38 years in the Restaurant Industry, starting out as entry level cook
Kitchen Manager, Manager, General Manager, District Manager, Corporate Management Trainer, Director of Training
30 years of experience developing safety programs for the restaurant, hotel, retail, manufacturing and the fuel industry
Developer IOA’s 5 Star Restaurant Safety Training Program, Injury & Illness Prevention Program and Train-the-Trainers
Vice President of Safety Training for over 3000 restaurants
Manager, menu development, Store opener for Red Lobster California concept locations
Developed and conducted leadership training programs for the U.S. Navy worldwide. Trained the Marines in Japan, the Army in Germany, the chefs and culinarians for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon in Washington, DC.
Consultant and Instructor of NRA’s AWARE Foodservice Safety Program and the ServSafe Food Safety and Sanitation Certification Program