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· Over 20 years experience in all facets of food service/retail BOH/FOH Delis,Cafes and Restaurants.
· Culinary apprenticed with two chefs for 4 years alongside direct work experience
· Specialty in Broiler/Grill and Sauté Cooking
· Diversified skill set on all stations including Fry, Grill, Pantry, Dish, Prep, and Sauté
· 10 years of direct work experience on the line in high-paced and high volume environments including several Delis
· Served as many as 1500 covers a day during peak season in previous kitchens
· Experience with FOH duties: Barista, Full Table, Counter Service, Food Running and Bussing
· In-depth knowledge of organic/natural food with a particular interest in herbs and herbal medicine
· Exceptional customer service and interpersonal abilities
The Taos Inn Adobe Bar and Doc Martins Restaurant June 2012 – April 2014
Taos, New Mexico
Establishment is award winning historic restaurant located in Taos New Mexico under Chef Zippy White
· Primarily cooked Broiler/Grill and Sauté for fusion casual upscale meals in the Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner shifts
Kona Beach Seafood and Steakhouse May 2011 – May 2012
· Prepared and cooked steak and seafood menu along with changing specials
· Worked full-time on Broiler, Sauté, and Prep
· Upscale/Casual fusion dining with emphasis on presentation
· High volume and fast pasted kitchen
Real Food Nation May 2009 – April 2011
Eldorado, New Mexico
Company was built on an Organic Farm to Table concept serving local grass fed meats and fresh farm foods including vegetables, eggs, cheese, and milk products
· Prepared and cooked breakfast items, hand-tossed rustic pizzas, burgers, salads, paninis, and various hot and cold prepared dishes
· Alongside line cook, worked shifts in the FOH serving espresso drinks and running food
· Ordered coffee and teas for merchandising and promoted new products
Grand Oaks Sports Bar and Grill April 2008 – April 2009
· Prepared pizza, burgers, steaks, seafood, salads, prep, and fried foods
· Engaged in other duties such as dishwashing, security for private parties, and ordering
· Natural and organic cooking inspired by Ayurvedic and other traditional healing principles.
· Integrative Holistic Health.
NOTES: I can cook nourishing healing meals for individuals who practice yoga and other holistic lifestyles and practices who want to have wholesome home cooked foods prepared fresh utilizing "Ayurvedic" principles. This is a specialty of mine that I offer upon request feel free to contact me if this interests you.