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Social Media Manager

Location:
Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas
Posted:
April 22, 2021

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DENNIS D. CATES

Personal info

Phone: 242-***-****

Email: adlvpr@r.postjobfree.com

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Flamingo Gardens, Nassau, (BS)

Skills

Knowledgeable of standard cooking, various cooking techniques, ingredients and procedures

Quick thinker and able to seizes control of issues in the kitchen with prompt effective resolves

A burning desire to learn and further enhance my skills and knowledge in the kitchen

Willingness to train and mentor other staff members

Passion for high quality food and creativity

Kitchen Management & Leadership capabilities

Offers suggestions and ideas that can improve upon the kitchen’s performance

Team player who works efficiently and cooperatively with others

Strong multi-tasking skills and the ability to work under pressure

Familiarity with restaurant and

customer service process

Professional Summary

Experienced and qualified professional with excellent skills as both Chef and Kitchen Manager. Self motivated with a passion to transcend standards of conventional food preparation. Dedicated to providing superb work ethics and customer service. Seeking to bring strong supervisory, food handling, and organizational skills to the kitchen of an esteemed business that values hard work, dedication, and thinking outside of the box.

Employment history

Owner, Bikini Bottom. Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas 2020 – Present

Carry out the day-to-day operations of the kitchen and entire business

Maintains the hygiene of the kitchen according to the health inspector’s standards Set up kitchen & grilling station prior to opening of takeaway

Maintain clean and sanitized workstations, equipment, utensils, tables, and shelves

Prep ingredients, cook and plates foods in an attractive fashion to maximize customer enjoyment and positive feedback

Manages wastage control through proper food prep, portion control and food storage Revamp menu & develop new recipes

Take customers orders, describe menu items & suggest what may appeal to them Receive and process customers payments

Follows a set budget & Manages profits

Count, purchase and restock inventory as needed

Respond respectfully and efficiently to customers queries or complaints Advertises business via social media platforms

Sous Chef, Royal Island Resort. Northern Eleuthera 2018 – 2019

Work closely with Head Chef as his 2nd in command following his guidelines & specifications

Oversee day-to-day operations of the kitchen

Ensure activities are carried out properly and in a timely manner by staff

Make certain that food handling, prepping, cooking and food storage adhered to Health & Safety standards

Prep, cook and collaborated with others to create innovative dishes & specials Maintain professionalism with coworkers and customers

Manager / Head Chef, The Sugar Apple. Dunmore Town, Eleuthera 2016 – 2018

Ensured kitchen and staff met all sanitary regulations & correct food hygiene practices

Created an atmosphere that fostered motivation, co-operation and respect between coworkers

Delegated tasks to kitchen staff and monitored work to ensure all duties were done as required

Created recipes, dishes and menu items that gained positive comments from customers

Supervised the preparation of dishes from start to finish; remedying any problems with recipes

Minimized wastage through careful supervision of food preparation and proper hygiene storage methods

Managed inventory by keeping updated records, counting, ordering and restocking

Recruit, interview, hire, train, and supervise new staff Estimating costs to stay within budget when making purchases Handling of cash and credit cards

Creating staff work schedules and processing payroll

Sous Chef, Valentine's Resort and Marina. Habour Island, Eleuthera 2014 – 2016

Managed kitchen staff, coordinated & delegated specific tasks Supervised kitchen activities

Assisted in keeping a clean, safe and well organized kitchen Helped with prepping and cooking

Helped with creating new dishes, menu items, and specials Followed Health & Safety guidelines with food handling

Responded promptly and professionally to any problems that arose in the kitchen

Line Cook, Dunmore Beach Resort. Harbour Island, Eleuthera 2013 – 2015

Prep foods

Cooked menu items

Making of various sauces & stocks Frying & Grilling of foods

Proper preparation of special recipes

Kept station clean & complied with standards for Food Safety

Education

C. V. Bethel Senior High School, Nassau, Bahamas High School Diploma, 2000



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