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Anton Bogorodov

Food & Beverage's Studies Teacher

Work Experience:

January 2017 till Present time

Lotte Hotel St. Petersburg, Russia
5* Luxury Business & Leisure Hotel                                                                                           
F&B Director 
Key achievements brief:
  • Full set up of the department starting from pre-opening period to the fully operational profit centre.
  • Strategy planning, budgeting of revenue, controlling cost, planning and control of the operational  activities including the promo and event annual calendar
  • Recruiting, training and developing, and managing team of the managers and supervisors
July 2014 till October 2016
Radisson Blu Resort & Congress Centre, Sochi, Russia
5* Business Hotel & Resort                                                                                                         
F&B Director      

Key achievements brief:

  • Full restructuring and optimization of the department during the first year of service
  • Establishing of the concept statement for the new seasonal outlet. Creating the lay outs, list of technical specifications. Completed the opening of the outlet for the summer season
  • Developing of the junior managerial colleague to the level of F&B Manager


October 2013 till July 2014

Swissotel Kamelia, Sochi, Russia
5* Hotel & Resort                                                                                                                           
F&B Director
Key achievements brief:
  • Start-up project from the pre-opening office up to the fully operational property. Set up the F&B Department as HOD in charge
  • Preparing for the Olympic and Paralympics Games 2014 hosted in Sochi and successfully leading the F&B department during this challenging period
  • Creating of the concept statements for two new seasonable outlets of the hotel: Beach and Pool Bars. Creating the lay outs, list of technical specifications, FF&E and OS&E lists. Completed the opening of the outlets for the summer season


October 2011 till October 2013

Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel, Baku, Azerbaijan
5* Hotel & Resort                                                                                                                           
Assistant Food and Beverage Director                     
Conference & Events Operations Manager    
Key achievements brief:
  • Start-up project from the pre-opening office up to the fully operational property. Set up the C&E Department as HOD in charge
  • Developed junior managerial colleague to the position of the C&E Operations Manager
  • Promoted to the position of Assistant F&B Director after one year of service

August 2007 till October 2011

Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah International, Dubai, UAE
5* Luxury Hotel & Resort                                                                                                            
Restaurant Manager, Al Mahara Fine Dining Seafood Restaurant                  
Assistant Outlet Manager, Al Muntaha and Al Mahara Restaurants
Key achievements brief:
  • Promoted to the position of the Restaurant Manager after 2 years of service being the first Russian speaking manager in the history of Burj Al Arab.
  • Worked for one year with Michelin-starred Chef Mansour Memarian and participated in the organization as a service manager in charge of the food festival conducted by Michelin-starred Chef Philippe Etchebest.
  • Completed WSET (Wine & Spirits Education Trust) Intermediate in the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management.


June 2006 to August 2007

Kempinski Hotel Moika 22, St. Petersburg, Russia                                                             
5* Business City Hotel
Restaurant Manager
Key achievements brief:
  • Operation of the restaurant as individual profitable centre
  • Developing of two supervisors to the managerial level
  • Implementing of the appraising and competency based evaluation system in the department


January 2004 to January 2006

Kempinski Julai’a Hotel, Kuwait                                                                                            
5* Elite Resort
Restaurant Manager
Key achievements brief:        
  • Successful organization and realization of the different Banquet events (Iranian New Year, Chaine des Rotisseurs, Volleyball Tournament)
  • Organization and service of the outside caterings (Boat trips, Golf club)
  • Full responsibility for the organization of the F&B part of the different Sales events and promotion of the hotel at the local market (Sales blitz, Caterings at the Exhibition Hall)


July 2002- October 2003

Corinthia Nevskij Palace Hotel, St. Petersburg, Russia                     
Corinthia Hotel BAB Africa, Tripoli, Libya (cross exposure)   
5* Business City Hotels
F&B Supervisor


April 1996 to March 2002

Kempinski Grand Hotel Europe, St Petersburg, Russia
5* Business City Hotel                                                                                                                 
Assistant Restaurant Manager
Head Waiter/ Bartender / Waiter
Microsoft Office, Materials Control, Opera, Micros



City Business School, Moscow
MBA General


American Educational Institute
Food and Beverage Management Diploma


American Educational Institute
Area of Specialization in Food and Beverage Management

1995 - 1997

Professional Service College N131
St. Petersburg, Russia

1984 - 1994

Gymnasia N2 with extensive studies of English language
St. Petersburg, Russia