Cosmo Amore

Cosmo Amore

Volunteer Affiliations

Habitat for Humanity Hamilton

Habitat for Humanity International

Canadian Red Cross Blood Services

Good Shepard Services of Hamilton

Work History

Work History

Cineplex Entertainment

National Director of Operations

Jan 2014 - Present

Independent Consultant

Dematteo and Monness

Provide personalized business outlooks and analysis to clients. In tandem with client create business models and defined objectives to support growth strategies.

Support management development initiatives and leadership forcasting.

Jun 2014 - Jun 2015

National Director of Operations

 Cineplex Entertainment

Drive overall business strategies to grow the merchandising and operations  execution within theatre  and food service categories.

Dec 2012 - Sep 2013

National Manager, Branded Partners and New Business Development

Tim Hortons (TDL Group)

Drive development in the Non Traditional category. Grow the Tim Hortons brand in unique and challenging environments with both National and Independent partners.

Drive national sales through operational execution, menu innovation and unit growth. Creating sound business models to support brand growth and penetration in large scale entertainment facilities, institutional locations and petroleum.

Responsible for over 500 locations with an annual sales volume upwards of $550 million.

Dec 2003 - Dec 2012

Director of Operations - GTA/Ontario

Tim Hortons (TDL Group)

Grow and defend the Tim Hortons brand. Partnering with our Franchisee community to drive both unit and national sales with a continued focus on operational execution and product development. Leading regions upwards of 250   locations and 75 independent Franchisees including 10 direct reports. Annual sales of $525 million.

Creating individual business plans with each Franchisee to support both short and long term financial goals and asset management.

Partnering with Real Estate to select traditional locations driving unit growth and market penetration.

Performance management of direct reports both individually and as a Team.

Apr 2001 - Dec 2003

District Manager

Tim Hortons (TDL Group)

Oversee Region upwards of 50 locations including upwards of 20 individual franchisees. Responsible for operational execution and sales growth targets established both corporately and by independent franchisees. Partner to become a business consultant. Profit and Loss reviews and business planning for future growth.

Jan 1999 - Apr 2001

National People Development Manager

Red Lobster (Darden Restaurants)

Responsible for Management Development programs in the Canadian market. Create and initiated key soft skill courses to various new and experienced management individuals.

Drive core attributes through a variety of learning methods and coaching.

Support included both classroom style training and individual mentoring approaches.

Key focus on business acumen and leadership development. 

Jan 1989 - Jan 1999

General Manager

Red Lobster (Darden Restaurants)

Managing various locations throughout the Southern Ontario region. Responsible for the day to day operational execution and individual development.

Drive sales growth to meet individual sales and transaction targets.

Responsible for all financial expectations including G/A.

Key focus on supporting and developing management Teams

Feb 1986 - Jan 1989


Wendy's Restaurants of Canada

Responsible for daily operations throughout various locations in the Hamilton and surrounding markets.

Working in a hands on role to provide management support and operational execellence.




Mohawk College



Ontario Management Development Program

Mohawk College