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Manager Food Safety

Brampton, Ontario, Canada
June 07, 2019

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Patience Ezeagu

** ********* ****** ********, ** L7A 2P6

Tel: 647-***-****

Dear Recruiter,

I am a member of Canadian Society of Nutrition management (CSNM), Diploma in Nutrition management and degree in Healthcare Administration at Ryerson University, with over 15 years of experience in food industry, Healthcare in abroad and Canada providing essential Nutritional services, clinically and administrative as needed. Experience gained from various jobs opportunity especially at different organization has equipped me the necessary skills and experience in areas such as quality control, Food Safety, menu planning, nutritional screening and quarterly reviews, audits, scheduling, supervising, recruitment, training and evaluating employees, budget control and cost saving strategies, Inventory control, waste audit, recipe development and sanitation standards. I am confident that the recent professional training received at the school of Health Service management program at Ryerson, my previous training and experience has given me a good understanding of the various positions in food related industries and administrative responsibilities.

I would like to thank you for your consideration of my credentials. I would welcome the opportunity to contribute to your caring environment. I look forward to hearing from you. Yours Truly,

Patience Ezeagu

Patience Ezeagu

90 Sedgewick Circle Brampton ON, L7A 2P6 Tel. (647) 686

- 3540

Professional Experiences

Food service manager Mackenzie Health Hospital 2012-present

St Joseph Health Centre, 30 Queens Way, Toronto June 2006 – 2016.

Dietary Manager Mackenzie Health Long term Care May 2009 -2012 Richmond Hill, ON

Cook City of Toronto, Children Services April 2004 – May 2005

Cook Salvation Army Toronto Aug 2003 – May 2004

Other Work Experiences

Support Service manager, Nassau Bahamas Sept,2001

Production Supervisor, Nassau The Bahamas August, 2000

Supervisor Nutrition Service, Prince Margret

July, 1998

Hospital Nassau Bahamas

Cook Hilton Hotel Nassau Bahamas Aug,1996

Qualifications & Skills

Visited patients, conducted nutritional screening and completed quarterly nutrition reviews as required by RD

Interpreted and/or calculated individual therapeutic needs and special diet orders

Attending care conferences and management meetings, following up as required

Identifying areas of noncompliance with Ministry regulations and implementing plans for improvement

Accommodated patients’ diet changes; updated diet information sheets, snack sheets and production sheets and changed meal items accordingly

Monitored tray line assembly for breakfast, lunch and dinner with specific attention to diet accuracy, temperature and appearance

Assisted in development of standardized menus and provided new menu ideas (quantity food production)

Developed standardized recipes and monitored compliance with recipes (Food demonstrations)

Quality control, HACCP Procedure and guidelines

Implemented and participated in quality improvement programs in Food Services

Forecasted, estimated and ordered ingredients and supplies

Negotiated arrangements with suppliers for food and other supplies

Developed cost saving strategies by estimating costs of supplies and materials

Controlled inventory, monitored revenues and modified procedures and prices

Ensured implementation of MOHLTC guidelines

Ensured safe practices in food production areas and food service provision in accordance with occupational health and safety

Ensure staff safety in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Supervised staff performances in the kitchen, dining room and dishroom

Interviewed, hired and trained new employees; updated job descriptions and managed performance reviews

Prepared and maintained required records and reports

Followed up and dealt with maintenance issues

Developed cost effective strategies in compliance with budget guidelines by establishing methods to meet work schedules

Demonstrated excellent leadership skills in handling daily responsibilities

Demonstrated excellent customer service, problem solving and conflict resolution

Demonstrated excellent self-direction, problem solving, decision- making and time management skills in planning, organization and implementation of tasks under pressure in a constantly changing environment

Professional memberships/certificates

Certificate - Joint Occupational Health and Safety Training, Toronto, ON

Certificate – NFSTP-2023

Certificate - Managing in a Unionized Environment Training, Toronto, ON

Certificate - Advance Food Safety training program, Toronto, ON

Certificate - Food Safety & Handling, Toronto, ON

Member of the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM)

Eligible for membership in the Ontario Society for Nutrition Management (OSNA)



Specialized Volunteer Management Certificate (OVCN) Toronto, 2019

Degree in Healthcare administration Ryerson University, Toronto, ON 2014

Food and Nutrition program Centennial college ON 2006

Personalysis Workshop, Mackenzie Health Hospital, Richmond Hill, ON

Pastry Art, s Humber college 2003

Culinary Art College of the Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas 2001

Nutrition Education University of Benin, Benin-city Nigeria 1989 Software’s

MS Office, ESP, Kronos, HBO, MOX, SPSS, MSM, CBORD References available upon request

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