Karina Aguilera

Karina Aguilera

Education

Education
May 2007 - Present

Bachelor of Science

California State University, Fresno

Bachelor of Science, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Dietetics option to be conferred May 2011, GPA 3.2

President’s List (Fall 10), Dean’s List (Fall 08)

Jan 2004 - Dec 2006

Associate Degree

Fresno City College

Work History

Work History
Jun 2006 - Present

Trainer/Server/Bartender

Red Robin

Provide excellent guest service by exceeding the ordinary. Responsibilities include responsible service of alcohol at all times, knowledge and proper build of drinks, monitoring all cash flow. As CDT- certified designated trainer, responsibilities include proper training procedures, organized book work, leader at all times, executing pre-shift meetings, assist in new restaurant openings, extension of management team.

Jun 2006 - Oct 2009

Mid-manager

Red Robin

Supervised team members, distributed responsibilities throughout, and had full on contact with the guests' needs. Responsible for shift labor report, end of day reports including voids, comps, total cash flow including two bar drawers and the safe, and other authorized payments. Formulated schedules for a variety of departments. Part of new restaurants' opening team.

Sep 2005 - May 2006

General Manager

Pizza Picante

Before the official opening, helped synchronize a team to remodel the new and upcoming restaurant. Executed daily operation of the restaurant, including payroll and revenue journal. Responsibilities included directing and coordinating activities involved with production, sale and distribution of products, inventory, and marketing. Furthermore, designed and prepared daily sales and expense sheets, end of day reports, and bank deposits

Oct 2003 - Aug 2005

Cashier/ Cook

Salazar's Grill

Bilingual ability in Spanish and English helped me exceed in providing excellent guest service in a fast paced work environment. Responsibilities included cash register always being in the correct amount, preparing daily shift sales, and correctly closing out the register and credit card machine. Prepped food as needed and supported the chef with meal preparations, including garnishes.

Skills

Skills

MS Office

POS System

Bilingual in English and Spanish

Objective

In quest for an opportunity to execute my knowledge in the food and nutritional science field, while utilizing my strong management skills to exceed in a sufficient and productive manner.

Volunteer Experience

Nutrition Intern, Fresno Unified School District, Fresno, CA                                                            01/2010-12/2010

Part of the nutrition team. Provided assistance to the Nutritionist through research and food development.      Developed new recipes for the special diets program, as well as for the general school menu. Took on continuous projects as needed.

Nutrition Educator Assistant, California Cooperative Extension, Fresno, CA            08/2009-10/2010

Conducted workshops in Spanish and English for families regarding information in food and nutrition, food safety, food preservation, recipe demonstrations and tasting, money management, and physical activity. Provided assistance to the teachers, whom are part of the Youth Nutrition Education Program. Composed research based on surveys, and analyzed surveys into specific programs.

Camp Counselor, Diabetes Society, Fresno, CA                                                    05/2008- 05/2010

Part of an exclusive group of counselors for the Diabetes Society summer camps. Monitored campers and their diabetic needs. Worked with the Registered Dietitian during meal times and assisted in executing proper portioning of food and carbohydrate count for each food item. Developed activities and games for the families.

Public Relations Officer, Student Dietetics Association, Fresno, CA                        01/2008-01/2010

Responsibilities includes attending all meetings, keeping all members and officers up to date with any new information regarding the club, volunteer opportunities, and overall communication. Exclusive volunteer opportunities through the club: Farmer's Market, Breast Feeding Awareness Walk, Vintage Days.

Packager/ Distributor, Bulldog Pantry, Fresno, CA                                                01/2008-01/2010

Part of non-profit organization ran by students. Responsibilities included packaging all bulk food into smaller portioned bags and distributing it to the community once a week.

Wellness Ambassador, California State University, Fresno, CA                              08/2008-12/2008

Part of school's health center program. Provided health information to students through pamphlets and variety of health fairs on campus. Took part in coordinating the Wicked Wellness Carnival for alcohol awareness week.

Professional Memberships

ADA- American Dietetics Association

SDA- Student Dietetics Association

Certifications

Certifications

Food Production Manager

National restaurant Association

ServSafe®

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation