Energetic culinary professional with a blend of creativity, passion for food and exceptional cooking skills. Works well as a dynamic leader in high-pressure settings. Expert in managing kitchen staff and preparing foods at reduced cost without compromising quality and taste. Dedicated food service worker proficient in customer service, food handling, preparation and Point of Sale (POS) transactions. Seeking restaurant position with opportunities for advancement in management.
Institutional and batch cooking
Strong attention to safe food handling procedures
Hospitality and service industry background
work well under pressure excells in a fast pace inviroment have high standards for good sanitation practices a good team leader and as well as a good team player
to 04/2012 Letica – Clarksville,
TN Responsible for packing cups and lids both paper and plastic,staging pallets,wrapping finished pallets,labeling each order,maintaing a conveyor belt for cops and lids,monitoring each product to ensure quality and production measures are standard
Food Service Supervisor, 08/2008
to 05/2013 Chartwells Food Service Co. – Clarksville,
Managed kitchen staff by recruiting, selecting, hiring, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and enforcing discipline when necessary.
Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
Ensured all staff understood expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily kitchen work.
Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
Practiced safe food handling procedures at all times.
Delivery Driver/Warehouse Associate, 04/2004
to 05/2009 Circuit City – Clarksville,
TN Deliver and set up home entertainment equipment and electronics,pull ticket orders for guest,restock floor,shelves,ship and receive incoming truck orders,load out-going orders for guest in vehicles,maintain cleanliness in the warehouse and front of the store
Food Service Sargent, 09/1983
to 05/1997 U.S. Army – Ft Campbell Ky.
Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
Maintained a skilled kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
Cooked and served food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions, temperature control procedures and facility policies . supervised the maintanance of all equipment,sanitation as well as the health and welfare of soliders
High School Diploma: General Education,
1983 Carver High School - Memphis,
Food Service and Sanitation,
1996 Ft.Lee Food Service Academy - FT.Lee,
Associate of Applied Science: Hotel and Resturant Management,
1994 APSU - Clarksville,