Ambitious Regional Executive Chef who creates strategic alliances with organization leaders to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. Builds and retains high performance teams by hiring, developing and motivating skilled professionals. Hands on leader, coach and visionary Operations Executive with solid experience managing all levels of multiple projects including budgeting and administration, medium and long term planning, goal setting and team development.
Accountable for culinary execution including training and development at each unit. Ensure brand standards are met or exceeded. Mentor 15 Executive Chefs and continue to develop bench strength for succession planning. Responsible for new menu integration, new product rollout and ensuring culinary training standards are met. Strategic planning to address COS opportunities, labor cost management and improve overall profitability.
Prior roles as managing partner and Executive Chef for 8m aav unit in Charlotte NC, as well as role as Culinary Training Director for 2 years.
Various locations, resort property, banquet convention location
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