- Phone: 949-463-3223
- 1070 E Washington Avenue, Suite 21
- Escondido , California 92025
General Manager / Director – VP Food & Beverage / VP Operations
- Â SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS & SKILLS ï‚§ Orchestrated turnaround of Saks Fifth Avenue Foodservice Division by Millions Of Dollars â€“ Recruited to serve as Director of Foodservices for Saks Fifth Avenue (1989-1991). I realigned internal costs and developed external marketing programs along with opening new units with novel concepts. ï‚§ Reversed a profit decline and built revenues for Caesars Palace — I served as VP of Food & Beverage for Caesars Palace, Las Vegas (1994-1996). Contributed ongoing 10% net profit which was the best in the Casino industry. Re-merchandised and upgraded all wine lists, buffets, action stations and developed Creperie while increasing customer satisfaction ratings. Implemented four wall accounting. ï‚§ Regional Director of Food Services and Bakeries for Neiman-Marcus (1984-1989) I doubled profits by increasing throughput, introducing new products, expanding corporate bakery operations to accommodate broader product lines. ï‚§ Skills: Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills. Highly personable and capable of working with other execs, family-controlled businesses, and major corporate boards. Proficient in solving problems and implementing solutions under tight deadlines. Hands-on executive, capable of efficiently managing all levels of budgets well into the tens of millions of dollars. Thrive on operating in intensely competitive environments requiring a unique blend of versatility and experience. Authored â€œGood Service Bookâ€ for the food and beverage industry.