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Skill Highlight
  • Certified in OSHA
  •  Food handling certification      
  •  CPR and First Aid certification 
Experience
03/2018 to 02/2019
Assistant Cook The Riverdale YM-YWHA Senior Center Bronx, NY
  •  Prepare and cook meals at Senior Center, in accordance with Department for the Aging (DFTA) and New York City Department of Health (DOH) guidelines.
  •  Assist the Cook with preparation, cooking, and packing of meals for satellite sites and the Meals on Wheels program.
  •  Responsible for the safe handling of food, including cooking and storing meals according to temperature and safety guidelines at all times.
  • Receive, unpack, inventory, and store all food according to policy and guidelines immediately upon delivery. This includes dating perishable and canned goods.
  •  Responsible for cleaning the kitchen and all kitchen equipment at Senior Center. This includes the periodic cleaning of large equipment such as refrigerators, freezers, slicing machine, range, ovens, range hood, steam table, and coffee urns.
  • Assist the Cook with cleaning the kitchen and dining room at  Senior Center.
  • Prepare daily reports on the use of food for the breakfast meal, as well as inventory breakfast food monthly.
  •  Attend training's sponsored by DFTA and DOH
  • Assign appropriate duties and supervise all volunteers in the Senior Center kitchen.
07/2017 to 03/2018
Driver The Riverdale YM-YWHA Bronx, NY
  • Successfully perform scheduled manifest by picking up all clients on time and delivering them to their destinations safely and within a reasonable time frame.
  • Ensuring the safety of all passengers by use of appropriate on- board restraints.
  • Communicate effectively with dispatcher or central office personnel via two way radio.
  • Document thoroughly the course of the day including odometer readings, times and passenger information.
  • Read maps and followed written and verbal geographic directions.
  • Accurately collect and reconcile cash fares collected from customer.
01/2015
Construction Worker New York, NY
  • Perform wide range of heavy labor, including ditch digging, paving, and hauling, and assist skilled workers to complete residential, commercial, and small business constructions projects on-time and on-budget.
  • Review blueprints and schematics to determine construction, renovation, and remodeling project scopes of work.
  • Install and repair roofs, flashing/weatherproofing, flat work, and build and disassemble scaffolding, bracing, and barricades.
  • Mentor junior team members and provide guidance on proper construction techniques and safety requirements.
  • Inspect completed work to ensure conformance with construction specifications and uphold quality standards.
  • Forklift Truck operations.
09/2011 to 03/2015
Security Guard Olympic Town New York, NY
  • Security violations, including operational errors, employee and consumer's theft, vendor fraud, bad checks, and stolen credit card.
  • Conduct employee theft investigations and shoplifting.
  • Prepare financial and sales reports; maintain databases, inventory, and accounts receivable.
07/2009 to 08/2012
Construction Worker WDF Construction Ltd New York, NY
  • In charge of the material inventory.
  • Responsible for making mixtures of cement for bricklayers.
  • Responsible for setting up scaffolds.
  • Responsible for cleaning up after demolition workers.
04/2008 to 10/2009
Maintenance Precious Lamb Childcare Brooklyn, NY
  • Daily landscaping mowing the lawn.
  • Cleaning pool.  
  • Trimming tree branches.
Education
High School Diploma: Construction Computer Graphics Ralph McKee Career/Tech High School Staten Island, NY
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Professional Summary
Talented sales professional effective at multi-tasking and reaching sales targets. Builds loyalty and long-term relationships with customers. Sales Associate experienced in all facets of inside sales, outside sales, customer service, and training. Customer-oriented with superior time management skills.
Skills
  • Customer service focus
  • Relationship building
  • Excellent time management
  • Product knowledge
  • Multi-tasking strength
  • Flexible schedule
  • High energy
  • Interpersonal skills
Work History
Bus Host/ Promoter, 02/2017 to Current
Bust Loose 1333 8 St SW #912, Calgary, AB T2R 1M6
  • Reported incidents to management.
  • Provided an elevated customer experience to generate a loyal clientele.
  • Served as the main liaison between customers, management, and club managers.
  • Promoted party buses, house boating, and other company features at Night Club venues
Caretaker/ Library Assistant, 01/2015 to 05/2016
Alberta Bible College 635 Northmount Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2K 3J6
Maintained adherence to all company protocols. Reported incidents to management. Kept work areas clean and neat at all times.
