Napoleon Marquez Jr.

Title: 
QA Supply Chain & Distribution Center Specialist
Company: 
The Cheesecake Factory Inc.
Education: 

B.S Chemistry ('12)

Career Path: 

I was a pharmacy school reject who found their career working at a cheese manufacturing plant. After gaining experience in food manufacturing, I made the switch to one of the best restaurants in the United States, The Cheesecake Factory. I currently work as a Quality Assurance Specialist assisting restaurants in product quality issues, conducting product cuttings, and traveling around the country conducting Food Safety Audits on our suppliers.

Career Experience: 
Quality Assurance, Food Safety, Auditing, Quality Control, Food Manufacturing
Affiliations: 
Institute of Food Technologists - Southern California Section
Produce Marketing Association
SQF
Personal Interests: 
Snowboarding, Fishing, Camping, Hiking, Traveling, Cars
Type of Students: 
A student who is interested in the food industry. Also, a student who is unsure of their career choice as my experience shows that your #1 plan doesn't always work.
Number of Students I can Mentor: 
2
Joined Date: 
6 months 2 weeks ago
Ideal Mentoring Relationship: 
To give a mentee an experienced perspective about their career or life and guide them in the right direction. My job as a mentor should not always be giving answers, but for the mentee to think and develop answers on their own.
Remote Mentor: 
YES