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Work experience

May 2015Present

Lead Bartender/Trainer

BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse

Opening Bar Team/Lead Bartender/Brew Genius

2017 Bartender of The Year

Opening team for a new concept entering the Pittsburgh market.  Learned over 30 mixed cocktails, and ABV% and IBU% for BJ's Signature Craft Beers.  Set up bar pars with bar manager, and trained newly appointed bartenders. 

Oct 2014May 2015

Ops Manager/Bar Manager

Mitchell's Fish Market

Ordering, inventory bar products.  Creating working relationships with suppliers and vendors.  Training, hiring and developing employees.  Building and maintaining a positive, and efficient team.  Creating PAR levels, and running a cost % to improve sales and deliver to the bottom line.  Driving sales and customer satisfaction.  

Oct 2010Oct 2014

FOH Manager/Bar Manager

PF Changs China Bistro

Responsibilities:

  • Inventory
  • Ordering
  • Certified Corporate Trainer
  • Training New Employees- Front of House/Bartenders
  • Managing P&L
  • Setting  Par Levels
  • Establishing Vendor Relations
  • Labor Projections
  • Schedules
Apr 2011Aug 2012

Director of Alcohol and Beverage

BoneWorks Grille

Responsibilities:

  • Liquor Order
  • Drink Prices/Presentation
  • Bar Design/Layout
  • Drink Menu
  • Establish target Inventory
  • FOH Training
  • Consult with Key Stakeholders on direction and concept from business perspective
  • Advertising/Radio Spots
  • Entertainment
Jan 1996Jul 2010

Courier/Cover Driver

FedEx

Responsibilities:

  • Delivering and receiving time sensitive packages
  • Training new employees
  • Covering open routes/vacations/sick calls
  • Restructuring existing routes
  • Haz-Mat Trained
  • CDL Class B
Aug 2001May 2007

AGM/Bar Manager

Champps Restaurant & Sports Bar

Responsibilities:

  • Liquor Ordering
  • Inventory
  • Maintaining High volume Bar
  • Controlling P&L
  • Labor Control
  • Training Bar Staff
  • Creating Proper Par Levels
  • Securing Proper Liquor Costs
Sep 1990Aug 2003

E5/Seargent

US Army

Responsibilities:

  • 82nd Airborne/Infantry
  • Securing Safety
  • Paratrooper
  • Maintaining Leadership Skills
  • Honorable Discharged

Education

Aug 1995Jun 1996

Finance

Georgia State

References

Danny Garcia

734-493-2421

Crystal R. Barr

412-592-7402

Gary Ganzer

304-234-1985

Richie Prisco

954-825-3962

Objective

Seeking a responsible and challenging position in a growing and progressive company where my experience and skills will translate to the overall success of the company and provide opportunities for my career growth.

Certifications

03/11/201303/11/2018

ServSafe Certified

ServSafe

RAMP Certified

May 2011Present

Bar Management

Basset Certified
May 2001May 2001

Mixologist

Professional Bartending School

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