Q Galloway

Food and Beverage Supervisor

Location 15h@2xGlendale, CA

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Summary

I'm a detail minded, self-motivated, and hard-working individual.  I take pride in my strong work ethic and ability to adjust to different work environments.   My time working in Asia, Europe and Central America has given me a broad base of experience working with people of different cultures, languages and economic backgrounds. 

I'm a detail minded, self-motivated, and hard-working individual.  I take pride in my strong work ethic and ability to adjust to different work environments.   My time working in Asia, Europe and Central America has given me a broad base of experience working with people of different cultures, languages and economic backgrounds. 

Work Experience
  • Food and Beverage Supervisor

    The Anza Hotel
    Apr. 2015 to Dec. 2016 (1 year and 8 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Giving polish and food safety education to the staff. Responsible for all ordering, inventory, payroll, interviewing, training, scheduling and invoice coding. Re-trained all staff, raised the level of the bistro up by creating a new craft beer and boutique wine list for the bar.

  • Free lance

    Catering with Savore
    Apr. 2014 to Dec. 2016 (2 years and 8 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    On call cater Sous Chef for individual events.

  • Assistant General Manager

    The CounterSanta Monica, CA, US
    Dec. 2014 to Apr. 2015 (4 months)
  • Catering Sous Chef

    RoK Events
    Feb. 2009 to Apr. 2013 (4 years and 1 month)

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    Role & Tasks:

    for parties and events. Cooking from scratch both pastry and savory, finishing food, platting, presentation and clean up.

  • GM of a new restaurant concept

    Mac & Cheeza/Larkin's
    Jun. 2010 to Sep. 2012 (2 years and 3 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Mac & Cheeza, I was in charge of setting up procedures and protocols. I trained all staff on food handling and safety in addition to training them how to run the POS, preparing the food, portion control and consistency. I was responsible for all supply ordering, scheduling, deposits, and all customer service related issues. During my employment I streamlined all functions, staffing, hiring and training, budgeting and set-up for franchising. This restaurant was moved into another and I managed both Mac & Cheeza and Larkin's in Eagle Rock, CA. For Larkin's, I was General Manager as well as a chef, pastry chef, and server. I was in charge of all the day to day procedures. Including but not limited to scheduling, partial payroll, all bill paying, inventory, purchasing, training and overall responsibility of the restaurant and staff.

  • Barista, coffee and tea expert

    Peet's Coffee & TeaAlamo, CA, US
    Oct. 2008 to Jun. 2010 (1 year and 8 months)
  • Catering Sous Chef

    Groove Crew LA   
    Aug. 2006 to Feb. 2009 (2 years and 6 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Catering Sous Chef for parties and events. Cooking, finishing food, plating, presentation and clean up.

  • Chef/ Nanny

    Miller Family
    Apr. 2008 to Jun. 2008 (2 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    for a family with Celiac needs. Responsible for all food shopping, food prep, cooking, menus and all clean up. As the nanny I picked up the children from school and often aided in homework and activities.

  • Line Cook

    Larkin's Joint
    Jan. 2008 to Apr. 2008 (3 months)
  • Sous Chef

    Drakesbad Guest RanchChester, CA, US
    May. 2007 to Oct. 2007 (5 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Responsible for breakfast and lunch 3 days a week, breakfast, lunch and dinner 2 days a week. As well as training our kitchen assistants, organizing the kitchen, putting the Sysco and produce orders away. Sanitation and creativity topping the list. Making food look appetizing and interesting.

  • Writer's production assistant

    Cité Scolaire International CSILyon-7E-Arrondissement, Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, FR
    Jan. 2005 to May. 2006 (1 year and 3 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Duties included making copies, answering phones, some research, helping with party coordination, organizing and ordering lunch, coffee, shopping for office and kitchen supplies. I was also involved with some clearance issues as well as working with the Script coordinator to make clean final copies of past season scripts.

  • Barista, coffee and tea expert

    StarbucksLos Angeles, CA, US
    Jun. 2003 to Feb. 2005 (1 year and 8 months)
  • Front Desk manager

    Hollywood Gym
    Sep. 2002 to Feb. 2005 (2 years and 5 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Sales, contracts, guest relations, answered phones and trained other receptionists.

Education
  • Culinary Arts
    Kitchen Academy Hollywood
    Jul. 2006 to Feb. 2007
Certifications & Courses
  • ServSafe Manager Certification  
    ServSafe
    Feb. 2015 to Feb. 2020
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