I'm a results oriented, entrepreneurial and self-motivating Catering and Event Sales
Director. I'm an expert at prospecting and closing sales, with the ability to balance
what the client wants with what my venue has to offer. I'm seeking to join a company
where there is opportunity for growth and a place where I can partner up with like-
minded high energy professionals. Dynamic and accomplished catering and event sales professional with extensive experience in social and
corporate markets. Notable success in large-scale event sales, event planning, preparation, logistics, and
production. Client-centric approach; exceptionally well-organized and practiced in conducting business at the
highest level of professionalism.
Authorized to work in the US for any employer
Established track record of exceptional sales results
Analytical problem solver
Clear and articulate phone manner
Excellent time management
Led sales team to grow revenue from $1.6 Million to $2.5 Million, 2013 - 2016
Rookie Of The Year Award - 2009,
Manager Of The Year - 2008
09/2013 to Current
Director of Catering and Special EventsSpecialty Restaurants Corporation － Orange, CA
Oversee Sales Department with annual budget of $2 Million.
Hospitality professional with expertise in Event
Planning, Corporate Meetings, Weddings and Bridal Shows.
Department Management, setting employee sales
Exceeding sales goals.
Networking new business opportunities and developing strong professional
relationships and creating successful client events.
11/2009 to 03/2013
Event Sales DirectorLos Coyotes Country Club - American Golf Corporation － Buena Park, CA
Oversee all aspects of social and corporate events.
Served a diverse clientèle, including social clients,
administrative assistants, business owners, executive managers, wedding and meeting planners on events
serving up to 800 guests.
Increased revenue and profits by cultivating new business through bridal shows, open houses, fundraising
seminars and comprehensive site tours.
Prepared function space contracts; proposed menus based on
function type, size, and budget.
Provide weekly financial forecasts to Director of Sales and General
Manager.Developed strategic business plans including market strategy, project time line, and logistics which
aided in achieving revenue goals.
Collaborated with chefs', banquet mangers, and F&B Director in the planning
and execution of highly successful functions.
Maintained a current and accurate knowledge of competitor
products which highlighted their disadvantages and promote relevant benefits.
Oversee Sales Department with annual budget exceeding $1.5M.
Solicit, negotiate and book business through various prospecting activities.
Planned and executed prospecting
events, which included bridal shows, open houses, and fundraising seminars.
Coordinate proper execution of events through weekly meetings with Operations staff.
customer base of new and existing clients by maintaining customer satisfaction and quality standards
Generated revenue by planning and executing successful in house events during off-peak times.
Promoted the course by attending local networking events.
Received "Rookie of the Year, 2009" award for increasing revenue and driving new business through
prospecting, marketing, and networking.
08/1997 to 05/2008
Banquet Sales ManagerDell'Opera Restaurant Group - L'Opera/The Madison Restaurant － Long Beach, CA
Solicit negotiate and book business through various means of prospecting activities.
execution of events and ensured staff was well-versed regarding clients' requirements and expectations
through weekly meetings with Operations staff.
Managed off-site catering events of up to 450 guests in addition
to on property responsibilities.
Drove revenues in excess of $1M annually.
Established best practices for catering operations which are still in use today.
Earned "Manager of the Year, 2002" for consistent excellence in performance.