Hardworking and motivated military professional with 6 years of experience in the culinary arts. Great leadership and teamwork skills. Actively seeks additional responsibilities and resolves problems quickly and efficiently.
Galley Watch Captain12/2016
to Current Naval Submarine Base New London – Groton, Connecticut,
Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
Maintained a skilled kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues.
Ensured all staff understood expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily kitchen work.
Led shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
Regularly interacted with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
to 11/2016 Naval Base, Guam – Santa Rita,
Properly labeled and stored all raw food ingredients including produce, meat, fish, poultry, dairy and dry goods in the appropriate storage room, walk-in refrigerator, freezer or cooler.
Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces when beginning a new task to avoid cross-contamination.
Cooked and served food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions, temperature control procedures and facility policies.
Positively engaged with customers, offering menu information, providing suggestions and showing genuine appreciation for their business.
Properly wrapped, boxed, and weighed bakery department products.
Practiced safe food handling procedures at all times.
Prepared all pastry items in accordance with standards of quality, quantity control, taste and presentation.
Mixed dough, scaled breads and cakes, fried doughnuts and performed all baking duties.
Baked consistent quality items by accurately mixing, dividing, shaping and proofing.
Met production requirements for all aspects of banquet and outlet desserts and breakfast pastries.
Verified freshness of products upon delivery.
High School Diploma: 2010East Coweta High School-
Currently working on BBA with specialization in Entrepreneurship at American Intercontinental University online