Michael Garcia

Senior Recruiter - Los Angeles, CA

Areas of Specialty:

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About Michael:

Michael Garcia is a Food & Beverage professional with over twenty years of experience in legal and health compliance, mentorship, team building, human resources, financials, and overall operations of the restaurant business. He has successfully helped companies, both independent and corporate, to expand concepts and stores, and streamline operations. His past successes have been leading by example, allowing his teams to grow careers, building meaningful relationships, and collaborating.

Michael began his career at fourteen years old, selling decorated cakes from birthdays to weddings. Realizing his passion, he decided to move to San Francisco and enrolled in the Pastry Arts program at the prestigious California Culinary Academy. Michael worked his way up in high-volume and popular concepts from line cook to Executive Chef in casual to fine dining concepts. Michael has also been a Director of Operations and General Manager; he has worn every hat and always has the best interest of the business.

Michael is native to California and has lived and worked in San Francisco, San Diego County, and currently resides in West Los Angeles. He and his wife recently brought into this world their first child, Sophie Garcia. As a family, they enjoy entertaining at home (pre-Covid), hiking, finding new restaurants, experimenting with new recipes, and binge-watching The Office and What We Do In The Shadows.

Regular Hours of Operation - (PDT) Los Angeles Time

Day of the WeekHours
Monday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Day of the WeekHours