Thomas - Asst.F&B Manager - Gamdevi Dongar, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400058, India

Nigel Thomas

Gamdevi Dongar, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400058, India


Asst.F&B Manager


Running of the food and beverage operaqtions on board ship. Food and Supply ordering. Control and distribution. Revenue generating outlets. Service Outlets.

Work History

Asst.Culinary Operations Manager

Holland America Line

September 2010 - February 2013

Salary $132/­ per day.

Beverage Manager

Holland America Line

April 2007 - September 2010 Manager Human Resource
Salary $ 2850 + Incentives which average $4600 Plus Per month.

Bar Manager

Carnival Cruise Lines

October 2002 - October 2006

Assistant F&B Manager till 7/10/2002
Carnival Cruise Lines. Manager Human Resources

August 1997 - December 2006

As Assistant F&B Manager my responsibilities were:
• 28 galley stewards and 30 team waiters under my supervision.
• Supply budget for the Galley and Restaurant Service Operations.
• I assisted the F&B Manger in the day to day running of the Staff & Crew D. Rooms.
• Promoted to Bar Manager on 7/10/2002
As Bar Manager my responsibilities were

• On an average 60/70 personnel to direct in the beverage service.
• My priorities during my tenure here was to maintain excellence in Customer Care.
• Allocating resources as budgeted by the company maximizing performance and efficiency in both human and material resources.
• Organizing and co­coordinating the F&B Services for events, special functions, parties weddings, meetings and conferences.
• Identifying revenue opportunities, implementing plans to achieving targets and budgets designed for the department.
• Responsible for the Revenue Cost, Guest Ratings, Stock Management and Control, and to help achieve the best results for all of the above.
• Compliance to Health Hygiene & Safety regulations of government and company directives.
• Training, appraising and motivating the team to excel and exceed expectations. Mentoring and training
supervisors and prospective middle managers.

Bar Manager

Apollo Ship Chandlers

March 1993 - July 1997

Dolphin Cruise Lines
1600 pax ship to 3500 pax ship.

• I had to manage 65 bar staff in this operation.
• For all beverage operations on board
• The bar storeroom.
• This job and its responsibilities were similar to the above except for the additional storeroom stock
maintenance and distribution to all outlets similar to the position of a Controller.
• Salary $2400 + Incentives

Bartender; Head Bartender; Assistant Food Manager

Royal Caribbean International

March 1989 - February 1993

• I introduced special theme nights in the lounges to promote guest participation and increase revenue
• Created bar menus that were tailored to certain out lets that helped to increase revenue and was appropriate for the outlets they were used for.
• I introduced Wine Sampling programs in the ships wine cellars, to increase and promote the sales of wines.
• I added, modified and helped change company recipes
• I introduced a Rum and Coffee Flambé lecture which promotes the Beverage department.
• I designed and sell a package for the Dining Room sales to accommodate and sell drinks to guests who prefer
not to buy a bottle of wine (Package includes­Champagne Cocktail or Martini­a glass of Select House Wine
Red/White­ and -An after dinner cocktail)
• I designed for the fleet special occasion drinks such as World Cup Football, Valentines Day, St.Patricks Day,
Halloween and more.
• I organized wine seminars and cocktail demonstrations for guests.

Qualifications & Certifications


J&W University

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