Elaina Jordan


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


Aug 2011 - Jul 2014


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



Forklift Operation

Food Preparation and Presentation

Catering management

Menu Planning and Design



Hospitality Management

Food Protection Management


Additional Experience

Rocking H Ranch Fun Day

Spring 2014

Norwood, MO



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


Care To Learn Benefit (2014)

Flavor and Flair (2014)

OTC Community Day (2014)