JEAN-MARIO F. IRIGON
3955 Swenson Street #44
Las Vegas, NV 89119
As a hardworking and dedicated person, I am seeking a new environment to use my
management and organizational skills.
Wynn Hotel and Resort
The Country Club: A New American Steakhouse Las Vegas, NV
Dining Room Manager 6/2007-Present
Responsible for the coordination of the wine and dining experience of guests
Upheld the Wynn Standard of treating guests as the number one attraction
Dealt with international VIPs on a daily basis with professionalism
Including but not limited to: staffing, inventory maintenance, and bookkeeping
Coupage Seattle, WA
Dining Room Manager/Wine Director 1/2007-7/2007
Responsible for the selection and maintenance of the wine list.
Flawless coordination of the wine and dining experience of guests.
Including but not limited to: staffing, inventory maintenance, and bookkeeping.
Slated to be a partner in upcoming restaurant ventures.
Nell’s Restaurant Seattle, WA
General Manager/Wine & Spirits Director 12/2005-1/2007
Responsible for the entire day to day operations of the restaurant.
Including but not limited to: staffing, inventory maintenance, and guest relations.
Responsible for the invigoration and maintenance of a wine list that has been the
recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 2002.
Ovio Bistro Eclectica Seattle, WA
Lead Server, Sommelier, & Dining Room Manager 11/2004-1/2006
A lead server, sommelier, and dining room manager for Ovio Bistro Eclectica, a
2003 Best New Restaurant according to Seattle Magazine. A top restaurant
destination and culinary gem in West Seattle's Junction District.
Responsibilities included overseeing the servers, bartenders, and their support
staff on the dining room floor as well as offering my assistance with the wine and
spirit selections for the restaurant guests.
Tom Douglas Restaurants, Inc. Seattle, WA
Bartender, Server, and Wine & Spirits Manager 8/2000-9/2004
A top bartender and server for The Palace Kitchen, a nationally top 25 rated
restaurant in Gourmet Magazine in 2001 and a consistently busy
restaurant in Seattle's Belltown neighborhood.
Part of the opening management team of LOLA, Tom & Jackie's Greek
inspired restaurant as Wine & Spirits Manager & Maitre’d.
I created and authored the wine and specialty cocktail lists.
I managed the maintenance of the bar inventory.
My management duties also included meeting with various wine reps to
determine wine list placement, bookkeeping, office tasks and
managing the dining room floor.
Dimitriou's Jazz Alley Seattle, WA
Lead Server 6/1998-9/2001
A lead server for Seattle's premier jazz venue.
I would be responsible for the coordination of the wining and
dining experience of more than 40 guests in my section.
I was also responsible for training new servers.
Coastal Kitchen Seattle, WA
Day Server 8/1999-11/2000
I was a breakfast and lunch server for this restaurant while I continued to
work at Jazz Alley during the evening. Coastal was known for its
eclectic rotating menu and delicious weekend brunches.
I was also responsible for the training of new servers and bartenders.
Broadway New American Grill Seattle, WA
Bartender & Server 6/1997-7/1998
I was a bartender and server for this fun and busy neighborhood spot
in Seattle's funky hip Capitol Hill neighborhood.
I was also responsible for interviewing prospective applicants for the
restaurant and training those that became staff.
C.J. Borg's Microbrew Pub Burien, WA
Bartender & Server 6/1994-7/1997
I was a server and bartender in this airport's Cheers concept brewpub.
Due to it's location at the junction between two of Sea-Tac airport's widely
traveled terminals this bar was by far the busiest.
University of Washington Seattle, WA
Currently completing B.A. in English, Creative Writing 1991-1996, Jun 2005 to Present
Wine, Spirits & Education Trust Seattle, WA
Currently completing Advanced Certificate diploma Mar 2004 to Present
South Seattle Community College Seattle, WA
Associates Degree in Fine Arts Jan 2005 to Mar 2005
Dean’s List Recipient
International Sommelier Guild Seattle, WA
Graduate of Sommelier Diploma Program Sept 2004 to May 2005
International Sommelier Guild Seattle, WA
Graduate of Wine Fundamentals, Levels 1 & 2 Jan 2002 to Jun 2002