Natalie Oddo

Education

Education
Aug 2011 - May 2015

Bachelor in Applied Science | Bachelor of Arts

Missouri State University

Hospitality & Restaurant Administration Major | Communication Minor

GPA: 3.6/4.0

Work History

Work History
Sep 2014 - Present

Server

SPRINGFIELD BREWING COMPANY
  • Apply previously learned serving skills to a new atmosphere
  • Work more efficiently in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledgeable about serving alcoholic beverages in an appropriate manner consistent with company standards
May 2014 - Aug 2014

Intern

STARWOOD HOTELS COMPLEX
  • Train in banquet, front desk, housekeeping, and food and beverage departments
  • Shadow department managers and learn opening and closing tasks
  • Understand challenges managers face with employees within departments
  • Maintain professional relationships with managers, employees, and guests Relate and apply knowledge acquired academically to the hotel setting
Sep 2013 - May 2014

Server

CHEDDARS CAFE
  • Checked with customers to ensure that they were enjoying their meals and took action to correct any problems if necessary
  • Wrote patrons' orders on order slips, memorized orders, and entered orders onto computers
  • Prepared checks that itemized and totaled meal costs and sales taxes
May 2013 - Dec 2013

Activities Coordinator/Intern

BIG CEDAR LODGE
  • Constructed and organized resort activities for property guests
  • Communicated with guests in order to make their stay on property much more enjoyable
  • Collected guests' payments and used electronic posting system for room charges

Skills

-Reliable and dependable - high personal standards and attention to detail

-Energetic with a positive outlook, which often helps others

-Seeks new responsibilities and uses initiative to be self-sufficient

-Excellent interpersonal skills – good communicator, leadership qualities, high integrity