Paul-Edouard Gillard

Paul-Edouard Gillard

Management trainee F&B at Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit Hotel
Lives in Bangkok, Thailand

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About me

Looking for opportunities beginning of April 2019 within the F&B department of an Hotel. Interested mostly in a management trainee.


4 years and 2 months

  • Management trainee F&B

    Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit Hotel - Bangkok, Thailand

    F&B service
    October 2018 - Now · 1 year and 3 months

  • Junior consultant F&B

    Mandarin Oriental Shanghai - Shanghai, China

    F&B service
    April 2018 - June 2018 · 3 months

  • Student Ambassador

    emlyon business school - Lyon, France

    Administration & General
    September 2017 - June 2018 · 10 months

    I am representing my master in International Hospitality Management at Em Lyon Business school. I am personally in charge of social media. It aims at engaging varying audiences across multiple social media platforms. I also try to strengthen intergenerational links – for both current students and graduates – through local meetings, and to form relationships with graduates of other Grandes Ecoles and local universities and businesses interested in becoming partners with EMLYON. Responsibilities : - Assist the organization with social media marketing techniques to increase visibility, membership and traffic of our website and social media platforms. - Strategize with the marketing team and others across campus on incorporating relevant social media techniques into the higher education culture. - Track and measure the impact of social media campaigns on the overall marketing efforts of Em Lyon Business School.

  • Head Waiter

    Brasserie La Cigale - Nantes, France

    F&B service
    June 2017 - July 2017 · 2 months

    Starting from september 2017 I am going to begin an MSC in international hospitality management at EM Lyon business school and Institut Paul Bocuse. In order to expand my knowledge, skills and expertise of this industry, i thought intresting to complete my past academic experience with a practical exposure "from within" of what constitute a quality food service. My tasks included : - Providing excellent customer service to ensure satisfaction. - Taking customer orders and delivering food and beverages in a timely fashion. - Making menu recommendations, answering questions and sharing additional information upon request.

  • Accounting Assistant

    Brasserie La marcella & Restaurant My pop - Paris, France

    April 2016 - June 2016 · 3 months

    3-month internship as an accounting assistant at the firm COURAGE Holding. COURAGE Holding operates in the restauration industry, concentrated in two restaurants: La Marcella (an Italian bistro in the heart of Paris), and My Pop (An american-style diner). This internship gave me the opportunity to experience Food and Beverage management. Since there was only one accountant and no F&B department within the Holding, my internship was mostly driven by F&B operations. My tasks included: - Development of a set of standardized tools to simplify the review of a Brasserie financial statements and creating consistency in monitoring for accounts payable. - Design exceptional menus, purchase goods and continuously make necessary improvements. - Identify customers needs and respond proactively to all of their concerns - Report on management regarding sales results and productivity - Keeping work schedules, shipments, cleaning schedules and more organized is crucial to the job. - Evaluation of the customer demand and profitability of the menu items at Brasserie La Marcella "menu engineering”.

  • Marketing Assistant

    CYSMYK - Nantes, France

    Sales & Marketing
    September 2015 - March 2016 · 7 months

    Cysmk is a Company aiming to create a platform to unite scientific projects and innovation with potential financiers. As part of my studies, I assisted in the launch of Cysmk's platform together with 4 fellow students. Responsabilities : - Responsible for communicating Cysmk's mission to the greater public. - Initiated marketing activities in order to reach out to potential partners and users of the platform, for example through social media. - Participated in the set up of a marketing strategy and business plan. - Conducted qualitative and quantitative market research. - Maintained contact with various stakeholders and worked closely with the founders of cysmyk.

  • Waiter & Housekeeper

    Belvédère Strandhotel & Restaurant - Spiez, Switzerland

    F&B service
    August 2015 - August 2015 · 1 month

    Completed an Internship in Hospitality management at the 4-star luxury hotel Belvédère in Spiez (Bern area) in Switzerland. I had noticed the crucial importance of complementing theory with practical exposure. Therefore, this internship enabled me to gain a comprehensive understanding of two functional departments of a hotel: Housekeeping and Food&Beverage. The director of the hotel helped me to customize my schedule so that i was able to experience both departments. To have an idea of what my task included, please find some examples below. Housekeeping - Examine and count each linen item when send to laundry and again on return. - Stacking sheets, pillowcases, towels, tablecloths, napkins in different stacks - Restock room supplies such as drinking glasses, soaps, shampoos, writing supplies, mini bar Waiter - Preparation together with the team before large-scale events, such as marriages - Present menu, answer questions and make suggestions regarding food and beverage - Apply positive suggestive sales approach to guide Guests - Serve the Guest in an accommodating manner - Look for ways to consolidate service and increase table turns

  • Bank Clerk

    Banque Populaire - Nantes, France

    Administration & General
    July 2014 - July 2014 · 1 month

    I worked for two consecutive summers at Banque Populaire Atlantique's HQ in Nantes, France. I worked at the departments for cash and check management. As a bank clerk I gained insight into the functioning of commercial banking within one of the largest banking groupd in France, BPCE. Thanks to my excellent performance in 2014 I was welcomed back in 2015.

