Chris Griffith7423 Marisol Dr, Houston, Texas 77083Cell: 806.239.2855Chris.t.griffith@gmail.comSummaryI’m a results-orientated general manager with over 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry. I consistently achieve performance goals in fast paced, high volume atmospheres. I offer focused leadership to help drive sales and profitability. I build a culture that embraces individuality, positivity and performance. ExperienceFox Restaurant Concepts, Blanco Tacos + Tequila, Houston TX (Aug 2018 – Present)General ManagerNew restaurant opening AGM that was quickly promoted to general manager position. Lead a mid-volume operation at 4.2M, directly manage, train and ensure professional development of a 100+ employee team. Responsible for revenue management, monthly P&L, leadership meetings and leadership team development. Maintain excellent guest service ratings with a 4.4 rating across social. Food and Beverage COGS consistently below target. Houston Hospitality Group, Hearsay on the Strand, Houston, TX (Feb 2018 – Aug 2018) General ManagerLed NRO in Galveston Texas, within the historic Strand entertainment district. Oversaw local level construction, setup and build-out. Hired and trained 65 team members to facilitate smooth opening of restaurant. Worked with City and Chamber to promote NRO.Yard House, Friendswood, TX (Aug 2015 – May 2017) Service ManagerOversaw team member work in front of house to ensure compliance with company policies, regulations and food safety guidelines. Responsible for hiring and facilitating proper training for new team members. Performed facility walk-throughs and complete restaurant opening and closing procedures. Manage budget and ordering of all restaurant paper and dry storage products. Drive company initiates, including, earning my store a top 3 performer in our company’s employee assistance fund raising campaign. Heaven Nightclub, Lubbock, TX (May 2005 – Sept 2011)Bar ManagerSupervised and motivated large staff of a 6000 sq. ft. nightclub. Checking out staff, liquor ordering, cash deposits, credit card batches were among the many duties I handled. Responsible for all opening and closing operations. Resolved problems or concerns to the satisfaction of all included parties. Located and interviewed potential employees. Also, created and promoted event nights designed to increase profitability and attendance.Education Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX (2003 – 2006) Studies include Personal Financial PlanningPurdue University, West Lafayette, IN (1997 – 2001)Studies include Organizational Leadership and Supervision