Paul Nelson120 Towergate Dr. Lake St Louis MO 63367636-312-1598Plnelson1020@gmail.comExperience Morton’s Steak House Clayton MO, Western NY, Beverly Hills, St. Louis MOGeneral Manager October 2016 –currentAmbassador to new conceptsMentor and in Post openings and new General ManagersSupervise Sales and Marketing teamOpen 12th New store in my career. Texas Land & Cattle Rogers Arkansas, Branson MO Area General Manager November 2009 –October 20162010, 2011, 2012 and 2016 up #1 in company in comp sales, Supervised Rogers and Branson (100k per week and 5k in Guest counts) in SeasonTraining Units for ManagersCafé Rue Orleans Bentonville Owner June 2007 – July 2009Responsible for financing, building, processesWorked daily operations of 130 seat New Orleans themed restaurantDeveloped and maintained all systems Buffalo Wild Wings Various Arkansas LocationsOperating Partner/ Area Manager August 2005 – August 2007Oversaw 4 franchisee restaurant from ground upApproximately 10 Million in sales 250 employees and 20 managersOver saw all local marketingTraining units for our and other franchises Common ownership as Copeland’s FranchiseCopeland’s Bentonville AR, Hattiesburg MSGeneral Manager January 2000 – Aug 2005$6 million + per year, busiest restaurant in history of ArkansasPurchased all advertising from electronic media to printOversight of 10 Managers and Catering department Additional ExperiencesVice President Bentonville Advertising and Promotions Commission – oversaw the CVBBentonville Parks and Recreation BoardArkansas State Hospitality Association Board Level 1 SommelierOpened 12 Restaurants from Ground upVarious College Hospitality Advisory BoardsWine Spectator Awards in 16 ,17 and 18Excellent References available upon request.