Adrienne Ellis

Restaurant General Manager in Alexandria, Virginia

Adrienne Ellis

Restaurant General Manager in Alexandria, Virginia

Born and raised in Connecticut, Adrienne soon ventured out for bigger and better finding her way to Boston Mass. to attend Suffolk University and major in Accounting. Having worked in hospitality since the age of 16, Adrienne soon realized Accounting was not her avenue. Taking a year off and working in different parts of the hospitality industry helped Adrienne understand her love of food and guest relations. Putting her planning and organization skills to use, Adrienne enrolled at Johnson & Wales in Providence Rhode Island and earned her AS in Hotel Management and BS in Hospitality Management, with a Minor in Sports Management in 3 years.

Adrienne published her first cookbook based on family recipes in 2011. She has begun Volume II and III.

Adrienne has begun a new business venture with customizing chalkboards, corn hole boards, and anything you want paint and draw on. Follow her on instagram https://instagram.com/chalkboardsbyae

Featured on ARLnow.com August 9, 2017: https://www.arlnow.com/2017/08/09/the-woman-behind-circas-beautiful-chalkboard-designs/#disqus_thread

POSITIONS HELD:

General Manager/Corporate Training Manager

Assistant General Manager in charge of Beverage, Human Resources, Events, Guest Relations, Service and Training

Assistant Food & Beverage Director

Director of Food Service/Assistant General Manager

Food & Beverage Manager

Restaurant Supervisor

Host, Server, Bartender

CERTIFICATES & LICENSES:

TiPS On Premise Certified
ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification
Certified in Food Safety Management and Food Handling, February 2007
ABC Manager’s Liquor License
TiPS Trainer Certification
Certified Meeting Planner License – in progress

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  • Work
    • Hospitality and Restaurant Manager
  • Education
    • AS Hotel Management
    • BS Hospitality Management
    • Johnson & Wales University Providence, RI
    • Suffolk University Boston, MA