Freelance Graphic Designer & Article Writer

Location:Dunedin, Florida, United States
2 Skills
Catherine Joan Richardson
524 Dorado Avenue 407-914-7098
Orlando, FL 32807

Seeking a position in a bakery, to prepare breads, pastries, and other baked goods while refining my baking and pastry skills as I gain and learn new skills while under a well established pastry chef.

Le Cordon Bleu Orlando Florida. May 18 2012
• Associate in Science Degree in Patisserie and Baking
• SerSafe Manger Certificat ion expires 2015
• Citrus tasting February 3, 2011
ETA SIGMA DELTA International Hospitality Management Society June 6 2011
Ronald Mcdonald House Helper Jun 2011
Master Chef Class Helper Baking Almond Pear Tart's September 2011
President’s List May 16 – August 12 2011 GPA 4.0 summer term
Master Chef Class Helper December 17 2011
a) White Chocolate Ice Cream, Chocolate Truffles, Chocolate Lave Cake

Pinellas Techincal Education Centers Commercia l Food Culinary Arts 2002- 2004 Clearwater Florida
• Culinary Catering Banquet with Culinary Chef 2003
• Pastry Catering Banquet with Pastry Chef 2002

Pinellas Techincal Education Centers Commercial Art/ Graphic Design 2006 - 2009 Clearwater Florida
• Skills USA Member
• Student of the Mouth October 2008

Largo Senior High School Graduated with Distinction 2002

Le Cordon Blue Cafe. ( internship).  April 9  2012 - May 18 2012
       * morning opener for the cafe
       * basic baking skills
       * rolls, breads, pizzas, cold deserts, hot deserts
       * banquet catering with the cafe chef.
       * training new interns to make the doughs for all the baked good for the day.
       * cleaning duties, making sure are station was clean before the night crew started.

Experience Warehouse
Costco Wholesale Bakery Wrapper / Front End Packer Nov 2012 - Jan 2013

Opening and closing
Wrapping all bakery goodies for sale
Making pie shells
Stocking all customers products back into cart
Greeting customers as they come into the store
Cleaning up the brake room
Folding clothing
Overnight baking

The Sugar Suite ( Internship )Feb 20 2012 - May 18 2012

• Basic baking skills
• Design prep for the weeks orders
• Basic sugar flowers
• Assembly of wedding and costume cakes
• Structure of each wedding and costume cakes
• Air brushing the cakes to order

Sales Assistant October 2009 - March 2010
Proactive Solutions
Clearwater Florida
• Offered Product Knowledge to New Customers
• Organized Shipments and Display Products
• Directed to Keep all Records from the Point of Sales System
• Directed to Make Night Depots
• Running a Point of Sales System

Sales Assistant September 2009 - January 2010
Day by Day Calendars
Clearwater Florida
• Displayed Excellent Personal Communication Skills and Customer Service
• Delegated Employee's Between Stores
• Supervised Counting of Money During Shift Change
• Organized Display Products
• Running a Point of Sales System

Line Cook August 2005 - March 2006
Panera Bread Company
Oldsmar Florida
• Worked closely with Catering Manger
• Achieved Food Preparation with ServSafe Certificat ion
• Displayed Excellent Personal Communication Skills and Customer Service
• Pre Prep Hot and Cold Stations for Service
• Organized and Clean Hot and Clod Stations
• Crossed Trained New Employees

Deli Clerk November 2004 - May 2005
Kash and Karry
Clearwater Florida
• Customer Service
• Organized all Catering Trays
• Organized and Cleaned Hot and Cold Stations for Service
• Closed down all Hot and Cold Stations after Service
• Sliced Meats and Cheese to Order
• Making Sandwiches and Salads for Cold Stations
• Organized new Food Products in Hot and Cold Stations
• Trained new Employees
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Article Writing