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Associate of Arts: Culinary, Expected in 2001
Johnson & Wales University - Denver - Denver, CO
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Bachelor of Arts: Labor Studies And Industrial Relations, Expected in 1999
The Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA
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  • Certified Professional in Catering and Events, CPCE - NACE, National Association for Catering & Events. Issued 6/29/2021
  • Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management - University of Virginia. Issued 5/21/2020
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management - Florida Atlantic University. Issued 6/10/2020
  • Serve Safe Food Protection Manager Certificate - National Restaurant Association. Current certificate expires 6/2026
  • Serve Safe COVID-19 Conflict De-escalation - National Restaurant Association. Issued 9/22/2020
  • Communicating about Culturally Sensitive Issues - Linked In. Issued 01/2021
Managing Sous Chef, 04/2016 - Current
Pyramid Hotel Group Orlando, FL,

As a manager I:

  • Complete daily administrative tasks such as payroll, scheduling, and organizing event orders.
  • Assign tasks and projects to employees in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement. I manage many different job grades and classifications within my department.
  • Work with other managers in F&B to coordinate and execute all levels of events.
  • Conduct all aspects of recruiting, hiring, and training new employees.
  • Initiate disciplinary procedures and council with HR representatives throughout their progress and resolution.
  • Facilitate training and University compliance requirements for employees.
  • Listen to my employees needs and concerns with an open mind and create solutions for the challenges that we face as a team.
  • Approach each day with optimism and positive energy, which sets the tone for the entire team.
  • Solve problems under great pressure and handle unexpected setbacks in real time so that our guests are unaware of any situation that we may be facing in the kitchen.
  • Maintain professional composure even when faced with frustrated and irate individuals. Consult with HR representatives in order to avoid grievances and solve issues quickly.
Food Service Director, 03/2014 - 06/2015
Capital Senior Living West Bend, WI,

Serving as the Food Service Director for a local school district of 800 students, I successfully operated two cafeterias while complying with federal school lunch guidelines.

Sales Associate, 03/2013 - 03/2014
Labor First Llc Mount Laurel Township, NJ,

Working as a Sysco representative in "street sales" gave me vast knowledge and insight into the food sales universe. Using Salesforce proprietary software, I solicited new accounts, took weekly food orders from clients, collected payments, and solved problems concerning shortages, quality, and items needed on short notice.

Chef/ Owner, 01/2002 - 03/2013
Burley's Fine Foods City, STATE,

As owner and Chef of a small, fine dining restaurant with full bar service, my responsibilities included all of the administrative and physical duties that all business owners undertake.

Activities and Honors
  • Rotary International: Member from 2002-2013.
  • Blair County Chamber of Commerce: Member from 2002-2013.
  • Tyrone Chamber of Commerce: Member from 2002-2013.
  • March of Dimes Signature Chefs: Chef auction and dinner gala. 2005-2012.
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Fly fishing tournament sponsor and caterer 2006-2009.

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School Attended

  • Johnson & Wales University - Denver
  • The Pennsylvania State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Managing Sous Chef
  • Food Service Director
  • Sales Associate
  • Chef/ Owner


  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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