Sales Associate, 02/2016 to 03/2016
Bench. 261055 Crossiron Blvd, Rocky View No. 44, AB T4A 0G3
  • Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges and security practices.
  • Maintained cleanliness and presentation of stock room and production floor.
  • Recommended, selected and helped locate and obtain out-of-stock product based on customer requests.
  • Helped the company drive sales goals and achieve monthly quotas.
Assistant Cook, 06/2015 to 08/2015
Pine Lake Christian Camp 36341 Highway 816. Red Deer County, AB. T0M 1R0
  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Cooked and served food and meals following planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions, temperature control procedures and facility policies.
Sales Associate, 11/2013 to 06/2014
Buffalo David Bitton 261055 Crossiron Blvd, Rocky View, AB T4A 0G3
  • Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges and security practices.
  • Completed all cleaning, stocking and organizing tasks in assigned sales area.
  • Provided an elevated customer experience to generate a loyal clientele.
Education
Diploma: Travel and Tourism, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology - 1301 16th Ave NW Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2M 0L4
High School Diploma: 2014
James Fowler High School - 4004 4 St NW, Calgary, AB T2K 1A1
Volunteer
  • Graceland Ministries: Graceland Language School- Krakow, Poland: ESL Classes- March 2014
  • Amor Ministries: Tijuana, Mexico: Built houses in poverty- stricken neighborhoods- March 2009, 2012, 2013
  • Bow Valley Christian Church: Sunday School Teacher, Nursery Caregiver, and Youth Leader, Soccer Camp Assistant Coach 2009- Current (2017)
  • Alberta Bible College: Helped renovate library, ran the "sugar shop" at the college open house 2007-2013
  • Big Brother, Big Sister: Had "little sister" that I Mentored, taught crafts to, and played board games with my "little sister." 2010-2011
  • Laugheed House: Cleaned up after events, operated coat check 2006-2008
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Professional Summary
Dependable administrator skilled at managing diverse needs in challenging, fast-paced environments. Friendly and energetic professional with remarkable communication and prioritization skills. 
Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Filing and data archiving
  • Customer Service
  • Excellent Multi-Tasking ability
  • Organizational Skills
  • Microsoft Office Proficiency
  • Time Management
  • Multi-Line Phone Proficiency
  • Clear Oral/Written Communication
  • Team Player
Additional Information
  •  Certificate of Completion for Microsoft Word and Excel Skills from Massasoit Community College
  • AWARDS: September 2016 - 1 Year of Service with EOS CCA
Work History
Customer Care Coordinator, 09/2015 to 12/2016
EOS CCA Norwell, MA
  • Processed 500 documents weekly creating a summary of document and mailing to customer or submitting to appropriate department for further review.
  • Scanned documentation and entered into the database.
  • Obtained scanned records and uploaded them into the database.
  • Organized forms, made photocopies, filed records and prepared correspondence and reports.
  • Reviewed and updated client correspondence files in database.
  • Assisted with receptionist duties, file organization and research and development.
  • Ran credit reports using Experian and TransUnion systems.
Cashier/Food Stations & Catering, 08/2012 to 08/2015
Sebastian's Cafe Canton, MA
  • Worked stations including pizza, soup, salad, sandwich, and dessert at a busy cafeteria.
  • Answered telephone calls and responded to inquiries.
  • Assisted diners with obtaining food from buffet/serving table as needed.
  • Assisted in maintaining preparation and service areas in a sanitary condition
  • Baked, roasted, broiled, and steamed meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods
  • Checked temperatures of freezers, refrigerators, and heating equipment to ensure proper functioning
  • Cleaned and organized eating, service, and kitchen areas. Sterilized equipment 
  • Trained kitchen staff on proper use of equipment, food handling, and portion sizing.
  • Responsible for the production and plating of desserts.
  • Supported all kitchen operations when chef was absent.
  • Ensured freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock
  • Helped with preparation, set-up, and service for catering events
  • Performed all transactions in a cordial, efficient and professional manner
  • Ordered and received deliveries for beverages and produce 
Receptionist/Cashier, 08/2011 to 11/2011
Randolph Chrysler Jeep Randolph, MA
  • Greeted customers and assisted with general questions.
  • Answered phones and directed callers to the appropriate department. 
  • Filed records or paperwork as needed.
