? Highly energetic, motivated, organized, and disciplined. ? Lifelong career experience in the restaurant industry from small operations to national chain management. Maven at creating and managing budgets for maximum utility. ? Strong supervisory experience with hiring and training (exemplary knife skills), development, and management of the kitchen staff including all aspects of HR mandates. ? Experience in balancing daily transactions, and bank reconciliation and financial reporting. ? Highly skilled in food production and menu development with a strong emphasis in health-conscious cooking and presentation. Experience creating and executing exciting, successful menus within cost parameters. ? Monitored all financial aspects of purchasing and receiving of food/supplies, as well as all inventory & maintenance. ? Maintained high standards of sanitation and safety in the kitchen. ? Skilled in developing and maintaining strong vendor relationships & always learning about new products and equipment. ? Professional barista experience and coffee aficionado.