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banquet chef

Nyack, New York, United States
November 28, 2018

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Andrew Grogan 845-***-****

Chef with proven long-term experience as a creative modern chef skilled in conscientiously and thoroughly managing a professional kitchen environment. A meticulous, creative culinary expert, knowledgeable in classic cuisines and flavors incorporating effective diet planning A detail minded professional with strict standards of organization kitchen and food safety for formal intimate affairs as well as large special events.


SRJ, Inc. New York City, NY 2012-2017

Private Dining Chef

Planned and prepared high-quality nutritional meals while managing corporate dining kitchen.

Orchestrated intimate affairs and complex formal events up to 150 guests. A. Grogan Associates, New York City, NY 2005-2012

Freelance Catering Chef

Provided in-residence dining for prominent families and celebrities.

Consulted with nutritionists and physicians for therapeutic diets.

Organized and orchestrated catered small intimate affairs and special large-scale banquets.

Collaborated with clients to create custom innovative menus for upscale themed events. The Residence of Clive Davis, Pound Ridge, NY 1998-2005 Private Estate Chef

Created and executed in-suite dining, garden parties, industry events for 5-acre estate.

Planned, orchestrated complex formal meals, intimate banquets, business meetings and social functions.

Supervised, hired, trained and evaluated kitchen and banquet staff for various classic European service. J.B. Gesser Partners, Trump Tower, New York City & Bedford, NY 1997-1998 Corporate Chef

Planned and provided healthy athletic meal services for high net worth clients office suites.

Planned and supervised social events ranging from small intimate affairs to large scale events up to 200 guests. The Residence of Dr. James Belden, Greenwich, CT 1996-1997 Private Chef / Diet Consultant

Provided daily meal preparation service consulting with nutritionists and physicians.

Formulated meals plan, evaluated results, maintained goals for athletic and specialty diets. The Residence of Mr. Martin Ginsberg, Scarsdale, NY 1995-1996 Private Chef

Provided formal high-level daily chef services, while supervising and training kitchen and banquet staff.

Consulted with dietitians and physicians to create restaurant quality diabetic meal plans. CHAL Productions, New York City, NY & Palisades, NY 1990-1995 Private Dining Chef

Managed culinary services for Al Pacino at his Palisades, NY estate and NYC duplex office suite.

Organized intimate affairs and banquets up to 150 guests. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS Regency Hotel, New York, NY - Rounds Chef / Banquet Chef 1987-1988 Tavern on the Green, New York, NY - Rounds Chef / Banquet Chef 1986-1987 Bolton Valley Resort, Bolton Valley, VT - Rounds Chef / Banquet Chef 1985-1986 SUNY Rockland, Suffern, NY New England Culinary Institute, Montpelier VT AAS Food Service Administration: Graduated 1995 AOS Culinary Arts: Graduated 1990 National Restaurant Foundation Food Safety Certification American Hotel & Lodging Institute

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