Salman Sheikh

Salman Sheikh

Fine Dining Italian Restaurant & Catering Manager at Salmon & Figs by Basma Elkhereiji
Lives in Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
over 6 months ago

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Actively seeking a managerial position in a 5* property in the Food and Beverage or Sales Department.

I will pursue for success through Service Excellence, Commitment, Diligence and maintain high standard of ethical and professional conduct in my career.


Core Competencies: Food & Beverage- Sales - Operations- Menu Engineering- Training- Business Development -Opera -Fidelio-Fidelio Materials Control-Microsoft Office.

Experience

  • Fine Dining Italian Restaurant & Catering Manager

    Salmon & Figs by Basma Elkhereiji - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    F&B service
    January 2015 - March 2017

    Significant Achievements: • Developing and Implementing Restaurant Manual and Standard operating procedures • Hiring and Training Front of the House Operations pre opening team • Achieving and sustaining Sale of SAR 250000 per month restaurant & catering combined Restaurant, Catering, Sales and Operations Manager (Pre Opening) • Responsible for Restaurant and Catering event Operations • Planning and Organizing external events and corporate clients accounts(sales calls daily) • Implement procedures to maximize operational efficiency and check guest satisfaction • Ensure Standards of presentation and preparation of dining areas, Department Leadership • Recruitment and interview staff, train, coach, health, hygiene standards, developing Sops • Plan quarterly forecasts, achieve sales target, operations budget, open new sales channels • Analyze local market needs and trend and then lead the definition of restaurants overall sales and marketing strategy. Ensure staff is aware, direct coordinate via daily briefings. • Liaise with Culinary Director regarding venue operations and client requirements • Establish and maintain strong relationship with vendors, follow up on inventory quantity and purchase cycles, maintain accounting for submission to finance department.

  • Restaurant General Manager

    Andaaz Restaurant Saidpur Village Islamabad Subcontinental FIne Dining Restaurant - Islamabad, Pakistan

    F&B service
    January 2013 - November 2014

    Significant Achievements: • Redeemed Previously incurred losses and successfully boosted sales by 50% • Reduced food cost from 47% to 30% • Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Award 2014 Restaurant General Manager & Partner • Managing daily operations of 80 seat fine dining restaurant, leading team of 27 staff members front of the house and back of the house • Achieve company objectives in sales, service, quality, cleanliness, hiring and training of employees, operational budget and inventory management. • Fully understand and comply with country and municipal regulations that pertain to health, safety, employees and guests. • Controlling food cost, Vendor relation, building and implementing standard operating procedures, Laws and regulations • Develop plan and carry out restaurant marketing, advertising and promotional activities and campaigns.

  • Outlet Manager

    Djibouti Palace Kempinski - Djibouti

    F&B service
    December 2011 - December 2012

    • Ensure timely setup of 300 seat restaurant, breakfast, lunch and dinner • Training staff members, handling duty roaster, Micros Point of sale report analysis, daily briefings and participating in departmental meetings, provide best quality service • Forecast to ensure adequate man power, ensure that restaurant remains in impeccable state, establish and update restaurant data base of regular guests • Implement and maintain daily log book, prepare and submit reports • Inventory management, requisition and purchase cycle, storage and usage of equipment in accordance with Kempinski standards.

  • Restaurant Manager

    Serena Hotel Islamabad ( Member Leading Hotels of the World) - Islamabad, Pakistan

    F&B service
    July 2011 - December 2011

    • Responsible for timely setup of 250 seat restaurant, breakfast, lunch and dinner • Micros Point of sale report analysis, duty roaster, maintain log book, • Prepare Staff schedule, daily briefings, conduct regular trainings, departmental meetings, establish and update the outlets database of regular guests, provide best quality service • Eye for detail, up selling, stock management, maintain wastage, breakage in accordance with member leading hotels of the world standards

  • Management Trainee executing the role of an Assistant Manager Information Technology

    Hotel Institute Montreux - Montreux, Switzerland

    IT
    August 2010 - January 2011

    -Maintain and Develop the administrative and student local area network, -Maintain and Develop the wireless network,complaint handling under strict time management -Give all level support to the employees and students aprox 500 no. -Maintain all the software and hardware of different networks and computers.

  • Trainee Room Service

    La Réserve Genève Hotel & Spa - Geneva, Switzerland

    F&B service
    July 2009 - December 2009

    Hotel La Reserve and Spa Geneva, Switzerland Member Leading Hotels of the World and Design Hotels -Responsible to take Food and Beverage orders on phone and to deliver under strict time management. -Making sure that amenities are present in the guest rooms before the guests arrive -Keep a frequent check on the opera software to view any special needs required by the guests. -keep view of expected check in and check outs. -Take care of special needs of VIP and repeat guests. -Work in a professional and organized manner. -Check all the hotel rooms in the afteroon for any left over Food and Beverage items and or refresh as required. -Total the Food and Beverage items sold at the end of the shift

  • Trainee Banquets, Conference and Restaurant

    Hotel Warwick International - Geneva, Switzerland

    F&B service
    April 2008 - October 2008

    Hotel Warwick International Geneva, Switzerland -Welcome the clients, Setup of Mise en Place in the Banquet Rooms and prepration for the conference, coffee breaks and cocktail parties. -Serve the guests in the Banquets, coffee break, buffets and cocktails. -Make sure the work is done in a proactive and efficient manner with cleaniness and quality.

Education

  • American BBA in Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management (Northwood University, USA) Swiss BBA (Hons) in Hospitality & Business Management

    Hotel Institute Montreux - Montreux, Switzerland

    June 2007 - June 2010

  • North Wood University

    Hotel Institute Montreux Switzerland

    January 2007 - January 2010

Languages

  • English
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • Hindi
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • Urdu
    Full professional
    80%
  • Arabic
    Full professional
    80%
  • French
    Limited working
    40%

Skills

  • fadelio
  • fadelio material control
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Word
  • Opera

Other

  • Hospitality Trainer

    Conducted a customized hospitality training for Riz Consulting in six locations training above 75 members

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