AucklandChef, Barista, Bar Staff, Waiter, Kitchen Hand (Food prep/Dishie), Hotel Guest Services, Retail sales assistant, Check-out / Cashier, Shelf stocker
1 - 2 Years Experience:Hoyts Cinemas, Freelance Photographer/Videographer, AucklandPermark Industries, Auckland
Hoyts Cinemas, Cinema Attendant
The Mainstream department of cinema, Hoyts Cinemas offers the best customer service a cinema can. As a Cinema Attendant, It was my responsibility to uphold the reputation of the company through my effective communication and problem solving skills, on top of developing and executing great up-selling an suggestive selling techniques.
Hoyts Cinemas, Kitchen Cook
The Luxury department of the cinema, Hoyts Cinemas LUX offers customers a formal experience through our ability to create a cultured atmosphere. As a Kitchen Cook, it was my responsibility to aid the head chef in the operations of the kitchen as well as guiding the floor team in food delivery in order for a smooth operation of the night. I was involved with understanding Health and Safety concerning food as well as time management between cinema screening times as well as meal cool down times.
Hoyts Cinemas, Luxury Cinema Attendant
The Luxury department of the cinema, Hoyts Cinemas LUX offers customers a formal experience through our ability to create a cultured atmosphere. As a Luxury Cinema Attendant it was my responsibility to communicate exceptional service through my verbal communication, meal service, bar and beverage service as well as crafting the best espresso I had to offer.
Freelance Photographer/Videographer, Auckland Freelance Photographer 1/2017 - 0/
I worked independently as a photographer and videographer for various events and clients around Auckland. These included: Wedding, Advertising, Client based.
Permark Industries, Auckland Casual Assistant/Team member 11/2016 - 1/2017
Commis, Apprentice chef/trainee chef, Catering assistant/food prep, Kitchen hand, Front desk reception, Cashier / Till operation, Pizza, Event set up/breakdown, Ordering
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I'm adaptive, creative and very compliant :)
3 words that you believe would sum-up a great bar person:
Communication, Confidence and Creativity.
If you were a drink, what type of drink would you be and why?
Vodka. I don't look that attractive but I get the job done.
What coffee machines have you used? And, on a good day, how many coffees can you make per hour?
A double nozzle espresso machines. Unfortunately that's something I don't know since my previous work experience did not specialize in selling coffees.
What do you order when you're on the other side of the machine?
Most times I don't drink coffee due to my health goals however I do offer a mocha from time to time.
What uniform and tools of the trade do you have?
Nothing professional. All my previous gear was on short loan.
What's your favourite cuisine to cook?
Can you carry three plates?
If those plates were for you, what would be on them?
3 words that you believe would sum up what it takes to be a Hotel Guest Services superhero:
Empathy, Communication and Leadership.
Who would be your dream guest?
One of my parents.
How would you describe your personality?
I have a very positive outlook and I'm always open to discovering new things.
What qualities do you like in a sales assistant when you're the one doing the shopping?
Understanding the limits between great customer service and invasion of privacy.
How do you like to be treated by cashiers/check-out staff when you're buying something?
A friendly demeanor without judgement of the details of the transaction.
What draws you to apply for a job in retail?
Experience. I have never worked in retail and would like to see what the trade entails.
Outside of work how do you like spending your time doing?
Developing my habits (Programming and Photography) or spending my time studying.