Angry Olive Consulting Founder and CEO, Andrew Parr, is a restaurant and hospitality industry veteran with over 20 years of experience including consulting, concept restaurants, casual dining, steak house, hotel F&B operations and talent acquisition. His education includes a BA in Psychology and History from the University of Wisconsin along with a JD from Hamline University School of Law.
Andrew’s professional experiences include work across multiple national markets, counting among them Denver, Portland, Chicago, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford and Tampa / Clearwater. He has significant new unit opening experience, delivering 15 different properties from design through certificate of occupancy and opening. He is adept at developing and implementing systems and tools designed to increase efficiency, eliminate waste and reduce costs.
Andrew’s areas of focus include training anddevelopment for management and hourly team members, guest frequency, feedback and intelligence programs, employee incentives, sales & profit planning, budget and P&L construction, business planning and menu conception, in addition to product launch & roll-out, purchasing, scheduling, and management methods & philosophy. Human Resources programs include employee handbooks, training manuals, team evaluations, and staff & management accountability and documentation. Additional offerings include industry leading merchant card processing and ATM services.Chairman of the Colorado Restaurant Association and is a well known speaker at industry related seminars. An industry leading professional with hands-on experience at all levels including fine dining, full service restaurants, institutional operations including higher education food service operations. He is in high demand with many clients of National Restaurant consulting.