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I am a detail oriented and quality focused chef, with a total of 16 years of hospitality and restaurant experience . I thrive in high quality, fast paced environments as I easily maintain composure under pressure.  I am resourceful and believe in team cooperation.  In my positions, I have used my creative style to improve kitchen processes, lower food costs, reduce waste, eliminate spoilage, boost productivity and morale.  I believe my proven track record and drive for excellence make me an ideal candidate for the position of sous chef at Stout Street Social.

Education

Aug 2003May 2007

Highschool Diploma

Brimfield high school

work History

2019Present

Line cook

Stout Street Social

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20172019

Assistant Kitchen Manager

The brutal poodle
20172017

Sous Chef

Punch Bowl Social

Manage BOH in all aspects

Maintain quality in all dishes

Directly supervise all BOH and FOH staff; delegate tasks

Ensure product quality standards are met in a consistent and timely manner

Manage food preparation, inventory, ordering, staffing and productivity needs

Responsible for creating new standards and procedures that speed up food preparation and plating while maintaining or lowering food costs

Train staff on menu items, food preparation, plating, and kitchen procedures

Perfect attendance record

Certified in product ordering, inventory control, scheduling, maintaining labor cost

20152016

Corporate Sous Chef

Jelly Cafe

Directly in charge of 3 locations in the Denver metro area and overall operations for BOH . Daily job duties required ranged from ordering, inventory, employee management,conflict resolution , daily specials, product overflow resolution, etc. 

Manage BOH in all aspects

Maintain quality in all dishes

Directly supervise all BOH and FOH staff; delegate tasks

Ensure product quality standards are met in a consistent and timely manner

Manage food preparation, inventory, ordering, staffing and productivity needs

Responsible for creating new standards and procedures that speed up food preparation and plating while maintaining or lowering food costs

Train staff on menu items, food preparation, plating, and kitchen procedures

Perfect attendance record

Certified in product ordering, inventory control, scheduling, maintaining labor cost

2016 2017

Kitchen Manager

Farmhouse restaurant

Manage BOH in all aspects

Maintain quality in all dishes

Directly supervise all BOH and FOH staff; delegate tasks

Ensure product quality standards are met in a consistent and timely manner

Manage food preparation, inventory, ordering, staffing and productivity needs

Responsible for creating new standards and procedures that speed up food preparation and plating while maintaining or lowering food costs

Train staff on menu items, food preparation, plating, and kitchen procedures

Perfect attendance record

Certified in product ordering, inventory control, scheduling, maintaining labor cost

2014 2015

Sous Chef

the lobby

Manage BOH in all aspects 

Maintain quality in all dishes

Directly supervise all BOH and FOH staff; delegate tasks

Ensure product quality standards are met in a consistent and timely manner

Manage food preparation, inventory, ordering, staffing and productivity needs 

Responsible for creating new standards and procedures that speed up food preparation and plating while maintaining or lowering food costs

Train staff on menu items, food preparation, plating, and kitchen procedures

Perfect attendance record 

Certified in product ordering, inventory control, scheduling, maintaining labor cost

2013 2014

Sous chef

jimmy's urban bar & grill

Quickly promoted to Head Chef

Managed kitchen under supervision of the Head Chef

Maintained quality in all dishes

Directly supervised kitchen staff; effectively delegated tasks

Ensured product quality standards were met

Managed food preparation, inventory and ordering 

Trained staff on menu items, food preparation, plating, and kitchen procedures

Perfect attendance record 

2012 2012

Server, Banquet Captain

punchbowl social
20102011

Prep cook/line cook

The Lobby

Ensure proper procedures were followed according to food prep guide and health department standards . 

20072010

line cook

Crew's steak house
20032007

Line cook

Chally's bar and grill

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Strengths

 Preparation and management of meals and menus 

Understanding of how to adjust taste and ingredients to accommodate a variety of settings , diets, allergy requests, etc.

Exceptional communication skills for instructing and training staff to prepare, cook and properly present dishes with high quality standards 

Cost reduction

Time management in both fast paced environments and large, privately reserved parties

Strong and effective leadership skills, along with the ability to successfully manage the productivity and morale of a team

Ability to identify and solve problems in a timely manner

Productive delegation 

References

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