Mark Mares

Mark Mares

Work experience

Work experience
2007 - Present

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 2013 - Present

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 2012 - May 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 2012 - May 2012


Fresno State Food Processing
  • Assist in the production and quality assurance of products produced on campus at Fresno State.
Jun 2011 - Aug 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 2010 - Aug 2010


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



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


Aug 2007 - Dec 2012

Bachelor of Science

California State University, Fresno

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

Aug 2003 - Jun 2007

High School Diploma

Central High School


2009 - Present


National Restaurant Association
2010 - Present


2009 - 2014


National Restaurant Association