Aspiring Pastry Chef who shows creativity in presentation and has a solid foundation in baking is looking to gain entry level employment in the culinary field. Always willing to pitch-in and help, self motivated, self starter who is responsible for helping customers obtain a high quality, fine dining experience.
University of Houston
Aug 2009 - Present
Diploma upon graduation 8/2011
A watermelon with a rose carved in the side.
Crab, star, and lobster made from white bread.
This is a honeydew I carved.
This was a modern twist on a traditional dessert. I used puff pastry to make a half moon and layered it with the brandied apples and added carmel ice cream with candied walnuts
Hot Plated Dessert
A crab made from Italian bread
Box was made out of Lindt milk chocolates and filled with all chocolates made by hand. Chocolate covered pretzels and chocolate dipped strawberries, peanut butter cups,three different styles of truffles, chocolate covered nuts, buckeyes, and chocolate roses.
Vanilla and pound cake filled with chocolate ganache and covered with buttercream. Decorated with buttercream and fondant .
Red Velvet cake with cream cheese filling. Decorated with Buttercream and fondant.
Chocolate cake with Peanut Butter filling and covered in fondant with fondant decorations.
Pound cake covered in American Buttercream and then covered in buttercream fondant.
Top tier is french vanilla, middle tier is golden butter, and the bottom is chocolate cake. All filled with American buttercream and covered in fondant. Decorated in fondant and royal icing with buttercream piping.
Mini-Wedding cake made for a bridal shower. Top two tiers are golden butter cake and bottom is chocolate. Filled and covered in American buttercream then covered in fondant. Decorated with gumpaste flowers and leaves and fondant bands around the tiers.
Apple Spice cake filled and covered in cream cheese icing then covered in fondant. Chocolate panels were added with fondant decorations, buttercream piping, and marzipan animals.
Top tier is vanilla and bottom is chocolate. Filled and covered in American buttercream then covered in fondant. Decorated in fondant.
White cake filled with strawberry preserves, buttercream and fresh sliced strawberries then covered in buttercream, chocolate glaze and chocolate covered strawberries.
Customer Service Skills
Mar 2008 - Aug 2009
Special Projects Manager and Admin
·Member service and member satisfaction
·Ensure the training of subordinates in company procedures
·Private Label Collections - Member order processing & inventory (inventory/invoicing/shipping)
·Tradeshow planning, preparing, and executing smooth event
Apr 2004 - Mar 2008
Executive Image Solutions
·Customer Service and Customer Satisfaction
·Ensure the training of new employees in company procedures
·Provide formal training to sales representatives in company software and sales databases
·Provide informal training to sales representatives for resolving issues. Improve, develop, coach andmentor sales representatives in the terms of leases and leasing companies