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Executive Chef Manager

Purcellville, VA
September 29, 2018

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Christopher Elcavage

***** ********** ****

Purcellville, VA 20132

Phone: 267-***-****

Objective: To possess Culinary and Management Excellence in the Hospitality Industry

Qualifications: Years of successful culinary and management experience. Education:

Culinary Institute of America, Associates Degree

South Hunterdon Regional High School, High School


Attended three-year culinary training course available by South Hunterdon


Sept.’14 –July’18 Executive Chef

Eiffel Tower Café. Leesburg V.A.

Specializing in Classic French Cuisine, Seasonal Menus, Daily Specials, Desserts, Range of Special Events. October’09 - August ’14 Executive Chef/ Owner

Mom’s Place. Purcellville V.A.

Full Service Restaurant Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Upscale Events, Monthly Dinner Events, Custom Parties May ’04 –October ’09 Executive Chef/Unit Manager

Thompson Hospitality. National Archives

Culinary & Management duties, Financials, Inventories, Auditing, Training, Marketing, Budgets, Supervision, Culinary Production.

January ’97 - May ‘04 Executive Chef/Unit Manager

Sodexho Services, The National Academies

Responsible for all Culinary and Managerial aspects of single unit, Multiple service buildings including, Financials, Marketing, Training, Auditing and Culinary Functions including over $3 Million in Catering Sales. Executive Chef

Marriott Management Services, French Embassy

Responsibilities include Menu Design for Fine Dining Restaurant, Purchasing, Inventory, Quality Control and Supervision of all Production areas.

Sept. ’90 – January ’97 Executive Chef

Bavarian Inn & Lodge, Shepherdstown, West Virginia Executive Chef of this 4 star Mobile Travel Guide & AAA Diamond Award German Continental Cuisine Restaurant l. Responsibilities include all daily functions of the operation. Staff training, menu development, kitchen design,

purchasing, inventories and cost controls. Also coordinated Wine Tasting, banquets and special events.

May ’85 – Sept. ’90 Executive Chef

Willard Hotel Washington D.C.

Executive Chef of Café Espresso

Operational Responsibilities included all aspects, Kitchen Operation, Menu Development, Catering,

Rehearsal Dinners, Weddings, Wine Tastings.

Additional Certified Culinary Instructor

Certified Executive Chef

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