Jermaine Buford

14695 Briar Forest Dr. Apt. 2308 Houston, TX 77077
Mobile: 713-598-3117


Leasing Agent

Living at Grand Parkway West
. Presenting properties and provided amenities in a positive light to
prospective tenants
. Confirm rental application data and personal preferences
. Stay knowledgeable of the property market status
. Negotiate leasing terms and conditions and close deals
. Ensure proper maintenance and inspect properties periodically

05/2010 – 09/2018 Rockfish Seafood Grill
Houston, TX
Restaurant Manager

. Annual Sales Volume: $3 Million
. Increased Sales by 10% in 2013 by utilizing social media and hosting
monthly wine dinners to promote guest influx
. Hired in as Restaurant Manager; currently manage a staff of 45
. Food Cost maintained at 30.1% (Under by 2%) through focus on highest
selling items
. Labor Cost maintained at 19% by strategic scheduling
. Location managers earned $5,000 in Bonus for 2012 for highest P&L
. Manage the Facebook Group Page and responsible for online marketing
(Reason for leaving: Seeking greater growth potential in Houston, TX.)

05/2009 – 05/2010 Alamo Drafthouse
Houston, TX
FOH & Bar Manager

. Annual Sales Volume: $4.5 Million
. Created a new bar menu featuring 28 draft beers and 35 bottle beers
for new menu rollout
. In charge of marketing for private parties and events
. Booked local movie producers and comedian acts for restaurant events
. Efficiently managed COGs, labor, marketing, and employee training &
(Reason for leaving: Promotional opportunity with Rockfish Seafood Grill.)

02/2007 – 05/2009 Buffalo Wild Wings
Houston, TX
Restaurant Manager

. Annual Sales Volume: $4 Million
. Achieved Top QSC scores in the company for 2008
. Developed and helped promote several hourly employees into managers
. Managed the BWW Training Location for the Region
. Conducted and facilitated training classes for current and prospective
(Reason for leaving: Opportunity to expand into a multi-venue concept.)

Additional Experience:

01/2006 – 02/2007 JUMP Sports Bar
Houston, TX
Restaurant Manager

01/1998 – 01/2006 Chili’s Bar & Grill
Houston, TX
Training Captain/Shift Manager


Hastings High School | Houston, TX

Houston Community college-2 years