Current Location Paradise Point Gold Coast QLD
Cell phone 0407076555
Passport Australian & B1 B2 Visa
Medical PADI Dive Medical & ENG 1
D.O.B . Dec 30, 1965 Non-smoker
Languages Fluent English, Basic Italian & Spanish
QUALIFICATIONS & CERTIFICATION
Mar 2013 The Art of Communication for Creative writing and Author of my own Life Story
Feb 2011 Professional Interior Crew certificate (A.S.C.R.&T. Sydney)
Mar 2010 Effective Management for Senior Yacht Crew Course (A.S.C.R.&T. Sydney)
Mar 2010 Floristry - LHW - Hayman Island, Great Barrier Reef, AUS
Mar 2010 PADI Open water Dive -LHW Hayman Island, Great Barrier Reef, AUS
Mar 2010 First Aid & Safety Course -LHW Hayman Island, Great Barrier Reef, AUS
Mar 2015 First Aid & Safety Updated - MY KokomoII Sydney NSW
Aug 2007 Certificate STCW95 IYT FL USA
Sep 2000 Certificate Silver Service & Wine Knowledge
May 1994 Certificate Small Business Management & Personal Development
Mar 1994 Certificate Aromatherapy Massage and Spa treatments
Hostess MY Sun Goddess 115ft Hayman Island Resort Mar 10– Jun 10
Good knowledge of local surrounds, activities, dive & snorkel sights, hiking trails and events in the region. I was called upon to assist with difficult guests, cross training staff, fire and safety drills.
Chief Stewardess MY Lady Nance 95ft Private & Charter Jul 10 – Oct 10
Busy Charter yacht, with fishing trips to Bahamas, Mexico & Cayman Islands. Crew of 3 worked as a team with the cooking, for beach BBQ’s, formal dining and afternoon cocktails. Provisioning and service. I maintained both the Estate and Yacht.
Chief Stewardess MY Gladiatore 120ft Private Oct 10 – Jul 11
Mexican owners, based in La Paz, short trips to surrounding region. Family orientated yacht.
Mexican style dining. Yacht was for time away from a very busy schedule, everything needed to be in order and ready to go, for at times visitation was unexpected.
Chief Stewardess MY Perle Bleue 125ft Private & Charter Sept 09 - Mar 10
I trained 2nd stew in silver service, wine knowledge & charter. Roster for lengthy stays, with limited time off. Liaising with Chef for provisions, dietary requirements & menus. Inventories & data entry. Detailed & decorated yacht for FLIBS. Cruised Bermuda, Baltimore, Caribbean.
2nd Stewardess MY MY Colours 130ft Private & Charter Sept 08 - Sept 09
Re-structure the yacht, clearing out, restructuring and provisioning for complete crew turnaround. Inventories, spreadsheets and documentation vital due to yacht being heavy charter with owners visits in between. All types of service including silver service, themed nights, cocktail parties & knowledge of wine. Creative table & flower decorations. 3 Stewardess working across all departments.
1st Stew MY Four Jacks – NEW BUILD 150ft Private Oct 08 - Sept 08
Assist Chief Stewardess. Liaising with contractors for the layout of storage/space. Inventories, warranty work lists, being organised to prioritise work lists. Communicate with Owners for complete set up of the interior. Documenting to Spreadsheets for Business correspondence. Provisioning for Owners and Crew. Light cooking for crew when chef not onboard.
2nd Stew MY GRAND COROTO 115ft Private Sept 07 – Oct 08
Crew of 7, Private High profile owner therefore Formal Silver service, attention to detail, etiquette and French wine knowledge. Intensive detail cleaning and laudry care. Cruised Jamacia, Aruba, Las Roques, St Lucia and more remote islands due to high Profile owners.
Chief Stewardess MY CURTIS AMBASSADOR 85ft sleeps 16 Corporate Sept 06– Sept 07
Assist Chef with preparation & menus. Guest service for corporate functions up to 30 guests. Guest relations involved team building as part of Corporate Business. Interior maintenance. Fishing trips to Stradbroke & Moreton Island, Lord Howe Island and Cocktails with canapés along river in Brisbane city.
Hostess/Guest Relations Whitsunday Islands QLD Jan 1990 - Jun 2000
Meet & greet upon arrival & departure. Facilitate activities and itineraries. Support Front office with Administration, Reception, Reservations, data entries, phone enquires and follow up feedback for marketing and improvement of Guest relations.
Ooralba Estate - Australia NSW Nov 14 - Present
Assistant to Estate Management team, Lead Housekeeper and Managing interior, Guest service.
Imagine That Photography - Australia wide Jun 15 - Feb 17
Sales and customer service
Jasmin Cottage & Elle's Kids & Co - Montville QLD Apr 15 - Feb 16
Visual merchandising and Retail Sales Supervisor of Antiques and interior design for a Business owned and operating for 25 years. Open & Close procedures.
Black Vanilla Boutique Coolum Beach QLD Assistant Manager Jan 14 – Jun 14
Creating displays for visual merchandising. Assisting women style their image. Laundry skills with variety of fabrics. With a flair for fashion, style, hair & make up. I have a flair with making a person look good and feel confident in their body shape and unique style.
Hunter Valley Vineyard & Accommodation Cellar Door Manager Jan 13 – Jan 14
Building knowlede of the wine industry from picking the grapes to making the wine, then sharing this knowledge with wine tastings in Cellar Door, local events & functions. Matching food and wine is creative and fun. Having a bubbly personality, with the understanding of anticipating a persons needs, creates strong and lasting relationships, professionally and personally.
Margan Family Winegrowers Hunter Valley NSW Hostess & Cellar Door Jun 12 – Jun 13
Front of House, Reception, Online Reservations, Email & telephone correspondence. Members administration ensuring all details are updated and ongoing wine orders are reviewed to incorporate the seasons, new vintages and varietals. Wine tastings in the cellar door expanding into in house functions and local events.
Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop NSW Administration Manager Jul 11 – Jun 12
Administration Manager, overseeing the smooth running of the office. Business skills in negotiating, planning and organising supported the owners. A need to be resourceful and have a creative imagination was mandatory. Integrating a greater understanding of Cheese, working with matching cheese to wine varietals for a delicious culinary experience.
Monique Davies - Estate Manager Ooralba Estate - Monique@ooralba.com 0429 100 098
Virginia Porteous - Manager Shoe Frenzy QLD - email@example.com