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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 9A Aspiring restaurant workers learn about the business i James Wilson Staff Writer jwilson@plu It takes a lot more than a finely tuned palate and a flashy smile to succeed in the restaurant business. Culinary students at Quincy High School learned this firsthand Oct. 28 when Longboards Bar & Grill executive chef Sean Conry and front-of-the-house manager Ashley Freschi stopped by the school to give a lesson on what restaurant work truly requires. The two restaurant professionals covered a range of topics including professionalism, teamwork, workplace communication and leadership skills. Quiacy High School was one of 30 schools in the state to receive instruction that day as part of a program headed by the California Restaurant Association Education Foundation The foundation called the statewide event Force in Training Day. According to the nonprofit, a good portion of the future workforce will come fi:om the restaurant industry. In a social media campaign, CRAEF shared multiple statistics dealing with Longboards Bar & Grill front-of-the-house manager Ashley Freschi conducts a mock interview with Quincy High School student Madison Venable during a special day of instruction for students in the school's culinary classes Oct. 28. Freschi, along with Longboards executive chef Sean Conry, talked to the students about the many qualities restaurants look for in a job candidate. Phdtos by James Wilson the workforce in the industry. Seventy-five percent of Americans got their first jobs in a restaurant. Ninety percent of restaurant managers started in an hourly position, slowly climbing their company's ladder. In addition to instructing QHS students on how to achieve success in the restaurant industry, the industry professionals educated the aspiring restaurant employees on how to get a job to start with. "Experience isn't the only thing that will get you hired:" Conry told the students. "It helps, but if you have a positive Quincy High School students Josh AIIred, left, and Ethan Boyd discuss the mock job interviews they conducted with one another. attitude, that helps even more." Students were broken up into pairs and conducted mock job interviews with each other. Conry and Freschi then gave the students pointers and suggestions to help them in a real-life interview. By the end of the instructional program, the students walked away with a rounder knowledge of what would be expected of them in the restaurant business. Stevenson and Dembosz, of Quincy, wed in Graeagle The Graeagle Corner Barn in Graeagle was the site of the wedding and wedding reception of Ashley Stevenson and Kyle Dembosz, both of Quincy, on Oct. 11. The 4 p.m. ceremony was officiated by Lisa Kelly, of Quincy. The bride is the daughter of Laura Blesse, of Quincy, and Darrell Stevenson, of Camino. The bridegroom is the son of Steve Dembosz, of Quincy, and Barbara McDonald, of Placerville. For her wedding the bride fingertip veil was trimmed with scalloped lace applique. She carried a bridal bouquet of eggplant and purple colored flowers trimmed with greenery, Attending the bride was her sister, Maid of Honor Haley Stevenson, of Quincy. Bridesmaids included Lizzy Dembosz, of San Luis Obispo, Rachael Stevenson, of Camino, Ericka Thompson, of Arizona, andCheyanne Tiradeau, of Quincy. They all wore eggplant colored maxi-length dresses. Also wore a traditional, , gown was fashioned with a attending that day were vintge-style iVoi0 j  -t6/urfi-ieL-3Cline ancl :':'  'flower gr Ha/ey Estrada full,length beaded gown with featured a long and ring bearr Kace lace overlay. The sleeveless cathedral-length train. Her Estrada. The Iride was NOV. 5:30 8 00ERPLUMBING ! ]-IEATING COOLING" ELECTRIC TM . Full Service Plumbing . 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