righttopDerrick ReaseFood & Beverage ManagerProfileExperienced and effective Food & Beverage Manager adept in all aspects of successful management. Bringing forth over fifteen years of industry experience and expertise in managing staff and restaurant functions. Equipped with a diverse and promising skill set, conducive to creating positive team relationships resulting in optimal customer service.Employment HistoryEngineering Contractor -Environmental Assessment Group (EAG)April 2020 — Presentresearch environmental issues in the area and create plans to decrease the effects of that problem on the environment.Collect samples for inspection, take pictures of property damages, check electrical wiring, HVAC systems, and building structuresDevelop strategies for new structures or improving established systems, and monitor regulation practices at job sitesGeneral Manager, Chuck E. Cheese Inc., Dallas, TXFebruary 2018 — March 2020Facilitate the recruitment and training of staff to achieve maximum productivityPromote the selling of products through suggestive marketingManage inventory control of food and beverages Managed daily & nightly operations and cash handlingAddress any customer concerns or wishes appropriatelyAssistant General Manager, Hooters of America, Grand Prairie, TXJune 2018 — October 2018Successfully assisted in development and implementation of marketing campaigns, increasing sales performance to #2 in the DFW regionEffectively coordinated daily restaurant management operations, resulting in greater productivity and higher levels of customer satisfaction.Placed orders for necessary goods such as food, kitchen tools, and cleaning products.Assistant GM/ Bar Manager, Mynt Lounge, Memphis, TNMay 2015 — January 2018Effectively recruited and developed staff, decreasing turnover rate by 45%Inspired and trained staff to deliver prompt, friendly, and efficient servicePromoted venue & events through social media, flyers, and radio advertisementsControlled weekly food and beverage cost with low overages (70/30%)Managed daily operations and cash handlingGeneral Manager, Rush Ultra Lounge, Memphis, TNJune 2012 — December 2015Directed routine daily and nightly operationsFacilitated hiring, training, and scheduling of staffCoordinated and promoted special eventsAccurately and effectively managed P& L, bank deposits, and inventory controlCollector, American Esoteric Labs, Memphis, TNNovember 2010 — May 2012Successfully kept track of assigned accounts to identify outstanding debtsWorked collaboratively with customers to negotiate a course of action to repay debtsCollected and processed customer paymentsEducationA.A. Business Management, Southwest Tennessee Community College, Memphis, TNJanuary 2001ReferencesAvailable upon requestDetailsIrving, TX, 75039(901) 484-7244derrick_rease@yahoo.comSkillsEmployee Recruitment & RetentionManagement SkillsFood SafetyEvent ManagementCustomer ServicePOSInventory ControlCash Management