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Julian Łuczyc-Wyhowski

Chef

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I am 22 years old individual passionate about food preparing, decoration and delivering the highest standard of customer service. I enjoy interacting with people, working in a team as well as on my own initiative.  I am very energetic, I love new challenges and I am always keen to learn and develop new skills. I use every opportunity to gain new experiences, always smiling, happy and ready to work.

Work History

April 2018Dec 2018

Chef de Partie

Hotel du Vin
  • Coordinating daily tasks with the Senior Chef and Head Chef
  • Running larder, garnish and pastry section.
  • Running alongside the sous chef/ head chef o sauce section.
  • Being in charge of pastry section.
  • Creating new dishes on the go for special guests requests.
  • Assisting Head Chef in creating special events menus.
  • Training junior chefs and commis.
  • Supervising junior chefs and commis.
  • Daily feedback collection and reporting of issues as they arise.
  • Ensuring that the production, preparation and presentation of food are of the highest quality at all times.
  • Compliting daily HACCP.
  • Ordering, taking and signing the deliveries. 
Oct 2017April 2018

Commis Chef

No 9 Church st.
  • Taking care of daily food preparation and duties assigned by the superiors to meet the standard and the quality set by the Restaurant.
  • Following the instructions and recommendations from the immediate superiors to complete the daily tasks.
  • Estimating the daily production needs and checking the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
  • Knowledging of all standard procedures of food preparation, receiving, storage and sanitation.
  • Operating and maintaining all department equipment and reporting of malfunctioning.
  • Checking daily expiry dates and proper storage of food items in the section.
Jul 2017Sep 2017

Commis Chef

Carluccios
  • Follow a given recipe and quality standard and prepare various food items, including vegetables, poultry, meats, and seafood for cooking using different methods and kitchen equipment such as oven, fryers and grills
  • Ensure food products are portioned before cooking by following standard portion sizes and recipe that have been specified
  • Cooking up tasty, nutritious and well balanced meals for customers.
  • Creating dishes for clients with special dietary or cultural needs.
  • Keep to proper garnish set up and plate presentation for every dish
  • Ensure work station area, including shelves, tables, grills fryers, pasta cookers, convection oven,  refrigeration equipment, and flat top range are kept cleaned and sanitized always following safety and sanitation policies and processes of the company
Jul 2017Sep 2017

Waiter

Carluccios
  • Delivered exceptional service by greeting and serving customers in a timely, friendly manner.
  • Promptly served all food courses and alcoholic beverages to guests.
  • Effectively communicated with kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs, and other special requests.
  • Answered questions about menu selections and made recommendations.
  • Regularly checked on guests to ensure satisfaction with each food course and beverages.
  • Routinely cleaned table linens, table settings, glassware, windowsills, counters, floors, storage areas, and service refrigerators.
May 2017Sep 2017

Kitchen supervisor / chef

The Riverbank

Working as part of a team of highly motivated Chefs. Responsible for the efficient running of the kitchen area and managing people.

My duties consisted of:

  • daily preparation of the kitchen
  • Makeing sure all the stored food is always fresh
  • Dishes preparation
  • Preparing the menu
  • Managing people
  • Solving interpersonal issues
Oct 2016 Jan 2017

Chef, Full time 

Bella Italia Restaurant

Working as part of a team of highly motivated Chefs. Responsible for the efficient running of the kitchen area.

My duties consisted of:

  • Follow a given recipe and quality standard and prepare various food items, including vegetables, poultry, meats, and seafood for cooking using different methods and kitchen equipment such as oven, fryers and grills
  • Ensure food products are portioned before cooking by following standard portion sizes and recipe that have been specified
  • Cooking up tasty, nutritious and well balanced meals for customers.
  • Creating dishes for clients with special dietary or cultural needs.
  • Keep to proper garnish set up and plate presentation for every dish
  • Ensure work station area, including shelves, tables, grills fryers, pasta cookers, convection oven,  refrigeration equipment, and flat top range are kept cleaned and sanitized always following safety and sanitation policies and processes of the company

Jul 2016Oct 2016

Chef, Part time (apr. 30h weekly)

Zizzi Restaurant

My duties cosisted of:

  • Washing, cutting and preparing food before it is cooked.
  • Cooking and preparing a variety of fresh nutritious midday meals and other refreshments.
  • Enquiring if any clients have allergies and then cooking meals accordingly.
  • Making sure good nutritional standards are maintained when preparing meals.
  • Making sure that all food at point of delivery is of the highest quality.
  • Responsible for high standards of food, hygiene, and heath and safety.
  • Ensuring that appropriate levels of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained in the kitchen.

Dec 2015 Jun 2016

Waiter, Part time (apr. 25h weekly)

Restaurant "Pawilon kulturalny" Warsaw, Poland http://www.pawilonkulturalny.pl/

As an integral member of the customer facing team I was always striving for best possible customer service in order to achieve highest satisfaction for our guests and best track record of service excellence for our team .

As a main waiter I have earned exemplary performance bonuses and high tips. 

My duties cosisted of:

  • Preparing and serving  freshly made snacks and beverages (sandwiches, baguettes, coffee, tea, lemonade)
  • Service coordination at various events like: weddings, baptisms, communions, birthday partys, etc
  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene throughout the restaurant serving and seating area
Nov 2014Jun 2015

Coffee Shop Assistant/ Barista, Part time (apr. 20h weekly)

''Podmiejska cafe'' https://www.facebook.com/podmiejskacoffeeandfood/?fref=ts

My duties consisted of:

  • Preparing and serving  freshly made sandwiches, baguettes, coffee, cupcakes 
  • Maintaining healthy relationships with all the clients by remaining customer focused
  • Developing customer satisfaction leading to recarring customers (regulars) 
  • Arranging display counters with cold drinks and pre-packed food
  • Marketing activities including posting offers and events informations on Facebook
Jun 2014Nov 2014

Bakery Assistant

''Grudex''

My dusties consisted of:

  • Managing display counters (filling in with fresh stocks and bakery items)
  • Greet customers and visitors entering the bakery, selling bakery products (bread, cakes, donuts and pastries etc)
  • Keeping the bakery premises in a clean and neat manner
  • Packaging and labeling bakery products
  • Cleaning the equipment used in baking process
  • Properation raw materials and ingredients (flour, oil, sugar, yeast, water, etc.)
  • Decorating cakes and pastries (I really enjoyed that one)

Education

20172018

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery

Stratford-upon-Avon Collage
Sep 2013May 2016

High School

High School in Milanówek

Faculty: Mathematics & Geography

Achievements

  • NVQ level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Completing A-Levels
  • Completing of Barista course in May 2015
  • Completing of Bartender course in April 2015
  • Completing a project leading to a Project Menagement Principles certificate by "Exempt From Theory"
  • Multiple sporting achievements in regional competitions in volleyball, long distance running and athletics

Hobbies & Interests

  • Cooking, I particularly like French, English and Polish cousine.

    • Sport activities including ice skating, mountain biking, volleyball, swimming
    • Travelling and experiencing the world
    • Meeting new people
    • Facing new challenges
    • Music

    Languages


    Polish (native),

    English (Fluent)

    References

    Phillip Hase

    Hotel du Vin

    7-8 Rother Street

    Stratford upon-Avon

    Warwickshire

    CV37 6LU

    United Kingdom

    +44 7568165951

    Gary Nunn

    No 9 Church St.

    9 Church Street

    Stratford upon-Avon

    Warwickshire

    CV37 6HB

    United Kingdom

    +44 7783264504