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Brian Wilson
Professional Summary
Detail-oriented and innovative management professional with solid hospitality industry expertise in restaurant operations management in high pressure environments. Versed in the application of various analytical factors to determine optimal pricing structures and inventory levels. Proven skills in managing employee relations and producing effective scheduling. Posses ServSafe Food Safety Training, Health and Tam Cards.
  • Proven cost-control expert
  • Food service background
  • Point of Sale (POS) system operation
  • Staff scheduling
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Inventory control and record keeping
  • Service-oriented
  • Trained in performance and wage reviews
  • Results-oriented
  • Business operations expertise
Work History
Bartender/Mixologist 04/2017 to Current
Tommy Bahama Restaurant, Bar & Store Scottsdale, AZ
  • Enthusiastically and appealingly described food and drink specials to guests.
  • Poured drinks using standard pour according to specifications.
  • Processed orders on a computerized Point of Sale system.
  • Closed out cash register and prepared cashier report.
Beverage Manager 07/2016 to 02/2017
The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada
  • The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas is the #1 Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas with a 98% room occupancy average 365 days per year. I lead a multi-unit venue including The Chandelier, Bond, Vesper, High Limit and Talon Club Lounge along with 3 Service bars, Showrooms and Pools. The Cosmopolitan has 300+ Union employees with up to 100 per shift. In three months we raised the Forbes Service Scores from 56% to 89% by proper training and leadership. I lead 4 managers per shift with Standard Operating Procedures, Payroll, BEO's, Progressive Discipline, Daily Sales Reports, Ordering 20-60k per day in product and Inventory Control. I reported directly to The Director of Beverage, Sr. Food and Beverage Manager and the VP of Food and Beverage.
Beverage Manager 02/2014 to 07/2016
Harrahs Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Harrahs Las Vegas is a multi-unit venue with over 175 FOH Union employees. I lead a team of 20-75 employees per shift, with daily revenues from 100k-250k. I reported daily, weekly and monthly sales reports directly to the Director Of Beverage. I was in charge payroll, budgeting and of ordering of beverage products exceeding 20k daily. I led and directed team members on effective methods, operations and procedures. I worked with the Director on remodeling and restructuring plans for 3 venues inside the casino along with relocating a Starbucks from upstairs to a more profitable location downstairs near the strip. 
General / Bar Manager 07/2007 to 01/2014
Friends Sports Tavern Trabuco Canyon, California
  • I was hired as the opening General Manager of the Sports Tavern and reported directly to the owners. I designed all food, beverage and cocktail menus to keep up with the craft and mixology trends. I lead a staff of 40+ employees and kept 90% of my original staff for 7 years. I carefully interviewed, selected, trained and supervised staff. I interacted positively with customers while promoting restaurant facilities and services. I skillfully interacted with external vendors to obtain the best quality in pricing and product. Created fun team building activities to engage staff in up-selling to meet revenue targets. 

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Professional Summary
Dedicated, hardworking restaurant management professional with 27 years of experience in team leadership in the restaurant and hospitality industries. Background includes sales, management, and front and back-of-the-house operations; extensive daily planning and operations experience.
  • Team building and staff retention
  • Vendor Sourcing and negotiating
  • P & L management
    • Risk management and inventory control
    • Facility management
    • Service industry background
    Work History
    Manager, 12/2016 to Current
    Aldis Langley Park, MD
    • Directly oversaw the store operations, including issuing staff assignments and creating production lists.
    • Assisted the team in meeting sales, stock loss, labor objectives and margin goals to increase profitability.
    • Developed knowledge about products and sales items to answer shoppers' questions.

    General Manager/ Kitchen Manager, 07/2005 to 08/2011
    Chevy's Fresh Mex Falls Church, VA
    • Strategically developed effective marketing plans to increase sales and profits while managing cost.
    • Effectively managed payroll and timekeeping, including completion of the proper paperwork for new hires and terminations.
    • Quickly identified problem situations and skillfully resolved incidents to the satisfaction of involved parties.

