Desire to put my knowledge of the food service industry to use as manager supervisor or a territory sales rep for a customer/guest first company. I understand the importance of building relationships with customers in this highly competitive industry.I am a proactive individual with over twenty years of experience in team leadership in the restaurant and hospitality industries. Background includes sales, management in both the front and back-of-the-house operations. Have an extensive knowledge of southern cooking(meat and three),delicatessen,buffet,catering and casual theme dining and bar operations. Seasoned Catering Manager with a passion for details and quality customer care. Previously managed multiple events with more than one hundred employees and organized large-scale events, including weddings and the day to day food service needs of both corporate and military clients.
Strong work ethic
Passion for customer satisfaction
Food service background
Owner, 11/1996 to Current Southern Comfort Catering Company – 847 NE Main Street Simpsonville SC 29681
Owner, 07/1994 to 00/00 Golden Strip Diner – 847 NE Main Street Simpsonville SC
Purchased adequate quantities of necessary restaurant items, including food, beverages, equipment and supplies.
Effectively managed payroll and timekeeping, including completion of the proper paperwork for new hires and terminations.
Skillfully interacted with external vendors to obtain the best quality in pricing and product.
Prepared for and executed new menu implementations.
Carefully interviewed, selected, trained and supervised staff.