Self-Employed - Russian Language Teacher
Jun 2020 to Present - Phoenix, Arizona (Remote)
- Delivered educational courses to beginner and intermediate level Russian speakers in a remote environment.
- Created documents and visual aids to assist in the teaching process.
- Coordinated dynamic schedules across world-wide time zones.
Katsuya by Starck - Branch Manager
Feb 2019 to Aug 2020 - Doha, Qatar
- Managed the daily operations of a high-end restaurant from vendor coordination to money exchanges.
- Curated the online presence of the business.
- Interfaced with the corporate side of the restaurant's business unit.
- Promoted from previous position.
- Worked remotely from March to August 2020.
Katsuya by Starck - Restaurant Manager
Jul 2017 to Feb 2019 - Kuwait City, Kuwait
- Oversaw the customer experience and staff performance of a high-end restaurant.
- Improved and documented frequent processes for staff consistency, accuracy, and learning.
- Conducted the hiring process and periodic reviews of the restaurant team.
Chi Chi Chi Flowers - Assistant Manager
Aug 2016 to Jun 2017 - Moscow, Russia
- Managed the operation of a designer decoration company.
- Coordinated logistics such as procurement and handling delivery partners.
- Performed marketing and accounting roles of the business.
Coral Strand Hotel - Restaurant Supervisor
Apr 2013 to Jun 2016 - Beau Vallon, Seychelles
- Supervised a restaurant at the staff level.
- Coordinated staff priorities and schedules.
- Resolved customer dissatisfaction and team conflict.
- Promoted from head of customer service.
Tourism & Hospitality
Penza State University - Sep 2008 to May 2013
5-year advanced degree specializing in the business management aspects of the tourism and hospitality industries.
Teaching Russian Online
Completed an online course consisting of 80 academic hours and 10 hours of online teaching practice.
Russian as a Foreign Language Teacher
Moscow State University
Completed an online training course which resulted in certification as an instructor of the Russian language.