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- Written by Craig Prentice
Dynamic & Creative Hospitality Executive ready for your business!
London (can travel Nationwide)
Available from June 2017
£100-120k basic plus package
- Dynamic and creative hospitality executive with a passion for leading and inspiring change, innovation and brand/concept development
- Multi-site venue operations experience from fast-casual to fine dining. (£18m)
- Event project management experience for large scale events and festivals.
- Experienced in high profile restaurant and bar operations.
- Specialist in concept development, restaurant design and new venue openings.
- Self-taught chef with experience in menu R&D and new F&B concepts.
- Obsessive foodie
Having built strategies and concepts, I am financially astute and able to build business cases, models and reporting tools. I always aim to build a culture and an environment for people to succeed and develop, and thereby creating a genuine and loyal high performance workforce, committed to delivering results.
I am an experienced communicator with a clear understanding of the importance of not only building, but also managing, relationships and expectations through dialogue and loyalty.
As a person, I am structured, self-motivated and empathic. I work well on my own and as part of a team, and have always been respected and well-liked by both colleagues and clients.
Innovative, creative and immersed in hospitality
I live and breathe food on all levels, and am constantly seeking out new ideas and trends. From street food markets to fine dining, the focus of my explorations is always quality, honesty and passion. I strongly believe that the marriage of those three elements is what makes a product or a concept elevate itself and succeed in an ever-changing market.
I use my findings as inspiration for constant progression, and new ideas to lead both people and business development.
Honest, driven and dynamic
My approach in leading people and business is based on core values of honesty, open communication, trust and knowledge. Building trust and strong relationships with colleagues, key stakeholders, clients and suppliers is key to leading a successful, healthy and long term sustainable business. Empowering my team through direct and open communication, whilst leading from the front, ensures loyalty, engagement and lasting commitment.
Development projects and change management
I have been one of the driving forces behind the creative and logistical development of several concepts, ranging from small standalone restaurants and hotels to multi-unit chains such as Strada and private islands in the Mediterranean. These roles have demanded a wide range of professional as well as personal qualifications, a strong and focused attention to detail, adaptability and rigorous planning.
From initial concept development, design through to execution I have opened multiple venues and built successful teams, achieved through meticulous planning, recruitment, engagement, and training.
Please contact Craig at COREcruitment to learn more about me email@example.com
Telephone: 020 7790 2666
Connect with Craig on LinkedIn to keep in touch www.linkedin.com/in/
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