director of food and beverage resume example with 10+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Proactive Manager highly effective at anticipating and accommodating business, guests, and staff needs. Solid background in team leadership and business decision making. Offering 21 years in hospitality with a strong desire to drive business success.


· Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office operating systems (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, & Outlook)

· Self-motivated, dependable, & high functioning with inter-personal dynamics to achieve understood & established goals & objectives

· Well-organized with proven skills in resource planning & project management

· Proficiency with personnel management, technical writing, managerial, administrative, & research skills

Central Florida Community College Ocala, FL Expected in Associate of Science : Environmental Horticulture - GPA :
  • Certified Hospitality Supervisor
  • SafeServ certification: Food Safety Manager
  • TIPS certified
  • Savannah Bar Card
Work History
Kimpton Hotels - Director of Food and Beverage
Washington, DC, 02/2019 - Current
  • Applied knowledge of previous supply needs and forecasted business levels to estimate required supplies.
  • Spearheaded regular maintenance and repair operations to keep building and equipment in peak condition.
  • Created and deployed successful strategies to boost restaurant performance, streamline food prep processes and increase efficiency in different areas.
  • Determined operational weak points and implemented corrective actions to resolve Quality and Service concerns and facilitate Guest Satisfaction.
  • Maintained kitchen cleanliness and sanitation through correct procedures and scheduled cleaning of surfaces and equipment.
  • Maintained high standards of food quality by reviewing shipments, overseeing preparation and monitoring food safety.
  • Purchased food and cultivated strong vendor relationships.
  • Verified prepared food met all standards for quality and quantity before serving to guests.
  • Trained staff on proper cooking procedures as well as safety regulations and productivity strategies.
  • Developed prices based on inventory costs and portion sizes.
  • Motivated staff to perform at peak efficiency and quality.
  • Coordinated and organized all restaurant inventory.
  • Maximized quality assurance by completing frequent checks of line.
  • Hired and managed all food and beverage staff.
  • Oversaw food preparation and monitored safety protocols.
Local Public Eatery - Restaurant Manager
Seattle, WA, 02/2016 - 02/2018
  • Improved & increased customer service/inter-personal communication skills in various scenarios among multiple facets of staff & clientele.
  • Performed food/beverage costs and portion control systems, recipes, and presentation standards.
  • Inspected weekly food and beverage areas and correct deficiencies.
  • Maintained beverage par levels and perpetual inventory.
  • Identified and controlled work relationships, areas of accountability, and performance of personnel.
  • Ensured compliance with local liquor laws, & health & sanitation regulations.
  • Ensured proper training of personnel.
  • Organized special events including receptions, promotions and corporate luncheons.
  • Promoted business through participation in and sponsorship of community events.
Aimbridge Hospitality - Food & Beverage Supervisor
Asheville, NC, 02/2013 - 02/2016
  • Developed unique drink and cocktail offerings on monthly basis as part of seasonal offerings.
  • Strategized plans to increase bar revenue through innovative promotional concepts, specialty drinks and customer-focused events.
  • Created effective employee schedules maintaining coverage at peak times and minimizing labor costs.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Increased profits with enhanced inventory oversight and strategic pricing adjustments.
  • Maintained high standards of customer service by staying up to date on bar and menu options and providing effective food recommendations for guests.
  • Handled money, balanced tills, processed credit card payment batches and prepared bank deposits.
  • Conducted Monthly inventories of bar and drink supplies to keep stock on hand.
  • Stayed up-to-date on state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Recruited, hired and trained staff on bar practices, customer service standards and productivity strategies.
  • Kept facility compliant with health codes, sanitation requirements and license regulations.
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers.
  • Assisted in preparing dining room for special upcoming functions, including decorating and generating and printing out special menus.
Oakmont Management Group - Bartender/Server
Valencia, CA, 07/2009 - 12/2012
  • Exemplified industry professionalism within customer service & communication skill parameters while functioning as a recognized 'Server Trainer' facilitated with a customer service-focus as a liaison to new hires as a catalyst for teamwork & increased sales goals.
  • Performed daily administrative duties for restaurant including bar inventory, sales reports, and deposits.
  • Implemented suggestive-selling techniques of menu items to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Utilized computerized ordering procedures to create orders, separate tickets, reconcile payments, & recording of reported revenues.
  • Anticipate & adopt methodology to reflect/relate to guest needs & the overall dining experience.
  • Approach all encounters with guests & fellow staff in friendly, service-oriented manner.
  • Maintain knowledge & understanding of all policies & procedures for adherence.
  • Ensure compliance with local liquor laws, & health & sanitation regulations.

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School Attended

  • Central Florida Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Food and Beverage
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Food & Beverage Supervisor
  • Bartender/Server


  • Associate of Science

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