HOSPITALITY, RESTAURANT, HOTEL, SALES, AND MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE:
As a career professional with over 25 years experience including positions such as The Director of the Foundation Room: House of Blues in Los Angeles, Assistant General Manager of Avalon Hollywood, Pig and Whistle Hollywood, and Falcon Hollywood. Additionally my experience expands to Front of the House Manager in New York City at The Coffee Shop at Union Square. Also I was partial owner of The Grotto Cigar Bar in Midtown Manhattan at Michelangelo Hotel. I ensure I have the knowledge and skills to make a valuable contribution to your organization while increasing profits.
I have successes in sustaining revenues and profits in a diverse range of restaurants, hospitality, and sales organizations. My abilities range from reducing and containing labor, food and operating costs while significantly improving profits and maintaining service and quality. During my tenure at Avalon Hollywood, I reduced the biweekly payroll overtime from $3,000 to $0 by reorganizing scheduling and management of employees. While at Pig and Whistle I reduced the liquor cost from 24% to %18 and evaluated the liquor inventory to produce a cost savings of $22,000. Falcon Hollywood saw an increased weekly average of sales from $22,000 to $42,000 on a weekly basis due to my restructure and management.
Furthermore, I have an in depth knowledge of diverse Computer Functionality and Social Media Engineering including the following: Sales, Marketing, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Online Branding/Marketing, PPC, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint,Outlook, VOIP, IPTV, eStationary, Hosting, Web Design, Search-Engine Optimization, Online Video Streaming, Data and Lead Generation, Online Community Development, Software Proprietary, Added-Value of High-Level Partnerships, Merged Technologies, Identifying, Design and Business Intelligence. I am also an active member of several internet marketing groups such as Forester Group and Altimiter Group that educate career professional in the current market to increase ability of brand building.
I am fully experienced in all phases of food and beverage management, adept at identifying and resolving complex management issues, nightclub and restaurant openings, and operational and human resource issues. I am an expert with most of the POS Systems: (Micros, Squirrel, Restaurant Manager, Aloha, Posi Touch, Micros HSI Systems). My career goal is to secure a Hospitality, Restaurant, Sales, Marketing, or Management position within your organization. My disciplines have consistently provided the leadership necessary to ensure maximum profitability and market growth. Thank you for your consideration and I look forward to speaking with you.
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