Work History

Work History

Blogger, Founder & Owner

Young Eats!

• Created blog hosted by and own domain name:

• Write reviews of restaurants, bars, breweries, wineries, and food trends

• Interact with industry leaders and other bloggers to keep current with new trends

• Integrate various social media platforms on site

Aug 2008 - Present

Hospitality Guide

NBC-GE Olympic Hospitality Program

• Was one of 30 guides for the NBC-GE Olympic Hospitality Program which hosted more than1500 guests

• Escorted groups of 50 NBC-GE guests to Olympic events and Beijing cultural sites in a safe and timely manner

• Allocated thousands of event tickets, assisted at ticket exchange desk, helped coordinate activity schedules and signups

• Assisted with guest accomodations at the St. Regis, Beijing by assembling information packets and organizing visa copies, passport copies, identification cards and departure notifications

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009


Bullfrog & Baum, Public Relations, Marketing & Consulting Firm

• Gained knowledge about the New York City restaurant industry and assisted with public relations services for 

BLT Restaurants, Gotham Bar & Grill, Kurt Gutenbrunner’s Restaurants, Locanda Verde, Stephen Starr Restaurants and other notable restaurant clients

• Drafted press releases, chef bios, restaurant sneak peeks and food-trend pitches for local and national media outlets

• Attended industry events with chef participants such as Alex Garcia, Bobby Flay, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Laurent Tourondel,  Rocco DiSpirito and others

• Became familair with food and hospitality publications and blogs by clipping hundreds of news sources on a weekly basis

Jan 2008 - Jan 2009

Vice President of Chapter Life

Alpha Xi Delta, Eta Chapter

• Managed $20,000 budget

• Planned two formal events for up to 250 attendees per event

• Worked with campus administration to ensure sorority was meeting university protocol

• Responded to “crisis situations”

• Coordinated housing contracts for 28 girls living in the chapter house

• Managed social chairs and house manager

May 2008 - Jul 2008


Thompson & Bender, Public Relations, Advertising & Marketing Agency

• Helped write and distribute press releases and pitched stories to Westchester County media outlets

• Worked on The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester account and attended weekly PR meetings with hotel management

• Assisted advertising coordinator with media plans by compiling ad rates, run dates and ad sizes 

• Contacted ad reps and reserved advertisements in local newspapers and magazines on a strict deadline