Self-motivated service-focused professional seeking to leverage both experience and education as a ______________. Detail-oriented and organized individual who exemplifies professionalism, and an ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at any given moment. Demonstrated history of successful Military Dining Facility management as well as experienced institutional food service skills. Proven ability to produce 4000 meals a day in a military setting by ordering supplies, coordinating deliveries, and motivating staff to perform at high efficiency levels. Proven ability to produce 2800 meals a day in a correctional setting encouraging inmates and staff to establish meals and perform tasks according to schedule and regulations.Successful team builder who exhibits decisiveness and leadership in determining departmental direction and project execution. Ability to delegate, problem solve, prioritize projects, manage personnel, and meet deadlines without compromising quality.
*Inspired marginal subordinates to willingly perform above organizational standards which could be seen by a substantial increase in daily productivity.
*Empowered subordinates of updates and changes in regulations, SOP's , and guidelines to maintain Food Service operations to run smoothly and efficiently. Developed and presented classes on basic food service operations.
- Army Combat action badge
- ARCOM (Army Accommodation Medal)
- Army Achievement Medal
- Army honorary Combat Infantryman
- Army Certificates of Appreciation
- 549th military Police Company Achievement certificate
Supervised inmates in the production and serving of meals in a large scale food service operation. Trained inmates in proper food preparation and sanitation procedures. Systematically tasted and smelled all prepared dishes, and observed color, texture and garnishes. Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements. Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products. Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with the kitchen team. Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports. Enforced appropriate work-flow and quality controls for food quality and temperature. Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads. Consistently tasted, smelled and observed all dishes to ensure they were visually appealing and prepared correctly. Diligently enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent the spoiling or contamination of foods. Consistently verified that kitchen staff followed all recipes and portioned serving guidelines correctly.Established and maintained open,unbiased, collaborative relationships with the kitchen team. Correctly and safely operated all kitchen equipment in accordance with set guidelines.Actively participated in staff meetings and operated as an effective management team leader.Built and fostered a team environment
Oversee institutional food service operation providing daily meal service to an estimated 1600 inmates. Manage current departmental staff of 3 and inmate staff of 26 kitchen workers. Direct kitchen operations, and staff scheduling. Conduct regular staff meetings and complete evaluations. Follow established policy and procedures and maintain a safe sanitary environment. Counsel and discipline staff when necessary.
Online classes (2004-2010) related to:
- Sexual harassment
- Equal Opportunity
- Cyber safety
40 hrs field training course on the functional checkout and operation of the Harris AN-PRC 150 C Communications system.
Ability to meet and deal with people of differing backgrounds and behavioral patterns.
Ability to lead, supervise, and instruct others.
Sympathetic attitude towards the welfare of others, with the ability to reason soundly and to think out practical solutions to problems.
Ability to make decisions and act quickly, particularly under stress.
Poise and self-confidence, and ability to remain calm during emergency situations.
Providing supervision, care and security of inmates in the kitchen setting and guidance to lower-graded Correctional staff. While enforcing rules and regulations governing facility security, inmate accountability and inmate conduct to ensure inmates remain in custody.
4 year experience working as a tactical combat Soldier responding to incidences related to IED's, insurgents, and local nationals to establish safety.
Experience in investigating Incidence scenes as an EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), and SCOUT team member.
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