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Sandy Boone

Catering Manager

Suffolk, VA

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More than 20 years specializing in catering sales, event planning and coordination 
Solid experience in management, execution and securing business relations with 
clients 
Exemplifies leadership qualities, problem solving and professionalism 
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
Excellent communication skills in maintaining positive relations with staff and 
customers in high-volume, fast-paced operations 
Able to turn a vision into a reality 
Dedicated individual achieving a reputation for consistently going beyond what is 
required

Work Experience

Catering Manager

Fabulous Foods
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Richmond, VA
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1996 to 1997

Catering Assistant/ Café waitress

Catering Assistant

Restaurant Hostess
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Midlothian, VA
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1995 to 1996

Hostess

Midlothian, VA
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1994 to 1995

Education

John Tyler Community College -
Midlothian, VA

1995 to 1996

Small Business Management

Kent State University -
Trumbull, CO

1977 to 1978

John F. Kennedy High School -
Warren, OH

1972 to 1976

diploma

Received High School

Additional Information

Areas of Expertise Catering sales provide thorough quotes and personalized proposals for 
numerous, varied events 
Management responsible for overseeing day to day operations of large, full- 
service, off-premise catering operation 
Supervision responsible for directing catering staff to successfully execute each 
function 
Menu development create wide range of menus suited for all occasions and work 
closely with chefs to address special dietary needs and challenges faced with 
cooking on location 
Creating a successful catering experience take an event from its planning stages 
to conclusion for up to 3000 guests with a staff of 150 
Customer service make certain clients are comfortable at all times with the level 
of foods, goods and services they are receiving 
 
Current Position Cateraide/ Fantaste 2000 - Present 
Richmond, Va 
Catering Sales Manager 
Responsible for fielding all incoming calls to a fast paced sales and catering office 
Coordinate with the client, kitchen, warehouse and service staff on all aspects of 
events 
Manage multiple tasks simultaneously utilizing strong organizational skills 
Assist kitchen and warehouse staff with deliveries, packing logistics for events and 
maintenance of catering equipment 
Maintain linen inventory inclusive of laundering 
Train and direct delivery and catering staff 
Handle customer service and relations as it relates to billing and payment issues 
Manage office needs and handle vendor relations 
Marketing 
Plan menu, assure quality control and minimize waste 
Deliver Service 
Previous A Sharper Palate Catering Co. 1997 - 2000 
Professional Richmond, Va