To secure a position as a Pastry Chef for a high-end establishment where I can showcase my experience and culinary specialties by preparing a wide range of gourmet desserts.
To secure a position as a Pastry Chef for a high-end establishment where I can showcasemy experience and culinary specialties by preparing a wide range of gourmet desserts.
Nov 2007 - Dec 2009
Regional Sales and Marketing Representative
Regional Sales and Marketing Representative, 2007 – 2009 KnowTia Corporation, Calabasas, California • Managed sales cycle of incoming clients to KnowTia for the West Coast Region. • Created announcements and collateral for the Oasis Product. • Worked with sales team to mine leads database to exceed customer acquisition goals. • Worked with staff to ensure amazing end-to-end implementation process for our software customers.
Sep 2009 - Nov 2009
Chef de Partie
Lola’s Cupcakes, Primrose Hill, London, United Kingdom • Decorated cupcakes and cakes for the premiere cupcake bakery in Central London; Lola’s is the exclusive supplier of cupcakes to the world famous Harrods.
May 2009 - Aug 2009
Chef de Partie
For Heavens Cakes
For Heavens Cakes, Thousand Oaks, California • For Heavens Cakes was recently featured on Style Network’s Peter Perfect and named Reader’s Choice for specialty cakes in Thousand Oaks. • Produced high-end pastries, tarts, custom cakes, and individual desserts. • Decorated all special order cakes, wedding cakes, and retail bakery case items. • Collaborated on new recipes and products for the store.
Jul 2005 - Nov 2007
Associate Marketing Manager
·Associate Marketing Manager, 2005 – 2007 Innovative Merchant Solutions-an Intuit Company, Calabasas, California • Managed and executed launches of software and e-commerce partners. • Developed messaging, collateral (both direct and e-mail pieces), web content, presentations, trade shows materials and announcements for new partnerships and QuickBooks Merchant Services releases. • Worked with software partners to mine customer base to exceed mutual acquisition goals resulting in a 25% success rate on leads (represented more than $2.5 million in annual charge volume). • Further developed the vertical software market for Innovative Merchant Solutions. • Attended and worked tradeshows as well as managed programs to recruit and train outside sales team.
Feb 2004 - Jun 2005
Executive Assistant to President
Trained in all areas of the company to effectively view processes and procedures · Completed all tasks required by President from filing to research · Contact delinquent merchants and notify them of balances due · Reported delinquent accounts to Experian credit bureau · Worked with sales team to prepare and organize files for funding · Conducted rate reviews for all merchants at their request
Jun 2000 - Dec 2003
Member Services Representative
Telesis Community Credit Union
First line consultant for all of the financial needs of the membership · Ran financial reports, responsible for maintaining positive balances for credit union · Opened new accounts and processed daily transactions · Processed Individual Retirement Account transactions · Prepared and completed loan applications for credit union members · Educated and counseled members as to what various accounts would benefit their individual circumstances best · Answered questions on all services provided
2008 - 2009
Diploma Program in Le Cordon Bleu Patisserie and Baking
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts
2001 - 2005
Bachelor of Arts
California State University-Northridge
Mastery of cooking philosophy and technique ServeSafe Certified through 2013 Experienced in petit fours, bread baking, cakes and cake decorating, chocolate and sugar artistry as well as plated desserts Experienced in large volume production while maintaining high quality and efficient time management Experienced in catering events Skilled at creating high quality pastries that are cost conscious for an establishment