  • Counted morning and evening register balances and made bank deposit.
  • Cashed out customer vehicles that had been serviced or purchased.
  • Made follow-up calls to perform customer experience surveys.
  • Recorded payments, trades, or larger purchases in log.
  • Assisted Billing department with recording auctioned vehicles.
  • Completed any special projects assigned by office manager.
Team Member/Cashier, 08/2010 to 08/2011
Santucci's Pizzeria & Grille Norwood, MA

Assistant Cook / Dietary Aide , 01/2006 to 07/2010
New England Sinai Hospital Rehabilitation Center Canton, MA
  • Paid close attention when preparing food to ensure that it met each patient's specific dietary requirements.
Education
High School Diploma: 2008
Blue Hills Regional Vocational Technical High School - Canton, MA
Vocational Trade: Culinary Arts 
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Professional Summary

[Cook and Baker ] with 39 years total of experience cooking in  Industrial settings] environments. Prior work as prep cook, line chef, and sous chef. Skilled Baker with exceptional knowledge of baking times, methods, temperatures and flavors. Understands proper function and maintenance of all bakery utensils and equipment.
I was a Culinary Supervisior with The Dept of Corrections in California for 17.2 years .
I retired from the State of California in January 2013. I wish to return to work for a Company or related field with a Fire Agency or Company 
for Production of Foods for Fire line . I am willing to Travel to any area of the United States or other Countries .  

Retired : 01/20/2013 . 

Skills
  • Institutional and batch cooking
  • Strong attention to safe food handling procedures 
  • Strong organizational Skills
  • Strong Skill with all related Equipment needed to do large quantity Preparation of Foods for Fire Lines
    Industrial Cooking
  • Time keeping /Payroll
  • Serve Safe 
  • Ordering Foods and Distrabution 
  • 23yrs experience with working with Inmate Population 
Work History
Cook-1 and Baker . California Department of Corrections - California Correctional Inst, Tehachapi CA. 08/1996 - 01/2013
  • Maintained a skilled kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
  • Managed kitchen staff by recruiting, selecting, hiring, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and enforcing discipline when necessary.
  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues. 
  • Supervised up to 150 inmates in Culinary . Prepared food for 6000 inmates and shipped Food Carts to upper levels for distribution .
  • Drove Delivery truck when needed and Forklift .
  • monthly Payroll and time keeping for inmate crew .
  • Led shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
Cook and Baker Tehachapi Unified School District - Tehachapi, CA 05/1989 - 07/1995
  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Reduced food costs by 7%] percent by using seasonal ingredients, setting standards for portion size and minimizing waste.
  • Ensured all staff understood expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily kitchen work.
Cook and Chief Baker . Montrose Community School District - Olathe Elementary School Olathe CO. 05/1979 - 11/1987
  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Reduced food costs by 5%] percent by using seasonal ingredients, setting standards for portion size and minimizing waste. Started up program for Children called Good Start , where Farm Labor Children and others would get a well balanced breakfast . Duties also included daily Baking and food storage for the Following morning .
Assistant Cook -1 Los Angles County Fire Dept . - 1320 N Eastern ave 04/1973 - 11/1979
  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation. Prepared food for 60 man crew , breakfast ,lunch , dinner . Baked on daily bases and prepared Food to be shipped to Fireline if needed . Maintained stock , making sure of rotation and dating of leftovers . Ordering Food weekly and service supply's . Butchery of Meats and sanitizing equipment .
  • Cooked and served food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions, temperature control procedures and facility policies.
Firefighter / Hot Shot . United States Forest Service - Valencia, CA / Texas Canyon Station. 03/1970 - 03/1973
Firefighter for 3 years . Worked off season as a Fire lookout . Was Trained for fire suppression and all related fields excepted of a Hot Shot . Started Cooking on Fire lines witch lead to a Change of Career .
Was Hired then by Los Angles County Fire as a Assistant Cook .  
Education
High School Diploma: General Bonita High School - La Verne, CA 1970
  • Basic Vocational Certificate: Bakery Assistant
  • Coursework in Professional Cooking and Baking
  • Basic Vocational Certificate: Bakery Assistant
  • Basic Vocational Certificate: First Cook
Associate of Arts: Fire Science and Fire Controll Collage of the Canyons - Valencia, CA 4 years of Night Collage . 1977