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Executive Chef

Brooklyn, NY
May 20, 2020

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Bart Retolatto

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Work Experience

The James Nomad Hotel June 2017 –present

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Executive Banquet Chef

Bread Restaurant March 2016 – May 2017

40 Kenmare NYC

Executive Chef

● Responsible for all BOH service and production for a new, high profile,full service, rustic Italian restaurant serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, late night and special events. Feast Restaurant New York, NY

Chef di Cuisine March 2013 - May 2016

La Bottega Trattoria at The Maritime Hotel New York, NY Executive Chef October 2004 – December 2012

● Supervises all food production for a high volume and high profile, full service, Italian restaurant serving breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week

● Organizes and manages the production and execution of on and off premise catered special events ranging up to 500 guests

● Implements all menu items, daily specials, and special event items

● manages food and labor costs as well as scheduling and inventory

● Demonstrates professional communication, organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task on a daily basis in managing a large staff consisting of over thirty cooks, food runners, dishwashers and porters Tribeca Grand Hotel New York, NY

Sous Chef April 1999 - October 2004

● Supervised the production and execution of dinner, late night and overnight a la carte service for a boutique hotel which included the main dining room, several lounges, bar and VIP areas as well as in-room dining

● Duties included, but were not limited to, creating daily specials, expediting, scheduling, inventory, ordering and maintaining food an labor costs

● Organized and managed the production and execution of on and off premise catered events served both plated and buffet style for parties ranging up to 500 guests

● maintained high sanitary standards as stated by the Department of Health while managing a team of more than thirty Cooks, dishwashers and porters


School of Visual Arts New York, NY

Bachelor of Fine Arts

New York Restaurant School New York, NY

Certificate of Culinary Arts

New York State Certification in Food Protection and Handling References furnished upon request

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