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Offering numerous years of comprehensive experience in hospitality industry, specializing in elite restaurants servicing high-profile VIP clientele and offering exquisite wine lists, fine dining and international cuisine. Customer-focused and consistently committed to delivering world-class service. Expertise in spearheading full-scope operations, from concept, design and business development to human resources, administrative, cuisine, and food & beverage. Motivating, decisive leader who successfully trains, develops and directs top-performing staff. Proficiently define, develop and implement targeted action plans to maximize productivity, efficiency and bottom-line profitability. Talent for researching, evaluating and identifying industry, competitor and consumer trends to determine optimal strategies for driving business growth and maximizing competitive leveraging in saturated markets. Bachelor Degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management.
Restaurant Management VIP Guest/Public Relations Team Building/Leadership Quality Assurance
Profit and Loss Process Improvements Performance Optimization Cost Controls
Market Research & Analysis Vendor Management Inventory Control Resource Allocation
MANAGER -The Belmont-Los Angeles; 2002-2007
Successfully managed food & liquor/beverage operations of popular restaurant and lounge to consistently grow business and profits, with responsibilities spanning human resources, quality control and purchasing
Concurrently spearheaded party planing, event coordination and VIP catering instrumental to expanding revenue streams
GUEST RELATIONS and SERVICES - CHATEAU MARMONT-Los Angeles; 2001-2002
Proactively liaised between VIP clientele and Hotel/Restaurant to ensure delivery of quality servicing.
Demonstrated expertise in strategically managing flow of hotel and restaurant to maximize use of resources and effectively cater to individual needs of high-profile clients.
SERVER - Lucques-Los Angeles; 2000-2001
Focusing on providing highest levels of customer service, specialized in serving fine wine and cuisine.
Actively collaborated in expanding revenue channels and boosting market penetration by proficiently working wine tastings and special events.
SERVER & BARTENDER - CAMPANILLE-Los Angeles; 1999-2001
Contributed expert product knowledge toward specializing in promotion and service of fine cuisine and rare global boutique wines; included private parties and wine tastings.
SERVER/EXPEDITER & BARTENDER - PATINA-Los Angeles; 1997-1999
Supported restaurant in maintaining #1 Rating in Los Angeles by upholding superior service standards; position required extensive knowledge of kitchen flow and floor service as well as fine wines and cuisine.
FREELANCE VIP HOST & MAITRE D - VARIED LOS ANGELES CLUBS/VIP LOUNGES; 1993-1997
Resourcefully capitalized on dynamic VIP relation skills and industry connections toward freelancing for select clubs and VIP lounges throughout the Los Angeles area.
Worked for top promoters, including Michael Sutton, as well as high-profile nightclubs including Bar One, On the Rox and Beverly Club.
SERVER/BARTENDER - DRAI S-Beverly Hills; 1996-1997
Specialized in private parties and wine tastings.
OWNER & PROPRIETOR - BLONDIE S; 1990-1993
Concurrent with full-time academic pursuits, strategically designed, launched and operated thriving Chicago-style restaurant.
Drove all areas of operations, from staffing, training, scheduling, and supervision to purchasing, inventory control, fiscal/administrative management, customer service, and ongoing business development.
DESIGNER / PARTNER - MONAVIE COUTURE; 2008-Present
Contributed creativity and industry expertise toward designing men s, women s and children s apparel for a fast-growing fashion company.
Engineered business model and executed five-year strategic plan for pivotal retail full-scope projects from inception through launch.
Played instrumental role in generating revenue growth by executing targeted marketing and philanthropic programs to expand markets.
Created Live More, Love More, Give More outreach program for the M.O.R.E Project in Rio de Janeiro to feed the homeless and build schools and homes. Project debuted at the 2008 American Music Awards.
DESIGNER / OWNER - CASHLORDS CLOTHING; 2006-2008
Applied sharp business acumen toward creating, launching and developing a high-end contemporary brand to fill a niche in the luxury market.
Exhibited creativity and critical thinking abilities in designing clothing for men and women that retailed in some of the most exclusive boutiques in the world, from Kitson & Intermix to boutiques in Japan and Europe, as well as having designs worn by some of the biggest names in entertainment.
Developed comprehensive cross-cultural research study in order to define optimal strategies for boosting competitive leverage.
CREATIVE DIRECTOR / PARTNER - WHITEBOY CLOTHING; 2002-2006
Co-created Whiteboy Clothing, targeting broad-scope markets through marketing and brand development.
Proactively built and established key relationships and liaised effectively with various celebrities, musicians and athletes to champion the label.
Illustrated communication skills in creating and producing quality marketing campaigns and branding strategies.
Began American Refugee, a philanthropic endeavor, with Don Cheadle to benefit the victims of hurricane Katrina; sold exclusively to Fred Segal.
Bachelors of Arts & Science, Hotel & Restaurant Management - University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
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