Yilmaz Kalayci

Work History

Work History

CHEF DE CUISINE

Departmental Trainer,In charge of Fine Dining Room,working at all Kitchen Departments.

Working for World Food Festivals such as Chineese,Austrian,Swiss,Italian,Hungarian,English,Jewish Scandinavian,etc.

2002 - Present

SELF EMPLOYING CONSULTING

2009,MEZZE RESTAURANT,SECAUCUS,NJ. ( Kitchen Consulting,Menu Creating,Staff Training)

2008,TURKS&FROGS RESTAURANT,TRIBECA,NY.(Menu Developing,Restaurant Management,Training)

2007,ZEYTUNA GOURMET MARKET,NY,NY. ( Restaurant Management,seasonal)

2004,MY MOON,RESTAURANT,BROOKLYN,NY ( Kitchen Consulting during construction)

2004,MAIA MEYHANE"  Turkish Wine House",EAST VILLAGE,NY.(Creating Concept,Training and Mng.)

2003,ST.MARX CAFE,NY,NY.( Kitchen Management,Menu Developing)

2003,OLIVA GOURMET,NY,NY. ( Kitchen Consulting during construction)

2003,VERANDA RESTAURANT,BROOKLYN,NY.( Kitchen Consulting,hands on)

2003,KAZAN RESTAURANT,REGO PARK,NY.( Kitchen and Menu Development)

2003,SULTAN RESTAURANT,NY,NY. ( Restaurant Management and Menu Development)

2002,TURKISH kITCHEN,NY,NY. (Restaurant Management)

1991 - Present

FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGER

HOLIDAY INN TURKEY

Planning/Designing New restaurants,kitchen and bars

Developing service and food quality systems

1989 - Present

EXECUTIVE CHEF

KLASSIS HOTEL

Organization and assembling for soft opening,creativing menus and training kitchen crew.

1999 - 2001

Food & Beverage Manager and Area Kitchen Coordinator

EMEK HOTELS,Grand Hotel Ankara

Kitchen Coordination of 6 different located hotels,standartization,up grade of the foods and service quality

1998 - 1999

CHEF INSTRUCTOR

BASKENT UNIVERSITY

Assembling practical kitchen and educational system for vacational school,lecturing

1991 - 1998

CHEF INSTRUCTOR

BILKENT UNIVERSITY

Instructing and lecturing.

1989 - 1991

EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF

RAMADA RENAISSANCE RESORT

In carge all outlets, managing and organization of kitchen crew. 

1988 - 1989

EXECUTIVE CHEF

PULLMAN HOTELS TEPEBASI

Developing menus and standarts,controlling of food cost

Education

Education
1979 - 1985

BA.

UNIVERSITY OF ISTANBUL