Barry Larson15826 Medina Lake Ln. Cypress TX 77429 · My goal is to work with a company where I can make a difference in the lives of not just our partners, but in the community where our partners serve.Experience2020-2022Managing Partner/Project manager/Kitchen Manager Swampbirds/BB’s TEX ORLEANSOpened a new concept for BB’s Tex Orleans.Developed standards, training protocols and culture for the new conceptHired, trained and developed all staffCompleted weekly inventories, reported earnings and held weekly meetings to discuss numbersProgrammed POS and back office softwareCoordinated opening of new BB’s location from GC work to training of staff2005 – 2020Director of Operations, black walnut cafeLed a group of 3 District Managers, the catering department, 14 stores and more than 600 partners Assisted in the growth of the company from 2 stores to 14 stores while keeping the culture of the original two stores intact. Progressed through many different roles as the company has grown. Promoted many partners to leadership positions through careful development and mentoringAm comfortable with nearly every aspect of running a restaurant business2003 – 2005general manager, café expressLed a group of over 30 partners and a management staff of 3 Opened 2 stores as a General Manager, one as a Culinary Manager Brought in to turn around two different storesPromoted 3 managers to higher leadership positions in less than 18 months1996 – 2003general manager, jason’s deliBecame one of the youngest General Managers in the companyWon the rookie of the year award out of 14 RookiesWon entrepreneur of the year award for submitting two ideas that saved the company over $50,000 in the first two years if implementation Brought in to turn around 3 different delisEducation1995 – 1997business adiministration studies, university of texas at austinStudied Business Administration with a focus on marketing.SkillsTeambuildingVendor relations and sourcingBOH and FOH focusedStrong partner relationsFocused on training and development Bi-lingual in English and SpanishMS Office ProficientAloha and Focus POS proficientCompeat proficientEatec proficient