  • Corporate Webmaster and Co-founder

    CYPE UF - Malmö, Sweden

    August 2013 - June 2014 · 11 months

    Cype UF was a start-up initiated within the framework of Ung Företagsamhet (Young Enterprise) in Sweden, a project that encourages students to manage and start a company for one year. CYPE UF offered a rechargeable battery for all types of smartphones.


  • MSc International Hospitality Management

    Institut Paul Bocuse & EmLyon Business School - Lyon, France

    September 2017 - June 2018

    The MSc in International Hospitality Management is a 16-month full-time double degree program delivered exclusively in English in partnership between Institut Paul Bocuse, a world-renowned school of hospitality management and gastronomy, and emlyon business school, one of Europe’s top business schools devoted to lifelong learning for entrepreneurial and international management. Taking place in France and in China it provides me with a broad view of the industry, general management knowledge and specialist know-how as it pertains to the global hospitality industry. Key modules: - Hospitality Operations Management - Hospitality Finance - Advanced Services Marketing - Revenue Management - Advanced Wine Knowledge

  • Bachelor of Business and DUETI ( Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Techologiques à l'Internationales )

    University of the West of Scotland - Glasgow, United Kingdom

    September 2016 - June 2017

    A DUETI is 1 year Fondation program after the successful completition of a DUT. This degree enable me to obtain a level of study which is recognised in France and abroad. This degree has been developed in conjunction with major UK employers. Many of the core module skills are in line with the requirements for graduate trainee programmes helping you to prepare for a career in national and international organisations. Key elements of the programme include talks from, and visits to, local and national employers and varied assessment formats, including case studies and portfolio building. Key modules include : - Enterprise creation - Marketing communications - Strategic Management - Managing a small enterprise

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

    IUT NANTES - Nantes, France

    September 2014 - June 2016

    DUT (Diplôme Universitaire Technologique) is a 2-year Foundation program that will translate in to the equivalent of an international bachelor's degree in Business Administration after the successful completition of a third year abroad (which I will pursue in Glasgow, Scotland). The program covers topics in introductory economics (micro, macro), Commerical Law, Marketing and Business Administration. I chose to specialise in Accounting and Finance. Key modules include: - Financial Mathematics - Management Accounting - Case studies - Financial Reporting

  • Third year of swedish high school in Sweden

    Sundsgymnasiet - Vellinge, Sweden

    August 2013 - June 2014

    I participated in the exchange program Youth for Understaning (YFU), and spent a gap year abroad in Sweden. I attended the social sciences program with focus on Business and Finance at Sundsgymnasiet, Vellinge. In addition, I took Swedish classes and learned to speak the language in a fluent manner.


5 languages

  • French

    Native or fluent

  • English

    Full professional

  • Swedish

    Limited working

  • German

    Limited working

  • Chinese


Personal information


  • French

Work Permits

  • European Union

Date of birth

July 29th 1995

Driving License



21 skills

  • Analytical skils
  • Basic Accounting
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Customer driven
  • Excellent guest relation
  • Food and beverage management
  • Good team work skills.
  • Hospitality Management
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Leadership
  • Market Analysis
  • Marketing Research
  • Microsoft
  • Organized
  • Positive Thinking
  • Project management
  • Public Speaking
  • Revenue Analisys
  • Social Awareness
  • Start-up

Additional Information

4 informations shared

  • 3rd Best Poject Award - IUT de Nantes

    We were awarded a third place for our Marketing project with Cysmyk as part of our studies at the IUT de Nantes. We were selected among all teams completing a business project within the framework of their studies

  • TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication)


  • Communications Officer - Youth for Understanding

    YFU is a non-profit organization that offers you the possibility to work or study a year, semester or summer in a foreign country.

    At the age of 16, I participated in an summer exchange program in Germany with YFU. After my high school studies were completed I undertook a one-year exchange in Sweden for one year.

    Back in France, I currently volunteer as a Communications officer for YFU France (the french national committee) in my region (Pays de la Loire).

    I am responsible for reaching out to potential host families (and raise interest for hosting an exchange student), as well as youth that are interested in participating in a study abroad experience.

    I also serve as a contact person for an exchange student from abroad in France, in order to ensure his/her experience runs as smoothly as possible. I am also responsible for making sure that the necessary information reaches the host families.

  • Delegate - European Youth Parliament

    Member of the french national committee (NC).

    The European Youth Parliament (EYP) is a unique educational programme which brings together young people from all over Europe to discuss current topics in a parliamentary setting. As a network of independent associations, EYP is present in 40 European countries and organises almost 600 events every year. The EYP network organises almost 1.500 days of EYP activity every year, involving close to 35.000 participants. Thousands of young people are active as volunteers all over Europe, making EYP a programme truly for young people, by young people.

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