Lorin Zinter
Restaurant Developer & Successful Business Leader
lorinzinter@gmail.com 612-298-7332 Minneapolis, MN

Director of Operations
Market House Collaborative
June 2017 – ongoing
• Accountable for overall performance of two restaurants,
a bakery, a seafood market and a butcher shop
• Report to investors including forecasting, budgeting
and operational updates
• Coach and develop managers to achieve maximum
efficiency from their respective store

Founding Partner / Director of Operations
Il Foro
January 2015 – June 2016
• Responsible for all FOH operations, including budgets and
• Worked with city of Minneapolis for all permits and licensing

Founding Partner
April 2013 – January 2015
• Raised opening capital and adhered to budgets including buildout,
FF&E, training and operations
• Spearheaded all facets of a new business including securing
location, construction management, permitting, and daily operations

Director of Food and Beverage
Minneapolis Club
January 2012 – September 2013
• Oversaw 5MM+ in food and beverage sales
• Directed multiple outlets within an elite private city club including
fine dining restaurant, grab & go, room service, and numerous
private event spaces
• Facilitated a new union contract between management and

General Manager
La Belle Vie / Sea Change
September 2005 – December 2012
• Opening General Manager for two, four star, Tim McKee concepts
• Responsible for overall budget of the restaurants
• Hired and trained all FOH staff for new openings

Technology Skills
• Microsoft Office
• Mac
• Adobe
• Various types of Social Media
• Reservation Systems
• Multiple Points of Sale

University of Massachusetts – Amherst, MA
Bachelor’s Degree – Communications & Sociology Majors
Linguistics Minor

• Serv Safe
• Food Protection Manager
• Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

• Long distance running
• Music of all types
• Taking my dog to the dog park