Charles Korson

Charles Korson

Interest

Community Supported Agriculture.  Pin-hole cameras.  Creative Commons.  

Objective

I am looking for an opportunity to work with a group of people that are as food and service obsessed as I am.  

I would be most interested in a FOH position, such as serving or wine stewarding, but I would be happy to have the experience of working other FOH position as well.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2007 - Mar 2008

Head Server

Lucca (Lisette Enterprieses Ltd.)

•coordinated dinner service five nights a week in casual-elegant restaurant

•oversaw cheese program, including upkeep and education

•assisted with restaurant operations (i.e. reservations, menus, staff) when GM was unavailable

Sep 2006 - Aug 2007

Food and Beverage Manager

Mars Cafe LLC

•oversaw and implemented menu development and changes 

•in charge of all areas related to beer and wine sales, i.e. ordering, marketing, education

•gained an in-depth knowledge of coffee and teas

•completed visiting Barista training with Scott Lucey at Alterra Coffee Roasters in Milwaukee, WI

Sep 2001 - Jul 2006

Bartender/Server

Red Hawk Inc.

•involved in training new wait-staff, bartenders, and bus-persons

•typically serviced over twenty tables an evening

•as bartender, oversaw entire ticketing and cash tendering for restaurant

•extensive customer service experience

Education

Education
Aug 2007 - Dec 2007

DMACC, Iowa Culinary Institute
Aug 2004 - May 2006

AS Applied Photographic Technology

Washtenaw Community Collage

Certifications

Certifications
Jun 2008 - Present

Introductory Level Sommelier

Court of Master Sommeliers