In both my work and schools years I have been promoted, recognized for my achievements and given a number of raises based on my performance. I started college 2001 after high school and didn't do to well my GPA fell to a 2.9 in 2002 so I quite school. In 2005 I rejoined college in there Culinary Arts program and graduated at the top of my class in 2006. In 2012 I started college to finish the degree I had started in 2001 I went from a 2.9 GPA to a 3.95 when I graduated in 2013 with a duel degree in business.
As a cook for Adapt I worked closely with the clients and other staff to insure that the clients received the skills they needed to become better citizens in society. My job required a great deal of patience and discipline because I was responsible for giving the clients task to complete otherwise a punishment would be handed down of my choice. I supervised a group of about 60 men, women and young adults on top of my daily tasks of cooking, baking, cleaning, stocking and all the dishes. I was responsible to keep the kitchen in working order and check in freight once a week. I worked very hard at my job to insure that at the end of each day when I left all my responsibilities were accomplished. I am very good at multitasking and completing task on time.
As a cook's assistant I worked closely with the Cooks and Dietitians to insure that the residents got the proper nutrition that they needed. I also work closely with the RN staff to insure that the needs of the residents were being met on a daily bases. I served meals in the dining rooms, stocked and prepared daily nutritional items. I had a number of responsibilities to keep the kitchen flowing in an efficient manner. I worked closely with the cooks to insure that they had everything they needed to do their job. I communicated with all the staff on a regular bases to make sure no one or nothing got over looked. I was through and efficient at my job. I have excellent oral communication skills and I am easy to get along with.
As a deli clerk for Fitness First I was responsible for all the inventory, ordering, stocking, and other supervisory task as they were handed down to me. I was the only deli worker at the time so I had a great deal of responsibilities to keep the deli running in an orderly fashion. I met on a regular bases with several key people in the food service industry to insure that we got the highest quality of product and services need to give our clients a great experience when they enter the gym and ordered product from the deli. I make drinks, shakes and other nutritional items. I took the care to get to know my clients individual needs and accommodated them accordingly. Each client new me on a first name bases and I always greeted them with a smile. The clients love me.
Working for the Roseburg Country Club was a great experience for me because I was new to the cooking field and had no restaurant cooking experience. I found out at the club how much talent I really had, I excelled there. I went from line cook to banquet cook in a matter of weeks. I like everything I did there. I was the face of the kitchen and the only girl among 6 guys. I hosted all the major events for the kitchen. I served at the tenements, carved at the parties and waited at very high society functions. I met some great golf players. I also cooked on the line on the days we didn't have parties. If they needed someone out on the floor to assist with tableside cooking or hosting they would ask me to do it. I represented my company well and was asked for by name when parties were being booked.
As a cook for Curry Manor I worked closely with the care staff and management to insure all the needed of the patience were being met on a daily bases. The facility had two sides assistant living which were mostly regular diets and the memory care side which varied from regular to pure aide depending on the level of care they needed. I treated each patient with great care no matter how far gone they were. The patience responded well to me because I truly cared about them. I had a number of tasks that kept me very busy. The cooks were responsible for two snacks a day, baking, cooking, dishes, serving and stocking as well as inventory. We made everything from scratch for around 75-80 people three times a day. There were two cooks the morning and evening cook. Each cook served 75-80 people a shift so it was very important to multitask and be on time.
As a cashier I worked closely with the public using a wide variety of customer service skills. I did a wide range of different jobs at Mercy most of them in customer service, the other times were in the kitchen working closely with the other 25 employees. The last year I worked for Mercy I manned a one man coffee cart serving a wide variety of different kinds of coffee drinks, specialty drinks and foods. I worked by myself and served an average of a 100 people a night. My work station stayed neat and tidy. I also cashier at this coffee cart. I handled a great deal of money so it was very important to me that I had honesty and integrity in everything I did.
I have taken several business and customer service classes pertaining to the area in which I desire to make a career. I have taken every kind of class from Accounting, Business law, Retail, Salesmanship, Business leaderships, supervisory and Software programs like excel, word, PowerPoint and access. I have also taken some software writing classes as well.
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