Hotel Management Expert 47044 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have experience as a practicing food and hospitality management expert, with expertise in many service industry areas, including: facilities management; industry best practices; critical path development; pre-opening planning; menu engineering; bar / kitchen operations; safety / sanitation training; customer service; food / beverage purchasing; recipe costing / standardization; training and operations; liquor / linen control; shipping / receiving; refrigerated / dry storage; catering; room service operations; and cost containment. I am experienced in all food and hospitality industry topics associated with country clubs, chain restaurants, entertainment studios, hotels, motels, resorts, bakeries, cruise lines, and individual restaurants. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Burn Cases; Food Poisoning Cases; Foodservice Partnership Dissolution; Landlord / Tenant Dispute Resolution; Service of Alcoholic Beverages to Minor Resulting in Automobile Accident / Injury; Slip and Fall Cases; Class Action Employees Claims for Wages; Franchise Misrepresentation Allegation Claim.

Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes: Industry best practices; Operating standards; Potential profitability calculations; Evaluation of storage practices related to potential cross contamination of food products; Onsite observations and evaluation interviews with staff to determine actual work being performed versus those detailed in position description.

Relevant Experiences

I not only have complete familiarity with food preparation but have opened and operated 12 restaurants serving Cantonese, Mandarin and Szechwan style foods.



Licenses Certifications

Food Service Management Professional (FMP) accreditation

Awards & Affiliation

Judge for Management Advisory Services yearly recognition awards
Winner of the Gold Pennant Society's Award for Dining Excellence

Primary Affiliation

Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI)

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases