Kim Neville


Mobile: 0408 213 324


Summary of skills 

  • Passion for food
  • Focus on client and customer service
  • Create seasonally inspired menus
  • Prepare food to the highest standard of hygiene and presentation
  • Design, plan and prepare full buffets for in house events
  • Have a keen commercial eye
  • Proven track record of introducing cost saving innovation and ideas
  • Have an enthusiastic drive and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Flexibility to meet the demand of the clients
  • Excellent time management skills 


  • Employment History

2000 to Present: 

Kim Neville Catering – Owner Manager 

Duties include:
Creating and customising menus for general public and corporate clients

    • Provide advice to customers/clients on meals and beverages
    • Ordering supplies
    • Organising venues
    • Monitoring the quality of food
    • Recruiting, training and managing staff
    • Liaising with suppliers, customer/clients and venue providers
    • Maintaining accurate financial and administrative records
    • Ensuring compliance with health and safety guidelines
    • Ensuring compliance with Alcohol Licencing
    • Ability to cater for small or large functions/events (weddings, special birthdays, events)  2010 to Present:
    • Duties include: Catering three meals a day, 6 days a week for up to 20 people

Dulmision Ski Club Thredbo – Private Ski Club – Manager (Winter Season) 

    • Catering for people with special food requirements
    • Making sure supplies are ordered on time due to location challenges and the limited supplies available in the resort
    • Creating menus and refreshing them regularly due to the high number of returning guests
    • Maintaining a clean and inviting environment
    • Keeping good relations in a challenging environment of mixed personalities2002 to 2010

  Lifestyle Jindabyne Café & Gift Shop – Owner Manager
*  Excellent customer service skills.
* Exceptional communication skills, face to face, on the phone and via e-mail
* Provision of fresh quality food
*Ability to recreate menus to keep customers interest
*Liaise with suppliers, customers & employees on a daily basis
*Recruit, train and manage staff
*Comply with rules and regulations

  • Other work experience which influenced my personal development and skills and gave me experience in this industry:
  • 1999 – Cactus Cafe – Owner Manager
  • 1999 – Kosciuszko First National Real Estate and Snow Holidays – Co-Owner/Manager
  • 1988 – lake Jindabyne Hotel – Catering Manager (counter lunches and bus groups)
  • 1985 – Ski Tube (lunches and ‘smokos’ for workers while building the ski tube)       
  • 1982 – Lake Jindabyne Hotel – Cocktail Bar (Drinks & cocktails and table service)
  • 1987 – Underglass Restaurant - Balcony Bistro (Chef  -a la carte menu)
  • 1989 – Il Panorma Restaurant – Front of House Manager (a la carte menu)


2014     Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) – TAFE
2014     RCG – TAFE
2014     First Aid – St Johns Ambulance Service
2014     Certificate IV in Training and Assessment – TAFE
2012     Food Safety Officer – TAFE
2012     Safe Food Handling – TAFE




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