Teena Strozier


  More than fifteen years of Professional Culinary Skills and Kitchen Management Experience.

  Training and Teaching Culinary Interns

  Own and Operated Catering Business

  Event Chef for the Masters-Golf Tournament in Augusta for three years.

  Guest Appearance for Popeye's 5th Anniversary with Chef Paul Prudhomme and other celebrity chefs.

  Successfully  executed catered events  for over 200 guest and expedited multiple 


  Work with clients with developmental disabilities

  Leadership for residential staff in Direct Patient Care

  Leadership in Community Organizations


Seeking new challenges in a booming businsess where I may be able to utilize my experience and skills.   The opportunity to join a rapid growth organization that  has need for an experienced leader,  that  offers an established record of  catering and leadership skills.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2006 - Present


Temple Covenant Healthy Eating

1. Oversee company business operations

2.  Initiate all new contracts and acquired repeat business

3.  Provided healthy-eating tasting for company promotional events

4.  Spearheaded speaking engagements at non-profit organizations

5.  Oversee all preparations and deliveries of meals.

6.  Implement  International  Cuisines

7.  Cater to International  Schools

Oct 2009 - Present

Residential Assistant

Rescare Home Health Care Agency

1. Maintain daily care for residents

2 .Weekly community outings scheduled

3. Assist with preparation of meals assist clients with eating skills

4. Teach clients to use techniques for residential duties

5. Supervise daily responsibilities for staff

6. Report all daily actions to office manager

7. Attend all scheduled training meetings

8. CPR/ First Aid certified

9. Certifications pertaining to Osha and Residential Care

Jan 2007 - Jun 2009

Admininstrative Assistant

SD Protection Security Agency

1.  Managed Northern Va office via satelite office in Florida

2.  Interviewed,  Set-Up employee profiles and hiring packet

3.  Training and development specialist, maintaining updates and scheduling

4.  Able to successfully meet all deadlines and assignments

5.  Proficiency in microsoft, word, excel, power point 

May 2002 - Feb 2006

Production Chef, Event Chef

Bold American Catering

1.  Maximizing kitchen productivity and staff performance

2.  Exceed all expectations of clients wishes

3.  Training of culinary interns

4.  Successfully execute functions: weddings, business lunches, high-end events

5.  Supervise chefs in all back of house functions on and off premises

6.  Specialize in multiple cuisines: Asian, German, Southern

7.  Assure  Quality Control and minimize waste 

Jun 1999 - Feb 2002

Kitchen Manager

Culinary Catering

1.  Managed kitchen staff and maintained company procedures for all preparations

2.  Ordering of produce and dry stock properly store in rotation manner

3.  Successsful catering for 300 or more guest

4.  Utilizing Pastry skills  for cakes, pies, breads

5.  Prepare daily BEO'S  for Executive Chef and Staff Meetings

Oct 1994 - May 1999

Line Cook, Pastry Chef

Marriott International

1.  Line cook 1,  responsibilites of preparing breakfast, lunch, and  a la cart meals

2.  Implement new lunch special daily

3.  Learn new culinary techniques and skills

4.  Promoted to apprentice for Pastry Chef, with completion of program

5.  Oversee bakery of all prepared baked goods

6.  Introduced new baked items for production

7.  Successfull  cooking and baking experience

Nov 1990 - Jan 1993

Order Puller

JC Penney Distribution

1. Seasonal Position/ Order Puller

2. Pulling Oders from Catalog Entries

3. Perform Pulling Orders in allotted time

4. Received certificate for pulling orders acrutely

May 1981 - Apr 1984


Always Care Nursing

1. Home Health Care CNA

2. Check patients vital signs, charts, daily programs

3. Keep daily log of patients regressions, behaviors, progressions

4. Daily personal hygiene of patient

5. Report to RN of all medical concerns

6.Manage all daily task of patient care

7.Empliment daily healthy eating regiments

8.Red Cross CPR certified

9. Monthly annual training and certifications


Feb 1990 - Oct 1992


Asher School of Business
Mar 1983 - May 1986

Draughns College




  Leading an Organization in the community  that is geared towards meeting the needs of the family structure.  Counseling is offered along with several programs that help develop positive levels of communication between all individuals in the family setting. Reinforcing the family structure in programs focused on  "Bringing back the family." have been a positive move in the community. As a community organization we will continue to venture out and utilize all possible resources to help those in need of suppport.  


Jun 2012 - Present

Certificate of Completion

Light University
Jun 2012 - Jun 2013

American Association of Christian Counseling