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Miami, Florida, United States
February 14, 2019

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Kevin La Von Dukes II

*** ** **** **., ***. #*, Miami, FL, 33137

CELL: 347-***-****


Mount Ida College (Newton, MA): 2009-2011 [Earned Credits towards Bachelor of Arts]

Hudson Valley CC (Troy, NY): 2007-2009 [Individual Studies]

Cardinal Hayes High School (Bronx, NY): 2004-2007 [June, 2007 Graduation/Diploma]


KOMODO: 801 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33130 [Nov. 7th, 2018- Present]

Line Cook/Chef (Multiple Stations): Provide support to other team members by prepping items for shift. Operate in a clean way and follow proper procedures. Work multiple stations and be efficient and timely with tickets. Maintain safe and sanitary environment.

NUSR-ET New York/Miami (Salt Bae): 60 W. 53rd St. New York, NY, 10019 / 999 Brickell Ave. [Jan.2018]

Main Cook (Grill, Sides & Salads): Prepped ingredients & put together dishes according to restaurant specifications. All meat Prime, Wagu & Seafood (Tomahawk, Ottomon, Filet Mignon, Kafes [Lamb], Salmon, Tuna & Whole Lobster etc.) Some supervision & oversight duties. Expedite food & tickets & ensure food reached table at top quality & correct temperature.

“Dig Inn” Seasonal Market: 212-***-**** [Aug. 24th - Dec. 2nd 2017) Various Locations

Sous Chef: Culinary chef that is second in command from CTC/Executive Chef in kitchen. Responsible for daily upkeep of quality and working the pass. Ensuring all food is cut efficiently and served hot ready for guest to eat. Maintain clean working station. Helped in the preparation and design of all food items in restaurant. Order supplies to stock inventory and handle cash drops/deposits to bank.

Marcus Samuelsson’s “Streetbird Rotisserie” (Harlem): 2149 Fredrick Douglas Blvd, 116th Street, 212-***-**** [April 9th, 2015- April 18th, 2017]

Shift Supervisor/ Server: Streetbird Rotisserie has only been open since March. This is the first restaurant I’ve worked at where I’ve been able to see the process from Grand Opening to how an establishment can grow and flourish daily in a thriving community. I was hired by Marcus Samuelsson directly. Found out about the opportunity through my Aunt (whom he is close friends with).

Sammy’s Shrimp Box: 64 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY, 10464, 718-***-**** [Dec.2014-April.2015]

Server: Food service at promenade upscale seafood & American cuisine style restaurant. Familiarized guest with menu and daily specials. Accurately recorded drink, food and desert orders. Ran multi-course meals and tallied bills. Regularly requested and praised by customers in surveys for friendliness, attentiveness & efficiently.

La Marina (NYC): 348 Dyckman St. New York, NY, 10034, 212-***-**** [Currently Employed Seasonally: April -Dec 2014]

- Server: Areas of expertise include some French Fine Dining and Food Knowledge. Proven ability to create a stellar dining experience for customers. Served the likes of Mayor De Blasio, Kevin Hart, Calvin Pace, Fabolous, Adrian Broner and Teyana Taylor to name a few. Shown ability to read tables and anticipate customer needs. Friendly, punctual, enthusiastic with strong work ethic, interpersonal and teamwork skills.

TGI Friday’s: 1780 E Gun Hill Rd, New York, NY, 10469, 718-***-**** [Nov. 2013-Dec. 2014]

- Expediter: Read tickets, pulled product from window in order specified on ticket, called side items and any special instructions, communicated with grill cooks. Sometimes prepped food items needed immediately on kitchen line. Was always cautious of lead ticket time.


- Food Protection Course: Food Handler’s Permit/Certificate (New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene).

- Nike S.P.A.R.Q Combine: Rutgers University (June, 2007)

- 47th NYCHSAA Boys Track & Field Archdiocesan Championships: The Armory Track & Field Center & Cornell University (Jan, 2004 & 2007)

- Rutgers University Football Camp (June, 2006)

- Syracuse University Football Camp (June, 2004, 2005)

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