Melanie Tapp

Sr Director, 21c Food and Beverage

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Melanie Tapp, Sr Director, 21c Food and Beverage

Melanie joined 21c Museum Hotels in September 2009. Leveraging her experience working both in restaurants and luxury beverage sales, Melanie has held a number of positions within the company including Beverage Director of Proof on Main, General Manager of Garage Bar and Director of Food and B... Read more

Melanie Tapp, Sr Director, 21c Food and Beverage

Melanie joined 21c Museum Hotels in September 2009. Leveraging her experience working both in restaurants and luxury beverage sales, Melanie has held a number of positions within the company including Beverage Director of Proof on Main, General Manager of Garage Bar and Director of Food and Beverage of 21c Cincinnati.

A native of Chicago, Melanie graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in art, but found herself continually drawn to the energy of the hospitality and restaurant industry. Melanie worked for numerous independent restaurants in Wisconsin, Chicago and Louisville. Her knowledge of all things beer, wine and spirits comes from time spent working for a boutique distributor selling American and imported craft beers, luxury wines and high end spirits.

In her role at 21c, Melanie oversees all food and beverage operations. From design and concept development to working closely with Executive Chefs and Food and Beverage Directors, she is passionate about providing a memorable experience for every guest.

Work Experience
Education
Skills

Profit & Loss Management

Budget/cost Analysis

Spirits/Cocktails Knowledge

Staff Education

Wine Knowledge

POS Maintenance

Customer service

Staff education / motivation

Food / Beverage Pairing

Staffing / scheduling

Budgeting

Profit And Loss

Business Management

Purchasing / ordering

Conflict Resolution

Recruiting / hiring

Customer Service

Reservation System Management

Social Media

Food Safety Knowledge

Staff Education / Motivation

Vendor Management

Microsoft Office

Organizations & Volunteer Activity
  • Southern Foodways Alliance
    Member • 2015 to Present
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