Basic Info

Emilio VARGAS

More than 15 years

Tela, Honduras

Bachelor's Degree

Senior Management

Work Experience

General Manager/Owner at HOTELConsult

Experience Details

General Manager/Owner

Operations/Management

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Projects in the Americas, Caribbean, Africa, Middle East: Hotel & Resort pre-opening, FF&E, Quality Assurance audits, Coaching, Training, F&B troubleshooter


Company Details

HOTELConsult

Panama, Panama

1-10 employees

Hospitality/Hotels, Food Services/Restaurants/Catering

www.hotelconsult.org

Aug 1999 to present (17 years 4 months)
General Manager (opening/conversion) at Best Western Premier Deira Hotel Dubai

Experience Details

General Manager (opening/conversion)

Hospitality/Hotels/Food Services

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Responsible for leading the Hotel conversion and opening;
Create and implement SOP;s
Develop the Marketing Plan
Develop the Budget


Company Details

Best Western Premier Deira Hotel Dubai (multinational)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

101-500 employees

Hospitality/Hotels, Food Services/Restaurants/Catering

N/A

May 2015 to Sep 2015 (4 months)
General Manager (remodeling) at PLANET ONE Hotel & Wellness, Lagos, Nigeria, Africa

Experience Details

General Manager (remodeling)

Hospitality/Hotels/Food Services

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Re-aligning hotel management and Quality control systems, property facilities remodeling, Setting-up Room and Catering Sales department, Room remodeling


Company Details

PLANET ONE Hotel & Wellness, Lagos, Nigeria, Africa

Lagos, Nigeria

101-500 employees

Hospitality/Hotels

N/A

Oct 2011 to Feb 2012 (4 months)
Resident Manager (Consultant) at Telamar Beach Resort - Tela bay, Western Caribbean, Honduras

Experience Details

Resident Manager (Consultant)

Hospitality/Hotels/Food Services

Manager

Remodeling/expansion - 2 Restaurant Kitchens, Marketing Plan, Human Resources Training,


Company Details

Telamar Beach Resort - Tela bay, Western Caribbean, Honduras

Tela, Honduras

101-500 employees

Hospitality/Hotels, Food Services/Restaurants/Catering

N/A

Jun 2008 to Jan 2009 (7 months)
General Manager - Consultant (opening) at La Ensenada Beach Villas & Resort - Tela bay, Western Caribbean, Honduras

Experience Details

General Manager - Consultant (opening)

Operations/Management

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

30 condos, hiring & training staff, setting up SOP’s, Management systems, PMS, CRM,


Company Details

La Ensenada Beach Villas & Resort - Tela bay, Western Caribbean, Honduras

Tela, Honduras

101-500 employees

Hospitality/Hotels, Food Services/Restaurants/Catering

N/A

Sep 2007 to Apr 2008 (7 months)
General Manager (opening) at PRINCESS HOTEL Boutique Imperial Hotels & Resorts, SPS, Honduras

Experience Details

General Manager (opening)

Hospitality/Hotels/Food Services

Manager

120 rooms, Ballroom (6,000 sq.ft.) and Gourmet restaurant; I hired and trained staff; opening on time despite Hurricane Mitch, Occ. 72% in first year of operation.


Company Details

PRINCESS HOTEL Boutique Imperial Hotels & Resorts, SPS, Honduras (multinational)

San Pedro Sula, Honduras

101-500 employees

Hospitality/Hotels, Food Services/Restaurants/Catering

N/A

Jun 1998 to Jul 1999 (1 year 1 month)
General Manager (remodeling) at FANTASY ISLAND Beach Resort Dive & Marina, Roatan Island, Honduras

Experience Details

General Manager (remodeling)

Operations/Management

Manager

120 rooms, 3 restaurants, 2 beach bars, EP, and AI packages. Set-up annual budget, reports, recipes, food controls


Company Details

FANTASY ISLAND Beach Resort Dive & Marina, Roatan Island, Honduras

Roatan island, Honduras

101-500 employees

Hospitality/Hotels

N/A

Apr 1995 to Jun 1998 (3 years 2 months)
General Manager (Consultant / opening) at ARAB CLUB (Club Hondureño Arabe), San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Experience Details

General Manager (Consultant / opening)

Operations/Management

Manager

I was responsible for receiving buildings from contractors; we featured 4 restaurants, tennis/racquetball courts, Ballrooms: 25,000 sq.ft. Deluxe Club, for the most affluent market in the country; I did all the FF&E specs, recruited and trained staff.


Company Details

ARAB CLUB (Club Hondureño Arabe), San Pedro Sula, Honduras

San Pedro Sula, Honduras

101-500 employees

Health, Wellness and Fitness , Food Services/Restaurants/Catering, Recreational Facilities and Services

N/A

Oct 1994 to Apr 1995 (6 months)
General Manager (opening) at RAMADA RENAISSANCE Capella Beach Resort, Dominican Republic

Experience Details

General Manager (opening)

Operations/Management

Manager

275 rooms, 2 swimming pools, 3 restaurants, spa, dive shop. I was responsible for hotel FF&E SOP’s implementation, staff training & opening. Developed Marketing Plan.


