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Maddys & Maddys Tap Room - General Manager Resume Example

Elizabeth Richardson
XXXX XXXX XXXXXXX XX , Washington , DC 20001
Professional Summary
General Manager 08/2009 - 04/2014
Maddy's & Maddy's Tap Room - Washington, DC
  • Promoted from Bartender to General Manager due to excellent performance.
  • Increased sales by 20% in the first year.
  • Awarded by Zagat, Washingtonian the Best New Bar in Dupont Circle (first year).
  • Worked with local¬†providers on getting better deals for better profits.
  • Designed menus, logos, and lay-out of the restaurant.
  • Brings in new clients, increasing sales and profitability.
  • Builds a reputation for providing excellent customer service.
  • Analyzes financial reports to identify opportunities to increase profitability.
  • Received multiple positive evaluations from clients.
  • Initiates changes to business processes that increase profitability.
  • Interviews and assesses job applicants to make hiring decisions.
  • Maintains a strong team by properly coaching, counseling, and disciplining direct reports.
  • Maintains a positive attitude in dealing with customer service problems or dissatisfied clients.
  • Team player builds strong relationships with coworkers.
Bartender, Bar Manager 07/2008 - 07/2009
Lola's - Washington, DC
  • Responsible for opening of the restaurant and managing inventories.
  • Kept a positive attitude while addressing customer service problems.
  • Led a productive team by coaching, counseling.
Assistant General Manager 10/2007 - 07/2008
Peacock Grand Cafe - Washington, DC
  • Managed new restaurant including hiring of all staff and setting up all inventories.
  • Set up new menus including for dinner, lunch and bar.
  • Established strong relationships with customers.
  • Assessed potential new hires for suitability.
  • Handles customer services problems with patience and professionalism.
  • Built leadership skills and properly mentoring subordinates.
  • Self starter, fulfilled responsibilities with limited direction.
  • Strategically delated work among subordinates to maintain efficient operations.

Waiter, Head Waiter and Bartender 07/2003 - 10/2007
Bobby Van's Steakhouse & Bobby Van's Grill - Washington, DC
Assistant General Manager 04/1999 - 07/2003
McCormick & Schmick's - Washington, DC
  • Duties included hiring of all staff and all manager responsibilities.
Manager, General Manager 02/1996 - 03/1999
Don Pablo's Restaurant - Alexandria, VA
  • Started in Manassas, Virginia as Assistant General Manager.
  • Promoted to Opening General Manager in Alexandria, Virginia.
  • Duties included all inventories and setting up purveyors.
  • Hiring of all staff, front and back.
Manager 12/1993 - 01/1996
Romano's Macaroni Grill - Holmdel, NJ
  • Started in Leon Springs, Texas.
  • Transferred to Holmdel, New Jersey as Assistant General Manager.
  • Opening of Holmdel, New Jersey, Edison, New Jersey, and East Hanover, New Jersey.
  • Transferred to Fairfax, Virginia. ¬†Opening team member.
  • Duties included all management responsibilities.
Chef 02/1986 - 06/1993
Rosa's Cantina - Hamilton, BM
  • Designing of menu and logos.
  • All back of house inventories.
  • Introducing Bermudians to Tex-Mex food.
Assistant Executive Chef 07/1984 - 12/1986
Lady Patricia - Stockholm, SW
  • Opened first Tex-Mex restaurant in Stockholm.
  • Training of all staff and menu design.
  • Training classes on how to eat Tex-Mex food.
Head Line Cook 07/1978 - 04/1984
1776, Inc. (Mama's & Mama's Cafe) - San Antonio, TX
  • Started as dishwasher and worked my way up to Head Line Cook.
  • Opened stores in San Antonio, Austin, and Houston.
restaurant management university of texas - austin, tx
Community Service
Best of DC
Washingtonian Magazine
Zagat Rated
Who's Who Among Professionals
Additional Information
Sean Calhoun, Keany Produce, (703) 867-8206
Josh Havey, Premium Wholesale, (202) 439-8585
John Martin, friend, Canadian Government, (202) 549-0582
Mark Disney, ex-employee, (202) 468-1974
Konstantine Troupos, Owner, Cava/Cava Grill/Sugo Restaurants, (301) 466-4980
Kolie Zeka, General Manager, DBGB Kitchen & Bar, (202) 609-7860
Ben Bulter, friend, Developer, (301) 654-5688
Ahmed Kahn, friend, School Teacher, Atlantic City School District, (609) 892-7708
Joseph Robinson, friend, ex-fellow employee, (571) 224-4625
Daniel Mahdavian, Partner, Boss-Shepherds, (202) 347-2677
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Previous Companies:

  • Maddys & Maddys Tap Room
  • Lolas
  • Peacock Grand Cafe

Previous Job Positions:

  • General Manager
  • Bartender
  • Bar Manager
  • Assistant General Manager
  • Waiter


  • university of texas

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