Objective: To lead the next generation of Culinists, with years of experience, talent, and skills.
1985-1987: Pima Comm. College
2 , Associate Degrees: Restaurant Management
1982: Mess Management Specialist School U.S.N.
* Training and skill development
*Highly motivated team leader with the ability to work well under pressure
* Prior experience supervising Catering, Banquet, and Restaurant staff
* Exceptional at scheduling, prioritizing, and supporting multiple task
* High standards for presentation using creative culinary skills
* Proven track record with menu development, menu planning, and inventory control
* 20 plus years of hospitality industry experience
5/09-present: Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa
27984 Hwy 189 Lake Arrowhead Ca. 92352
Contract Chef: Hired on as a consultant to the Chef , and Food and Beverage Director. My main focus is to introduce new recipe formulas and charts to the kitchen team, so that they can be more efficient at their job descriptions. As to ordering of food stocks, helped introduced â€œsheet to shelfâ€ concept and implemented new ordering guides.
12/08-5/09: Boston’s Gourmet Pizza
5825 W.Az. pavilions Rd. Az. 85753
Kitchen Supervisor: Opening Management position; to ensure staffing levels were up to par; checked in food orders; trained staff in proper use and cleaning of â€œstate of the artâ€ kitchen equipment to include conveyor oven, and convection wok station; crossed trained staff at multiple work stations expeditiously.
10/05-12/08: Westward Look Resort and Spa
245 E. Ina Rd. Az. 85704
Assistant Gardemanger: Full knowledge of B.E.O. requirements for hot/cold menu items; worked directly with Banquet Managers insuring proper set up, and floor design for Banquet functions; trained new, and temporary employees in proper food handling, and sanitation techniques within Pima County Health Dept. guidelines; was invited to work off property at destination resorts during off peak season to include Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa, and also Rosario Resort and Spa.
6/03-8/05: Sky City Restaurant ; Space Needle Corp.
203 6th. Ave. N. Seattle Wa. 98109
Line Relief Cook: Relieve all kitchen stations for breaks , and meal periods; maintain highest standards of menu items with quality, and presentation at â€œover the topâ€ levels; also worked in Banquet Dept. as Supervisor to expedite functions in a timely manner; Active member of local hospitality union â€œ8â€, H.E.R.E.
1981/1985 : U.S.Navy
1985: Commanding Officers Staff
1984: Letter of accomidation from 2 Star Admiral
1983: Exectutive Officers Staff
1983: World Cruise aboard USS Coral Sea C-V 43
1982: Mess Management Specialist â€˜A’ School N.T.C., San Diego Ca.
1981: N.T.C., Orlando, Fl.