Talented Executive Chef with twenty five years experience developing menus and working as head chef/owner of mobile catering business, fast food Cajun and Classical Seafood/Cajun/Creole Family restaurant.Twenty five years professional experience as a dynamic, resourceful and skilled Executive Head Chef with a proved success record in both fine dining and catering.Highly skilled chef with proved ability to produce quality menu items under tight deadlines.
Food and beverage handling expert Italian cuisine expertise Skillful kitchen staff trainer Ethnic foods preparation Capable concession stands manager Food cost control specialist French cuisine talent Food cost analysis expert American cuisine expert International culinary skills Ability to handle fast-paced Back of house operations environment as well as front of house understanding Ability to handle/resolve problems Kitchen productivity Successful kitchen staff supervisor Strong customer relationship builder Cash handling Plate presentation skills Special dietary needs expert Proficiency in inventory and ordering Food handling knowledge Proved leadership skills Food production quality knowledge Reliable, punctual and committed to High level of cleanly kitchen customer service maintenance Staff scheduling knowledge Interviewing and training ability Sensitive to cultural diversity Knowledge of basic food preparation Strong restaurant serving experience Knowledge of products and Team-oriented selections Willing to work under pressure Menu development skills Written and oral communication skills Open Table experience Good personal hygiene Proved success in up-selling Works well under pressure Basic knife skills Preparation of various food items Consistently complies with polices Uses proper sanitation practices and procedures Able to work in a fast paced Banquet operations and off-site environment catering expert Able to work with hands continuously
Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Hospitality and Restaurant Management Specialized in all aspects of culinary cuisine
Member, Small Business Association (2005 - present)
United States Private Chef Association
allergies, Basic, Cash handling, closing, oral communication, cooking, cost analysis, cost control, customer service, fashion, fast, features, inventory, leadership skills, office, Works, Operations Management, personnel, presentation skills, profit, quality, receiving, safety, safety codes, selling, sales, scheduling, servers, supervisor, trainer, Health Department certified
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