Motivated, effective communicator and problem solver who successfully completed 15 year military career. Works well with team members and groups from diverse backgrounds.. Effective communicator who quickly masters new roles and technologies to achieve positive results.
Responsible for coordination of up to 18 servers with capacity of 200.
Communicated with kitchen staff, dietitians and doctors to assure
compliance with complex and frequently changing dietary needs of clients.
Assisted in maintaining preparation and service areas in a sanitary condition.
Checked temperatures of freezers, refrigerators, and heating equipment to ensure proper functioning.
Ensured freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items and rotating stock.
Estimated amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients.
Executed daily production lists and goals.
Helped with preparation, set-up, and service for catering events.
Checked the quantity and quality of received products. Managed kitchen operations for high grossing, fast-paced fair concession kitchen. Developed variety of menu items catering to customers with food allergies and diet restrictions such as gluten-free and vegan items. Trained staff of eight employees for correct facility procedures, safety codes, proper recipes and plating techniques.Responsible for all kitchen operations such as banquet events, buffet lines.
Trained staff of eight employees for correct facility procedures, safety codes, proper recipes and plating techniques. Managed food and produce receiving process with 100% accuracy. Supervised and coordinated activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation
Informed patrons of establishment specialties and features. Inspected dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup. Planned and prepared food for parties, holiday meals, luncheons, special functions, and other social events. Complied with scheduled kitchen sanitation and ensured all standards and practices were met.
Prepared a variety of foods according to customers' orders or supervisors' instructions. Prepared and served hot and cold beverages. Prepared dishes following recipe or verbal instructions.Prepared food items such as sandwiches, salads, soups, and beverages. Stocked and rotated products, stocked supplies, and paper goods in a timely basis
Used all food handling standards. Washed, peeled, cut, and seeded fruits and vegetables. Cleaned, cut, and cooked meat, fish, or poultry. Collaborated with other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus
Cooked food properly and in a timely fashion, using safety precautions. Created and explored new cuisines.
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