Hardworking Kitchen Manger focused on producing quality food and providing excellent customer service.
Skillful kitchen staff trainer
Food cost control specialist
Back of house operations understanding
Special dietary needs expert
Knowledge of basic food preparation
Menu development skills
Works well under pressure
Excellent guest service skills
Brand AmbassadorSep 2017 to Current Nespresso － Kansas City, MOWorked effectively in a heavily cross-functional, fast paced environment. Collaborated with advertising and promotion managers to promote products and services.
Kitchen PrepOct 2013 to Mar 2013 Uptown Theater － Kansas City, MOServed fresh, hot food with a smile in a timely manner. Cut and chopped food items and cooked on a grill or in fryers. Communicated clearly and positively with co-workers and management. Packaged menu items into bags or trays and placed drink orders into carriers.
Kitchen Manager/CookMar 2013 to Aug 2017 Ozark National Life Insurance Co － Kansas City, MOExhibited thorough knowledge of foods, beverages, supervisory duties, service techniques, and guest interactions. Assigned tasks and oversaw the direction of employees to ensure compliance with food safety procedures and quality control guidelines. Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage, and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality. Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products. Ensured smooth kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving. Consistently produced exceptional menu items that regularly garnered diners' praise. Regularly developed new recipes in accordance with consumer tastes, nutritional needs, and budgetary considerations.
Education and Training
Certificate, Pastry and Baking2012Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Dallas － Atlanta, GA, United StatesHonor Roll (3.81) GPA Academic Achievement Award Coursework in Culinary Arts Coursework in Food and Beverage Operations
Activities and Honors
Graduated with Honors From Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts