Marco A. Calderon
2801 Main St. # 344, Irvine CA.
92614. Mobil (949) 400- 7953
Extensive hands on experience and proven
success in Restaurant Openings, Management, Administration, Operations, Training,
Marketing, Leadership and New Concept Development.
Vice President of Operations / Larry Cano Restaurant Group, Corona Del Mar,
and operate restaurant operations.
Co-founder & consultant
of Taco Rosa LLC. Vice-President of Operations of Taco Mesa
Inc. Irvine, CA.
Currently operating six Taco Mesa restaurants and two Taco
Operations, Maverick Restaurant Group. Newport
for seven concept locations; Studio Café, Kivas, Windows by
the Sea, Pasta Mañanas, & (3) Mañanas
Executive General Manager for Caliente Mexican
Grill. Irvine, California.
Developed and managed this new concept for
El Torito Restaurants, Inc. 1991 - Restaurant won nine awards, including
Restaurant Of The Year, Best Sales, Founders, and Q.S.C.
Regional Director for
Specialty Restaurants Inc. Anaheim,
Responsible for directing the
operations of fifteen restaurants in Texas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Alabama, and
Regional Manager for
Howard Johnson's Hotels and Resorts. Chicago, Il.
Responsible for ten hotels and
restaurant locations in Wisconsin and Illinois.
Director of Operations and Openings for McFaddin
Ventures Inc. Houston, Texas.
Responsibilities included developing
and opening new restaurant concepts such as Confetti's, Ellan's, Acapulco
Bar, Huaraches, and Bentlys.
Executive General Manager
for Boccaccio / SRO a private discotheque and restaurant club.
General Manager for Cano's Seafoods
Newport Beach, CA.
(Specialty restaurant division of El
Torito Restaurants Inc.)
Area Supervisor and Director
of new restaurant openings for El Torito Restaurants. Responsible for the opening of eighteen new
restaurants in California, Arizona, Oregon, Texas and Washington.
Director of Operations for
New Concept Development. Husong & Larry's Cantina, Tequila Willies,
La Fiesta, Chubasco and Larry's Mexican Saloon.
in Mexico City. While still in school,
began restaurant career with Casa Escobar in Beverly Hills. At the
of sixteen, began working as a busboy for EI Torito. Learned fast and
advanced through the positions of waiter, cook, bartender, bookkeeper, and
assistant manager before being promoted to general manager.