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Paul C

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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20 yrs experience
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Paul J. Capone Private Chef/ Caterer 253 Pemberwick Road Greenwich, Connecticut --... [email protected] Professional Profile My professional profile spans over the past twenty years in all aspects of the culinary world. My career experiences include restaurants, catering and being a private chef for families and organizations. Specifically, I enjoyed the opportunity to work in some of the finest restaurants in New York City. Most notably, L’Ecole, Sign of the Dove, Patria and directly under master celebrity chef, John George Vongerichten, at JoJo. After a little under a decade of working in restaurants, I decided to pursue my dream of becoming a private chef for families and organizations. I have been a private chef for fourteen years and have honed many skill sets to advance my expertise level. These skills include creativity in my cooking, adaptability to any dietary needs, offering a range of healthy cuisines, strong communication and interpersonal skills and always making my client/employer happy. Culinary Expertise Private Chef/Freelance Caterer August 2004- Present New York, NY Responsibilities Include: Prepares daily meals for principals and guests, menu creation, sourcing ingredients, meal preparation, event catering from single dinners to formal affairs, construction of menus around different flavor profiles and health needs Private Chef for Franciscan Friars August 2004- July 2013 New York, NY Responsibilities Included: Shop, cook and prepare family style dinner for the Friars of St. Stevens of Hungary Parish, catered events for up to 300 guests for both the Parish and the school Sous Chef at The Upper Crust February 2002- August 2004 New York, NY Responsibilities Included: Developed recipes, worked directly under executive chef, catered off-premise events and weddings Pastry Cook at Restaurant 44 December 2000-December 2001 New York, NY Responsibilities Included: Experience in preparation and plating in pastry station Banquet Chef at the Hilton at Short Hills December 1998-December 1999 Short Hills, NJ Responsibilities Included: Preparation for banquet service Line Cook at Café Panache January 1999-December 1999 Ramsey, NJ Responsibilities Included: Line cook directly under chef/ owner at bistro Garde Manger at JoJo’s September 1996-December 1998 New York, NY Responsibilities Included: preparation of mise en place for both garde manger and pastry station as well as plating at service time Additional Skills Fluent in Spanish Education French Culinary Institute September 1996-September 1997 Grand Diploma in Culinary Arts Certifications/ Professional Memberships New York City Certificate in Food Protection ServSafe United States Personal Chef Association References Available Upon Request

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