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Food Service Worker

Washington, DC
April 25, 2016

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Mr. Quian Kersey

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ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification January 2015 National Restaurant Association – Class ID: 1561233 Washington, DC 20010

Hospitality Management Certification Program February 2014 – March 2014 - (6 Weeks/ FT) Goodwill of Greater Washington

Washington, DC 20018

RICA Southern Maryland High School State of Maryland - High School Diploma Cheltenham, MD 20623 Graduation - 06/2007


Contemporary Services Corporation [CSC] Events Team 619 Commerce Drive Upper Marlboro, MD 20774 March 2015 - Present

Enthusiastically provide friendly, efficient and serviced-focused guests services to those patronizing; professional, semi-professional and intercollegiate sports, entertainment and annual events, throughout the DC metropolitan area.

Regularly perform crowd management and access control, which includes; ushering and seating location/direction, ticket verification and receipt and security management processes.

Work varying venues and adhere to differing reporting times, contingent upon event start times.

Exhibiting knowledge of venues, neighboring locales, transportation and accessible options for area visitors. PROS 1 – Event Solutions Kitchen Prep Staff

1875 K Street N.W., Washington, DC 20036 August 2012 – January 2014

Performed safe food handling and kitchen staff duties, with minimal supervision at FEDEX field, high profile events/conferences, throughout the metropolitan area, (i.e. DC Convention Center, private events).

Neatly set up Banquet events; tables, chairs, table settings, food, decorative displays, condiments, cold food items, (salads, desserts, bread and beverages).

Assisted Sous Chef with food setup and preparation processes; ensured proper temperature controls, plating/transporting foods, to serving bays, wait staff and designated areas.

Retrieved/removed used trays, dishes and flatware, for replacement and sanitization preparation.

Cleaned soiled dishes, appliances, trays, equipment and warming items, prior to packing them for storage.

Sanitized kitchen and workspaces, while ensuring proper disposal of used materials and consumed foods.

Adhered to safe food handling protocols when storing food and deliveries in designated areas.

Transported food and other nutrition related items to/from the loading dock to kitchen and storage areas.

Maintained cleanliness of areas, equipment and supplies according to HACCP and facility regulations.

Answered questions, provided information and customer service to guests, site staff, cashiers and fellow kitchen staff, while engaging staff’s from other company’s assigned to particular events.

Interacted with dignitaries/political appointees/VIP’s/Franchise players/special guests from varying cultures.


Food Service Manager Certification – ServSAFE – Expires 1/28/2020 Adult First Aid/CPR/AED - American Heart Association – Expires: 03/2017 Registered FLAGGER - American Traffic Safety Services Association - Expires: 03/2017 Construction Safety & Health Certification - OSHA - No Expiration Date Mr. Quian K. Kersey

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Right 2 Work Corporation Night Stocker

Andrews Air Force Base – Commissary February 9, 2009 – October 2, 2009 1684 Starkey Road Andrews AFB, MD 20762

Effectively interacted with supervisory personnel, cashiers and staff, from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Received and verified pallet content and quantity, upon receipt and reviewed accompanying paperwork.

Unloaded pallets of canned and perishable food items, household merchandise, cleaning supplies and small purchase items, for distribution and retail sale in the commissary.

Operated material handling equipment to transport merchandise.

Adhered to occupational safety standards and safe food handling procedures to prevent loss/damage.

Observed rules and regulations, throughout the commissary and loading dock, to prevent injury, to myself and other employees, in the facility.

Ensured appealing and orderly presentation of items throughout the commissary and assisted with product displays, when requested.

Zion Church – Hospitality Ministry Hospitality Stock Aide 1450 Mercantile Lane June 2003 – December 2008

Largo, MD 20774

Assisted the hospitality staff members with stocking and retrieving food supplies.

Monitored supplies, while keeping abreast of replenishment needs.

Setup and arranged tables, chairs and props for banquets, conferences and guest speakers.

Restocked condiments, cups, plates and napkins, in needed areas.

Reported to staff members supply inadequacies and requested item fulfillments.

Organized the storage area, while ensuring cleanliness and order.

Cleaned kitchen counters, stove, serving equipment, utensils and floors.

Broke down tables and restacked chairs after event completion.

Sweep and mop soiled floor areas when necessary.

Used the manual hand cart to load and unload food and supplies.

Reported conditions of the storage area on a weekly basis to the Hospitality head. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Team Player * Works well with others * Reliable * Eager to Learn * Willing to Work in Varying Weather Conditions

* Punctual * Excellent Attendance Record * Passed US Labor Department Strength Test * CPR Certified * STATEMENT OF SERVICE

“I love working in the food service industry and being of service to people, because I love meeting new people. Over the years, I’ve worked in team environments and as a student, all of which have helped me to value, understand and love this industry.” Quian Kersey

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