Dependable individual bringing years of training experience and a willingness to take on added responsibility to meet the needs of the food sites. Enthusiastic team player with a strong work ethic and effective problem solving skills. Solid understanding of food safety.
ServSafe certification to be renewed
Quick problem solver
Thrives in fast-paced environment
Committed team player
Lifts and carries up to 75lbs
Consistently meet goals
Recipe Editor, 11/2012 to Current Reader's Digest Association – Milwaukee, WI
Worked as a team with outside departments to create Recipe Editing and Testing Application.
Responsible for all recipes in Taste of Home publication, as well as assisting with various features and chapters of other books and magazines across all platforms.
As a participant of the taste panel, evaluate recipes for taste, feasibility and reader's intent to determine if recipe is worthy for publication.
Final edit recipes after post-testing to ensure readability and reader's intent is followed through if possible.
Review magazine lasers with Food Editor for recipe perfection in headnotes, ingredients, method and accuracy of photo.
Perform nutrition analysis on all recipes using ESHA and Food Processor, including diabetic exchanges if applicable.
Maintain Stylebook and REcipe Management Systems (RMS) ingredients.
Home Economist / Recipe Specialist, 03/2008 to 11/2012 Reader's Digest Association – Greendale, WI
Played key role in the course of a recipe by entering initial ingredients and methods, testing the recipe and post-testing to replicate the final product.
Performed various dietetic-related responsibilities as needed, including calculating diabetic exchanges and recipe analysis.
Trained new employees and freelancers to become efficient and accurate in both testing and RMS applications.
Recipe development to create recipes for a specific feature in magazines or books.
Clinical Dietitian, 01/2008 to 03/2008 Mount Carmel – Greenfield, WI
Assessed resident health.
Planned therapeutic diets and implemented preparation and service of meals.
Instructed residents in nutritional principles, dietary plans and food selection.
Shipping and Receiving, 01/2003 to 03/2008 Slingshot Marketing – Saukville, WI
Maintained inventory control.
Filled, packaged and shipped orders using various routings.
Student Dietitian, 03/2007 to 05/2007 Cedar Community – West Bend, WI
Geriatric clinical experience.
Charting for residents of nursing home and rehabilitation stays.
Interviewing residents for food preferences and dislikes.
Student Dietitian, 02/2007 to 03/2007 Fondy Food Center – Milwaukee, WI
Created lesson plans and newsletters for plant-based cooking class targeted towards boys and girls in 6th through 8th grade in Milwaukee Public Schools.
Student Dietitian, 01/2007 to 02/2007 Milwaukee Center for Independence – Milwaukee, WI
Developed menus for events, schools, and employee food days.
In-charge of production and procurement.
Creation of Food Safety Manuals for 18+ schools in compliance with Department of Public Instruction (DPI).
In-services and inspections (sanitation and DPI regulations).
Research Technician, 06/2005 to 12/2006 Medical College of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI
Weighed, prepared, served, and recorded food for General Clinical Research Center\'s research studies.
Performed data entry for food records into computerized nutrient analysis program.
Maintained General Clinical Research Center\'s kitchen.
Bachelor of Science: Dietetics, 2007 Mount Mary College - Milwaukee, WI