About Bob King

Robert J. (Bob) King
773-799-6841

Career Highlights

  • Bob King ResumeLevy Restaurants | 4-1996/3-2012
    Director of Beverage, Corporate Office, Chicago, ILDirected Beverage Program  with sales of $400M for 105 unit group.  Directed National Account strategic value added programming.  Oversaw Special Event Beverage programming and on-site support for U.S. Open Tennis, Kentucky Derby, Super Bowls, World Series, NBA Finals, NBA/NHL All-Star Games, NASCAR races.  Developed Purchasing programs for group.  Developed and conducted Beverage Training.
  • Levy Restaurants at McCormick Place | 4-1992/4-1996
    Director of Beverage and ConcessionsOversaw Beverage and Concession Operations for nation’s largest Convention Center.
  • Hillary’s a Chicago Bar, Levy Restaurants | 2-1979/4-1992
    Bar Manager/Director of BeverageManaged bar operations for busy Water Tower restaurant.  Handled all purchasing, training, scheduling, inventory.
  • NBC (National Broadcasting Company) | 5-1975/2-1979
    WMAQ & WKQX Radio StationsOn-air personality, Music Director, Producer

Education

Illinois State University | 9-1968/5-1973
Normal, Illinois

Interests

Cycling, cooking, food and wine/beer pairings, reading

Accolades

Chicago Police Department/City of Chicago Citizen’s Award | 11-1981