To obtain a challenging position with the public that will allow for personal growth, and a chance to combine my job experience, passion for the culinary industry and my people skills.
Manager/ Server, December 2013 - April 2016 Brick Oven Pizza Company, Poplar Bluff, MO, USA Organized staff schedules. Prepared weekly operation reports. Prepared weekly payroll. Managed and counted inventory twice weekly. Estimated and ordered food and other supplies on daily basis. Kept contact with cookers, serving staff and patrons to meet client requirements. Coordinated the kitchen staff. Prepared drinks and food ingredients. Supervised and coordinated planning, budgets, purchases and all food processes in the restaurant. Inspected equipment and work areas to guarantee they fulfill the established sanitary and safety regulations. Established a proper production chain and organized staff to ensure appropriate delivery of services. Hired and trained cooks and other kitchen operators. Hired and trained serving staff. Welcomed guests and seat them at tables. Took drink and food orders from customers. Dealt with customer payments. Made nightly deposits.
Substitute Teacher, August 2010 - May 2013 Poplar Bluff R-1 School District, Poplar Bluff, MO, USA Missouri State licensed to substitute teach all subjects for grades K-12.
Finance Manager, June 2008 - May 2010 Excellence Inc, Poplar Bluff, MO, USA Financial manager for sales company. Prepared loan applications for clients. Researched lenders for clients. Processed loans. Managed sales staff. Monitored in-home demonstrations. Trained new sales associates. Called potential clients to make appointments for in-home demonstrations. Prepared weekly payroll. Prepared weekly sales reports. General office duties.
Banquet Manager, Server, Cashier, July 2005 - December 2007 Pasta House Company, Poplar Bluff, MO, USA Realized menus for special events such as weddings and conventions. Responsible for all banquet servers and bartenders. Set up and tear down of all banquet rooms. Served banquet guests, 25-250 guests at a time. Responsible for all decorations of banquet rooms. Welcomed and served guest in the restaurant. Prepared all room service orders for the Holiday Inn. Collected money from servers at the end of the night. Responsible for sales reports and monies collected throughout the day.
Disc Jockey, May 2004 - March 2006 Mississippi River Radio, Poplar Bluff, MO, USA Operated control boards for three radio stations. Kept logs of commercials. Monitored all station transitions. On-Air personality. Clerical work.
Field Office Assistant, August 2001 - December 2002 American Red Cross, Bamberg, Germany Provided emergency communications to service members and families. Provided verifications of emergency leave information to help military commanders make informed decisions. Provided financial assistance when an urgent family crisis arose. Provided confidential counseling, information, referral and other social services. Administrator of volunteer program, including hospital and clinic programs. Head of 500+ volunteers including recruitment, selection, placement, training, evaluations and recognition. Prepared and mailed bi-monthly financial report to National Headquarters. Planned, scheduled and executed all fundraising events.
In addition to my work experience, I also have skills in the following areas: Account Management, Accounts Payable/receivable, Advertising, Budgeting, Client Relations, Creative Problem Solving, Customer Service, Domestic and International Experience, Expense Control, Internal Auditing, Reporting, Sales, Financial records and Processing Data Management, File/Record Maintenance, Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Project Management, Proven Leadership Abilities, Strong Verbal Communication, Multi-Task Management, Weekly Payroll.
Poplar Bluff Senior High School, 1998 Poplar Bluff, MO General Education, Diploma I received my diploma in May of 1998.
Three Rivers College, 2010 Poplar Bluff, MO General Education, Associates I received my Associates degree in General Education. I am also one class short of having an Associates degree in Business Administration as well.
Hannibal-LaGrange University, 2017 Poplar Bluff, MO Social Work, Bachelors I am currently enrolled in an advance Social Work degree program, offered through Hannibal-LaGrange University.
I have won three Grand Champion Awards for best in show from the Bulter County Fair for my desserts.