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Professional Summary
Excellent hospitality professional with over 20 years of experience as a Food and Beverage Director, General Manager, and  a Culinary Specialist. Most recently,  worked as a Food and Beverage Director at  the Double Tree by Hilton from October 2013 to April 2018. My skills and experiences include: Accounting, Cooking, Financial Statements, Pricing, and Recruiting. I am studying towards a Bachelor of Business degree in Business from the University of Phoenix and hold a Work Force Education degree in adult Education from SIU.
  • Cooking
  • Customer Service
  • Delivery
  • Financial Statements
  • Inventory Management
  • Meeting Facilitation
Work History
Food and Beverage Director, 10/2013 to 04/2018
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Savannah Airport Savannah, GA
  • Directed activities for a food and beverage service.
  • Monitored facility compliance with health and fire regulations.
  • Ensured food prep and serving procedures met safety regulations, fire codes, health regulations.
  • Ensured that food was prepared with correct recipe, portion sizes, presentation.
  • Implemented marketing strategies which resulted in 12% growth of customer base.
Kitchen Manager, 08/2011 to 10/2013
Cambria Suites Savannah, GA
  • Supervised food preparation and serving workers.
  • Collected and balanced cash receipts at the end of the day or shift.
  • Resolved customer complaints regarding food or service.
  • Trained workers in food preparation.
  • Inspected supplies, equipment.
General Manager, 08/2005 to 07/2011
Krispy Kreme Corporation Jacksonville, FL
  • Directed operations of a company.
  • Oversaw service-providing activities.
  • Directed pricing and sales activities.
  • Reviewed sales reports and financial statements.
  • Measured productivity and cost efficiency.
  • Maintained smooth daily operations.
Culinary Specialist, 07/1985 to 07/2005
US Navy San Diego, CA
  • Cooked various foods in large quantities.
  • Cleaned kitchen equipment and appliances.
  • Inspected kitchen equipment and appliances to ensure proper working order.
  • Inspected work areas to ensure compliance with federal regulations regarding cleanliness.
Certifications and Professional Licenses Certificate: Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive, AMHA, 1995; California Certificate: Certified Hospitality Supervisor, AMHA, 1993; California Certificate: Georgia Certificate: Work Force Education And Development, SIU2 year Certificate
Bachelor of Business: Business, 10/2018
University of Phoenix - Savannah Campus - Savannah, GA
Advanced Food Preparation 60 SOC Upper Credits Course Work C: General and advanced food preparation courses, 2005
US Naval Training Center - San Diego

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Job-winning Culinary Specialist resume

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Highly motivated and committed worker upholding good communication skills and leadership qualities. Maintaining professionalism in the work environment since 15 years of age, and having experience in customer service, mentorship, working under stressful conditions and in the culinary environment.

  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Mentoring
  • Effective team leader
  • Patience
  • Motivation
  • Fast learner
  • Professionalism
  • Valid New Mexico driver's license

Structured Self Development

Army Achievement Award

Selected from more than 2 senior Non-Commissioned Officers to serve as student first sergeant.

11/2014 to 08/2016
Crew Trainer Mcdonalds Roswell, NM

Responsibility to ensure new employees learn proper way to cook food in an effective time frame, clean the restaurant maintaining food safety requirements, and do an overall satisfying job on completing duties, all while doing so myself and being an engaged team member.

04/2016 to 08/2016
Program Coordinator Roswell Boys and Girls Club Roswell, NM

Redirected children ages 5-18 to encourage safe, positive behaviors. Taught children safe behavior such as seeking adult assistance when crossing the street and avoiding contact with unsafe objects. Modeled appropriate social behaviors and encouraged concern for others.Tutored children in reading and math.Promoted good behaviors by using the positive reinforcement method. Informed children of the dangers of drug use or any substance abuse. Educated children on the importance of following a healthy plan in life and helping children get an idea of a healthy path to reaching longterm and short term goals.

