Restaurant Business Operations Leader (New York) – Fluent in Mandarin and Taiwanese


Consummate Food and Beverage/ Restaurant Business Leader with 20+ years of perfecting and advancing skills and competencies in this industry. Began career in marketing and sales in the food industry and most recently provided leadership and coaching to Franchise business partners and the Operations team of a national restaurant chain for 14 years.

  • Expertise encompasses both the Front and Back of the House operations, leading and managing multi-unit complex organizations
  • Multilingual, multi-cultural, highly organized leader recognized for collaborating with cross-functional teams to create long term strategy to meet business and organizational needs
  • Executed a strategic plan based on analytical insights to achieve maximum impact on financial and operational performance to meet target metrics
  • Utilizes a systematic and analytical approach to track progress, identify issues, and find efficient workflows/processes to drive business solutions
  • Has strong operations, franchising, analytic, problem solving, project management, and communications competencies as demonstrated through a successful retail background

Seeking a role as: Operations Professional for the Food & Beverage Industry

Notable Accomplishments:

  • Implemented sales strategy increasing digital sales from 18% to 32%
    • Orchestrated cost control philosophy resulting in an increase of sales of 170% and drove profit over 300% in the three years
    • Managed over 250 multi-cultural employees, solving conflicts within a fast-paced, high-pressured and union shop environment
    • Achieved strategic, annual business results through focus and action on tactical monthly and quarterly objectives and goals to meet the market plans
    • Orchestrated cost control philosophy resulting in an increase of sales of 170% and drove profit over 300% in the three years

In Location: New York-based and open to remote and hybrid opportunities, or relocating (with assistance) for the right opportunity

Compensation: Flexible based on the size of the business

  • Base: $100k+
  • Bonus: Open to discussing

If you are interested in speaking with this business leader with skills and experience including:

  • Project Management
  • Sales generation
  • Bottom line profitability
  • Leadership and management
  • Cost Control and Reduction
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Market and Trend Analysis
  • Strategic Planning and Execution

Contact: Doug today!


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Doug Clayburg

Doug has over 20 years of talent acquisition and staffing industry experience, with a reputation for successfully initiating new client partnerships in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and non-food industries. Doug is known for developing long-lasting, ongoing relationships with his customers. At Kinsa, Doug specializes in working with our Franchise and Corporate Restaurant accounts; Grocery, Club and Convenience Store chains; Foodservice and Retail Distributors and Brokers; Engineering, Laboratory, Lodging, Transportation and Storage Services, Frozen Food accounts, and Food Equipment manufacturers. Let Doug put his understanding of recruiting operational excellence to work for you. Contact him today!

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