Herbert Nyiro222 Kimrich Cir N • Valparaiso, IN, 46385 • (219)-508-3337 • herb.nyiro@gmail.comSCOPE OF DISTINCTIONMulti-Unit Management • Sales Growth • Guest Relations • Local Marketing • Talent Acquisition • TrainingCAREER TRACKIKEA- Bolingbrook, ILKITCHEN PRODUCTION MANAGER 03/2021 –Present Maintains the standards in the restaurant and bistro, implement the national compliance standards, and manage the food supply chain. Confirms the IKEA Food Operating and Brand Standards are consistently met to support brand consistency.Oversees the IKEA Food Production team, confirming efficient execution of routines including goods flow, inventory management, purchasing, ordering, and invoicing.Develops action plans to support commercial goals: including sales, productivity, performance analysis and problem resolution, food and operational cost control, and merchandising.Old Country Buffet and Hometown Buffet (Buffets, LLC D/B/A Ovation Brands) 08/1992 – 03/2021REGIONAL MANAGER 02/2005 –03/2021 Directed the overall operational activities of 9 Old Country Buffet and Hometown Buffet restaurants across Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, West Virginia and Washington working with the general managers, regional team, and support centers to achieve operational results. Responsible for all aspects of operations including sales growth, profit, guest counts, local marketing, staffing, employee relations, food, labor and operating costs, controllable expenditures, guest satisfaction and quality assurance.Developed business plans for area restaurants and tracked progress against the plans on an on-going basis.Hired, trained and developed diverse management teams within the area.Responsible for all areas of performance management for direct reports; determined goals, provided coaching and development, conducted performance reviews, created career development plans and prepared managers for succession planning opportunities.The area earned $26 million in sales and served 2.4 million guests in Fiscal year 2018.GENERAL MANAGER/SENIOR GENERAL MANAGER/TRAINING STORE GENERAL MANAGEROld Country Buffet – Highland, IN 12/1996-02/2005Responsible for all aspects of the operation including: building guest counts and sales, developing budgets, restaurant P&L performance, food cost and labor control, forecasting and implementation of food production systems, local store marketing, guest relations, quality selection and development of staff, employee relations including authority to hire, promote, counsel, discipline and terminate team members. Supervised and directed teams consisting of Kitchen Managers, Service Managers and Food Bar Managers who collectively supervise anywhere from 40 to 70+ team members. AccomplishmentsDeveloped multiple replacement GMs and internal promotes from hourly crew into management.Maintained and grew sales annually.Highland, IN OCB was the company’s flagship store with the newest design concept at the time and was the test store for menu items and programs and the training store.ASSOCIATE GENERAL MANAGEROld Country Buffet – Lincolnwood, IL 08/1992-12/1996AWARDSFounders Club Award Winner 1993, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2012Earned Company paid vehicle in 2008