Hospitality Executive well-known for pulling rabbits out of hats, and food out of thin air
Catering Sales Event Manager January 2014 to June 2014University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Aramark － Chaska, MN
Set department standards for customer service, employee relations, sanitation Excellent communication skills, positive attitude, & willingness to work as part of a team Coordination and execution of all catering orders and multi catering events Handled responsibilities of GM when he was absent, hired and trained employees Expert with catering sales software Completed billing and client required reporting; operational projects and goals Trained & upheld HAACP sanitation, Sodexo policies, and workplace safety standards Demonstrated highly organized responsibilities; sales, operations, and catering.
Catering/Retail Sales Manager January 2011 to January 2014Mayo Clinic's Charter House Sodexo － Rochester, MN
Directed Deli/Grocery, 90 employees, to a higher standard of professionalism Developed new decorative displays for merchandise and food; Repairs & Operations Financial acumen; proposals sent, contracts, invoices and final sales reports Served as onsite computer literacy backup for building internet and POS system Assisted with 5% expense reduction in department for fiscal year 2013.
Catering Director January 2008 to January 2009Macalester College Bon Appetit － Saint Paul, MN
Executed, and re-booked, first $100,000 catered event, with outside client Restructured catering department for campus to a more professional standard Increased catering revenue from $650,000 to $800,000 for fiscal year 2009 Handled GM's day to day operations when she was absent Coordinated events for upscale affairs at the president's house to picnics for thousands.
2000Cordon Bleu London and Paris
Culinary Institute of America － Hyde Park, New York