Jake YestingsmeierObjective812-499-6331 • jyestings@gmail.comExperienced professional seeking to fill a General Manager or Food and Beverage Director position in an expanding hospitality group with future growth potential50800027241500Key QualificationsMaintaining strict cost percentagesManaging a wine list of over 450 selectionsManaging all administrative tasks including:PayrollP&LInventory Control and ManagementUnderstanding of Health Insurance rules and regulationsProvide guidance and instruction for a team of over 30 employeesMember of the Guild of Sommeliers / Certified Sommelier50800027241500Work ExperienceDirector of Food and Beverage / Guest Services, Aparium Hotel Group Nov 2017 – April 2019Implemented a new service standard at all guest related levels from housekeeping to front officeWinner of Wine Spectators “Best of Award of Excellence” – 2 CupsCut cost through labor management and instituting a budget for disposable goodsGrew F&B revenue by 50% once transferred to that department.Wine Director, David Burke Prime Nov 2016 – Sep 2017Managed an inventory of over 2,000 bottles valued at over $600,000Tapered wine cost by 3% over the course of 6 months creating $250,000 in additional revenueWinner of Wine Spectators “Best of Award of Excellence” – 2 CupsGeneral Manager, 801 Chophouse Nov 2013 – Oct 2016Increased overall sales by 10 percent consistentlyInstituted a comprehensive monthly wine training program in efforts to increase server knowledge and table presenceWinner of Wine Spectators “Best of Award of Excellence” – 2 CupsMaintained the highest profit margin in a restaurant group comprised of 10 locationsAssistant General Manager, 801 ChophouseGained knowledge of administrative duties involved with fine diningReformatted a wine list to be more user friendly for the guestGained the respect of the staff that were formerly my peersGreen Coat, 801 ChophouseMaintained a guest average of $120 per guestObtained multiple call parties and regular guestsOften consulted on new wine/cocktail selectionsJun 2013 – Nov 2013Dec 2011 – Jun 201250800027241500EducationAdvertisingMurray State UniversityAug 2002 – Jun 2004