Jennifer Prescott

Restaurateur

Location 15h@2xWest Palm Beach, FL

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Summary

Service-driven, hands-on, passionate restaurateur for the past 10 years in Dalian, China, with a Mediterranean-style restaurant, the Riviera. Supervised and developed fine dining menus with chefs and kitchen management. Trained and motivated the team of 30 strong. Awarded multi accolades for excellence in service and cuisine (2013-2016) TripAdvisor... Read more

Service-driven, hands-on, passionate restaurateur for the past 10 years in Dalian, China, with a Mediterranean-style restaurant, the Riviera. Supervised and developed fine dining menus with chefs and kitchen management. Trained and motivated the team of 30 strong. Awarded multi accolades for excellence in service and cuisine (2013-2016) TripAdvisor. Coupled with extensive marketing and publishing background in S.E.Asia and USA, providing a well rounded expertise in hospitality. Developed a two page bi-monthly food article published in Focus magazine, ensuring publicity for the restaurant and providing an ongoing awareness and enrichment of western culture as it developed in Dalian, China.

Work Experience
  • Restaurateur

    Dalian Riviera Restaurant Development Co
    Aug. 2006 to Oct. 2016 (10 years and 2 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Dalian, China
    Owner/General Manager of a fine dining restaurant in China, specializing in Italian, Spanish and French cuisine. Developed added revenue stream in corporate events onsite & off.
    Created catering arm for industry conferences and exhibitions, including catering for private
    jets, domestic and internationally. Awarded multiple accolades for excellence in service and cuisine 4 years consecutively with TripAdvisor, 8 years top billing for western restaurants.
    Developed event planning and hosting of executive dining for multi national companies - IBM, Dell, Volkswagen, Fidelity Int'l, Eldor, Petrobras etc. Appointed restaurant of choice for
    bi-annual World Economic Forum meetings (Summer Davos). Awarded catering contract for bi-annual Int'l Seafood Expo ensuring ongoing added revenue stream.

  • Marketing Director

    Colchester Marine Pte Ltd
    Feb. 2000 to Jan. 2003 (2 years and 11 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Ensured the business development and marketing of project management and engineering services o/b of the owner.

  • Marketing Manager

    Hart Publications
    Jul. 1996 to Jun. 2000 (3 years and 11 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Petroleum Engineer and Oil and Gas World Monthly Magazines. Responsible for revenue
    derived from advertising and subscription sales worldwide.

  • Associate Publisher / Sales & Marketing Director

    Publishing Group / Craven Media
    Jun. 1991 to Oct. 1995 (4 years and 4 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Developed and supervised with the initial publishing team creating the marketing and sales
    department that launched two titles, Asian Retailer: S.E. Asia's leading retail trade
    magazine and Asian Hospitality: S.E. Asia's leading hospitality magazine. Two years later
    Craven was sold to Ho Bee Publishing Group, which retained me as Associate Publisher for all 8 titles, consumer and trade. As associate publisher for the group my position was
    revenue driven through client advertising.

  • Marketing Director

    Marina Village Pte. Ltd
    Jul. 1989 to Sep. 1991 (2 years and 2 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Responsible for marketing control and strategies for twelve theme restaurants, two bars, an amphitheater and a leading night club.

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