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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


 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


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