Yulianto Liu

Director of Restaurants

Yulianto “Yuli” Liu began his career in the hospitality industry in 2003 working as a banquet server at Palace of Golden Horses Hotel, Malaysia.  At the same time, he pursued his diploma in Hotel Management at Taylor’s College, Malaysia, which was affiliated with University of Toulouse, France.  Mr. Liu obtained his diploma in 2005 and moved to United States later that year.

In 2007, he joined Holiday Inn Golden Gateway Hotel, San Francisco, as a food and beverage server while continuing his education pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management.  He attended San Francisco State University and successfully Yuli_portrait_2016-07-13completed the courses three years later.

After two years with Holiday Inn Golden Gateway Hotel, Mr. Liu joined Lori’s Diner International Inc. as assistant restaurant manager, managing one of the several Lori’s Diner restaurants in downtown San Francisco.  He was then promoted to general manager of Sears Fine Food Restaurant, owned and operated by the same company.

In 2010, after successfully completing the hospitality management program at San Francisco State University, Mr. Liu took time off to join the California National Guard.  Upon completion of basic combat training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, he returned to San Francisco to re-join Sears Fine Food while serving as an active member of California National Guard.

In 2013, he was on the opening team for Golden Gate Tap Room and Grill, the largest sport bar in San Francisco and continued overseeing operations as general manager.  In 2015, and Mr. Liu became assistant general manager of Lark Creek Grill in San Francisco International Airport.

He joined Marin Management in May 2016 as the director of restaurants.  His responsibilities include overseeing the operation of all of Marin Management’s free-standing restaurants, reporting directly to MMI’s executive director of food and beverage.  In his free time, Mr. Liu enjoys basketball games, networking and wines.  He speaks five languages, including Indonesian, Malay, Mandarin, English and Hakka.

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