OBJECTIVE: SEEKING A KITCHEN MANAGER ROLE WITH A FULL SERVICE FAMILY RESTAURANT ON VANCOUVER ISLAND.
Summary of Qualifications:
Extensive experience in working in kitchen environments.
Journeyman Cooks Certification.
Hard working, assume responsibility in a calm and orderly manner.
Passion for working in the food industry always producing high quality products.
Strong team player who understands working closely with others and training them to be achievers with excellence in the food industry.
Servant leader with strong communication skills.
Skills and Experience:
Cooking – knowledgeable with principles and techniques of food preparation, understand the importance of quality/freshness of ingredients/chemistry and the effects of combining the ingredients, coordinate the timing of food prep, innovative approaches to traditional cooking principles, balance flavours with a dish and within a meal.
Coordination/Teamwork – maintained and supervised a balanced flow of inventory for the running of a large kitchen, attended trade shows, keep with current food trends, coordinated timing, priority of tasks, worked with a finely tuned kitchen staff to expedite customer service.
Speed/Accuracy – handled large volume of kitchen orders in a minimum time, accurately received orders, organized and rotated items in an orderly manner.
Education: graduated from Kamloops Sr. Secondary School with Grade 12 Diploma. Graduated with Journeyman Cook Certificate from Alberta Career and Development Employment from Hinton, Alberta.
Certifications: WHMIS, Occupational First Aid Level 1, Food Safe Level 2.
1985-1999 – Riverside Gold and Country Club – Saskatoon, SK. - Kitchen Manager.
1989-1997 – Jasper Inn Restaurant – Jasper, AB. – Breakfast Chef.
1998-2000 – Glendale Golf and Country Club – Sous Chef.
2000-2002 – Jennifer’s Open - Camp Wabasca, AB. – Breakfast Chef.
2002-2005 – On Site Catering –Ft. St. John, BC – Camp Cook.
2006-2014 – was travelling, flipping properties.
2015 – present - Best Western Hotel – Radium Hot Springs – 1st Cook.
References: will be forwarded upon request.