08/2016 to Current
Culinary Specialist United States Army National Guard Roswell, NM

Direct personnel in cleaning and sanitizing dining and cooking equipment/utensils in a dining facility. Direct personnel in implementing sanitation practices at a field kitchen site. Direct personnel in implementing sanitation practices in a dining facility. Maintaining sanitation services. Implement the safety and fire prevention program. Direct personnel applying security measures in a dining facility and at a field kitchen site. Supervise the preparing, serving, and storage

of food items to ensure optimal nutritional value and customer satisfaction. Supervise personnel in the operation, cleaning, and maintenance of dining facility equipment. Direct personnel in the protection and decontamination of subsistence items and

equipment, in a nuclear, biological, or

chemical (NBC) environment.

High School Diploma Roswell High School Roswell, NM, US
Culinary Excellence Quartermaster School Ft Lee, Virginia, US

Advance individual training for the United States Army.

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Experienced Culinary Specialist resume

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I am a talented food service professional with 4 years of on hands experience in a large scale environment down to an intimate setting of being the Commanding Officer private chef. In addition I have experience in working in food service warehousing area ensuring inventory validity /accuracy.
06/2010 to 06/2014
Culinary Specialist
03/2011 to 06/2011
U.S. Navy Yokosuka, Japan
  • I was a Culinary Specialist during my time serving in the U.S.
  • Navy on board USS George Washington (CVN-73).
  • I learned the basics of food preparation, cleanliness, and inventory management.
  • Highlights include: Worked in the general mess which served 5,000 meals per day.
  • While getting a hands on experience of the busy working environment.
  • Due to my proven work ethic I was transferred from the general mess to the Officer's Mess where I was tasked to be an assistant watch captain.
  • Providing meals to 300 officers daily.
  • Proving to be a valuable team member, I was chosen to work in the Chiefs Mess providing meals to 500 Chiefs per day.
  • While also, becoming an assistant Watch Captain by end of deployment.
06/2011 to 02/2012
  • I was hand picked by the Supply Officer and Food Service Officer to be an assistant to the Commanding Officer's (CO) chef.
  • Ultimately becoming the senior chef for the Commanding Officer.
  • During this time period I prepare daily meals for the CO, foreign dignitaries and special guest's.
02/2012 to 06/2013
  • My last year on board I requested to transfer to cargo division so I could get hands on experience in working the logistics side of food service.
  • Was responsible for dry stores goods worth in excess of $300K.
  • During this 12 month period my area never had any discrepancies in food ordering, receipt, stowing, and mess issuance ensuring a 100% validity rate.
05/2017 to 09/2017
Cook OnTime/MCCS Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan
I am currently a cook working at the Ocean Breeze on Camp Foster. I help maintain a high level of cleanliness, prepare, cook, and serve high quality meals to our patrons. Highlights include: 
  •  Learning at a quick pace on house recipes to serve high quality meals to patrons.
  • Catering to a large scale of guests from ordered foods or on new comers every Wednesday.
  • Mentoring colleagues on how meals should be prepped, cooked, and served. 
  • Stowing away Refrigerated, Frozen, and Dry goods upon shipment. Maintaining a high quality standard of validity with Supply Technician. 
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: History University of Maryland, University College (UMUC) Okinawa Japan History
BA: History University of Maryland, University College (UMUC) History
High School Diploma Kubsaki High School Okinawa Japan Accomplishments Commander, Carrier Strike Group Five, Battle Force Seventh Fleet, Surface Combatant Force Seventh Fleet, Letter of Apprecation (Floc
July 15, 2011
Sailor of the Day Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for showing "exceptional professionalism, unrelenting perseverance and loyal devotion to duty." During Board of Inspections 50% review. August 10, 2012 Good Conduct Award 15 June 2013 Commanding Officer USS George Washington (CVN 73) Letter of Commendation,
Critical thinking, inventory management, logistics, Meal preparation, Navy, Quality assurance, Quick learner