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SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Seattle Community College – North and Central Campuses Seattle, WA
Adjunct Instructor Jan 2010 – Dec 2010
Taught Health and Human Sexuality and Human Nutrition.
Instructed class size up to 35 students.
Used Angel Learning Management System to post material for students.
Arranged for guest speakers and special field trips to enhance student learning.
Kathy Casey Studios – Seattle, WA
Student Intern Oct 2010 – Present
• Food preparation and service
Seastar Restaurant and Raw Bar – Seattle, WA
Maitre d’hotel Sep 2009 – Feb 2010
• Utilized Open Table to manage floor reservations, special events, and gift orders
Day by Day Gourmet – Lynnwood, WA
Nutritionist & Culinary Developer Contractor Jun 2009 – Jun 2010
Modified menu offerings and recipes, ensuring nutritional accuracy and compliance
Advised franchises in meal assembly and presentation
Used Sysco’s RIO system to control food costs
Managed ESHA Food Processor system to maintain nutritional facts for products
Hosted cooking demonstrations and health fairs to market product
Pueblo Community College – Pueblo, CO
Adjunct Instructor Sep 2008 – Present
Taught Dietary Nutrition, Introduction to Health Professions, Medical Terminology, and Dietary Wellness.
Converted lecture to online course using SoftChalk and am currently teaching Dietary Wellness online hosted by Blackboard and by Desire2Learn
That’s Natural Marketing – Pueblo, CO
Associate Publisher, Editor, Consultant May 2007 – Dec 2009
Published bimonthly 12-16-page news-magazine featuring local authors and businesses.
Edited, consulted ad layout, managed sales.
Thrive Lifestyles, Inc. – Pueblo, CO
President and Nutritionist July 2007 – Dec 2008
Founded an individual and family nutrition consulting company.
Conducted cooking classes, created recipes and nutrition facts labels.
Worked with a team to create a 100-page business, complete with estimated financials, targeted marketing, service offerings, and business development and growth planning.
The Pueblo Athletic Club – Pueblo, CO
Nutritionist & Events Coordinator for Party Rentals May 2007 – Feb 2008
Provided private, individual and family nutrition consulting for weight loss.
Coordinated events for families, organizations, and small business’ on location.
Created Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points plan for Coffee and Smoothie Bar.
Developed recipes for new menu, including breakfast and lunch items.
United States Air Force – Abilene, TX
Second Lieutenant Jun 2005 – Dec 2006
Interim Combat Support Flight Chief
Food Service Officer of Longhorn Dining Facility
Readiness and Plans Officer Over 5-Person Team
Sodexho – Pepperdine University Dining Services – Malibu, CA
Barista, Cashier, Office Assistant Sep 2003 – Apr 2005
• Prepared beverages and food to order
• Assisted Catering Manager with contracts
• Converted recipes to Sodexho online system and provided training for office and kitchen staff
Washington Magazine, Contributing Writer, “Staple & Fancy Mercantile” Fall 2010 Issue
Examiner.com Seattle Gourmet Food Writer Jun 2010 – Present
Livestrong.com Contributing Writer Nov 2009 – Present
Pike Place Market News, Seattle, WA Jul 2009 – Present
Pueblo P.U.L.P, Pueblo, CO Dec 2008 – 2009
That’s Natural News Magazine, Pueblo, CO May 2007 – Dec 2009
Pepperdine University’s The Graphic, Malibu, CA Aug 2003 – 2004
Seattle Culinary Academy at Seattle Central Community College Fall 2010 – Present
Pepperdine University Malibu, California
Bachelor of Science, Nutritional Science 2001 – 2005
Top nutrition student
Air Force ROTC Officer Commissioning Graduate Speaker
CERTIFICATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Washington State Food Handler’s Card, #FD069,838E 2009 – Present
ServSafe certified, #6444537, Instructor and Exam Proctor for WRAEF ServSafe 2009 – Present
American Dietetic Association, Student Member, #957563 2009 – Present
American Association of Nutrition Consultants 2007 – Present
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR & AED Certified 2009 – Present
GRANTS & AWARDS
USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Grant 2009
Co-authored grant and were awarded > $48,000.
The Grant is awarded to organizations and schools that create programs connecting producers to consumers through education, marketing, production, or services.
Taught nutrition classes to 70 1st – 5th grade students.
Conducted cooking classes using locally-procured food to teach children to increase fruit and vegetable intake and to select locally-grown produce.
Washington Restaurant Association ProStart Mentor Sep – Dec 2010
• Gave nutrition presentations to supplement culinary instruction
• Discussed ways to incorporate nutrition health with culinary creations with students
Pike Place Market Senior Center and Food Bank Oct 2009 – Present
Prepared lunch for 70-100 seniors each week
Conducted nutrition health classes with seniors
Stevens Hospital Nutrition and Food Services Department Jan 2010 – Present
Created patient educational material and marketing documents for Food Services department.
Shadowed dietetics professionals to become familiar with clinical nutrition