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senior pastry / head baker

Location:
Cape Town, WC, South Africa
Posted:
October 06, 2015

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SHAFIK JACOBS

Curriculum Vitae

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Mamre 7349

Cape Town

South Africa

8000

021******* cell +27-833******

Personal Details

Name: SHAFIK

Surname: JACOBS

Nationality: South African

Gender: Male

Languages: English, Afrikaans

French - cooking terms

Portuguese - Working Knowledge, willing to learn more languages

Marital Status: Married (willing to imigrate)(do travel)

Residence: Cape Town / Angola (work)

Interests: Cricket, Rugby, Sports angling

Tertiary Education:

Institute of Hospitality Education S.A

Cape Town / United Kingdom

Diploma - Professional Cookery Patisserie

Certifications, Courses, Memberships:

Certificate- Seagoing Familiarization course

Survival Course Medical

Seamen s book

Huet

Boisiet

HACCAP

Computer Literacy:

Skilled-most MS office packages

Skills and Strengths:

Progressive and creative imagination with a passion to learn

Ability to work long hours in high pressured environment

Results driven

Training and skills transfer

Innovative with a strong ability to improvise when short on ingredients and equipment

Working Career:

Currently contracting in George

Company: Compass - Oil Rigs Marianas

Position: Baker-manage nightshift

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To conduct hygiene audits in the kitchen including use by date and storage methodologies to ensure health and sanitation standards are maintained.

To set work priorities and respond to changing external priorities that impact on daily planned activities.

To coordinate emergency response activities and situations,

To prepare reports for Managers as required including daily accommodation and catering status report.

To supervise support staff

To maintain rules and regulations in the unit in accordance with Company policies and procedures.

Receive containers from vessels

Ordering stock

Train staff

Budget

ESSENTIAL WORK ACTIVITIES

Implementing/Coordinating

Checking

Informing/Discussing

Planning

Controlling/Directing

Motivating

Company: ENSCO - Oil Rigs

Angola

Position: Baker

Period: 2012

Company: Sodexo - Oil Rigs Drillship Poseidon Angola

Position: Pastry Chef

Period: July 2012 November 2012

Duties and Responsibilities;

Cooking of Daily pastry and bakery items for all meals (170 + personal)

Ordering of Weekly & Monthly Stocks in conjunction with head chef and Camp Boss

Month End Stock Taking

Menu Planning - related to pastry and bakery section

Assist in smooth running of Galley, Kitchen and stores

Procurement and ordering of supplies bakery section

Quality Control

Staff Rosters and Timesheets

Staff assessments

Ensuring correct procedure regarding Hygiene and Cleaning.

Company: Kezner International Cape Town

One & Only Hotel 5*

Position: Senior Pastry Chef /Head Baker

Period: March 2009- July 2012

Duties and Responsibilities:

Informing/Discussing/Interviewing

Planning

Controlling/Directing

Motivating

Counseling

Disciplining/Disputes/Grievances

Day to day Pastry / Bakery production - as head of bakery section

Ordering and making requisitions for production requirements

Setting up buffets and monitoring conformity to set standards

In-house training for staff - mentoring and guiding student chefs, and training of commis and students on hygiene, presentation, cost control

Producing European style breads, pastries and desserts, including but not limited to:

o World class, signature pastries and desserts for themed outdoor lunches and dinners (Mediterranean, French Taste of Asia, grand gala, Spanish)

o Production of specialty pastries for themed tea times (Mozart, English, American, Chocolate and universal high tea)

o Themed buffet lunch and dinner, gala set ups

o Production of signature cakes, pastries and desserts for fine dining and set menus

o Production of show pieces for buffet presentations (chocolate, Designs, Marzipan and plastic icing molding, fruit carving)

o Production of cookies for tea time and buffets (various varieties)

o Production of petit fours for after dinner selection and midnight teas

Menu planning and development in conjunction with Exec Pastry Chef and Management Team

Company: Tony s Bakery- Woolworths Factory

Commercial bakery

Position: Supervisor

Coordinator, Mixer, Dough Laminator

Period: December 2007 - February 2009

Duties and Responsibilities;

Training Staff in Equipment usage, mixers, Dough laminators for the preparation on mass of biscuits, pastries etc

Training staff in Ingredient mixture and quantity control

Dough Handing Process,

Safety (HACCP) Hygiene

Cost, & Waste control

In-charge of special bread mixes/ it s ingredients/ raw materials

Initiate and propose new ideas to develop and promote products to the new markets such as hotels, bakeries, restaurants etc.

Monitor customer preferences

Analyze the product formulas, prices, method of sales & marketing.

Resolve customer complaints regarding technical issues of the products.

demonstrate and promote products

Company: Blowfish Restaurant

Position: Breakfast / Cold kitchen Chef

Period: April 2007- November 2007

Duties and responsibilities:

Responsible for Breakfast preparation production and service for customers.

Plating on the pass, cold section and hot section, stock control and staff training

responsible for Lunch cold kitchen preparation

help with preparation of all other food for the restaurant as directed by Executive Chef.

Ensured that all foods were stored correctly and temperature and delivery checks are carried out

to a required standard

company procedures on health and safety and hygiene including maintaining

cleanliness of work areas at all times

adhered to knife drill and equipment procedures

Company: Tydstroom Distribution

Position: Slaughterer(supervise hiegene and cleaning)

Period: 2005-2006

Company: N.A.Royker Distribution

Position: Delivery driver

Period: 2002-2005

References

Name

Company

Contact

Reference Type

Ian Hampshire. (Campboss)

Compass

Marianas

acrzlk@r.postjobfree.com

Brian Steyn(Campboss)

Angola

+277********

acrzlk@r.postjobfree.com

Professional

Allan King(Chief Cook)

Sodexo

084*******

Professional

R. Bam

Blowfish restaurant

079*******

Professional

R.Simatos(pastry chef)

One &Only

079*******

Professional

M.Z Jacobs(supervisor)

Tydstroom

072*******

Professional



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