Darren has achieved 13 years as a General Manager and 3 as an Ops Manager and 1 year HOD in Yorkshires only AA 5* Hotel, with experience of both branded and independent businesses. Working directly with the owners of a new start up business he developed a 4 site business to an annual turnover of £4.7m in its 3rd year.
The pinnacle of his General Manager career is managing a £55k per week fresh food restaurant which he grew from £33k per week in under 3 years. Darren has undertaken several new store openings and has continually developed his teams to deliver excellence in service while maximizing on bottom line profit, achieving over £500k EBITDA in a fiscal year. Darren has also taken this drive and energy in to a role in recruitment, leasing with clients and new client enquiries, taking candidates from initial contact to offer. Working within a strict KPI driven environment and achieving those KPI’s