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Benjamin Cool

Major: Culinary Science



Company/Organization: West Liberty Foods Market
Company/Organization website: https://www.facebook.com/WLfoodsmarket.wl/
Destination: West Liberty, IA
Timeframe: summer

Advisor/Coordinator Email: ebeirman@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
Create 2 new sandwiches and 2 new salads for the market to sell. Improve the food safety practices of the employees and train them on proper knife skills.

I accomplished...
Gave a presentation to the board of directors and the CEO of the company about my new products and their success.

I learned...
Kindness goes a long way when you want and subordinates to respect you.

Advice for others...
If your employer tells you something about your internship that sounds too good to be true, make sure it is in writing, and is signed and dated.

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