ABOUT JIM LOPOLITO, PRESIDENT OF LOPOLITO HOSPITALITY CONSULTANTS
Jim Lopolito is a long-term professional in the hospitality industry with experience that includes restaurants, caterers, hotels, cafés, nightclubs, theaters, and the private club industry. Jim has secured leadership positions for oversight of operations and property management and achieved his Certified Club Manager “CCM” (CMAA) and Certified Executive Chef “CEC” (ACF) credentials during his tenure. Jim's experience additionally includes 10 years Stage and Concert Production Management working with some of the top name talent in the industry.
Jim has over 50 years hospitality experience with 37 years in a leadership capacity. Jim is owner operator of his consulting company in New York since 2014 developing businesses and providing support to organizations. During this time Lopolito has formulated and administered multi-million dollar budgets for many businesses, hired, trained and lead teams between 10 and 150 staff, overseen renovation and construction, further enhanced food and beverage services, coordinated and advised on golf and pool programs, created and managed dynamic multi-faceted events requiring controlled and demanding logistics, managed stage and concert productions, film & TV shoots, maintained buildings and facility upkeep, and protected people and property.
Lopolito has budget administration & financial acumen abilities, provides expense loss assessment, has Health-Building & Fire Department Code compliance knowledge, offers Request for Proposal and contract writing development, provides extensive directional expertise, and is computer technology capable.
Jim is a Board of Director with Dining Safety Alliance www.diningsafetyalliance.com
DSA is a 501 (c) (3) Not-for-Profit, working to standardize Health Department inspections and offer sanitation and pathogen training programs throughout the United States.