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Chef

Experienced

Oversaw menu development and preparation standards for high-end local restaurant featuring delectable and unique food presentations. Directed kitchen operations and service for 50-tables including management of 8+ staff.

  • Revitalized luxury restaurant atmosphere with complete menu overhaul, generating 150% revenue increase and improvement from 8 to 4.6 stars local customer satisfaction rating.
  • Earned #1 restaurant ranking in “City’s Best Restaurant” annual contest during first year as Chef.
  • Reduced waste 50% and improved resource and inventory usage accuracy, reducing operational costs 25% within 30 days.

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Chef

Experienced

Directed food preparation and production at 100-table dining establishment, ensuring sanitation and safety compliance with 100% adherence. Hired and trained serving staff, ensuring low turnover rate and establishing culture of pride and loyalty among team members.

  • Introduced innovative menu and custom a la carte options, generating immediate 10% increase in average bill size per customer without reducing customer volume.
  • Improved junior staff efficiency 20% by streamlining processes and introducing more accurate performance and customer satisfaction standards.
  • Negotiated vendor pricing, saving an average of $50,000 annually without sacrificing service or presentation quality.

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Chef

Experienced

Knowledge of safety procedures: safe temperatures at which food ingredients need to be kept to avoid foodborne illnesses. Coordinates dining room seating arrangements for special events to provide fast and courteous service to guests. Makes food and drink pairing recommendations to customers.

  • Greeted, interacted, and entertained guests enthusiastically and engagingly to build trust and encourage repeat visits to the restaurant.
  • Set up the kitchen area with cooking utensils and equipment and ensured staff was prepared for their assignments before the restaurant opened.
  • Planned daily specials based on available ingredients and informed kitchen and wait staff to ensure guests received orders on time.
  • Modified recipes to meet guests’ unique needs and requests, including reducing salt, removing dairy, adding side dishes, and more.
  • Experimented with recipes, suggested new ingredients, sourced local vendors, and encouraged restaurant owners to establish new relationships.

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