Samantha Sherman

Samantha Sherman

Director of Special Events at Cushman Concepts(Roof at Park South)

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Food & Beverages

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Samantha Sherman's Overview

Current
  • Director of Special Events at Cushman Concepts
Past
Education
  • Boston University
Connections

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Samantha Sherman's Experience

Director of Special Events

Cushman Concepts

March 2014Present (7 months)

Event Planner

Great Performances

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Hospitality industry

March 2012March 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
guests.
✴ 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.

Hospitality industry

May 2011March 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.

Hostess

O Ya Restaurant

March 2010May 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 2009September 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 2008September 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

  • French

Samantha Sherman's Skills & Expertise

  1. Restaurants
  2. Culinary Skills
  3. Hospitality
  4. Food
  5. Hotels
  6. Cooking
  7. Hospitality Industry
  8. Event Management
  9. Fine Dining
  10. Recipes
  11. Micros
  12. Hospitality Management
  13. Food & Beverage
  14. Management
  15. Catering
  16. Banquets
  17. Pastry
  18. Menu Development

Samantha Sherman's Education

Boston University

BS, Hospitality

20072011

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