Company Details

RAMADA RENAISSANCE Capella Beach Resort, Dominican Republic (multinational)

Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic

101-500 employees

Hospitality/Hotels

N/A

Aug 1993 to Aug 1994 (1 year)
General Manager at GRAN HOTEL SULA - C/J Hotels, San Pedro Sula, Honduras,

Experience Details

General Manager

Operations/Management

Manager

115 rooms, 2 restaurants, F&B 24 hours,


Company Details

GRAN HOTEL SULA - C/J Hotels, San Pedro Sula, Honduras, (multinational)

San Pedro Sula, Honduras

101-500 employees

Food and Beverage Production, Hospitality/Hotels

N/A

Feb 1991 to Aug 1993 (2 years 6 months)
General Manager at BAVARO Beach Resort -Barceló Hotels & Resorts, Dominican Republic

Experience Details

General Manager

Operations/Management

Manager

400 rooms, 2 restaurants, 3 bars, swimming pool, beach sports


Company Details

BAVARO Beach Resort -Barceló Hotels & Resorts, Dominican Republic (multinational)

Bavaro, Dominican Republic

501-1000 employees

Hospitality/Hotels

N/A

Dec 1989 to Dec 1990 (1 year)

Education

Technical Diploma in Architecture

Education Details

Technical Diploma

Architecture

Peruvian University of Sciences and Technology, Peru

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

Peruvian University of Sciences and Technology
1966 - 1968
High School - Other

High School Details

Other

Military School Elias Aguirre

Peru

1964

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

iliary Training, Rank:Corporal

Military School Elias Aguirre
1964

Certifications

Certificate details

Project Management

May 2008

90 out of 100

N/A

N/A

Honduran Natioanl Board of Architects & Metropolitan University

Professional Project Management, Nine Step of Project Management

Certificate details

Internal Auditor ISO 9000:2000

Apr 2001

80 out of 100

N/A

N/A

Arpinsa / SGS Panama

Internal Auditor, Skill and Tools how to apply ISO Audits

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Hotel Design and Development

Aug 1981

Cornell University

Summer Courses. How to Design a Hotel, Guest and Staff Flow, Dimensions (Rooms, public areas, rooms, etc)

Training/Course Details

Food Production, Cost Controls

Aug 1976

Cornell University

Commercial Food Production, How to effectively control Food costs, reduce/eliminate waste, yield factors, Recipe development,

Training/Course Details

Innkeepers Course Certification

Aug 1980

Holiday Inn University

Certification required for Holiday Inn GM position

Training/Course Details

Director of Catering

Apr 1982

Food School Marriott Corp. Washington DC

Food production, Room set up for Banquets, Catering Sales, Menu composition,

Training/Course Details

Visual Arts

Oct 1965

Peruvian Engineers National University

N/A

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Profile Skills and Keywords

AnalyticalArchitectureBAVARO Beach Resort -Barcel Hotels & Resorts, Dominican RepublicBest Western Premier Deira Hotel DubaiCateringCoaching & TrainingDirector Of CateringEnglishFood And Beverage ProductionFood Production, Cost ControlsFood ServicesFrenchGRAN HOTEL SULA - C/J Hotels, San Pedro Sula, Honduras,General ManagerGeneral Manager (opening/conversion)General Manager (Consultant / Opening)General Manager (opening)General Manager (remodeling)General Manager - Consultant (opening)General Manager/OwnerHealth, Wellness And FitnessHonestyHospitalityHotel & Resort Day-to-day OperationsHotel And Resort Marketing PlanHotel And Restaurant Quality Audits For Service & ProductHotel Design And DevelopmentHotel Operations BudgetHotel Project ManagementHotel, Resort And Restaurant Pre-opening And OpeningHotel, Resort And Restaurant Training Manuals DevelopmentHotel, Restaurant Equipment Specifications FF&E And OS&EHotelsInnkeepers Course CertificationInnovativeInternal Auditor ISO 9000:2000Internet ResearchKitchen DesignLeaderManagementMicrosoft AccessMicrosoft OfficeOpera Software For Hotels And RestaurantsPRINCESS HOTEL Boutique Imperial Hotels & Resorts, SPS, HondurasPersistentProblem SolverProject ManagementPunctualityQuality Control SystemRAMADA RENAISSANCE Capella Beach Resort, Dominican RepublicRecreational Facilities And ServicesResident Manager (Consultant)Restaurant RecipesRestaurantsSpanishSquirrel Software For Restaurants POS And Recipe Costing, InventoriesTask BreakdownVisual ArtsWBS And Project

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Spanish

Spanish

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

French

French

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Internet Research

Internet Research

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

WBS and Project

WBS and Project

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Squirrel Software for Restaurants POS and Recipe costing, Inventories

Squirrel Software for Restaurants POS and Recipe costing, Inventories

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Opera software for Hotels and Restaurants

Opera software for Hotels and Restaurants

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Fields of Expertise

Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Pre-opening and Opening

Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Pre-opening and Opening

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Hotel, Restaurant Equipment specifications FF&E and OS&E

Hotel, Restaurant Equipment specifications FF&E and OS&E

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Hotel Operations Budget

Hotel Operations Budget

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Hotel and Resort Marketing Plan

Hotel and Resort Marketing Plan

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Restaurant Recipes

Restaurant Recipes

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Kitchen Design

Kitchen Design

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Training Manuals Development

Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Training Manuals Development

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Quality Control System

Quality Control System

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Task Breakdown

Task Breakdown

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Hotel and Restaurant Quality Audits for Service & Product

Hotel and Restaurant Quality Audits for Service & Product

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Coaching & Training

Coaching & Training

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Hotel & Resort day-to-day Operations

Hotel & Resort day-to-day Operations

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Hotel Project Management

Hotel Project Management

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Problem Solver, Innovative, Persistent

Online Presence

http://www.linkedin.com/in/emiliovargashotelgmhttp://www.twitter.com/@HotelConsultwww.emiliovargas.comwww.hotelconsult.org

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