Professional Experience

Associates Degree, The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

- Current

Content Marketing and Winery Lead, Paradocx Vineyard Llc

September, 2014 - March, 2020

A local family-run PA winery. As a Beer Cicerone and winery lead, I handled all beer responsibilities as well as digital content and graphic designing for social media and website event pages.

  • Designed eye-catching banners using Canva for newsletters and social media channels.
  • Acquired 90% of our customer contacts to our Mailchimp contact list.
  • Solved communication challenges by co-creating newsletter to keep staff up to date on current
    events and industry news.
  • With previous blog experience, I provided weekly, culture and industry driven content
Social Media Marketer and Wine and Cider Representative, Great Shoals Winery LLC

July, 2013 - January, 2014

Event Representative and Social Media Content Marketer

Specializing in Methode Champenois style cider and wine. As a tasting room and events representative,
I provided sales, customer service, and digital content for social media.

  • Represented Cidery at local wine festivals.
  • Used previous relationship with local cider makers to form Maryland's Cider and Mead trail
  • Jumpstarted trail by organizing trail scavenger hunt.
  • Provided content for social media channels.
RELEASE AUDITOR AND VERIFIER, Delaware Claims and Processing Facility

April, 2008 - April, 2012

•Audited verified claims, average 150/day.
•Collaborated with supervisors to develop new training compass.
•One-on-one and team training for new hires.
•Worked solely with Director as Verifier for asbestos trust.


January, 2005 - January, 2008

Managed client base of approximately 50 independent markets.
Processed Orders of wholesale organic fresh foods.
Educated customers on proper handling, merchandising and marketing.
Used culinary knowledge and retail experience to increase sales through suggestive selling.
Established trust and relationship with key customers by identifying their needs
Made in-store visits to key customers.


January, 2000 - January, 2005

•Analyzed Sales and Shrink, Merchandising, Inventory, Daily Ordering and Weekly Plan- O-Gram
•Managed crew of 9
•Increased inventory by a minimum of 30 new specialty items.
•Offered tips and substitutions to customers, preventing lost sales.
•Planned and implemented successful guided tour for Dole 5-A-Day representatives from Japan.
•Assisted Regional Produce Specialist in set up for grand opening stores.
•Cooking Demonstrations For Regional Stores.

CHEF AND OWNER, Kitchen Scents Personal Chef Service

January, 1997 - January, 2005

•Free-lance chef. Presented public and in-home cooking demonstrations for adults and children.
•Recipe developer for Lavender Hill Herb Farm. Developed line of Salad Dressings.
•Chef and demonstrator for Coosemans D.C. World Wide Produce Distributor.
•Founded and operated Personal Chef Service. Provided clients with meals available for reheating

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