Quality-focused and efficient Cook adept at preparing and plating food. Also a line Cook with 14 years of experience in high-pressure culinary environments. Skilled in preparing large volumes of food quickly and efficiently. Seeking to use culinary skills and expertise to prepare a special variety of dishes in a professional, rewarding environment.
Focused and disciplined
Focus on portion and cost control
Active listening skills
Energetic work attitude
Adaptive team player
Diligently completed all assigned tasks, working overtime as needed.
Ensured everything is completed before leaving.
Trained new hire's correctly.
01/2016 - 08/2016
Victor's Italian Cuisine － Saugus, MACookWorked under the Chef to learn Italian dishes, prepared to their standards. Prepared healthy, enjoyable dinner's. Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and sea food.
05/2011 - Current
The Bostonian Market/Cafe － Boston, MACook
Provided courteous and informative customer service in an open kitchen format. Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements. Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with the kitchen team.
09/2006 - 12/2015
Intermission Tavern － Boston, MaCook
Quickly and courteously resolved all guest problems and complaints. Enforced appropriate work-flow and quality controls for food quality and temperature. Provided nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food. Displayed a positive and friendly attitude towards customers and fellow team members.
A restaurant/bar scene.
02/2003 - 07/2006
The Red Fez － Boston, MACook
Provided courteous and informative customer service in an open kitchen format. Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements. Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products.
Cooked Middle Eastern food.
Universite Cheikh Anta Diop de Daker － Senegal, Guinea, AfricaBachelor of Science: Technology repairTop 20% of class. I went to college to graduate and work with technology, before I discovered the restaurant business when I cam to America.