Alvaro Vinagre Fernandez

Alvaro Vinagre Fernandez

Food and Beverage Manager at Illusion Club, Secret Garden Lounge & Restaurant and Pearl Bar at Marsa Malaz Kempinski
Lives in Doha, Qatar

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About me

I am able to manage all F&B and day-to-day operations within budgeted guidelines and to the highest standards, preserving excellent levels of internal and external customer service.
Very talented designing exceptional menus, purchase goods and continuously make necessary improvements for the venue and property.
High-qualified leader within F&B department team by attracting, recruiting, training and appraising talented personnel
Financially well-qualified establishing targets, KPI’s, schedules, policies and procedures.
Always keen to provide a two way communication and nurture an ownership environment with emphasis in motivation and teamwork.
Comply with all health and safety regulations (HACCP regulations and local established laws)
Confident reporting the management regarding positive sales results and productivity toward the budget on a weekly-monthly basis.


3 years and 10 months

  • Food and Beverage Manager at Illusion Club, Secret Garden Lounge & Restaurant and Pearl Bar

    Marsa Malaz Kempinski - Doha, Qatar

    F&B other
    June 2017 - March 2019 · 1 year and 10 months

    Full operation management by developing waste cutting to maintain proftable operations; menu design for restaurant and bars including costing and price targeting. Beverage revenue increased by 30% and food revenue by 45% within 6 months. Food cost reduced by 14% and Beverage cost reduced by 12% throughout 2018-2019. Awarded with Fact Hospitality Awards in 2017.

  • Assistant Beverage Manager and Bar Manager

    Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    F&B other
    January 2016 - May 2017 · 1 year and 5 months

    Handling full beverage operation into a busy environment, implementing and tracking consistency for the beverage menus, ensure high-quality standards are met at all times to guarantee guest satisfaction

  • VIP Terrace Director and Beverage Manager

    HEART Ibiza by Adriá Brothers and Cirque du Soleil - Ibiza, Spain

    F&B other
    April 2015 - October 2015 · 7 months

    Being part of the opening team, successfully leading a wide and skillfull team throughout an intense pre-opening training and SOPs implementation to guarantee the highest standards stablished by 3 Michelin Start awarded Chefs. Managing the total guest experience: from the time of the booking( guest relation, table allocation, events planning) throughout the full dining experience to create through details memorable experience to increase the turnover.


  • Level 2 Wine & Spirits Merit certified

    WSET Global - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    April 2017 - May 2017

  • Level 1 Wine & Spirits

    WSET Global - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    April 2017 - May 2017

  • Technical degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management

    EHt Alcala - Madrid, Spain

    January 2008 - May 2010


2 languages

  • English

    Native or fluent

  • Spanish

    Native or fluent

Personal information


  • Spanish


23 skills

  • Budgeting/P&L
  • commitment to quality
  • coste
  • dedicacion
  • E-marketing
  • FMC Purchasing System
  • High standards
  • Infrasys
  • KPI analysis
  • Marketing
  • MC Office
  • Micros Symphony
  • On job training
  • Oracle
  • P&L Management
  • profesionalidad
  • resultados
  • results
  • SOP development
  • Staff-training
  • Strong leadership
  • Teamleader
  • Ventas
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