Sep 2015 - Present
Rouge Fine Catering
Provided high quality service for large upscale events. Set up dining rooms, cocktail, and bar areas as per instructions of event manager. Set tables with linen, dishware, flatware, and decorations. Greeted guests and served hors d'oeuvres in cocktail setting. Carried and delivered large trays of food for multiple course meals. Cleared dishes, flatware, and glassware during the course of the event. Took down and cleaned premises at the conclusion of the event.
Feb 2015 - Apr 2015
The Fund for Public Interest
Participated in grassroots campaigning and fundraising for the advocacy of public health issues in the greater Washington DC area. Honed skills in sales and interpersonal relations by 'selling' the cause and talking to hundreds of intelligent strangers every day.
Urban Greenspace Research Assistant
Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
Community Soil Air Water (CSAW) at Georgia State University
Worked under a grant from the National Science Foundation with fellow undergraduates researching community health in relation to access and barriers to urban greenspace in Southwest Atlanta and presented findings at a regional research conference.
May 2012 - Sep 2012
Dead Freddie's Island Bar and Grill
Served in a high-volume, sales-oriented work environment. Recommended specials and drinks and was successful in up-selling competitions amongst serving staff. Recorded large orders in accordance with table seating for ease of delivery by food runners. Expedited food on the line. Expected to work as a team member to facilitate expeditious service throughout the restaurant.
Server & Hostess
Apr 2011 - Dec 2011
Clarion Fountainebleu Resort and Restaurant
Served in a various capacities throughout the resort including the fine dining room, beachfront pub, and banquet catering halls. Received TIPS certification. As a hostess in the fall season I updated the menus daily, made sections for the servers, took phone calls and reservations, and planned the dining room for fully booked nights.