Daniel Macy

Waiting Staff

Location 15h@2xImperial Beach, California

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Summary

I have had the privilege of working worth many talented Chefs, Sommeliers, Vintners and various other professionals over the last 19 years that have shaped my outlook and attitude upon the Hospitality business. I feel everyday I can teach someone something new whether it be about an obsecure grape, a dish they didn't know about yet or the opportun... Read more

I have had the privilege of working worth many talented Chefs, Sommeliers, Vintners and various other professionals over the last 19 years that have shaped my outlook and attitude upon the Hospitality business. I feel everyday I can teach someone something new whether it be about an obsecure grape, a dish they didn't know about yet or the opportunity to teach someone the art of service I feel I'm living up to my potential.

My Dream Job is Corporate Level Wine Buyer

Work Experience
  • Waiting Staff

    Sea180 coastal tavern
    Sep. 2015 to Present (1 year and 3 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Providing excellent service in a timely fashion
    Attending Wine and Spirit Seminars
    Maintaining a high level of standards
    Certified Trainer
    Teaching service standards and World Wine education

  • Waiter

    Ten 22
    Aug. 2014 to May. 2015 (9 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Serving my guests in a professional setting offering top quality service
    Procuring Wine List
    Attending Wine Seminars
    Working with Vintners and Wine reps to achieve the owners goals
    Educating fellow team members on world wines and proper serving techniques

  • Assistant General Manager

    Applebee'sFremont, CA, US
    Apr. 2013 to Jun. 2014 (1 year and 2 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Manage both front and back of house ten hour shifts five days a week
    Writing all front of house schedules
    Opening or closing daily
    Running financial reports, counting and balancing tills
    Inventory

  • Assistant General Manager

    SandabsScotts Valley, CA, US
    Mar. 2008 to Jan. 2013 (4 years and 10 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Wine Buyer/ Manager
    Managed a successful 100 bottle wine and craft beer program
    Beer and Wine tender working the floor assisting guests with selecting bottles and craft beer to properly reflect our cuisine and their palate
    Educating the staff in proper fine dining and wine serving etiquette
    working out the best deals with vendors to ensure a healthy bottom line
    Booking private parties and managing our p.o.s. Dinerware system

  • Waiter

    Sep. 2002 to Feb. 2008 (5 years and 5 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Serving my guests in a timely manner while applying fine dining techniques
    Attending wine and service seminars
    Serving bar patrons making quality cocktails
    Assisting with smart wine choices pairing with our cuisine.

Education
  • Phoenixville Area High School
Skills

Advanced Knife Handling

Over 300 covers a night

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Pricing

Basic Floor Service

Profit & Loss Management

Beer Knowledge

Regional Expertise - France

Regional Expertise - Italy

Cellar Organization

Regional Expertise - Southern Hemisphere

Classic Wine Service Expertise

Regional Expertise - Spain/portugal

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Regional Expertise - US

Spirits/Cocktails Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge

Staff Education

Creating A Wine Program From The Ground Up

Tips Certified

Food & Wine Pairings

Understanding Of Viticulture & Winemaking

Glassware Knowledge

Wine Buying

Inventory

Wine Cataloging

List Creation

Wine Knowledge

National/International Compliance Expertise

Wine Ordering

POS Maintenance

Wine Sales Proficiency

Certifications & Courses
Interests
Cooking, Wine tasting, Writing
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