Virginia Anne Potratz

Virginia Anne Potratz

CEO and Founder, VP France Hospitality Consulting/BioPoppins
 

En poste chez TEFL Certified Professor, VP France

Précédents : Warwick International Hotels, Ramada Plaza Denver, Table 31, Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, San Diego Marriot Del Mar

 

Précédents : National University

 

    En résumé

    There is no greater reward in life than the one you receive from helping others succeed through education and training. As English has become the mutual language of the world, it is more crucial now than ever for non-native speakers to join in the global conversation especially in the hospitality industry. I am devoted and driven to provide not only the language skills but the essential guest service training in the hospitality industry and beyond. As the owner of VP Full-Service, Hospitality and English education, I would have never thought I could have discovered an exhilarating career and uncover a gratifying passion for education. Through my 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry, from restaurant service to event management, I am bringing my knowledge and innovation to provide guest service coaching abroad along with English language skills. I developed VP Full-Service in order to help others in the U.S. and abroad, continue to evolve in their career. I quickly discovered the demand for new and motivating guest service and language programs I have written all of our programs to meet personalized needs for hospitality, business and individual learners. Currently based in Paris, I received my certification as a qualified TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) to advance my teaching proficiency. Shortly after, I revealed a colossal affection for teaching and helping others further their education for a brighter future. I am enthusiastic about bringing my experiences to the hospitality industry, enterprises, students and children. VP Full-Service, is committed to providing the most contemporary skills and expertise vital for learners to participate in the global conversation. All of our professors are native speakers and each one of our programs are designed to help learners reach their goals. No matter what your journey is, we are here to help you accomplish your goals and achieve your dreams!

Parcours

CEO and Founder

Chez VP France

De juillet 2014 à aujourd'hui
In a rapidly changing world, there is no better time than now to expose the world of English around the world. As English has become the global mutual language, VP France is dedicated to assisting children, businesses and individuals from around the world join the global conversation. We are ...
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ESL Instructor

Chez TEFL Certified Professor

De avril 2014 à aujourd'hui
As English has become the mutual language of the world, it more crucial now than ever to provide non-native speakers with excellent ESL education. I ensure to design lessons plans that meet individual needs and goals. Whether you are preparing for an important presentation, increasing your business ...
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Catering Sales Manager

Chez Warwick International Hotels

De octobre 2011 à janvier 2014
•Responsible for corporate catering sales for 224 Room hotel-10,522 sq. ft of meeting space •Sold meeting space and room blocks for corporate markets •Attended and organized weekly networking events to solicit new clients •Increased catering revenue by 31% year over year •Designed and worked with ...
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Catering Sales Manager

Chez Ramada Plaza Denver

De juin 2010 à juin 2011
•Proactively solicited potential business in the group and SMERF markets •Analyzed potential client needs and concerns to qualify business •Negotiated group and event space rates in order to create contracts •Produced sales and marketing materials in order to create hotel awareness •Managed staff ...
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Assistant General Manager

Chez Table 31

De mars 2009 à janvier 2010
•Assisted with all management duties while creating top line revenue for $7 million restaurant •Created scheduling, training manuals and procedures for front of the house staff of 35 •Assisted general manager with inventory and product variances •Managed banquet staff and events when ...
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Events Manager & Environmental representative

Chez Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown

De février 2008 à janvier 2009
Events Manager •Detailed, coordinated and executed corporate and social events up to 300 guests •Increased event sales with advanced menus, beverages, décor and hotel suites •Managed and worked with specific client and event budgets •Assisted sales department with marketing hotel events and ...
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Sales and Events Coordinator

Chez San Diego Marriot Del Mar

De juin 2004 à février 2008
•Increased department sales by 51% year over year •Developed and created client contracts; negotiated sales minimums •Produced all sales and marketing collateral materials and web content for event space •Detailed, coordinated and executed all corporate and social events up to 350 guests •Created ...
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National University, Etas-Unis

B.A., Business Management, Associates, General Studies

De septembre 2004 à juin 2006
 

Compétences

 
  • Assistance client
  • Gestion hôtelière
  • Hôtellerie
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Tourisme

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