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Experience Summary

Im a hard working individual you aims to succeed in everything I do. I am a keen team player who also works well on my own. I enjoy going to the gym and go running most days. I am punctual, reliable and honest. I do not smoke. I aim to portray any role or position given to the best of my ability understanding that i am the first impression of the brand and therefore have to remain professional at all times. I am currently studying Dietetics at Coventry University and have a keen interest in food and nutrition. I have previously trained as a chef and specialise in Mexican,Italian and traditional English cookery. I have worked at a demonstration chef. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

I have worked for many years in this industry and feel that i can adapt to any job. I have carry out jobs cycling ad bikes, food demonstration and food samplimg jobs.I have a food hygiene certificate as well as city and guilds qualifications at level 3 in professional cookery.

Skills

Other Skills

As mentioned previously im a trained chef specialising in Mexican, Italian and English foods. I am also a competent computer user and also have had over 2 years experience working as an audio typist.

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    I have been an assistant event manager on a number of sampling campaigns looking after team of 10plus. I have carried out feedback forms and liased with the office re any onsite issues.

  • Chef

    Worked at many events with the hospitality industry, specialise in mexican, italian and english foods. Worked on the George Forman Grill demonstration.

  • Conferences

    Worked as reception staff at company conference, organising packs and goody bags. Have also worked as a waiter/bar person at varioous conferences.

  • Costume and Character

    Superheroes campagin outside local supermarkets helping customers with shopping January 2008, Gladiators promotion upon release of film 2000, Dressed as a Bee for Kleenex "national Hay Day" 2010

  • Data Capture

    September 2008 west midlands travel collating data off bus travelers. I have collected data for other brands such as ryvita, Galaxy and Mars

  • Demonstration

    Nintendo Wii console demonstration, EA sports brand ambassador demonstrating the PS3, Xbox and Wii, George Forman Grill

  • Event Management

    Helped organise numerous events as an inhouse events co-ordinator within a local bar in coventry, including buffets and canapes, entertainment and staffing. I have arranged bespoke Weddings for over 200 guest to include venue, entertainment and food.

  • Exhibitions

    Good Food show, Taste of Birmingham, Ideal Home show, Clothes Show Live,Jamaica Live Festival,The National Wedding Show,The Baby Show,The Gadget show,The Bike show and The independant retail show.

  • Hospitality

    I have worked at several events within the hospitality industry as a waiter, barman and food preparation person. Campaigns have included warwick races and an event a fort dunlop and Edgbaston Cricket club

  • Leafleting

    carried out leaflet campaigns throughout 2008-2010 for various companies. Campagins included Marks and Spencers, Feel Alive Magazine, coventry evening telegraph, Gay Pride, Disney to name but a few.

  • Merchandising

    Toys R Us sticker display merchandising for Disney.

  • Modelling

    Test shots for Lisa Hill Photography, interested in doing more of the opportunity came up.

  • Mystery Shopping

    Worked as a mystery shopper for the past 4 years in restaurants, shops and over the telephone as well as for brands such as Lovefilm, pizza express and The Bodyshop

  • Presenting

    I have recently demonstrated a few cookery techniques using a earpiece microphone while showing the public how to create dishes using the clients brand

  • Rigging

    Working as a BA for EA Sports setting up gaming pods and demonstration area prior to the event and on the close down. Working on the EON save energy tour, setting up room for conference waiting while conference takes place and then closing down. Closing down Beefeater BBQ stall on their national Tour. Pizza Hut dismantle of outdoor kitchen area.

  • Roadshows

    Lucozade tour nationwide distribution of free bottles. Coke Zeros Street Striker presented by Wayne Rooney, worked as an assistant whilst roadshow was in Birmingham. I have been an assistant EM on a nationwide tour with sweet chilli dipping sauce driving a tuc tuc.

  • Sales

    I have worked at the Bike Show for Oxford and have adhered to targets. Also worked on a Ryvita kitchen tour whereby goody bags were being sold and helped drive customers to purchase these.

  • Sampling

    Worked in Marks and Spencers during a food sampling campaign in 2007, Kleenex Pocket Packs 2010, Mitchum Antiperspirant , Instore Sainsburys for Bulmers Cider. Pizza hut, handing out slices of new tuscani pizza's.

  • Security

    Worked as part of a security team at a festival,i have been CRB checked.

  • Technology

    Worked with various technology including demonstrating phones,laptops and coffee machines.

  • Acting

    I have carried ou minor roles in local amatuer dramatics companies as well as a few extra roles.

  • Bar Person

    I have been working on and off as a bar man for many years and have had cellar training as well as cocktail , champagne, brandy and whiskey training by reputable compaines.

  • Car Driving License

    I have recently passed my driving licence however i have yet to purchase a car.

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    I have excellent computer skills on packages such as windows, powerpoint, excell and outlook to name a few. I am a confident audio typist.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    I have extensive computer knowledge in Microsoft office.

  • CRB

    I have been CRB checked for enhanced discolsure as part of my course at university.

  • Health / Hygiene Cert

    I have a current food hygine certificate not due for renewl until January 2015

  • Qualifications

    9 GCSE's including English Maths and Science. 2 Alevels in English Literature and Sociology. I have a foundation degree in Life Sciences which includes subjects such as biology, biochemistry, chemistry, Health and disease and biomolecules and cells.Im currently training to become a dietitian and have just completed my first year gaining a first.

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