Silvia Herrasti Barnetche

  • Assistant Manager
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Jan 10, 2018
Full time General Managers and Management Executives Human Resource Assistants and Managers Office and Administrative Support Procurement Staff Supply Chain Staff

Personal Summary

Bilingual (English/Spanish) Business Administrator with over 15 years working in the creation, development, and management of retail businesses such as stores, cafeterias, and restaurants, as well as a boutique hotel, attracting a loyal local and international consumer following. Great sense of creative entrepreneurship. Highly effective organizational and analytical skills. Strong commitment toward achieving goals and exceeding client expectations. Excellent interpersonal relationships and service attitude with a positive learning disposition.

Work Experience

Project Manager / General Manager
Jan 2010 - Jan 2018 Yume Restaurant / Boutique, Mexico City
  •   Developed the concept from the beginning by creating the name and logo, designing the space, furnishings, and kitchen, developing the menu, selecting the product lines for the store, and having some of the merchandise made specifically for the store.

  •   Supervised operations for the first years, managing staff and acquiring merchandise.

  •  Organized events within the space.

Apr 2004 - Jun 2008 Akitsch Jewelry and Accessories, Mexico City, Mexico

 Developed a jewelry and accessory line sold to clients in different stores in Mexico, the U.S., and Japan.

Project Manager / General Manager
Jun 2000 - Aug 2006 Casa Rosada Boutique Hotel, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Casa Rosada Boutique Hotel, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico 2000 - 2006

  • -  Developed concept of a 16 bedroom boutique hotel from the beginning.

  • -  Decorated rooms and purchased accessories for all areas.

  • -  Developed menu for restaurant.

  • -  General management, including staff and F&B operations from 2002 opening to 2006.

Jun 2000 - Apr 2005 CLANdestino Gallery/Store, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

- In conjunction with business partners, developed concept and managed the gallery / store

Jan 1996 - Mar 2001 Casa Rosada Gallery/Store, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
  • Developed integral concept of the gallery / store. 1996 - 2001

  • -  General management including purchasing.

Inventory Audit Manager Assistant
May 1993 - Jul 1995 Costco Wholesale, Queretaro, Mexico

In charge of monitoring all inventory transactions and errors, as well as coordinating inventory counts, for inventory accuracy. Also, identified discrepancies in reports to correct entries accordingly.


Contemporary Art Class
Sep 2018 - Dec 2018 Santa Monica College
International Trade and Commerce/ Global Management Concentration Certificate
Sep 2017 - Dec 2018 UCLA Extension
Diploma in Hotel Management and Operations
Jan 1991 - Jan 1992 Hosta Tourism and Hotel Management School, Switzerland