Leonard Nakonechny

Leonard Nakonechny

Objective

To work in a creative and challenging environment that will hone my skills and help me grow as a professional.

Summary

Successful professional qualified by twenty years of visible achievements in thefood service/hospitality industry. Offering a tradition of performance excellenceenhancing visibility in market place and generating high-dollar profits.

Work History

Work History
1997 - Present

Operations Manager

ROYAL PALMS BEACH CLUB

Manager for a high-volume beach club in the Cayman Islands. Planned and managed the project from concept to realization. Responsible for overall management of the resort facilities; a beachside restaurant, ocean front bar with live local music, retail store, water sports center. The opening was overwhelming, with an average dailycover count of 700 and first quarter sales of $1.2 million us. The success of the property was due to the amazing location, concept, and the sales and marketing efforts of the entire team.

2009 - 2010

Manager

The Vancouver Club

Currently managing the Grill Restaurant in the prestigious Vancouver Club. The Club provides a prestigious home for its members in the heart of the business district. Having evolved considerably in recent years, the Club remains a cornerstone in the careers of the city's most distinguished achievers.

2008 - 2009

General Manager

Boston Pizza

General Manager for Boston Pizza’s Corporate Training Center. Responsible for the daily operations of a high volume restaurant and lounge.

2007 - 2008

Director of Food and Beverage

Opus Hotel

Managed the food and beverage operations for Opus Hotel. Accountable for the dailyoperations of a modern bistro, lounge, café, room service, banquets and catering.

2002 - 2007

General Manager

C Restaurant

Managed one of Canada’s top seafood restaurants with annual sales of three milliondollars. Directed award winning menus, Wine Spectator awarded wine lists, andexceptional guest service.

2002 - 2007

General Manager

Nu Restaurant

Managed one of Vancouver's premier restaurants with annual sales of three milliondollars. Accountable for budgeting, cost control, general accounting and exceptional guest service.

2000 - 2002

Outlets Manager

Delta Hotels

Managed 4 different outlets with a team of 50 employees. Accountable for budgeting, cost control, general accounting and full profit and loss for two full service restaurants, lounge, and room service. Planned menus, estimated food and beverage costs and purchased inventory. Investigated and resolved food and beverage quality and service complaints, ensuring customer satisfaction and repeat business. Crosstrainedemployees on standards of service, policies, and procedures of Delta Hotels.

1997 - 2000

Manager

Century Grill

Manager of a high energy, 140 seat American grill in Yaletown District. The Vancouver hotspot was a hit from opening day filled with visiting stars and celebrities. I assisted the management team in employee development, sales and marketing, and professional development.

Education

Education
1992 - 1994

Vancouver College