Chris Castle

Food & Beverage expert with 16 years of Michelin 2 Star, Forbes 5 Star, AAA 5 Diamond leadership experience

Location 15h@2xWashington D.C. Metro Area

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Summary

Loyalty, dedication, grueling hard work have paid off as I have earned the coveted title of Ringmaster and Rainmaker at one of the Top 100 Hotels and Restaurants of the world. Seeking a passionate hospitality organization that requires a leader with pedigree, passion, vision, creativity, originality, maturity, and a darn good sense of humor. Most i... Read more

Loyalty, dedication, grueling hard work have paid off as I have earned the coveted title of Ringmaster and Rainmaker at one of the Top 100 Hotels and Restaurants of the world. Seeking a passionate hospitality organization that requires a leader with pedigree, passion, vision, creativity, originality, maturity, and a darn good sense of humor. Most importantly, this concept should have a clear sense of purpose, a desire to emerge as the world's best, and have an eye for advancing superstars who want to change the world [of hospitality].

My Dream Job is Create and host a television series traveling around the world capturing the most unique people and restaurant concepts in the world,

Work Experience
  • Marketing & Branding Guru aka "Rainmaker"

    The Inn at Little Washington
    May. 2015 to Present (1 year and 7 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Capitalizing on branding opportunities and cultivating unique streams of revenue development, the Rainmaker is a subsequent role where I use my talent for selling and creativity to uncover "Blue Ocean" opportunities for Patrick O'Connell and his great American success story. My mission is to unleash Patrick O'Connell to the entire world to show his triumph and against-all-odds accomplishments as Top Chef, Entrepreneur, Master, Innovator, Healer and World Hospitality Leader as North American President of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux organization. Brand specialty includes television/media streams, public speaking and consultation services, highly customized events at the 5 Star/5 Diamond Inn at Litttle Washington, retail products such as food, beverage, furniture and home decor.

  • Food & Beverage & Hotel Manager aka "Ringmaster"

    The Inn at Little Washington
    Jun. 2011 to Present (5 years and 6 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    What title do you give to someone who does it all? Ringmaster. Responsibilities include guest relations, Hotel and Dining Room management, staff training, SOP design and implementation, and Special Event development at the 5 Star, 5 Diamond, Relais & Chateaux country-house hotel and fine dining restaurant. Experienced in expert wine service with our Grand Award winning wine list, bar/cocktail development, 5 star hotel service standards and techniques, I am the Winston Wolf of the hospitality realm: they call me when a job has to get done and failure is not an option. High stakes are what I eat every day, and they are not rare but always well done.

Education
  • Religious Education
    Tennessee Temple UniversityChattanooga, TN, US
    Aug. 1981 to Apr. 1985

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    B. A. Education Degree

    Awards
    MVP NCCAA Collegiate Soccer, National Tournament attendee for 4 years
Languages
spanish Basic
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