Ashley Trego

Freelance Article Writer & Writer

Location:Crawford, Colorado, United States
2 Skills
Ashley R. Trego
PO Box 734
Paonia, CO 81428

I am a result oriented food and wine industry professional with a love of people, challenging work and continuing growth. I am experienced in sales, production, supervision, budgeting, employee development, inventory control, purchasing, public relations, strategic planning, event planning and food and wine writing. I have excellent inter-personal skills, am a team player; have the ability to work on all levels of an organization, as well as trouble shooting and problem solving abilities. I am extremely computer literate, proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, research, applications and use of the internet.

May 2010 – Present Black Bridge Winery Paonia, CO
Event Coordinator
• Oversee day to day operations of winery market
• Plan and execute winery special events, dinners, tastings
• PR and marketing for winery, events and farm market.

July 2009 – January 2010 French Winery Internship France
Intern at wineries in Langudoc, Gascogne and Bordeaux
• Submersion internship in which I lived with and assisted winemakers with all aspects of vineyard and winery operations and wine production

February 2006 – May 2009 Marczyk Fine Wines Denver, CO
General Manager, Wine Buyer
• Oversee day to day operations in wine shop
• Hired and developed new employees
• Purchased new products that increased profit by over 75%
• Planned and executed all special events, wine tastings, wine dinners, wine education classes

March 2002- January 2006 Shall We Dine Denver, CO
Owner, Chef
• Created private chef and catering LLC that created weekly mean meals for clients
• Implemented culinary training program for clients and children as well as in-home wine tastings and education

1998-2002 Metro State College Denver, CO
• B.A. Hospitality Management and Eonology
2003 Cook Street School of Fine Cooking Denver, CO
Personal Chef and Sommelier Certification

2006 – Present TIPS Certified

2010 – Present EMT-B, Volunteer Fire Fighter, and First Aid Certified
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing