Jennifer Sherwin

Jennifer Sherwin

Objective

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.

Summary

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.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2007 - Dec 2009

Regional Sales and Marketing Representative

KnowTia Corporation
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
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

Intuit
·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

BankCard USA
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

Education

Education
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

Skills

Skills

Pastry Chef

 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