Antonio D'Arpa

Antonio D'Arpa

Restaurant Manager at The Artisan Enoteca Pinchiorri
Lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
over 6 months ago

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An enthusiastic professional with drive, determination and a proven ability to ensure that a restaurant operates efficiently and profitably. Having a track record of maximising guest satisfaction and profitability whilst maintaining high standards of food and service and also present a positive and fashionable image of the business. Organised and adaptable with the ability to work on my own as well in a team; ability to work under pressure, good problem solving skills and excellent timekeeper and able follow instructions to detail, with the ability to learn quickly and develop new skills.
Now looking for a new and challenging position, one which will make best use of my existing skills and experience

Experience

  • Restaurant Manager

    The Artisan Enoteca Pinchiorri - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Management
    April 2018 - Now · 8 months

    Overseeing the floor (indooor 83 seats and outdoor 14 seats) Run initiatives like promotions , social media. Ability to create a friendly atmosphere and great relationship between management , staff and with customers. Allocate compatible teams to ensure high standards of work and staff development. Purchasing stock, supplies and negociate best prices with trade suppliers , manage stock Dealing with all guest queries and complaints, ensuring the highest standards of food and beverage service Hiring all the floor staff and retaining of talents , performance management and development of team with crossover trainings ; organising holidays, rotas. Find all the supplier ( uniforms, coffee, drinks, service equipments, etc.) for any area of the business. Dealing with food cost and beverage cost and find the right prices crossing maket prices with cost prices.

  • Restaurant Manager

    THE DUCHESS - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Management
    September 2017 - December 2017 · 4 months

    Overseeing the floor (indooor 48 seats and outdoor 62 seats) Run initiatives like promotions , social media. Ability to create a friendly atmosphere and great relationship between management , staff and with customers. Allocate compatible teams to ensure high standards of work and staff development. Purchasing stock, supplies and negociate best prices with trade suppliers , manage stock Dealing with all guest queries and complaints, ensuring the highest standards of food and beverage service Hiring all the floor staff and retaining of talents , performance management and development of team with crossover trainings ; organising holidays, rotas. Find all the supplier ( uniforms, coffee, drinks, service equipments, etc.) for any area of the business. Dealing with all the HR/Visa documents for any staff member Dealing with food cost and beverage cost and find the right prices crossing maket prices with cost prices.

  • Assistant Restaurant Manager

    Fortnum & Mason - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Management
    November 2015 - July 2017 · 1 year and 9 months

    Overseeing all areas of Hospitality: The Tea Salon and Restaurant, The Parlour and Tea Terrace; all with different business unit goals. ❏ Run initiatives like promotions and business events to increase in-store traffic , conversion and upselling to maximize ATV and UPT ❏ Business development via new venus of representation of the brand, events management and initiatives to boost brand recognition and customer base ❏ Increase sales across the board for Retail and Hospitality , through key events. ❏ Manager for the New Year Night; organization the night from A to Z for 220 guests ❏ Guardian of brand standards to align with the vision of Fortnum and Mason , training of the teams on these standards and vision ❏ Ability to create a great atmosphere and make great relationship between management and staff and also with customers ❏ Allocate compatible teams to ensure high standards of work and staff development. ❏ Purchasing stock, supplies and negotiating best prices with trade suppliers , manage stock ❏ Dealing with all guest queries and complaints, ensuring the highest standards of food and beverage service ❏ Hiring and retaining of talents , performance management and development of team with crossover trainings ; organising daily and weekly rota; organising holidays planner

  • Supervisor

    Fortnum & Mason - London, United Kingdom

    F&B service
    January 2011 - October 2015 · 4 years and 10 months

    Allocate daily mise en place and service stations. ❏ Ensure all staff are smartly presented at all times and that they comply to the company’s personal appearance and uniform standards. ❏ Organises opening and closing duties as assigned. ❏ Organises small Private Events and manage commis, waiters within a shift and ensure smooth flow of F&B service during shifts as may be required. ❏ Be responsible for accurate management of all transactions during the service. ❏ Inspect table set-up; check for cleanliness and hygiene complying to departmental standards , health and safety regulations. ❏ Assist the manager to provide effective leadership to the team and ensure that briefing sessions are held prior to each service, covering menu knowledge and sales promotions. ❏ Deal with any member queries in an appropriate manner ❏ Evaluate levels of member/guest satisfaction with a focus on continuous improvement ❏ Ensure consistent customer service standards are delivered in every area. ❏ Liaise with the kitchen and other departments to facilitate service. ❏ Responsible for taking orders throughout the service like lunch and dinner service. ❏ Be full aware of daily menus and specialities. ❏ Give the best experience to our guest from the beginning to the end ❏ Ambassador for the brand around Uae.

  • waiter room service

    Hotel Miramar Barcelona - Barcelona, Spain

    F&B service
    February 2009 - November 2010 · 1 year and 10 months

    Ensured guests are served properly and maintained the level of service provided. ❏ Enthusiastic in delivering service excellence and exceed expectations ❏ A sales driven attitude, striving to meet departmental targets. ❏ Possess the ability to work under pressure and have strong organisational skills. ❏ Taken care of the beverages & food order and make sure everything is working right. ❏ Taken care of the restaurant allocated station area and to prepare the mise-en-place prior to service from starter to main course to dessert service and after dinner cocktails. ❏ Check all dining areas prior to service. ❏ Maintain at all times good customer relationship

Languages

  • Italian
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • English
    Full professional
    80%
  • Spanish
    Professional working
    60%
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