John Young is a seasoned chef and F&B expert with 35 years of hospitality, restaurant, bar, nightclub, cruise line, and hotel management experience. Highly skilled in multi-outlet, multi-site operations, and concept development, John has a thorough knowledge of the international hospitality and F&B marketplace and has overseen multiple large-scale projects from concept and development to service implementation, P&P building, and menu build-out.
Having worked on the launch of the new Cunard ship and collaborated with ownership of Hilton- and Marriot-managed properties, John’s skill set includes financial management skills such as P&L development and analysis, development of operating budgets, forecasting, and capital expenditure planning. His strong suit is also IT implementation and programming for effective property control as well as planning and training in all aspects of PH & safety in the workplace.
Expertise in solving these types of problems:
- Creative menu design
- Food & Beverage margin improvement
- Staff productivity and training
- Point of Sales systems