bachelors

University Of Central Oklahoma 
Marketing Degree 
Aug 2009 - Aug 2012

A.Arts

Midland University
Marketing and Sports Nutrition
May 2007 - Aug 2008

Certificate

New Mexico Military Institute
Sports Nutrition
May 2005 - Aug 2006

Certificate

Eastern New Mexico University
Marketing and Sports Nutrition