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PROFILE Unique background relating with people of different cultural, racial and economic conditions from classroom to quarterdeck. Effective in Hospitality, Education, Publishing and Marine Transportation.
Writing Composed advertising brochure and fundraising correspondence for local furniture manufacturer. Investigated and reported to determine Public Assistance eligibility. Published articles, short stories and poetry in literary and mass market publications.
Editing Produced and edited Local Motion, first regional variety magazine in Chautauqua County. Selected and edited articles for Beyond Reality, a national psychic magazine. Proofread medical journals. Consultant for Aevum, a college literary magazine.
Managing Directed a staff of ten kitchen employees at Briarwood Country Club. Selected to train in Cooks& #39; Leadership Program at Universal Ogden.. . Production Manager for weekly cable TV show. Front Desk Manager in motel complex.
Teaching Instructor, Composition and Rhetoric aboard Navy missile cruiser. Created and taught Cooking for Kids. Tutored Culinary French. French and English instructor for primary grades. High School English instructor in Virgin Islands.
Master of Arts, English State University of New York at Fredonia
Associate of Occupational Studies, Culinary Arts, Culinary Institute of America
French Major, Bard College
Computer Competency, Jamestown Community College
Summer Publishing Institute, New York University
Able-Bodied Seaman US Merchant Marine. Awarded US Merchant Marine Expeditionary Medal for contributing to operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi freedom. STCW 95. LMSR Training. Small Arms Training. Certified forklift operator. Certified in Food Management and Sanitation. 1998 --
English Instructor Central Texas College. Composition and Rhetoric. Business Communications Skills. Basic English Skills 2001
Front Desk Manager Red Coach Inn, Jamestown 1998
Culinary Instructor Jamestown Community College. Created Cooking for Kids 1997
Sous Chef Briarwood Country Club, Sun City West 1996
Public Relations Assistant Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park 1987-1988