Ha Tat

Ha Tat

Summary

I am a devoted chef with 28 years of experience in the Chinese restaurant industry. I have worked under various owners of 2 popular restaurants across the San Diego county since 1983 and am currently seeking a full-time position as a line cook. I am fluent in both Vietnamese and Cantonese but can also communicate in Mandarin and English as well.

*Resume last updated on October 23, 2011

Interests

  • Vietnamese desserts
  • Watching football
  • Good coffee
  • Maintenance of cars
  • Playing badminton
  • Reading the paper

Work History

Work History
Jun 2011 - Present

Executive Chef

Watami Sushi

I currently hold the position of Executive Chef at Watami Sushi, where I prepare Japanese dishes and direct my team of cooks in the kitchen.

Jul 1996 - Apr 2011

Line Cook

China Fun Chinese Restaurant

Operated kitchen equipment, kept all surfaces sanitized and organized, and prepared and cooked dishes. Some of my best dishes were the House Special Chicken and the Pan-Fried Noodles. I was able to work long hours (nine-hour shifts from Tuesday through Sunday).

Jan 1983 - Jun 1996

Line Cook

Peach Blossom Chinese Restaurant

Performed similar duties as those from China Fun. Managed the maintenance of the kitchen, operated kitchen equipment, and prepared food for customers.

Education

Education

High School Diploma

[N/A]

Graduated from high school in Vietnam in 1973.

Skills

Skills

Communication

I would like to believe that I am a well-rounded person and I have the skills to communicate with fellow line cooks to maximize efficiency in the kitchen. I work well with others and am able to assist my peers whenever I am needed.

Knowledge of Menu Items

Having had the experience of working in various restaurants and adapting to new menu items, I am able to prepare an assortment of Chinese, Vietnamese, and Asian-fusion dishes such as fried rice, bun-tet-nun, and pan-fried crispy noodles.

Multilingual

I am fluent in both Vietnamese and Cantonese (Chinese) and can communicate competently with others in English as well.

References

References

Mr. Lee

Miss Jenny

Mr. Ho