Owen Bevan

Assistant Restaurant Manager

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Theatre
  • TV
  • Live Event
  • Presenting
  • Marketing
  • Event Planning
  • Media Relations
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Assistant Restaurant Manager

Jinjuu Soho

Dec 2014
  • Managed the set up and opening of a new, high profile restaurant in Soho. This involved sourcing and ordering supplies, managing budgets, interviewing, hiring and training staff and managing suppliers and deliveries Co-cordinated four launch parties involving PR management, guest list management, staff schedules and customer feedback surveys Maintained a discreet and flawless service for VIP guests and critics Arranged events and functions which required managing AV facilities and catering requirements Managed a team of 10 staff to ensure tasks were fairly delegated and rota’s were written and distributed Monitored stock in order to meet target yield percentage Completed daily budgets to track income, spend and cash flow

2015

Assistant Restaurant Manager

Jinjuu Soho Limited

Dec 2014 - Mar 2015
  • Managed the set up and opening of a new, high profile restaurant in Soho. This involved sourcing and ordering supplies, managing budgets, interviewing, hiring and training staff and managing suppliers and deliveries Co-cordinated four launch parties involving PR management, guest list management, staff schedules and customer feedback surveys Maintained a discreet and flawless service for VIP guests and critics Arranged events and functions which required managing AV facilities and catering requirements Managed a team of 10 staff to ensure tasks were fairly delegated and rota’s were written and distributed Monitored stock in order to meet target yield percentage Completed daily budgets to track income, spend and cash flow

2014

Head Waiter

Jamie’s Italian

Jan 2014 - Nov 2014
  • Part of the opening team for the flagship Jamie Oliver restaurant. Delivered excellent customer service in a high volume, high demand multi level restaurant in central London.

2014

Guest Relations Services

BFI London Film Festival

Aug 2014 - Sep 2014
  • Responsible for ticket sales and cash handling in high volumes during a peak period of the festival calendar Delivered a high level of customer service to festival guests and VIPs Used personal in depth knowledge of the film industry to assist customers and professional

2013

VIP Guest Services

Canadian Screen Awards

Sep 2012 - Mar 2013
  • Responsible for attending to the needs and requirements of a number of high profile VIP guests at the awards, exercising discretion and professionalism Coordinating the guest list for after parties and monitoring security Arranging drivers and coordinating arrival slots for red carpet events Compiling and arranging dressing room/backstage riders for the talent

2012

Guest Relations

Toronto International Film Festival

Mar 2012 - Aug 2012
  • Responsible for spectator safety for several major red carpet events Promoted the event through both flyering and word of mouth Managing a team of volunteers to ensure they were able to answer guest questions correctly Dealing with the requests of the festival in regards to guest and talent relations, safety and transport

Education

2003

BA(Hons) Theatre Studies Dramaturgy

Bretton Hall, University of Leeds

Aug 2000 - Apr 2003
  • Theatre Studies (Dramaturgy)

1999

A-levels in Law C, English B and Performing Arts A

Hewett 6th Form College

Aug 1997 - Apr 1999

    1997

    English Lit/lang, Maths, Science (triple Award), History, Music, Drama, Catering

    Thorpe St Andrew High School, Norwich

    Aug 1992 - Apr 1997
    • 11 GCSE's grades A-C