C Vinod Kumar

  • Bangalore Karnataka
C Vinod Kumar

Hospitality Professional

Work History

Work History

Captain

Ramada Hotel, Manama, Bahrain
Captain

Captain

The Park
Captain

Food Manager

Apollo Ship Chandlers Inc
Miami, Florida, USA Food Manager

Manager-Room Service

The Princess, Hamilton, Bermuda
Manager-Room Service

Assistant F&b Manager

Continental
Jaypee Vasant, New Delhi Assistant F&B Manager Notable Credits: Managed the food and beverage division of the hotel consisting of coffee shop, bar, Indian specialty restaurant, conference halls, banqueting and on location catering Successfully launched and led promotions for the pub Buoys n Gulls having 100+ covers. Hosted periodic food festivals and promotions at Coffee Shop and Specialty restaurants as well as handled brand building, innovative promotions and celebrity endorsements to enhance the brand of the hotel. Successfully handled large events, product launches and concerts including New Year's Eve celebrations, Daler Mehndi concert, Eischer Mitsubishi Launch, Daewoo Matiz Launch, War of DJs, Fashion Shows, and Euphoria Shows, etc. Other Hands on Experiences in the Industry

General Manager-Hotel

Nirula's Corner House Pvt
Ltd., New Delhi General Manager-Hotel & Area Manager-Operations

Director-Business Development

Covers, Noida
Director-Business Development A partnership enterprise in the field of Interior Designing & Soft Furnishings Notable Credits: Managed all aspects of the business including new business development, project management, key account management, finance and commercial operations. Successfully led and achieved sales with key accounts from the furnishings industry, retail showrooms and residential segment with a turnover of more than Rs. 1 Crore per annum. Instrumental in expanding the business by collaborating with major luxury hotels and resorts, and augmented revenues by more than 30%.

General Manager-Museum

BJN Group
General Manager-Museum Inn

Vice President-Operations

S' Hotel, Bangalore
Vice President-Operations Promoted by Shravanthi Shelters,‘ S' Hotel is a business boutique hotel with 80 rooms Notable Credits: Commissioned the hotel and put in place all processes and the designed the service offered to the customers with a team of 165 members. Formulated organizational policies, developed strategies, budgets for the first 2 years of operations, and managed the entire sales cycle for rooms division and F&B. Instituted monthly monitoring of the profit & loss and cash flow for the hotel. Standardized recruitment process, and benchmarked hiring costs, job specifications and talent acquisition. Appointed outsourced agencies for marketing, advertising and creative support for the first year from launch with a marketing calendar of all top-line and bottom-line initiatives.

General Manager

Usha Lexus Hotels & Resorts
General Manager Hotel Regaalis is a 52 room 4 star business hotel in the central district of Bangalore. It is one of the hotels Usha Lexus Hotels & Resorts among 7 hotels across India. Notable Credits: Led a highly motivated team of more than 115 members to manage the hotel operations and surpassed the previous fiscal financial achievements. Enhanced top-line revenues by leveraging occupancy from 40% to a high of 50% thus maintaining parity with City business hotel ARR. Achieved cost ratification for all fixed and variable costs. Refurbished and launched the Coffee Shop to an All Day Diner concept. Implemented effective marketing plans for promoting the entire F&B services of the hotel. Reinstated vendor supply chain with renegotiated terms, SLA, and credit policies to create an advantage. Activated new key accounts and reactivated dormant accounts to leverage room occupancies and conference usage. Reflected a top up of at around INR 20 Lacs on a monthly basis to the topline revenues that helped maintaining a positive P&L in Q-II of 2010 ‘

General Manager-Operations

The Tamara Coorg
General Manager-Operations The Tamara Coorg is a luxury resort & spa in Coorg built amidst coffee plantation of more than 170 acres. This is a unit of The Tamara Real Estate Holding and Development Pvt. Ltd. Notable Credits: Actively involved with the core pre-opening team during soft launch of the resort in April 2012 Managing overall resort operations, budgeting, guest services, public relations and upkeep of the entire property Leading a team of more than 100 FTEs and 30 contractual employees. Commissioned the resort in its phase-1 with 30 keys, bar, fine dining restaurant, Conference and recreational facilities, and Currently involved with executing the second phase of the project with 26 additional cottages, Ayurveda Spa and Wellness, Salon, Gym, Sauna, Natural Pool etc. Set-up the regional sales office, processes and the reservations team in Bangalore, and defined sales targets for the team. Initiated PR and FAM tours to the property to create awareness of the services offered to the customers. Instituted guest feedback and satisfaction tracking system and subsequently improved quality of services in terms of innovation, product and delivery. Instrumental in creating awareness within the feeder markets of Bangalore, Chennai, and Mumbai and via WTM in London. Involved in developing all service designs, formats in room collaterals and menus and all SOPs for all the departments(both front of the house and back of the house) Focusing on exploring avenues for renewable energy resources towards sustainable good life, and ensuring successful integration of organic plantation and the resort operations Created the online booking channel to generate more business through website and GDS platform Commissioned mystery shopping and service audits Set up the retail gift shop and the coffee boutique-a bean to cupping experience.

The Machan

The Machan
Lonavala, Maharashtra Business Head on a retainer fee

Education

Education

Diploma

Skills

Skills

periodic food

brand

ACCOUNT MNGT

Turnover

Bar