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Summary

Having worked in the service industry for many years I've developed keen interpersonal skills that can be utilized in a myriad of ways. I've discovered my creative self and have explored a multitude of mediums to exercise these energies. Most importantly I've discovered the elegance and wonder of this journey we call life and feel confident in taking any road that challenges my spirit.

Objective

My goal is to push the success of individuals around me and to establish effective and efficient work environments. 

Work experience

Apr 2010Sep 2011

Front of House/ Manager

The Southside Restaurant & Bar

Provided world class service to create exceptional guest experiences. Helped manage restaurant with owner Matt Schein, resulting in a fun and organized environment.

20092010

Manager

Epique Lounge

Successfully managed all operations of lounge. Booked talent five nights a week. Organized parties and made the place rock.

20082009

Front of House Service

Lee Lounge

Created first class service for such notables as Richard Branson, Wolfgang Puck and Pink under the direction of Top Chef, Susur Lee.

20042007

Manager

Il Gusto Ristorante

Had a great opportunity in helping Bruce Moazen build and grow in the highly competitive Little Italy restaurant marketplace.

20022003

Front of House Service

Bertossi Restaurant Group

Worked for the top Canadian restauranteurs at two of the Bertossi restaurants; Il Mercato and Bish. 

19992001

Front of House Service

Jump Restaurant

Learned how to excel at the restaurant game and did a three month food and wine course with top chefs and sommeliers.

Education

Sep 2002May 2003

Professional Friends of Wine

This is one of many wine courses I've studied and excelled at. I've also attended numerous industry wine events. The next goal is to achieve my sommelier certificate.

Sep 1986May 1990

York University

My main focus was Neuro-philosophy. How we think and the evolution of that process. 

References

Daniel Attard

Alex Gluhushkin

Tom Cherry