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Work experience

Mar 2005Present

Personal Fitness trainer

Universal Athletic Club

Successfully maintained a loyal following of clients for over three years by planning and creating a safe and effective exercise program to motivate each to reach their own personal goal

Aug 2009Present

Owner- In home business

Almost Famous Sweets

Owner and operator of a home based business specializing in personal cakes, candies and confections

Control of all procedures necessary for a home-based business operation in compliance with all local and state  regulations

Jul 2010Jul 2010

The Greenbrier Resort

Volunteered at the Greenbrier Resort's red carpet event under the direction of Executive Chef Richard Rosedale

Education

Associates in Applied Science/Dietetic Technology

Florissant Valley Community College
Feb 2010Present

Specialized Diploma Expected February 2011

The Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts

The Pastry Arts program focuses on instruction in basic skills and advanced techniques which are critical to bake shop operations.  Measurements, sanitation, fundamental baking techniques, bake shop purchasing and pricing, and the externship experience give students the foundation for entry-level positions as bakers, pastry cooks,and assistant pastry chefs in a wide variety of food service operations.

Skills

Knowledge of Institutional Equipment
A working knowledge of the different types of institutional equipment to include: mixers, ovens, scales and knives
Successful baking skills and techniques
An understanding of the science behind successful baking techniques and proficient in converting recipes and formulas
Piping Skills
Accomplished in piping skills necessary for the pastry arts industry

References

Ralph Herr

Jill Grant

Andrew Sciarretta

Chef W. Edward Dodds

Summary

Over 20 years of business experience that includes: management, interviewing, hiring, training and supervising, accounting procedures, inventory control, budgeting, and local store marketing

Outstanding customer service

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work independently as well as part of a multifunctional team

Portfolio

Objective

To obtain a position with maximum growth potential in the pastry arts industry that will effectively utilize my skills and experience.

Interests

Active member of the Student Chef Association

2003 Hawaii Ironman Triathlon World Championship Competitor

9-Time Marathon Finisher

Hospice Trained Volunteer

Over $15,000 raised for The American Cancer Society and The Leukemia 

& Lymphoma Society's Team in Training programs

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Certifications

May 2010May 2015

ServSafe

National Restaurant Association
May 2009May 2011

CPR

American Red Cross