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Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE)
Summary of Qualifications
NACE-certified caterer with 3½ years of experience creating meal plans for large group events, transportation, logistics, and serving guests at social functions and private parties. Successfully carried out catering for over 500 events, with 25 of them serving a crowd of over 1,000 guests. Eliminated 50% more food waste with new serving strategy. Seeking to leverage my catering skills, talent for organization, and personable attitude to become a catering manager with Hounslow Events.
Catering & Events Specialist December 2017–July 2019 Southeast Primetime, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Key Qualifications & Responsibilities
Gathered together all food supplies, utensils, decorations, heating elements, and serving trays needed for each catering event.
Served food and beverages to guests while remaining conscious of dietary restrictions based on religion or health.
Liaised between event manager or catering manager and the serving staff to maintain appropriate levels of food and drink at all times.
Assisted in the driving of the company catering van, as required.
Developed end-of-event serving strategy wherein food was served to order, thereby eliminating 50% more food waste.
Catering Assistant December 2015–November 2017 Damian’s Catering Services, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Key Qualifications & Responsibilities
Stocked and maintained necessary food supplies, serving equipment, and single-use utensils.
Reported counts and suggested ordering quantities to catering director for weekly purchasing.
Handled setup and takedown of all catering furniture and cooking equipment at each event.
Adhered to all food safety and personal safety requirements and procedures.
Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts Management
Florida Culinary Institute, Miami, FL
Relevant Coursework: Culinary Arts, Hospitality Human Resources, Professional Baking, Food & Beverage Cost Control, Fundamentals of Catering & Hospitality.
Food service, safety, storage, and transport
Stamina and strength (ability to lift and carry 75+ lbs)
Great communication, including verbal and listening skills
Hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) protocol
Leadership & problem-solving skills
Table & seating arrangements
German: Professional Working Proficiency (ILR 5, CEFR C2+, ACTFL Distinguished)
Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE) from the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE)
National Association for Catering and Events (NACE)
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