Party Planner Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Motivated to apply education and all abilities to enhance operations. Eager to learn new skills and advance knowledge with hands-on experience. Proficient in most data systems and most softwares along with advanced interpersonal abilities.

Lunds Byerly's - Party Planner
Eden Prairie, MN, 05/2015 - 06/2019
  • Assessed events planning services and related costs.
  • Organized corporate luncheons, dinners, conferences and special events.
  • Hosted attendees during annual events.
  • Coordinated vendors, timelines and budgets for events.
  • Designed and maintained spreadsheets documenting vendor, facility and guest information.
  • Attended and participated in industry events.
  • Designed contracts, collected fees and booked venues for events.
  • Delivered to customer locations.
  • Handled all delegated tasks
  • Achieved cost-savings by developing functional solutions to problems.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new opportunities.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Performed site evaluations, customer surveys and team audits.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Learned to support office needs.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
Carson-Tahoe Regional Health Care - Kitchen Manager
Minden, NV, 12/2018 - 05/2019
  • Interviewed, hired, and supervised back of house staff.
  • Trained employees on correct cooking techniques, safety standards and performance strategies.
  • Revamped and motivated kitchen staff to be highly efficient and produce consistent quality.
  • Coordinated preparation of customer meals and monitored food handling for safety purposes.
  • Kept facility and equipment in good working condition through regular preventive maintenance and repair schedules.
  • Kept kitchen clean, neat and sanitized by implementing surface and equipment schedules and standards.
  • Completed regular line checks to maximize quality assurance.
  • Trained workers in every restaurant position, including food preparation, money handling and cleaning roles.
  • Developed and implemented strategies to enhance team performance, improve processes and increase efficiency.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling, guest expectations and restaurant protocols.
  • Received, organized and rotated paper goods and food ingredients.
  • Estimated supply requirements based on historical needs and projected business levels by accounting for special local events or sports games.
  • Handled escalated customer complaints to provide full resolutions and promote loyalty.
  • Assisted restaurant ownership with pricing by providing information about ingredient costs and correct portioning.
  • Identified, investigated and corrected operational issues such as inventory waste or theft to keep business operating at optimal levels.
  • Prepared and led food service training programs to teach staff
  • Maintained operations in full compliance with alcohol service standards and legal requirements to prevent incidents of overserving or underage drinking.
  • Reduced food waste by overseeing and planning ingredients, anticipated customers and popularity of items.
  • Enforced staff performance and service standards to deliver consistent and positive customer experiences.
  • Maximized food quality by closely monitoring shipments, preparation and food handling by team members.
  • Controlled portion sizes and garnishing for optimal cost controls.
  • Kept food storage and preparation equipment in good working order to maximize safety and cost-efficiency of operations.
  • Coordinated optimal guest relations from initial contact through final check-out to boost satisfaction and brand loyalty.
  • Supervised staff preparing and serving meals per day.
  • Hired qualified staff to fill positions.
  • Sought out and implemented methods to improve service and team performance to boost business sustainability.
IHOP - Head Chef
City, STATE, 08/2017 - 12/2018
  • Taught kitchen staff about proper nutrition, food allergies and dietary issues.
  • Streamlined processes for kitchen staff, effectively shortening patron wait times and enabling establishment to serve additional guests per.
  • Determined food inventory needs.
  • Trained new hires on culinary techniques, increasing productivity and boosting workflow.
  • Monitored quality, presentation and quantities of plated food across line.
  • Approved and polished dishes before delivery to customers to maintain signature reputation.
  • Prepared mise en place every day to promote efficient preparation of signature dishes.
  • Monitored and improved work of team members producing over larger order of meals per night.
  • Developed innovative recipes to suit complicated dietary requirements for customers.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Planned and prepared food products orders to maintain appropriate stock levels.
  • Followed all food safety and sanitary guidelines to comply with local and state regulations.
  • Maintained labor at low percent to promote long-term business profitability.
  • Controlled and directed the food preparation process.
  • Developed recipes and menus to meet consumer demand and align with culinary trends.
  • Avoided cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when preparing meals for individuals with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Fundraising
  • Cost estimating
  • Food service knowledge
  • Guest relations
  • Special events planning
  • Workflow management
  • Event calendar management
  • Process improvement
  • Inventory management
  • Project organization
Education and Training
Beavercreek High School Beavercreek, OH Expected in 06/2012 High School Diploma : - GPA :

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