Sumesh Kumar

Sumesh Kumar

Assistant Banquet Manager at Novotel Dubai Al Barsha
Lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
over 6 months ago

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Passionate Leader with over 13 years’ experience in hospitality, expertise in managing Banquet Operations, Conferencing and Outdoor Catering. Professional Food and Beverage experience with expertise in Beverages, Restaurant, and Training Team Members. Committed in driving department successfully without compromising on quality. Make a difference and contribute to the success of the team by actively aligning and engaging resources to enhance performance. Skilled in developing strategies and driving innovation and improvement processes with a strong focus on Customer Satisfaction and Revenue Management. Hands on leadership with the team to achieve results and set standards. Experience in Pre-Opening projects and management of the development team.

Experience

  • Assistant Banquet Manager

    Novotel Dubai Al Barsha - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    F&B service
    January 2016 - Now · 2 years and 12 months

  • Operations Manager

    The Good Earth Group - Nairobi, Kenya

    Management
    January 2015 - January 2016 · 1 year and 1 month

  • Operations Manager

    The Foodale India Pvt Ltd - Bengaluru, India

    Management
    April 2014 - January 2016 · 1 year and 10 months

  • Assistant Banquet Manager

    The Leela Palaces Hotels and Resorts - Chennai, India

    F&B service
    November 2011 - April 2014 · 2 years and 6 months

  • F&B Captain

    The Leela Palaces Hotels and Resorts - Bengaluru, India

    F&B service
    May 2005 - October 2011 · 6 years and 6 months

Education

  • Diploma In Hotel and Management

    University of Kerala - Hospitality and Tourism Management - Thiruvananthapuram, India

    April 2003 - December 2005

    Completed diploma in hotel management with Job Training specialized in Food and Beverage Service

  • B-Com

    University of Calicut - Kozhikode, India

    April 1998 - August 2002

    Completed bachelor of commerce

Languages

  • English
    Full professional
    80%

Skills

  • Banquet and Conference

Other

  • Professional Profile

    • Perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy.
    • Prioritize and organize.
    • Be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment.
    • Follow directions thoroughly.
    • Understand guest’s service needs.
    • Work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team.
    • Work with minimal supervision.
    • Maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data.
    • Ascertain department training needs and provide such training.
    • Direct performance of staff and follow up with corrections when needed.
    Have a strong and highly visible and respectful presence with the membership, be an exceptional communicator, have the maturity to instinctively know how to treat members and guest with a high-level of service. Able to communicate these expectations to the staff with and positively motivate them to understand and execute to those expectations.

Connections
Adam Galbas
F&B Operations Manager at Dubai Golf
Islam Elsharkawi
Director of Food and Beverage at Grand plaza
Following
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