Proven abilities in fine dining restaurants, catering, corporate dining and provisioning. Well versed in cost control, P & L analysis, menu production, design, sanitation, purchasing and receiving, as well as, all duties concerning a restaurant's day to day operation.
ServSafe Certified FoodManager
ServSafe Liquor Certified
13CT Caterer Liquor Licensee
Florida State Gaming Commission Licensee
Executive Chef-Partner July 2014 to CurrentBuca Di Beppo － Coral Springs, FL
Daily supervision of BOH team members.
Weekly supervision of FOH operations-customer service, point of sales, management, staffing, and financials for 1.5M annual sales revenue.
Reduced food costs by 9% by expertly estimating purchasing needs and buying through approved suppliers.
Implemented portioning systems throughout all areas of the kitchen.
Retrained staff in proper recipe and sanitation (H.A.C.C.P) adherence.
Expertly estimated staffing needs and adjusted hourly schedules in accordance with demand patterns, budget and local labor laws.
Catering Manager/Executive Chef March 2014 to July 2014Corporate Craving, JKL Events － Pompano Beach, FL
Plan and execute all off site catering and events for catering department
Obtain new clients and track sales.
Event planning of all sizes at all stages.
Menu planning and execution from prep to production.
Executive Chef August 2013 to March 2014Chef 24/7, Fresh & Healthy Inc. － Fort Lauderdale, FL
R & D of foods, plan menus and production for new concept company with intent to expand national.