Judy Lewicki

Events Coordinator

Location 15h@2xHighland Park, IL

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Summary

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
• Solid Computer Skills
• Detail Oriented and Organized
• Solid Problem Solving Skills
• Polished Communication and People Skills
• Highly Organized and Focused On Positive Results
• Detailed Knowledge of Food, Wine and Spirits
• Solid Leadership Skills
• Professional Appeara... Read more

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
• Solid Computer Skills
• Detail Oriented and Organized
• Solid Problem Solving Skills
• Polished Communication and People Skills
• Highly Organized and Focused On Positive Results
• Detailed Knowledge of Food, Wine and Spirits
• Solid Leadership Skills
• Professional Appearance and Demeanor
• Exceptional Ability In Working With Staff and Members

My Dream Job is Hospitality/Event Planner

Work Experience
  • Events Coordinator

    May. 2011 to Present (5 years and 7 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
    • Manages all aspects of events (solicit, booking, detail- BEO's and coordinate)
    • Serve as clients' primary contact in planning events, including developing menus, linen, floral, rentals, staffing
    • Participates in development of events from initial meeting with host to the actual event
    • Telephone skills, email, filing, faxing
    • Office related work including CaterXpert and Microsoft
    • Pulls paper goods for deliveries and parties
    • Delivers and sets up meals in corporate and social settings
    • Works as a server/bartender in corporate and social settings
    • Make dessert trays, yogurt parfaits, bread and cracker baskets for deliveries and parties
    • Provides exceptional service to achieve the highest level of satisfaction

  • Catering Manager

    White Deer Run Golf Club
    Mar. 2009 to May. 2011 (2 years and 2 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
    • Supervises the set up, service, and break down of multitude of events from corporate to social to golf outings
    • Manages all aspects of events (solicit, booking, detail- BEO's and coordinate)
    • Serve as clients' primary contact in planning events, including developing menus, transportation service, room decoration, procuring of rentals, entertainment and staffing
    • Solicit and obtain new accounts as well as maintain existing clients
    • Solicit and respond to leads by telephone, email or direct conversations with clients
    • Increased wedding sales by 150 % over a 12 month period • Controls costs by maintaining proper staff levels
    • Manages standards for event execution • Projects business volume and scheduled resources accordingly • Provides exceptional service to achieve the highest level of satisfaction
    • Participates in development of all events from initial meeting with host to the actual event
    • Supervise, train and direct banquet staff
    • Successfully reorganized side work lists for staff
    • Enhances communications between various departments • Conducts site tours for potential clients • Following up post-program with clients to obtain feedback and evaluations to implement and execute future events

  • Catering Manager

    Exmoor Country Club
    Jul. 2003 to Mar. 2009 (5 years and 8 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
    • Supervised the set up, service, and break down of multitude of events • Managed and trained team members • Interacted directly with members, guests, and staff, addressing service and operational concerns • Controlled costs by maintaining proper staff levels
    • Managed standards for event execution • Projected business volume and scheduled resources accordingly • Provided exceptional member service to achieve the highest level of satisfaction
    • Participated in development of numerous events (both member & non-member) from initial meeting with member to the actual event.
    • Responsible for leading a banquet staff of twenty people
    • Accountable for hiring and training new staff members
    • Successfully reorganized side work lists for staff
    • Enhanced communications between various departments

Education
  • Hospitality Management
    Roosevelt UniversityChicago, IL, US
    Sep. 1989 to Present

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    Associates, 6 more credits to get a Bachelors Degree Degree

    Summary

    Certificate in Meeting Planning, Convention and Exposition Management 2000

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