Director of Special Events at Cushman Concepts(Roof at Park South)
- Greater New York City Area
- Food & Beverages
Samantha Sherman's Overview
- Director of Special Events at Cushman Concepts
- Event Planner at Great Performances
- Service Manager at Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group
- Hostess at O Ya Restaurant
- Hostess at Craft Restaurant
- Assistant Event Producer at Marcy Blum Associates
- Boston University
Samantha Sherman's Experience
Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Hospitality industry
March 2012 – March 2014 (2 years 1 month) Greater New York City Area
✴ Coordinate and manage food, beverage, stafﬁng, transportation, and rental operations for events up to 2800
✴ Work with both social and corporate clients to secure venues and execute events in New York City, New Jersey,
Connecticut, and the Hamptons
✴ Contribute to a team that exceeds 25 million dollars in annual sales with events ranging from a seated dinner for
10 to holiday parties for thousands.
May 2011 – March 2012 (11 months) New York City
✴ Completed management training program and worked with all departments resulting in a comprehensive
knowledge of the most important functions of each sector.
✴ Monitor, manage, and coordinate service, guest relations, customer complaints, scheduling, private
events, and a staff of over 30.
✴ Solely managed all functions of the host team to ensure efﬁcient booking of the dining room, at
times exceeding 760 covers for dinner service.
O Ya Restaurant
March 2010 – May 2011 (1 year 3 months)
✴Coordinate and execute front of house operations in an award-winning contemporary Japanese restaurant.
✴Maintain proprietors vision of quality and excellence by establishing a unique balance between the needs of
both the staff and the patrons while preserving the relaxed nature of the restaurant.
✴Liaison to hotels and concierges throughout the Greater Boston area while also contributing to service on all levels from bussing to managing reservations of the 37 seat restaurant
Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Restaurants industry
July 2009 – September 2009 (3 months)
✴Contribute to a part of a ﬁne dining team at one of Chef Tom Colicchio’s restaurants.
✴Assist in the training of new hires, and ensure that each guest left the restaurant pleased with both the quality of
food and execution of service.
✴Supervise and coordinate activities of dining room personnel to provide fast and courteous service to patrons.
Assistant Event Producer
Marcy Blum Associates
June 2008 – September 2008 (4 months)
✴Work and travel with a small team to produce one of a kind events for high end clientele.
✴Contribute to preparation, organization, and execution of events, including vendor selection, guests/vendor/
client transportation booking and scheduling, and arrangement of guests during wedding weekend outings.
✴Help coordinate events ranging from a mere 20 attendees to over 400.
Samantha Sherman's Languages
Samantha Sherman's Skills & Expertise
- Culinary Skills
- Hospitality Industry
- Event Management
- Fine Dining
- Hospitality Management
- Food & Beverage
- Menu Development
Samantha Sherman's Education
2007 – 2011
Samantha Sherman's Additional Information
Contact Samantha for:
- career opportunities
- consulting offers
- new ventures
- job inquiries
- expertise requests
- business deals
- reference requests
- getting back in touch