    Kitchen Manager, 04/2003 to 07/2005
    Applebee's International Forestville, MD
    • Led and directed team members on effective methods, operations and procedures.
    • Prepared for and executed new menu implementations.
    • Organized special events in the restaurant, including receptions, promotions and corporate luncheons.

    Restaurant Manager, 05/2001 to 03/2003
    Champs Americana Arlington, VA
    • Actively participated in ongoing customer service programs to build sales and rapport in the community.
    • Conducted timely performance evaluations for all front of house staff.
    • Oversaw front of house personnel to maintain adequate staffing and minimize overtime.

    Bar Manager, 03/1997 to 05/2001
    TGIF's Worldwide Washington, DC
    • Daily Stock Control and full weekly audit
    • Conducted bar training sessions for newly inducted staff, teaching proper bar services.
    • Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage, and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.

    Convention Services Manager/Catering Operations Supervisor, 04/1989 to 03/1997
    Marriott International Washington, DC
    • Monitored all contractual agreements.
    • Developed convention programs and services.
    • Participated in site visits and plan meetings.

    Associate of Arts: Business Administration, 1996
    Strayer University - Washington DC

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    Bradley Kembrey
    Professional Summary
    Motivated Manager focused on increasing efficiency while reducing costs. Resourceful and forward-thinking with hard-working and dedicated mindset. Desire leadership position with growing company.
    Accomplished Manager with 15-year track record of success encompassing problem resolution, business development and customer relations. Thrive in competitive markets with unsurpassed drive, passion and commitment to exceeding expectations in customer satisfaction, revenue and cost controls.
    • Service-oriented
    • Inventory control and record keeping
    • Staff scheduling
    • Food service background
    • Point of Sale (POS) system operation
    • Passion for customer satisfaction
    • Proven cost-control expert
    • Business operations expertise
    • Trained in performance and wage reviews
    • Marketing and advertising
    • Ordering bar supplies
    • Team leadership
    • Documentation expertise
    • Stock management
    • Accurate money handling
    • Strong multi-tasking
    • Dependable and reliable
    Work History
    owner , 06/2007 to Current
    East Armidale Store 43 mann st
    • 16 years of industry experience.
    • Managed a staff of 10 people.
    • Prepared operational and salary budgets.
    • Facilitated a fast-paced and dynamic entrepreneurial environment.
    • Promoted a positive atmosphere and went above and beyond to guarantee each customer received exceptional food and service.
    • Developed, implemented and managed business plans to promote profitable food and beverage sales.
    Manager/licensee , 03/2012 to 07/2015
    Hq Nightclub & Cocktail Bar 118 Beardy Street
    • Managed bar revenues, ensuring that all patrons were billed and all cash properly accounted for.
    • 10 years bar back experience.
    • Updated team members about changes in hotel products, services, pricing and policies.
    • Trained, coached and mentored staff to ensure smooth adoption of new program.
    • Developed and rolled out new policies.
    • Hired and trained 15 of staff.
    • Increased profits by 60% in one year through restructure of business line.
    Bar Manager, 03/2007 to 05/2012
    New England Hotel Beardy street
    • Purchased adequate quantities of necessary restaurant items, including food, beverages, equipment and supplies.
    • responsible for all management aspects of a combined hotel and nightclub with gaming, dining & bar
    • End of day cash register reconciliation and staff rostering ect
    • cleaning of beerlines
    manager, 01/2003 to 10/2007
    Subway Australia Beardy Street
    • Trained kitchen staff on proper use of equipment, food handling, and portion sizing.
    • Supervised kitchen staff of 20 people and ensured proper event set-up, food preparation, kitchen clean-up and proper shut down.
    • Drove food costs down by 33% by effectively improving inventory procedures and reducing spoilage levels.
    • Ensured freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock
    • Estimated amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients
    • Inspected and cleaned food preparation areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices
    • Purchased adequate quantities of necessary restaurant items, including food, beverages, equipment and supplies.
    Licensee , 01/2017 to 08/2017
    Thunderbolt Inn (The Bottom Pub) Uralla, NSW, Australia
    High School Diploma: 2002
    Armidale High School - Butler street

    Peter Ward 


    Subway Armidale 



    Elvy Gilmour 


    New England Hotel