Purchasing Agent/Operations Manager - ( 8/26/12 - Current) Paramount Events, Chicago, IL (USA) -Oversee all purchasing for food,alcohol,paper, and cleaning supplies. -Implemented guides and computer systems to streamline the purchasing and inventory processess. -Managed and recorded all inventory for month end. -Work closes with vendors to ensure quality of service, and appropriate pricing. -Submitted weekly reports for financial information regarding food cost, operating expenses etc. -Supervised and coordinated planning, budgets, purchases. -Scheduled driving staff, and planned logistics of delivery routes. -Maintained the warehouse, liquor storage, and all company vehicles. -Received all deliveries on a daily basis with strict quality control to ensure the product meets or exceeds our standards.
Purchasing Manager - ( 9/10/09 - 8/25/12) Bon Appetit At The Art Institute Of Chicago, Chicago, IL (USA) -Oversaw all purchasing for food,paper, and cleaning supplies. -Upheld the Bon Appetit policy by working with local vendors and maintaining the farm to fork program. -Implemented order guides and streamlined purchasing processes -Managed and recorded all inventory for month end -Submitted weekly reports for financial information regarding food cost, operating expenses etc. -Supervised and coordinated planning, budgets, purchases. -Assisted with daily food production for museum events
Education and Training
Robert Morris University - 2009 Chicago, IL, USA Hospitality/Culinary Arts, AAS/BBA Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Hospitality Management Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts