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Geoffrey M. Sagrans

Assistant Director of Materials Management, The Breakers Palm Beach
geoffrey.sagrans@thebreakers.com

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geoff-12.jpgGeoffrey M. Sagrans, CFBE, FMP, MCFE, is currently the Assistant Director of Materials Management for The Breakers Palm Beach. He works alongside the Director of Materials Management in the operation of the Purchasing, Receiving, Warehousing and Mailroom operations at this 560-room resort.

Geoffrey is also a part-time Chef Instructor at the Florida Culinary Institute, where he teaches in the Bachelor’s program. During his 18 years in the business, he has held various positions in restaurants, country clubs, hotels, and food markets, as well as owned his own catering company. Geoffrey’s career mostly began in the kitchen, from which he transitioned to food and beverage management. Using knowledge gained along the way, he made the leap to materials management.

Education
AA – Business Administration, Palm Beach Community College
AOS – Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
BS – Hospitality Management, Florida International University
MS – Foodservice and Hospitality Management

Certifications
Certified Food and Beverage Executive (CFBE) – American Hotel & Lodging Association / Foodservice Management Professional (FMP) – National Restaurant Association / Master Certified Food Executive (MCFE) – International Food Service Executives Association / Certified Food Safety Manager – The National Registry of Food Safety
Professionals / Certified Forklift Operator – The Safety Council of Palm Beach County