"Leadership is recognizing when it's time for a new course of action and time to change direction."
     "Leadership is recognizing when it's time for a new               course of action and time to change direction."  



Rancho Santiago Community College District

  - Santa Ana College | Adjunct Faculty School of Continuing Education

  - California Small Business Development (SBDC)


The Art Institute of California, Orange County | Program Chair, Culinary Arts


Culinary Networking Group, LLC | Founder & Managing Partner

   Programs included:   Intelliserve Responsible Beverage Service

                                     OC Chef Concierge Catering & Personal Chefsperience

                                     Art of Cooking- School and Training

                                     Learn To Earn Community Outreach Training


Steve's Skill Set Include:

   Educator, Trainer & Coach | Ability to motivate and inspire others through teaching, coaching,     and goal setting for successful team.


   Team Leadership |Skilled at training, coaching and motivating a team to deliver superior service         through personal accountability. Have led teams upwards of 250 service professionals.


   Business Management & Development | Dedicated hospitality manager with multi-unit                   experience and proven budget planning in excess of $10 million. New business openings and re-             launches. Creates success and “wow” factor with innovative strategies and hands-on implementation. 


   Profits Speak Volumes | Proven track record with increased sales and profits through                       entrepreneurial management and fiscal responsibility. 


   Strategic Planning | Outstanding skill-set in developing systems, strategies and hospitality                 programs to grow the business while communicating to and engaging all stakeholders


   Dynamic Planning & Event Coordination | Multi-tasking and planning for large events and               private parties.  Have promoted and planned parties and events upwards of 2500 guests.


Steve possesses a Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis on Adult Education & Training as well as a Bachelors of Science in Business Management.


Steve also consults and creates training material for restaurant groups and software designers.

Steve has been proudly serving within his community for the following organizations in the past and present:


The Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Helping to shape the community.


Project Independence which helps people with developmental disabilities find jobs, develop friendships, and live independently.


Bracken's Kitchen which does not just feed those who are hungry, but provides healthy and nutritient-rich meals to anyone who is in need.


St. John the Baptist Church & School where Steve serves on the school festival committee for marketing and is a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 14581.

Contact Steve

Orange County, California

(949) 354-2889


www.linkedin.com/in/ stevegostin