David Soboda 360 E Desert Inn Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89109 (401) 952-1157 DaveS740@yahoo.com OBJECTIVE To contribute to your organization's success through the use of exceptional customer service, managerial, and people skills. QUALIFICATIONS Solid managerial and administrative experience. Extremely fast learner. Exceptional versatility and adaptability. Dedication and drive as a hard-working individual. Superlative communication and team-building skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks in a pressured environment. Extremely strong server with regards to work load, attention to detail, and knowledge of food, wine, and hospitality. PROFESSIONAL SKILLS INTERPERSONAL AND TEAMWORK SKILLS Interacted with a wide variety of personalities while scheduling meetings/appointments. Entrusted to process confidential employee records such as salary changes, vacation/absenteeism reports, and performance appraisals. Guided a team of support staff through perfect busy services with strong leadership and organization. CUSTOMER SERVICE AND SALES SKILLS Interacted with clients and utilized excellent organizational skills to arrange and coordinate special events that include weddings, receptions, and holiday parties, as well as everyday lunch and dinner planning. Delivered excellent customer service and conducted in-house sales promotions while functioning as food server, beverage server, and manager. Oversaw daily sales operations. Constantly upsold using advanced knowledge of food and wine to provide memorable and unique experiences for our guests, and increase sales. MANAGERIAL AND SUPERVISORY SKILLS Proved multi-tasking abilities by scheduling and supervising staff consisting of kitchen workers, bartenders, support staff, and food servers while functioning as managing partner, and simultaneously serving as head server. QUANTITATIVE SKILLS Completed and submitted invoices and process for payments. Handled expense reports with account summaries. Consistently entrusted with large sums of money. Maintained inventory control. Demonstrated knowledge of and accountability for payroll and employee records, daily sales operations, and profit and loss statements, including inventories, labor, petty cash, bank deposits, change orders, and bank deposit verifications. Managed petty cash, payroll, inventory, member statements, accounts receivable, and payable. COMPUTER SKILLS Proficient in using personal computer skills through training in such programs as Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel. Additionally, proficient in most POS systems. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Server, CARNEVINO @ THE PALAZZO, Las Vegas, NV. 11/08-PRESENT Captain, CRAFTSTEAK @ MGM GRAND FOXWOODS, Mashantucket, CT. 04/08-11/08 Managing Partner/Head Server, OPUS RESTAURANT, North Dartmouth, MA. 02/06-05/08 Server, THE CAPITAL GRILLE, Chestnut Hill, MA. 04/05-10/06 Server, CAPRICCIO, Providence, RI. 06/02-04/05 Server, BALEEN @ LAPLAYA BEACH & GOLF RESORT, Naples, FL. 01/02-06-02 Server, BELLA VISTA/ WATERPLACE, Providence, RI. 05/00-01/02 Busser/ Server, VILLA SANTINI, Providence, RI. 06/98-05/00 EDUCATION University Of Rhode Island -- Mathematics PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES Jason Bartucci, General Manager, CRAFTSTEAK @ MGM GRAND Las Vegas. w(702) 891-5576. Tom Timmons, General Manager, CRAFTSTEAK @ MGM GRAND FOXWOODS. c(860) 460-3535, w(860) 312-8474. Peter Eco, Chef de Cuisine, CRAFTSTEAK @ MGM GRAND FOXWOODS. w(860) 312-8474. Fernando Sousa, Partner, OPUS RESTAURANT. c(508) 612- 8252, w(508) 679-3994. Mario Sousa, Partner, OPUS RESTAURANT. c(508) 612-8253, w(508) 679-3994. Eric Perlin, Service Director, CARNEVINO. w(702) 789-4141. Ron Mezza, Manager, CAPITAL GRILLE PHILADELPHIA, Former Managing Partner, CAPITAL GRILLE CHESNUT HILL. c(617) 513-7127, w(215) 545-9588. Luis Sarabando, Former General Manager, CAPRICCIO. c(508) 965-6412. Tobey Sanborn, Managing Partner, HEMENWAY’S SEAFOOD GRILL AND OYSTER BAR, Former Manager, CAPITAL GRILLE CHESTNUT HILL. c(401) 487-2670, w(401) 351-8570. Paul Fedele, Manager, BELLA VISTA . c(401) 640-2659. Todd Lesakowski, Executive Chef, CAV. c(401) 533-0230.
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