Experienced and accomplished restaurant operations leader offering 30+ years of creative, compelling style that has proven to be inspirational and profitable. Versatile strategist recognized for having superior customer service skills, exceptional team leadership abilities, and strong business acumen. Progressive, decisive, and innovative, highly valued for expertise interpreting company vision and strategy, translating objectives into actionable plans, and providing decisive leadership to restaurant staff. Currently seeking a Restaurant Management position which will effectively utilize all acquired skills and areas of expertise
Oversee restaurant operations to analyze and resolve issues and facilitate maximum levels of profitability, guest satisfaction and retention.
Interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating restaurant managers to ensure high levels of performance and compliance with company policies and industry regulations.
Maintaining professional relationships with customers and vendors to negotiate pricing of goods.
Recruiting, training, and motivating staff of cooks, servers, and bartenders.
Ensuring sufficient levels of inventory and cutting costs by improving process efficiency.
Verifying incoming shipments of products, checking specifications and quantities, and rejecting damaged goods and arranging for return to vendor.
Ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction and retention by delivering personal attention.
- OWNER/CHEF at PEACHWOODS STEAKHOUSE