SCOPE: Lead strategy and development for Ani Ramen House, managed construction, managed budget for growth and acquisitions, and fundraising. Opened units 4 through 8, leases for next 5 units, and blueprint for hub+spoke commissary launch.
SCOPE: Concept a launch of a multi-unit QSR spin-off of the famous PJ Clarke's in NYC.
HIGHLIGHTS: Negotiated the asset-purchase agreement of the 5-unit Goodburger Restaurant Group in NYC, managed budget for acquisition and brand launch, retrofitted and re-opened each unit as Clarke's Standard concept, implemented delivery and management software, and lead day-to-day ops.
THE STRAND HOTEL
SCOPE: Reposition existing food and beverage spaces and programming at The Strand Hotel in Midtown-Manhattan to increase the hotel's valuation.
HIGHLIGHTS: Redesigned and rebranded the underperforming f&b spaces, augmented offerings for the restaurant, rooftop, meeting spaces and in-room dining, implemented software tools, and secured influencer events that garnered national exposure.
EXIT:The Strand sold to Marriott International, Inc.
THE WINE BAR GROUP
SCOPE: Implement a hub-and-spoke system for the 5-unit Italian restaurant group in NYC, implement best practices for operations, and increase revenue per store.
HIGHLIGHTS: Launched a hub+spoke system, off-site catering, opened 3 new locations, implemented a new POS system and software management tools, multi-platform delivery, and secured influencer events that garnered national exposure.