To obtain a full-time position providing in-house catering for lunches, special events, and executive presentations.
Presently, receiving 80% of our business through referrals made by satisfied customers.
Named one of North America's Ten Best Steakhouses by Thomson & Ives, 1999 through 2001.
1997 - Present Restaurant Manager, Rainwater's Steakhouse,New York, NY
Directed sales and profitability of high-image full service restaurant founded in 1937, which presently generates up to $1.5M in annual sales. Responsible for developing advertising strategies for local and regional publications. Created, developed and implemented all formalized operational systems and procedures including employee handbook, flow charts, forms, check-lists, server/bartender/kitchen associate job descriptions and incentive programs. Voted one of North America's Ten Best Steakhouses by Thomson & Ives.
1993 - 1996 Lounge Supervisor, Mario's,New York, NY
Directed 18 associates in lounge operations for full service theme restaurant seating 280 guests and generating $1.3 million annual sales. Emphasis on inventory control and business development, generated $25,000 monthly sales. Cultivated Monday Night Football company
promotion. Designated Employee of the Month on seven separate occasions.
B.A., Hotel & Restaurant Management, 1993
Houston University, Houston, TX