James Johnson

Food and Beverage Manager

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Work Experience
  • Food and Beverage Manager
    Tavern at the ParkChicago, IL, US
    Jul. 2016 to Present (1 year)

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    Role & Tasks:

    • Responsible for opening and closing procedures of all FOH and BOH
    • Managing normal shifts and private events
    • Responsible for EOD financial procedures

    • Assist bartenders in maintaining adequate supplies and beer kegs for the bar and extended service area
    • Lead and coordinate the set up of special events and private parties
    • Participated in bar incentives and contests to drive sales and promote the venue
    • Adhered to all state liquor regulations particularly in regard to intoxicated persons and minors to ensure a safe and positive atmosphere for diners and guests

    • James Beard Award Recipient 2008-Part of team receiving award. Michelin Award Recipient-Part of team receiving award.

Off-site Event Management

On-site Special Events

Ordering / Purchasing

Ordering / Receiving

Culinary Menu / Recipe Development


Food / Beverage Pairing

Food Budgeting

Food Cost Optimization

Food Safety Knowledge

Dynamic versatile Bar Manager with 18 years of experience in all aspects of management and service with a proven track record of driving business and delivering superior guest service. Exceptional leadership skills and a demonstrated ability to increase r
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