Summary of Key Skills

A Portfolio of skills derived from a career in Hospitality.

An extensive and multi faceted Management Career in the Hospitality Industry and Administration. With experience in Hotels – Restaurants – Banqueting – Budgeting – Stock Control – Finance and most aspects of the Industry both ‘Front and Back of House’

In addition Commercial Office and Accounting procedures. Applying Management Skills into the Charity sector and other Business Sectors including Retail, Wholesale, Interior and Exterior Design, and a Celebrity Booking Agency. Social Media Management for small businesses and Website Management,

Accounting, Book – Keeping – Credit Control – Invoicing – Supplier Payments – Bank Reconciliations for a number of Individual clients.

Consultancy

A Number of posts as Board/Trustee and Committee Chairman.

Key Skills

Training and Mentoring

People Development – Team Building

Event Organisation – Private Catering – Menu Design and Implementation

Kitchen, Knife and Culinary Skills
Cookery Demonstrations
Project Management
Working to Specific Time Frames and coming in Under Budget
Kitchen Design and Development
Teaching Etiquette and Hospitality Skills – The Art of Entertaining
Sourcing Key Personalities for Charitable Events and After Dinner Speaking – Fundraising
Writing Specific Articles for Newsletters, Magazines & Papers
Wine Buying
Wine Tasting Lectures
Laying Down Wines for Future Consumption/Investment
Master of Ceremonies for Charity Events and Special Occassions
Commissions to write analytic Reports of Trading Operations and Business Recommendations
Working with Working Groups – Boards of Directors – Charity Trustees – often Chairing such pratices

Charity Fund Raising

Specialties: SAGE Line 50 Accounting procedures. Purchasing, Invoicing, Credit Control. Bank Reconciliations.