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Catering Manager

Location:
New York, NY, 10019
Salary:
$40,000
Posted:
November 21, 2009

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LISA M. MCDOWELL

*** * **** ****** *** York, NY *0019

PH 305-***-****

cm81oz@r.postjobfree.com

DEMONSTRATED AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Energetic personality looking to obtain a challenging position within the hospitality industry, which will allow me to utilize my proven capabilities in planning, excellent communication and decision-making skills as well as my ability to perform in a fast-paced, competitive environment.

 Hotel, Hospitality and Restaurant Management

 Catering and Sales

 Event Marketing/Management

 Promotions and Publicity

 Cross Functional Communications

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sofitel Luxury Hotels - Miami, FL

CATERING COORDINATOR /ASSISTANT TO DIRECTOR OF CATERING 2007-present

Provide direct support to the Catering and Sales Department for major luxury hotel in Greater Miami.

 Book events and coordinate event follow-up

 Prepare and process all department correspondence including proposals, contracts, regret letters and banquet event order forms

 Produce daily, weekly and monthly reports - including revenue and pace

 Liaison between catering team, other departments and vendors

Miami Seaquarium – Miami, FL

SALES & MARKETING COORDINATOR 2007

Assisted department heads with all marketing and communication strategies for one of Miami’s most popular tourist attractions.

 Coordinated weekend promotions

 Maintained corporate club database

 Assisted the public relations department with promotions and events

The Setai Hotel South Beach – Miami Beach, FL

BOUTIQUE ASSISTANT MANAGER 2005-2006

Assisted hotel management with the logistics and organization of the opening the hotel boutique.

 Managed hotel monthly inventory

 Hosted VIP clientele

 Co-Managed register operations

EDUCATION

BS, Hospitality Management (Hotel & Restaurant emphasis), Florida International University, Miami, FL

SUPPORTING EXPERIENCE

Study Abroad China Summer 2006

South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Volunteer

Full proficiency of Microsoft Office, Delphi, Fidelio Systems, Meeting Matrix

Verbal & written knowledge of English and Spanish

References Available Upon Request



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