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I am well versed in most areas of the restaurant industry. I have had 30 years of experience in Setting up, designing, menu planning, food and labor costing and the full build out of 6 restaurants. I also have a lot of knowledge in the laws of NY state.In addition I have extensive knowledge in the golf industry from food and beverage to the operations of a private club.

Experience in the area

I have owned built and operated 6 restaurants from fine dining to pizzeria's. My experience spans over 30 years in this industry. My areas of expertise are: Food and beverage, Purchasing, food costing, menu planning as well as the daily needs of a restaurant. I have extensive knowledge in the full build out of a new restaurant from the ground up. I have also owned and operated the food and beverage operations in a private country club. My knowledge in the golf industry is fairly extensive and can answer most questions in this area as well.

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Board of directors at private country club Fish and game club member Austerlitz Historical Society Nys magistrates association

Education/Credentials

High School diploma Associates science degree

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2016-04-25 Food Kiosk in Food Court:

Steve,  Here is a good start in salt Lake city...  http://www.10best.com/destinations/utah/salt-lake-city/shopping/shopping-centers    If you go to each of the names that I just sent you and go to their

2016-04-14 Business cards Dropbox for customers.:

Prashant,  I would be happy to answer all of your questions now and in the future. I have a consulting business and if you would like to contact me directly we can come up with an arrangement that works

2016-04-11 Aquarium fish tanks in Restaurants.:

Prashant,  I do not know what type of restaurant you are opening. Obviously a fish tank would be something that would end up being a conversation piece. I do not think that it adds any Business value.

2016-03-31 Seats Reservation on Restaurants website.:

Prashant,  I am not sure what the question is. Are you asking if when customers make reservations, can they reserve a specific table? If that is the question I think that is a bad idea especially on a

2016-03-29 Portable Vacuum cleaner for Restaurants.:

Prashant,  My experience with vacuums is that if you buy a cheap one they will not last. Most vacuum stores or restaurant supply houses will try to sell you a backpack vacuum and although they work very

 

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