Highly-motivated, results-driven professional with 5+ years of experience owning, managing and marketing both fine dining and casual dining restaurants. Consistently achieves revenue growth and profitability targets with a focus on quality and service. Excels at building relationships to strengthen brand loyalty and encourage repeat customers with a commitment to excellence, personal drive, and focus.
Justin VanMatre, got his start in the restaurant business at the age of 13 bussing tables at the original Mike Shannon’s location in downtown St. Louis. He has continued to work in the restaurant industry ever since, supervising, consulting and managing cafes and high end restaurant’s. Justin is currently part owner and Manager of Mike Shannon’s Grill in Edwardsville.Download Resume
Justin has been an outstanding consultant for our high end lounge concept. He is an industry professional who thinks outside the box and delivers on his promises. I couldn’t have taken on this project without him.
I’ve worked with Justin on multiple projects. He is an experienced, honest and trustworthy professional, who applies his knowledge and experience to achieve optimal results.
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