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I have been in the food & beverage industry since 1982, and have worked in all aspects of this industry.

My experience has been in training, hiring, menu and recipe development, writing and implementation of Purchasing, Policy, and Procedures, and Training Manuals for companies, both National and local companies.. I have also worked with National restaurant chains, casinos in Las Vegas, and Mesquite Nevada and my own consulting company where I designed and opened an Italian Concept, consulted with Private Clubs and Restaurants in Utah. I have 26 years of experience in all areas of this business. In the role of manager, I have hired, trained, and managed kitchens, bars, and restaurants, as well as being in charge of $ 4-9 million dollar, budgets a year.

In the Casino Industry I have been a Room Chef, Sous Chef, Restaurant Manager, and Food & Beverage Manager.

I have worked in the hotel Industry for National Chains like, Embassy Suites, Holiday Inn and the Brian Head Hotel, a local hotel in the ski resort area in Southern Utah. In this industry I have held the positions of Food & Beverage Director, Food Services Manager, Beverage Director, and Asst. Food and Beverage manager.

I am well versed in cooking, having trained with chefs from Italy, Germany, Spain, Mexico, and the Middle East. I have consulted with Wild Oats before they went national, and have extensive knowledge in Natural, Vegetarian cooking and food combining. I have trained over 300 employees in alcohol, and wine service.

I have just finished a contract in Banner Elk NC, working in the kitchens of a private country club, and a lodge on the top of Beech Mountain, where I helped to write recipes, and train kitchen staff.

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Food & Beverage Consultant Cordova, TN
Kitchen Trainer Cordova, TN
Food & Beverage Training Cordova, TN
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Jack Armstrong
P.O. Box 338
Cordova, TN., 38088
To seek a job that will challenge me and help me to develop the company that I work for. Where I can help develop employees to attain a higher standard of service, and profit to the bottom line. To be able to train and develop employees in a multi unit environment.
Work Experience
5/08 – Present New Era Food & Beverage Consultants
? Help set up and manage a kitchen, and assist in the kitchen of a Country Club in a ski resort area in Beech Mountain, North Carolina.
Asst. General Manager
12/07 – 4/08 Jillian’s Billiards Club, Champaign, Illinois
? Manager of a 13,000 sf Entertainment Venue, consisting of a full service bar, full service dining room, Billiards Hall, and Game Room. Overseeing operation of club, hiring, training, and working on weekly P&L, reporting to corporate, doing purchasing, and payroll.
8/2007 – 12/2007 Spiritual Freedom on Line Memphis, Tennessee
? Selling products from the book store on line.

7/2006 - 9/2007 Costa Vida Management, Memphis, Tennessee
? Open and manage two restaurants located in Memphis TN., duties included Supervising, training of employees, ordering and inventorying, working with guests, and employees, knowledge of all positions in the restaurant. Responsible for daily reports and deposits.
Co founder -
11/2004 - 7/2006 Spiritual Freedom, Memphis, Tennessee
? Designed, and built a retail business selling books, and novelties. Duties included, designing and decorating space, ordering and inventorying books & supplies, hiring and training of personnel. Teaching some classes, accounting procedures, and reporting to government agencies.
Manager; Training, Dance club, and Bowling Center
3/2000 - 5/2005 Jillian's Entertainment Corp., Louisville, KY
? Overseeing the training and developing of both front and back of the house employees, help to develop training with
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Jack Armstrong is located in Cordova, TN and has the following skills: Food & Beverage Consultant, Kitchen Trainer, Food & Beverage Training
Hospitality, Training, Cooking / Culinary
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Food & Beverage Consultant

Category: Hospitality
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Have been in the food & beverage industry for 26 years.
Years Experience: 26

Kitchen Trainer

Category: Cooking / Culinary
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 26

Food & Beverage Training

Category: Training
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 22