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Work experience

2007Present

Line Cook/Pizza Cook

Victory Grill
  • Being able to produce and serve the best possible product while maintaining high quality and sanitation according to restaurant standards.
May 2013Present

Product Development Technologist

San Joaquin Valley Concentrates
  • Provide technical support to sales team by assisting with product presentations and generating technical data sheets.
  • Participate in the development of new products and experimental blends.
  • Provide technical assistance to customers and strategic partners.
May 2012May 2013

Laboratory Technician

Food Safety Net Services
  • Apply aseptic/microbiological techniques in setting all client samples.
  • Perform all activities in a neat, safe, hygienic, and efficient manner.
  • Prepare and analyze samples for indicator organisms, pathogens, and chemistries according to acceptable methods.
Jan 2012May 2012

Processor

Fresno State Food Processing
  • Assist in the production and quality assurance of products produced on campus at Fresno State.
Jun 2011Aug 2011

QC Technician

Alaska General Seafoods
  • Ensure that proper safety and sanitation inspections are carried out within the plant.
  • Ensure proper SOP’s and GMP’s are being carried out and followed.
  • Work with production to assure the highest quality product possible.
May 2010Aug 2010

Intern

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
  • Kitchen Production
  • Sauté station, Broiler station, Pantry and Banquets.

Skills

Basic Culinary Skills
Microsoft Office Suite
Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel
Navigating a Commercial Kitchen
Can navigate, operate, clean/sanitize, and maintain:   Pizza Ovens Convection Oven Steam Table Cold Table Robot Coupe Meat/Vegetable Slicer Deep Fryer Dough Roller Pastry Sheeter Holding Cabinets Salamander
Fluent in Spanish

Education

Aug 2007Dec 2012

Bachelor of Science

California State University, Fresno

Culinology® is the blending of two disciplines - traditional food science practices and traditionalculinary arts.

Aug 2003Jun 2007

High School Diploma

Central High School

References

Klaus Tenbergen Ed.D.

Mario Casarez

Myrna Galindo

Certifications

2009Present

ManageFirst®

National Restaurant Association
2010Present

HACCP

SJIFT
20092014

ServSafe®

National Restaurant Association

Portfolio

Organizations

American Culinary Federation

Allied Member, 2013-Present

Research Chefs Association (RCA)

Culinology® Member, 2013-Present

Student Member, 2009 - 2012

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

Student Member, 2010 - 2012

Objective

To obtain a career in Product Development or Research and Development within the food processing industry.

Awards and Activities

American Culinary Federation-Bronze Medal

2013-2014 Professional Culinology® Competition

Fresno State Culinology® Club

August 2009 - 2012

RCA Student Subcommittee

August 2009 - 2010

Fresno State Food Science Club

August 2011 - 2012