Elaina Jordan

Qualifications

Team Leader - Motivated - Trustworthy - Collaborative - Banquet Service - Adaptable Team Member- Catering Service - Menu Design and Creation - Formal Table Placement - Food Preparation and Presentation-Passion for Local Ingredients - ServSafe Certified-Food Protection Manager Certification - Hospitality Management Certified

Work History

Work History
Sep 2008 - May 2014

Jordan Mechanical & Technical Corporation
  • Specialized in industrial maintenance for aluminum can plant machinery.
  • Obtained Mobile Equipment Operators License for forklift, scissor lift, articulating lift
  • Completed 10 hour OSHA training Course in Construction and Health.
  • Assisted welders with cuts, grinds and beveling material for rebuild.
  • Projects included demolition, improvement and rebuilding, performed on stainless steel machines.
Nov 2007 - Mar 2011

Event Manager

City Kitchen Catering
  • Originally employed as banquet server
  • Organized additional projects including packing lists, loading company trucks and other event preparations.
  • Promoted to Event Manager
  • Coordinated a crew of employees and temporary staff
  • Responsible for operations of events including:
    • distribution of materials and equipment
    • setting up all stations for event
    • executing immaculate fine dining service,with a margin of little to none for error
    • Going above and beyond to exceed expetations and meet special conditions of client’s contract
    • Served Museum Distract, Theater Distract, River Oaks
Nov 2005 - May 2007

Banquet Server

Majesty Hospitality Staffing
  • Traveled to locations throughout Houston for food and banquet service with diverse catering companies.
  • Highly requested by many caterers
  • Apprenticed event managers
  • Organized seating 
  • Ran food buffets and bars
  • Assisted in all areas of events

Education

Education
Aug 2011 - Jul 2014

A.Ap.Sc

Ozarks Technical Community College
  • Associate of Applied Science in Hospitality Management
  • Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts

Skills

Skills

Forklift Operation

Food Preparation and Presentation

Catering management

Menu Planning and Design

Certifications

Certifications

Hospitality Management

Food Protection Management

ServSafe

Additional Experience

Rocking H Ranch Fun Day

Spring 2014

Norwood, MO

 

WingaPalooza

Fall 2013 and 2014

Appointed Judge, 2014

Springfield, MO

 

C-Street Farmer’s Market

Fall 2013

Springfield, MO

Extracurricular Activities

 American Culinary Federation - Springfield/Branson Chefs Association

Active parent in Boy Scouts troop 183

Aquaponics

Care To Learn Benefit (2014)

Flavor and Flair (2014)

OTC Community Day (2014)