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Linda Waskiewicz is currently living in Bethesda, Maryland, working as an Owner in "LOL Inc." and is interested in Other.
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Job Title

Owner

Company

Company Website

www.breakthroughtoriches.com

Location

Bethesda, Maryland

Categories of Interest

Other

My Interests

Learning other languages, traveling, adventure

Join Date

linda Waskiewicz has joined on Oct 16, 2010

Company Size

1-4

Resume

Linda M. Waskiewicz
240-396-6727, cell 609-937-1056
e-mail: abundant13@gmail.com
www.breakthroughtoriches.com


E D U C A T I O N
Colorado Institute of Culinary Arts (Accredited), Denver, CO
Associate of Science in Culinary Arts 1998
Certificate of Sanitation/HACCP Certified
Certificate of Nutrition
Certified Sommelier

Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - 1992
Double Major: Marketing and Management
Minor in International Business

P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E

CULINARY MANAGEMENT : Executive Sous Chef/Kitchen Management/Co-General Manager
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Obtained HACCP, nutrition, dietary certification and wine sommelier certification. Assisted and
designed kitchen layouts. Obtained and maintained specs for health department. Analyzed budgets, food costs, inventories and
maintained on average 24% food cost and low % of waste. Created and customized ala carte menus for in-house as well as in
house catering and off-premise catering events. Responsible for quality control of product. Performed catering event for 40 to
250 people from own restaurant establishment. Responsible for proper training and staffing. Responsible for maintaining all
departmental records on employees including work history, insurance, payroll, benefits, etc. Developed and implemented
policies and procedures for cross training and other staffing and training considerations. Over saw on-going training in wine tasting,
food knowledge and health department issues regarding restaurant development (FOH & BOH). Responsible for food and beverage,
dry goods and other materials, ordering and setting parts, tracking shrinkage and over stock.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP:
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Created business plan and procured funds to implement construction and fit out of establishment.
Designed interior FOH and BOH areas. Obtained all permits for construction and health department for opening of operations. Maintained
budget parameters for pre-opening expenses, came in under budget by 10%. Responsible for all revenue, accounts payable, P & L
statements, etc. for control and functionality. Continued analyzing of reports to track business, merchandise and customer trends for
optimum sales.

SALES EXPERIENCE: ADOC, CATERING SALES, SR. SALES
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Met monthly sales quotas through procurement of government, association, corporate and social clientele by utilizing
in-house inquiries, networking and prospecting for groups between 25 to 700 guests. Successful in negotiations, customizing and closing of sales
contracts. Contracted over $1,000,000 in actual revenue and closed out each six month period at or over 100% production. Customized menus to fit
the needs of the clientele working within budget parameters and up selling services. Attended sales/catering group meeting for analyzing of reports
in order to track current trends and predict future business. Attended sales blitzes, networking functions, etc. to increase product knowledge and
market share. Joined groups pertinent to increasing networking capability such as Chamber of Commerce, MPI, etc. Through knowledge of room
and set-up logistics insured correct usage of meeting space to support clienteles optimum needs. Motivated, trained, managed and created
efficient and enjoyable working environment for staff.
ROOM SALES: Responsible for completing contract negations for room sales and blocks of rooms for groups 10 or less rooms.

MANAGEMENT CATERING SALES/CONFERENCE SERVICES/RESTAURANT/HOTEL
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Hired, trained and developed appropriate staff and standards to satisfy market needs and prepare appropriate
staff for upward movement. Maintained budgets, tracked business trends, merchandise and customers/guests through analyzing P & L,
revenue and inventory reports. Developed and designed more efficient methods and standards of service to increase and maintain the
highest standards of customer service, cleanliness/sanitary conditions and professionalism. Upgraded and programmed POS systems
changing menu pricing, report detailing and item description for more efficient and ease of use. Responsible for inventory controls including
FOH/BOH materials, bar, ordering and setting pars, tracking shrinkage and overage of product. Managed over 25 staff members at one given
time. Responsible for cross-training to insure better staffing methods and maintain customer satisfaction at all times. Management style
includes open-door policy, delegation, empowerment and accountability which have assisted in longevity, loyalty and the highest working
standards.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

HYATT REGENCY BALTIMORE/HYATT REGENCY BETHESDA, SR. SALES, ADOC/CS MANAGER, Baltimore, MD 21228
May 2, 2008 September 2010

AMALFIS CUISINE Catering Sales/Restaurant Operations, Lawrence, NJ 4/2003-10/2007
Contracted highly prestige Hopewell and Pennington Silent Auctions procured yearly contract
Developed corporate packages to increase corporate revenue

KATIES CAF AND CATERING, INC. Owner/Operator Bordentown, NJ 5/2004 to 10/2006
Received second place 1st season open for overall food and presentation in the taste of Bordentown out of 28 restaurants
Came in 10% under budget for construction and pre-opening expenses
Designed and developed highly comfortable and functional restaurant space
Received special recognition for the Historical Society for creatively working within towns culture
Invited to be key food vendor at special city events

HILTON WASHINGTON DULLES Sr. Catering Sales / Convention Services/Sales
10/1998 to 4/2003
Contracted over $1,500,000 in actual revenue from sales, Surpassed monthly quotas on an average of 25%

WILDFLOWERS, INC. Restaurant Management/Kitchen Management 1993 to 1997
Acknowledged by owner and GM for consistency in excellence with promotion to co-restaurant manager and chef

S T R E N G T H S A N D A B I L I T I E S
Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management
Proficient in Microsoft Windows 2000, Micros, Delphi, GEAC & Miracle Software, Excel, Daylight, Envision, Optimum settings
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Performs well in fast paced environment
Strong organizational skills
Ability to multi-task
Outstanding problem solving abilities
High energy level



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Name: Linda Waskiewicz
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Location: Bethesda,Maryland,United States
Job Title: Owner
Company: LOL Inc.

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