Objective

• Energetic and passionate, culinary professional seeking a challenging position as a chef. Bringing  integrity, professionalism, and skills to provide a high standard of service.

Work History

Work History

Hibachi Chef

Feb 2015 - Sep 2015
Red Ginger Destin
  • Communicating and preparing items in front of customers, according to written or verbal orders, working on several different orders simultaneously
  • Utilization of a variety of knife techniques for preparations of fresh vegetables and meats(Cutting,Mincing,Chopping,Etc.)
  • Worked as an auxiliary staff member(dishwasher, busser,host,server,food runner)during times of staff shortages
  • Upon closure: cleaned, organized and properly followed food safety regulations

Hibachi/Kitchen Chef

May 2013 - Feb 2015
Yummy Japanese Steakhouse
  • Communicating and preparing items in front of customers and back of the house, according to written or verbal orders, working on several different orders simultaneously
  • Utilization of a variety of knife techniques for preparations of fresh vegetables and meats(Cutting,Mincing,Chopping,Etc.)
  • Worked as an auxiliary staff member(dishwasher, busser,hosting,server)during times of staff shortage
  • Responsible for the preparation of a variety of different dressings and sauces on a weekly basis
  • Worked as an efficient team player in an increasingly fast paced environment
  • Upon closure: cleaned, organized and properly followed food safety regulations

Hibachi Chef/Kitchen Manager

May 2009 - Mar 2013
Yamatos Fort Walton Beach
  • Trained and managed back of the house staff
  • Developed schedules for back of the house staff
  • Entrusted restaurant key-holder
  • Communicating and preparing items in front of customers and back of the house, according to written or verbal orders, working on several different orders simultaneously
  • Utilization of a variety of knife techniques for preparations of vegetables and meats(Cutting,Mincing,Chopping,Etc.)
  • Followed all established restaurant practices and procedures
  • Developed and maintained food and supply inventory controls
  • Worked as an auxiliary staff member(dishwasher, busser,host,server)during times of staff shortage
  • Responsible for the preparation of a variety of different dressings and sauces on a weekly basis



Education

Education

High School Diploma

Aug 2004 - Jun 2008
Fort Walton Beach High

Certifications

Certifications

Servsafe: Food preparation Manager Certification

Mar 2013 - Mar 2018

References

Alicia O'Rourke 

Red Ginger Destin, General Manager

(850)376-9056


Jennifer Mata

Yummy Japanese Steakhouse, Co-worker

(850)714-3016


Charlie Yagher

Yamato Japanese Steakhouse, Co-worker

(562)200-1687


Paul Blackwell

Personal reference

(850)803-1589