Lead Cook with 23+ 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.
Previously recognized as Supervisor of the Quarter and Multiple Employee of the Month Awards at The Double Tree Hotel in Overland Park Ks.
Competed in The Golden Fork of Greater Kansas City taking 2nd Place in 2010.
First Place in The 7th Annual Winter Ice Fest Jan 2010.
Competed in several Taste of Elegance with most recently in May 2013.
Previously held Kitchen Supervisor & Purchasing Coordinator positions at this same location.
Prepared/cooked foods for Restaurant, ala cart and Banquet functions. Trained and monitored new employees.
Executed daily operations of Purchasing/Receiving Dept.
Planned and developed recipes and menu's with Chefs.
Create Daily Soup and Lunch Specials.
Sculpted Ice into a variety of artistic images for Caterers, Hotels and Private Events.
Prepped and prepared all menu items for Dining Room and Banquet Parties.
Instructed and facilitated in the preparation, cooking and presentation of food. Coordinated Staffing, budgeting and purchasing for all food operations.
Trained and executed fundamentals of cooking. Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products.
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