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Scott Clay

Scott Clay

Freelance Event Planner

Events by Scott Clay

Columbus, OH

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Brio Tuscan Grille

Server/Trainer

Created lasting relationships and memories for each and every guest each and every day.
Trained new servers on standards of service and how to exceed guest expectations.
Responsible for closing duties and staff supervision.

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Events by Scott Clay

Freelance Event Planner

World-Class Customer Service, Troubleshooting & Problem Solving, Self-driven & Self-reliant, Open & Honest Communication, Driven by Results & Goal Oriented, Ethical in Decision Making, Engaging Public Speaker, Adept at forecasting Sales Projection & Financial Reporting, Innovative and Industrious in Networking Activities

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Maria Maria Restaurant

Director of Sales and Catering

Created the entire catering department. Wrote all SOPs and handbooks for service. Created new marketing initiatives and increased sales by 30% for stores entire revenue. Increased large party revenue and catering sales by 400%. Hosted the Asian Film Festival opening gala with Kelly Hu and Bertha Pam. Successfully sold 8 buyout events which more than doubled sales from previous year.

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Blue Goose Events

Event Consultant

Collaborated in the planning and execution of multi-milliondollar events. Designed original menus such as an Earth Day inspired eco-friendly, biodegradable boxed lunch and a molecular gastronomy fusion reception, Accountable for all food and beverage components for multi-day conferences for hundreds of attendees, 50 staff, and talent, Destination Manager responsible for site selection and contract negotiations.

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Porto Vista Hotel & Suites

Director of Events

Generated 75% of total sales in both Corporate and SMERF for on-premise catering, Gave life to a ground breaking EBAY “Own a Hotel for a Day” NYE promotion featured in both local and national press Increased community profile through sponsorship of events such as the “MCCSN National Event Planners Familiarization Tour of San Diego,” Wooftop Yappy Hour, and 2010 Pride Sponsorship as a Preferred Hotel and Official Pride Event Host Venue Redesigned sales strategies and techniques for entire department Maintained database of over 12,000 client names, confidential corporate information and event details specific to each client.

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Cotters Restaurant

General Manager

Oversaw all day to day operations. Staff hiring, scheduling and supervision. Daily banking and cash handling. Inventory and food beverage and labor costs.

Mass Appeal

Director of Sales and Catering

Oversaw all catering sales efforts for both on premise and off premise events. Developed new sales strategies, marketing campaigns, annual budgets and P&L reporting. Liaison for the Josephinum College and aided in all fundraising activities and special events including the Papal Nuncio from the Vatican City. Efforts lead to being voted Venue of the year, caterer of the year and wedding planner of the Knot Magazine 2 years in a row. Signature events featured in both local and national industry publications.

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Wexner Estates

Assistant Butler

Assisted household staff with heads of state dinners, large events, galas, celebrations, or small intimate gatherings at personal home of Les Wexner. Notable guests include George and Barbara Bush, Heidi Klum, various Victoria Secret models, local government officials and national heads of state.

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Deer Creek Resort and Conference Center

Assistant Food and Beverage Director

Assisted in day to day operation of 5 food and beverage outlets. Worked with sales team and clients to ensure clients vision of the event was brought to fruition. Wrote new SOP manuals and handbooks for 4 different departments within the Food and Beverage Department.

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Embassy Suites

Assistant Food and Beverage Director

Assisted in all aspects of the F&B department. Tasked with weekly inventory, staff scheduling, labor cost, and meeting with all clients before and after events to ensure their expectations were exceeded. Assigned to Director of Food and Beverage for almost 6 weeks while my supervisor underwent surgery.

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Bon Vie (Bravo Development Inc)

Server/Store and National Corp Trainer

Assisted in hiring of all FOH Staff, trained all new staff, implemented corporate policies and procedures, MICROS certified trainer, transitioned new and existing stores to new software. Supervised staff. Lead catering functions, large and VIP dinners, menu creation and guest relations

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Columbus Academy

Diploma, General Studies

Franklin University

Bachelors of Sciences, Human Resources

Graduated with a 3.9666 suma cum laude and top 3%!of graduating class

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The Ohio State University

Vocal Performance, Music Education

Extensive study in the creation, history, evolution, and theory that is at the root of all music.
Studied Latin, Italian, French and English diction.
Student taught music theory and choral methods.
Taught private lessons to student varying in age from 8-24 in both vocal and instrument technique /performance.

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