I'm positive and energetic and a motivator for employees. I have a great management style that gets the team excited and focused on work by instilling positive reinforcement and praise among the staff.
I have 25 years of experience in managing staff in high-end establishments that includes hotels, world-class resorts, universities and corporate dining.
I have a natural ability to create an enthusiastic and productive working environment with the staff. I have strong business and budgeting experience and highly skilled in streamlining operations, controlling expenses, increasing productivity and service, while preserving the highest levels of quality.
I have an expertise within the culinary department to include planning and performing financial analysis.
I was named Rookie of the Year for the Southeast region for Aramark Sports and Entertainment, Nashville, TN, in 2000. I was nominated chef of the year by the American Culinary Federation, Biloxi, MS, in 1994.
I was the "Toast of the Coast" Food Competition's triple award winner (first chef of Broadwater Beach Resort to win all three food categories) in Biloxi, MS, in 1994.