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CHEF / MANAGER

Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, 64131, United States
Salary:
$15.00 hour minimum
Posted:
March 19, 2011

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Winston R. Hardy

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Kansas City, MO *****

Home 816-***-****

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OBJECTIVE

I have over 12 years experience as a Cook preparing foods for restaurants, banquets, and assisted in food management for an exclusive hotel. I have proven abilities in planning, creating ideas for upcoming banquet events. Responsible for the selecting of menu and performed as the Cook preparing different varieties of foods. Managed budgeting, expense control pertaining to inventory items and assisted in scheduling of staff for upcoming events. I have the ability to handle catering/banquet functions to 50 - 100 people. I am confident and have strong leadership skills and have the ability to manage and motivate staff; excellent team player and highly respect and love the art of cooking.

SUMMARY OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS

* Prepared and cooked varieties of dishes for a high profile restaurant patrons which involves very important people of stature.

* Learn and conquered the scheduling process of work shifts for team/staff.

* Had the opportunity to learn and assist in recipe development, menu planning, and menu design functions for special events.

* Monitored and assisted in purchased inventory, ensuring sufficient levels to accommodate demands.

* Commended by clients for the professional set up of Banquet planning's

EXPERIENCE

Cook - 2005 to 2010

Union Station Cafe, Kansas City, Missouri

* Performed as a line Cook. I am capable of working any station with expertise and perfection.

* Responsible for the scheduling of upcoming banquet events.

* Responsible for the ordering and monitoring of purchased inventory

* Responsible for the staff's schedule planning around each upcoming banquet event

Cook - 2003 to 2005

Hilton President Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri

* Performed as a line Cook. Worked different stations preparing different varieties of foods for restaurant and special upcoming events.

* Assisted in the set up of banquet events.

Cook - 1997 to 2003

Steak'M & Take'M, Kansas City

* Responsible to prep food

* One of the cooks and my responsibility was to cook food to order

EDUCATION

Certified - 2002

Serve-Safe / Guadalupe Center, Kansas City, Missouri

Years of study is from 2001 - 2002

Certified - 1997

Culinary Arts / Metropolitan Vocational - Kansas City, Missouri



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