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Pastry Professional

Location:
Chicago, Illinois, 60625, United States
Posted:
March 10, 2011

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BRAD HANSEL

aco148@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER OBJECTIVE

To obtain the position of Pastry Cook or Pastry Supervisor in a quality, high volume kitchen where I can contribute my skills as an efficient and hardworking team member.

AWARDS

- 2nd Place Winner in the CACAO BARRY L’Art du Chocolatier Challenge 2010 student

competition - Plated Dessert - January 11, 2011

EXPERIENCE

Versatile professional with a diverse background including foodservice management, cooking, business owner/manager, non-profit management, commercial photography, graphics sales.

STAGE/INTERN EXPERIENCE

- Intern - Julius Meinl, Chicago, IL, Continuing since August 2010

Currently working three days a week in the Julius Meinl Pâtisserie, under Executive Pastry Chef Jennifer Tempelton, producing components and finished products of their exceptional pastries, including traditional and contemporary European cakes, entremets, quick breads, cookies, tarts, brioche, etc.

- Bennison’s Bakery, Evanston, IL, August 2010

- B’TRUE Bakery, Oak Park, IL, October 2010

LITTLE BROTHERS – FRIENDS OF THE ELDERLY NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS,

Chicago, IL.

Information Manager – (2006-2010)

Assistant to National Executive Director – (2002-2006)

DIGITAL PLANET IMAGING, Inc., Chicago, IL

Sales Representative – (2001-2002)

PHOTOBITION, Chicago, IL

Customer Service Representative – (2000-2001)

BRAD HANSEL PHOTOGRAPHER, Tucson, AZ

Owner/Operator of Commercial Photography Firm – (1982-2000)

- Produced conceptual and illustrative photography for use in advertising, annual reports, editorial features, and catalogs.

VARIOUS POSITIONS IN FOOD & BEVERAGE INDUSTRY (1975 -1985)

- DoubleTree Hotel, Tucson, AZ – Waiter in Fine Dining Room, Promoted into management, and assigned to train servers for opening of new property.

- Capriccio Restaurant, Tucson, AZ – Waiter – Fine Dining, Tucson Country Club, Tucson, AZ – Waiter – Fine Dining, Les Rendezvous Restaurant, Tucson, AZ – Waiter – Fine Dining, Jerome’s Restaurant, Tucson, AZ – Waiter – Fine Dining

- Guest Ranch Cook & Hunting Camp Cook, Montana – Responsible for planning and preparation of breakfast, lunch, and dinner for groups of up to 25.

EDUCATION

- The French Pastry School, Chicago, IL - Graduation December 2010

L’Art de la Pâtisserie Program – Studied intensively under internationally recognized master chefs.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS & CERTIFICATION

- ServSafe Sanitation Certificate

- Computer Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat

- Advanced Food Photography



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