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Food Service Manager

Waipahu, HI
October 15, 2018

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Derek Takamoto

Home: 808-***-****, Cell: *** ***–5394 text only

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Waipahu, Hawaii, 96797

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To establish any company to become the best it can be. I take pride in my profession and is very dedicated, organized worker striving for perfection for the people of Hawaii / Tourist with a Local Hawaiian, Pacific Rim, European, Asian and Classical French Cuisine. I am a quick learner, good teacher and very fair person. I know I can improve your company! My record shows it


Farrington High School Graduated 1978

Leeward Community College Went for 2 years, Majored in Food Service, No Degree

Experience: Kalakaua Garden General Manager: Steve Nawahine

1723 Kalakaua Avenue Phone : 808 208 - 5414

Honolulu, Hawaii 96826

January 2016 to April 2018 Title: Director of Nutritional Service / Exc. Chef

My duties are to run all food operations in Kalakaua Gardens. I’m responsible for All purchasing, scheduling, staffing, training of chef & staff, budgets, menu planning, recipes, purveyor set up, quality control of food, buffets, private parties / meetings, sanitation include Haccp, Voted 3rd best in Hawaii our first year opening 2017.

Plaza Assisted Living C O O: Tricia Medeiros

1048 Kuala Street Phone: 227 - 0601

Pearl City, Hawaii. 96782

December 2003 - January 2016 Title: Food Service Director /Executive Chef

My duties are to run all food operations for 5 (five) properties for the Plaza Assisted Living. I’m responsible for All purchasing, scheduling, staffing, training of chef & staff, budgets, menu planning, recipes, purveyor set ups, quality control of food, buffets, private parties / meetings, sanitation, Haccp, All food service procedures and developing / designing of future kitchens for all 6 Plaza. Punchbowl Plaza opened in 2004 and took 2nd place in 2009, Voted First Place in 2010, 2014 & 2015 for best assisted living in Hawaii. I was awarded best Director for Plaza Assisted Living in 2011.

Leeward Community College Food Service Coordinator: Tommylynn Benevente

96 – 045 Ala Ike PH: 808-***-****

Pearl City, Hawaii. 96782

August 1998 - December 2003 Title: Cafeteria Operations Manager

Job Responsibilities: I am responsible for Culinary Programs Budget. I ran cafeteria operations daily. Purchasing, training, scheduling, sanitation, Haccp, inventory, catering and special event. I worked with the chef instructors to help train students to work in daily cafeteria service and other dining operations.

Hale Koa Hotel Executive Chef: Rolf Walters CEC Retired

2055 Kalia Road PH: 808-***-****

Honolulu, Hawaii. 96815

August 1984 - August 1997 Title: Sous Chef

Job Responsibilities:

I started as an cook on call, coffee shop cook for 1+ year, Fine Dining Cook for 3 years, Saucier for 1+ year, banquet / catering cook and worked myself up to Sous Chef within 6 years. As Sous Chef I did menu planning, scheduling, and training of cooks, set up banquet functions and coffee shop daily. I over look food service operations in the snack bar, pool snack bar, employee cafeteria, coffee shop, daily dinner buffet shows and setting up wedding cake / ice carving sculptures for banquet events.

I been Sous Chef for over 5 years at Hale Koa Hotel

Spencecliff Corporation

Nittaku Investment Inc.

2908 Kam Hwy.

Honolulu, Hawaii. 96819

November 1978 - January 1988

Job Responsibilities:

I started cooking at South Sea Village a steak house for 4 years. I got promoted to First Cook and transferred to Wagon Wheel country western dining for 2 year then got promoted to Assistant Chef and transferred to Ala Moana Banquet and Catering and worked for 3 years. My duties were menu planning, scheduling, purchasing, making sauces, entrees, salads, set up banquets / outside catering, special functions and line cooking.

I am married for over 40 years have 3 children and 7 grandchildren, I like to go fishing, camping, some golfing, amusement parks, roller coasters and Vegas.

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