• Scottsdale,  AZ 85259
Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams

Lead Cook/Trainer

Summary

Back of house specialist. Over 8 years of experience running all stations in a kitchen.
Proficient at managing food and labor costs. History of improving inventory management, and implementing quality control on all food specs.

Work History

Work History

Thirsty Lion Pub and Grill, Scottsdale, AZ

Feb 2015 - Present
Lead Cook/Trainer

Responsible for being able to set up and close all stations. Keep track of waste logs, monitor labor for evening shifts. Input invoices and labor data for the day and produce reports. Responsible for being able to train new hires when necessary. 

JEL Support/Symbisystems, Phoenix, AZ

Oct 2013 - Oct 2015
Web/Software Developer

Responsible for building custom web software/modules. Managing all clients websites and handling updates/troubleshooting for related sites. Entry level work with Adobe Creative Suite. Manage SEO campaigns for related websites. Managing all customer expectations.

BluegrassNet, Louisville, KY

Nov 2012 - Oct 2013
Programming Asst./technical Support

Responsible for handling PHP coding that modifies page to page data, as well as changing the HTML coding. Also working with building and communicating with databases built in MySQL, and PgSQL. Technical support and handling customer complaints.

Thirsty Lion Pub and Grill, Tempe, AZ

Oct 2011 - Nov 2012
Lead Cook/Trainer

Responsible for being able to set up and close all stations. Keep track of waste logs, monitor labor for evening shifts. Input invoices and labor data for the day and produce reports. Responsible for being able to train new hires when necessary. 

IPIC Theaters, Scottsdale, AZ

Dec 2010 - Oct 2011
Lead Trainer/Junior KM

Responsible for opening line duties, Pizza, fryer, flat top, pantry stations. Responsible for cleaning, and misc prep projects. Help to produce ordering guides for the week, and keeping track of inventory/waste logs.

Marcella's Italian Kitchen, Scottsdale, AZ

Sep 2009 - Dec 2010
Lead Trainer/Junior KM

Responsible for opening shift duties for the line. Responsible for knowing sales numbers, and labor numbers. Working knowledge of pantry, pizza, salad, pasta and sauté stations. Responsible for running the line during down times.

Cheesecake Factory, Louisville, KY/Columbia, MD/Mesa, AZ

Nov 2007 - Apr 2010
Line Cook/Certified Trainer

Responsible for line prep, salads, pizzas, and broiler. Responsible for closing duties at the end of every shift for the line.

Education

Education

Hospitality Management, Louisville, KY

2006 - 2008
School Sullivan University

Certifications

Certifications

ServSafe Certified

May 2008 - May 2012
Servsafe

References

Geoff Baumberger - Executive Chef Marcellas Italian Kitchen/IPIC
Phone (419)571-5683

David Stewart - Sous Chef Marcella's Italian Kitchen
Phone (480)528-9994

Guy Beyl - Office Manager JEL Enterprises
Phone (602)989-7174