Director Hospitality Food Service in Los Angeles CA Resume Phillip Valdez

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					Phillip M. Valdez
Sherman Oaks, California 91401
(818) 667-6693 mobile
(818) 387-8484 home

     USC/, Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Los Angeles, CA
     July 2009 – July 2010- Associate Executive Chef
     July 2010- april 2012- Associate Director of Operations- Hospitality (promotion)
                            Project manager, Ronald Tutor Campus Center (promotion)

     Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, CA
     April 2001 – May 2006
     Executive Sous Chef / Interim Executive Chef / Catering Chef
     May 2006- April 2009
     Area Manager of Food and Retail (promotion)

     Guckenheimer Enterprises Inc., San Francisco Bay Area/ San Ramon. Los Angeles, CANorthridge CA,
     Los Angeles CA,
     February 1996 – April 2001, San Ramon, CA
           Executive Chef / Food Service Unit Manager- Chevron corporate office complex
           Executive Chef / Manager, Great Western Bank call center, Northridge, CA
           Manager/ Los Angeles Metropolitan Water District – Opening Manager for new account
           Area Chef / Area Manager- Washington, DC- trained Chefs and Managers of East Coast acquisitions
           by Guckenheimer Enterprises including accoutts in Boston, Pittsburg & Philadelphia
     California Culinary Academy, San Francisco, California
     March 1994 – November 1995 (Temporary position from March to August of 1994- offered full time
     position in August of 1994)
     Placement and Externship Coordinator

     Half Day Cafe, Kentfield, California
     September 1993 –March 1994

     California Culinary Academy, San Francisco, CA

     1992 and 1994 Culianry student/ Graduate 1994 AOS Degree
     Private Chef & Household Manager

     Scanticon Hotel & Conference Center, Englewood, CO (Inverness Golf and Conf. center)
     1988 – 1990
     Assistant Garde Manger Chef

     Fairmont Hotel, Denver, CO & San Jose, CA
     1985 – 1987
     Assistant Garde Manger Chef / Garde Manger Chef

     Pinehurst Country Club, Denver, Colorado
     1973 – 1985
                                                                                   Phillip M. Valdez

Education/ accomplishments/ Recognition/ Associations

    California Culinary Academy, San Francisco, California
        1992 – 1994
           Advisory Board Member – C-CAP (Careers through Culinary Arts Program)
   Universal Studios, Hollywood, California
        2001- 2009
            o Problem solving/ Decision Making
            o Planning and organizing- how to think and operate stratecically
            o Leading others
            o Developing others
            o Guest/Customer Service
            o Open Communications
            o Honest, Trust and Integrity
            o Ownership
            o Results Orientation
            o Change and innovation
            o Self Development
            o Teamwork

   USC- Los Angeles, California
      2009-2012- Professional Development
          Basic Principles for a Collaborative Workplace
          Tools for time Management
          Personal Strategies for navigating change
          Providing excellent customer service
          Listening in a hectic world

Description: Phillip Valdez is an experienced director of hospitality and food service.