OPENING general manager

China Live underwent a $20 million build-out, transforming it into a multi-floor venue spanning 30,000 square feet. With a team of 110 staff members, the establishment operates from 11 AM to 11 PM, seven days a week, serving an impressive 900 covers per day without reservations. Guests enjoy table and bar service, including access to a sophisticated 40-seat cocktail lounge and event space.

General Manager | San Francisco, CA


Oversaw a 30,000 square foot 3 level venue with; Retail Market, Cafe, Full Service Restaurant, Cocktail Lounge, and private events and entertainment.

Tasked with opening the venue in one week after hiring.

Trained 70 FOH staff on table and beverage service.

Mentored 4 managers.

Performance Highlights:

11 AM - 11 PM 900 covers without reservations

Successfully managed private events for up to 1000+ attendees.

Reporting Structure: Reported to the owners and Executive Director.

Financial Impact: Annual Sales Volume: $10M

Status: Completed scope of work to open the venue.