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Work experience

Jul 2011Nov 2011


The Whistlefield Inn

This position involved assisting with the running of a bar kitchen with responsibility for ordering stock, preparing and cooking food, and working as part of a team to serve food on busy days and working alone on quiet days.

Sep 2009Jun 2011

kitchen Assistant

ASA Recruitment

Working on a variety of contracts, mainly within residential care homes. Duties included assisting with food preparation, receiving deliveries, food service to residents and ensuring Health & Hygiene standards were maintained within kitchen and dining areas.

Feb 2009Jun 2009

Kitchen Porter

Arduaine Hotel

Working within a very busy kitchen environment, my duties included cleaning crockery and pots using sink and electric dishwasher, cleaning all areas of kitchen and basic food preparation.

Nov 2008Feb 2009

Mail Sorter

Royal Mail

Working in a busy postal office, duties included sorting letters and parcels and preparing them for delivery.

Apr 2008Nov 2008

Farm Hand

Van Stomp

During this period I worked as a farm hand in a variety of location throughout Cambridge. Duties included weeding, bagging seeds and sorting potatoes.

Mar 2003Mar 2007


Rubaiyat Bar

Working on a part time basis, my duties included preparing and cooking bar meals and ordering stock.


Sep 2004Present


Langside college

Gained highers in mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology.

Oct 2005Sep 2008

Diploma of higher education

Strathclyde University


Knife skills
Hygiene skills
REHIS Elementary food hygiene level 2 course. Refreshed on August 2012.


Personal Profile:

I am a hard working person who can adapt to many different jobs within the kitchen. I am always on time and will always try to do a good job. I have extensive experience of working within busy kitchen environments and I am used to working to deadlines. Also experienced in the preparation and cooking of a wide range of styles.


Interests include keeping fit, learning new things, hill walking and fishing.