Judith Taylor

Work History

Work History
2007 - Present

Designer/Store Assistant

Topiary Floral Design
  • Manage floral shop activities in areas of sales, customer service, cashiering, and store maintenance.
  • Design and sell an array of floral arrangements and gift baskets to individuals and commercial accounts.
  • Create floral design and arrangements for weddings, proms, and other special events.
  • Schedule pickups and deliveries, and interfaced with vendors on the selection and purchase of inventory.
2005 - 2007

Manager/Chef

Classic Cafe
  • Managed day-to-day operations including staffing, vendor interactions, and marketing.
  • Dining room supervisor.
  • Prepared breakfast and lunch entrees.
  • Maintained stock and prep levels.
2004 - 2005

Cheese Specialist

Venda Ravioli
  • Assisted customers with selecting and pairing artisanal cheeses.
  • Created “themed” gift baskets utilizing cheeses, wines, and other complimentary products.
  • Placed orders for new products and rotated cheeses.
2002 - 2004

Principal

Jane Marie
  • Provided personal chef services.
  • Planned and executed catered events.
1994 - 1999

Event Planner

Monterey Gourmet
  • Assisted catering director with the planning, coordination, and operation of off-premise catered events.
  • Provided staff support for food service and bartending during events.
  • Hired and trained new personnel.
  • Negotiated with vendors and suppliers.
  • Gourmet foods sales including but not limited to cheese, caviar, pate, and wine.

Education

Education
1999 - 2002

A.S.

Johnson & Wales University at Providence

Skills

Skills

Internet Explorer

Microsoft Outlook

Hospitality/Restaurant Staff Training

Event Planning

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Word

Summary

Highly talented, self-motivated, and enthusiastic professional with 10+ years experience in retail and hospitality establishments, focused on an elite, private and corporate clientele.  Experienced in providing impeccable customer service and in the organization and management of off-premise catering and specialty events.

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Certifications

Certifications
2005 - Present

Food Safety

ServSafe
2007 - Present

Alcohol (TIPS)

ServSafe