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private chef resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Creative Private Chef with a love for the culinary arts. Superb knowledge of cooking equipment and tools. Admirable experience dealing with clients with diet restrictions. Adept at preparing seasonal, healthy and organic dishes. Experienced preparing high volume meals for social and professional gatherings.

Skills
  • Team Leadership
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Kitchen Staff Management
  • BOH Operations
  • Hiring, Training and Development
  • Food Stock and Supply Management
  • Sanitation Guidelines
  • Restaurant Operations
  • Menu Planning
  • Quality Assurance
  • Vendor Relations
  • Customer Service
  • Ingredients Selection
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Food and Beverage Pairing
  • Staff Training
  • Budgeting and Cost Control
  • Food Prep Planning
  • Banquets and Catering
  • Food Preparation Techniques
  • Sanitation and Safety Knowledge
  • Cooking Equipment Proficiency
  • Love for Culinary Arts
  • Kitchen Knife Proficiency
  • Special Events
  • Recipe Management
  • Attention to Detail
  • Fine Dining
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Decision Making
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Performance Assessments
  • Calm Under Pressure
  • Resource Management
  • Hygiene Policy Implementation
  • Creative Thinking
  • Meal Preparation
Experience
Private Chef, 07/2018 to 10/2022
Mga EntertainmentVan Nuys, CA,
  • Shopped for gluten-free, nut-free and dairy-free items.
  • Stocked pantry with clients' favorite items.
  • Created new menu items, managed food expenses and supervised quality to ensure adherence to standards.
  • Coordinated and executed menu planning, recipe development and daily culinary operations.
  • Monitored quality, presentation and quantities of plated food.
  • Created recipes, incorporating various techniques, to build flavor and unique visual appeal.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Utilized local, fresh food products to support local economies and showcase community support.
  • Implemented and maintained excellent service to achieve guest satisfaction.
  • Managed kitchen staff team and assigned tasks for various stages of food production.
Executive Chef, 07/2012 to 10/2017
Csm CorporationLake Oswego, OR,
  • Monitored quality, presentation and quantities of plated food across line.
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques.
  • Created recipes, incorporating various techniques, to build flavor and unique visual appeal.
  • Monitored kitchen area and staff to maintain overall safety and establish proper food handling techniques.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Performed financial analysis and recommended effective methods to cut costs.
  • Utilized local, fresh food products to support local economies and showcase community support.
  • Delegated tasks for kitchen employees and developed staff teams to streamline food preparation procedures.
  • Experimented with various ingredients and cooking techniques to develop new and flavorful dishes for customers.
  • Managed ordering, inventory levels, receiving, invoice settling and equipment maintenance.
  • Provided effective orientation and training to each new associate and developed ongoing training programs.
  • Improved performance of team members resulting in high-quality meals produced daily.
Executive Sous Chef, 01/2009 to 06/2012
Northwell HealthMount Sinai, NY,
  • Planned and prepared food product orders to maintain appropriate stock levels.
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques.
  • Monitored kitchen area and staff to maintain overall safety and establish proper food handling techniques.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Focused on customer satisfaction, creating delicious cuisine to impress diners.
  • Supervised 9 BOH staff members and delivered mentorship to strengthen kitchen skills.
  • Monitored meals served for temperature and visual appeal.
  • Delegated tasks for kitchen employees and developed staff teams to streamline food preparation procedures.
  • Managed ordering, inventory levels, receiving, invoice settling and equipment maintenance.
  • Managed kitchen staff team and assigned tasks for various stages of food production.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 09/2006 to Willam T Dwyer High School - Palm Beach Gardens, FL,
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Created unique and personalized menus for popular celebrities and former Presidents of the United States of America
  • In 2015 I gained press with The Huffington Post, New York Times and Best of Boston
  • In 2016 I was recognized by The Martha's Vineyard Times for Team Building
Additional Information
  • I'm honest and extremely hard working. Cooking is all I ever really loved to do and got very good at it very quickly. Although school was never my strong point, attending The Florida Culinary Institute for only two months before resigning. I traveled and learned as much as I could from different chefs all over, until I started to develop my own style and skills.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Willam T Dwyer High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Private Chef
  • Executive Chef
  • Executive Sous Chef

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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