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PORTFOLIO SUMMARY

An experienced Pastry Chef with 6 years of experiences in the patisserie industry. I am passionated and I have extensive dessert making skills. I had worked in different sections and roles in my past companies, so I fully understand the requirements of working in a fast-paced environment. I believe my solid experiences definitely made me an ideal candidate for you.

To see the products I make at home, please refer to this link below: 

Watermelon Cake + San Marcos Cake + Rainbow Cake + Apple Pie + Blueberry Cheesecake + Blackforest Cake + Tiramisu

WORK HISTORY

Dec 2015Present

Pastry Cook 

Located in Marrickville, Charles Patisserie is Sydney’s most renowned wholesale patisserie. It produces the highest quality range of freshly made pastries, cakes, tortes and desserts to the Greater Sydney catering trade.

http://www.charlespatisserie.com.au/index.html

  • Mainly perform tasks in Bakery section, secondly assisting in Dough section
  • First priority in mixing and producing Frittatas, Quiches and sauce.
  • Produce Shortbread, Puff pastry and Quiche pastry.
  • Production of individual desserts such as cheesecake, apple crumble, filo pastry and french apple tarts.
  • Production of Ice-cream in various flavours, including weight-up ingredients.
  • QA documentation

 

Dec 2013Nov 2015

Production Line Leader

VSE International is with a history spanning more than 50 years in the tradition of manufacturing and distributing superior quality products to Hotels, Restaurants, Cafes, Clubs, Airlines, Bars, Contract Caterers, Schools, Franchises and Internationally.

http://www.vseinternational.com.au/index.php?route=common/home

1. Managed in Muffin Line

  • Delegation of Team Leader's duties whenever required
  • Operator for muffin line(multi-depositor line)
  • Pre weight-up mixes for all products of the entire section
  • Mixing mixes for: Sponges, Daily Fresh Products as Sticky Date, Carrot Cake, Mud cake, etc, also Muffins, Brownie and Sweet Breads
  • Documentation control of all products
  • Person in charge of one of the cool rooms, classification of different products and tidying up

2. Assisted and Managed in Pastry Section

  • Assisted in Rondo Line
  • Making mixes including Crumble, Shortbread, Apple Mixers, Vanilla Slice, Spinach Rolls and Sausage Rolls
  • Savoury production such as Apple Turnover, Pizza and Broccoli Pastry Triangle
  • Mix, help and run Cookies Line

3. Assisted in Dough Section

  • Assisted in making Cronuts by cutting, folding and cooking
  • Assisted in producing and folding any pastry dough

Rich's Products Australia

Aug 2011Dec 2013

Pastry Cook Assistant

Rich's Products Australia, a private American multinational company, who bought VSE International in 2010, until the owners of VSE International bought back the business in 2013.

http://www.vseinternational.com.au/about-us

  • Mainly responsible for Muffin line, producing different sizes of muffins as well as different flavours
  • Muffin line operating
  • Trays and paper cups preparation for muffin machine
  • Machine cleaning up after production

LICENCE/CERTIFICATIONS

Ultimo TAFE Sydney

Feb 2017Feb 2018

Certificate III Patisserie

  • Produce pastries, cakes, yeast bakery products and petit fours.
  • Use cookery skills effectively and food preparation.
  • Prepare dishes using basic cookery methods.
  • Produce desserts, gateux and tortes.
  • Produce and serve espresso coffee.
  • Use hygienic practices for food safety

Roads and Maritime Services

Present30 Oct 2018

Valid Driver Licence

  • Class: Provisional 2 with own vehicle

Safe Work N.S.W

02 Feb 201602 Feb 2021

National Licence to Perform High Risk work

  • Valid Forklift licence
  • Class: LF

Bannister Technical

Jul 2014Jul 2014

Certificate III Food Processing FDF30111

  • FDFFS2001A - Implement the food safety program and procedures
  • FDFOHS2001A - Participate in OHS process
  • FDFOP2005FA - Work in a socially diverse environment
  • FDFOP2063A - Apply quality systems and procedures
  • FDFOP2064A - Provide and apply workplace information
  • FDFOP3003A - Operate interrelated processes in a production system
  • FDFPPL2001A - Participate in work teams and groups
  • DFPPL3003A  - Support and mentor individuals and groups
  • MSAENV272B - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Rich Products Australia

Nov 2012Nov 2012

Star Award

  • It's a "Shining Star Award" recognizing my outstanding performance in my new role thereby increasing productivity, efficiency and document control process

SKILLS

Hard Skills
  • Experienced home baker
  • Native Spanish Speaker
  • Multi-Depositor machine operation
  • Dough Break machine operation
  • Rondo Line machine operation
  • Experienced of ingredients mixing
  • Ingredients weight up efficiently
  • Fluent English
  • Native Spanish Speaker
Soft Skills
  • Food safety and hygiene knowledge
  • Machine operating safety knowledge
  • Working high-speed without supervising
  • Work independently
  • High attention to details
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently
  • Confidence on self-evaluating
  • Quick learner

EDUCATION

Cadiz University

2010

Modern Languages of Superior Center

  • Short English course of Level 3 in Cadiz, Spain

College San Ignacio

2008

Professional Formation of Superior Grade of Administration of Computing Systems

  • Unfinished in Cadiz, Spain

Institute Romero Vargas

2006

Access exam for Professional Formation of Superior Grade

  • Equivalent to  High School Certificate in Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain

Institute F.P Rumasa

2003

Professional Formation of Medium Grade of Administration Officer

  • Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain

College Guadalete

2000

Obligatory Secondary Education

  • Puerto de Santa Maria, Cadiz, Spain 

RESIDENCY STATUS

  • Australian citizen

REFERENCES

  1. Operation Manager of Charles Patisserie Pty Ltd
    • Shehan 0405 323 536
  2. Team leader of VSE International Pty Ltd
    • Pierre 0410 290 985

DATE OF AVAILABILITY

  • Immediately