Brian B

Experienced Catering/Pastry/Line Chef

Toronto, Ontario
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Pay negotiable

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Chef in Toronto, Ontario

I have worked in a number of fast paced kitchen environments and have had to meet strict deadlines, where significant attention to detail, and strong culinary skills were required, experience that I know would make me a large asset to your company.

I would be pleased to review my qualifications in more detail during an interview with you. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call or e-mail me.
Thank you for considering my application.
Yours truly,

Brian Beckett


Brian Beckett

Summary of Qualifications
Food Handler’s Certificate
Certifications include smart serve, and sanitation
Work History
August 2013 - September 2014 Mildred’s Temple Kitchen Toronto, ON
Saucier
Responsible for a wide range of butchery, including but not limited to beef clod, pork jowl, striploin, calamari, whole chickens, duck
Prepare a wide range of sauces including but not limited to HP Jus, Horseradish Jus, Avocado Whip, Béarnaise, Piripiri, Tomato apple relish, various ragouts, and various purees
Work a line averaging 300 people on grill

February 2013 – June 2013 Bistro Tournesol Toronto, ON
Sous Chef
Planned and organized menus alongside my chef
Prepared a wide range of mise en place including but not limited to butchery, sauces, soups and stocks
Made did chaucuterie ranging from duck breast prosciutto to daily pâtés
Did inventory
Worked a line in a 50 seat restaurant, averaging an 80 per night

May 2012 - Dec 2012 Sidecar Toronto, ON
Pastry Chef/ Garde Manger
Planning and organizing a wide range of desserts and breads
Responsible for a wide range of mise en place, including but not limited to cutting a wide range of fruits, vegetables, meats and fish
Prepared a wide range of dishes on line
Organized a planned a daily soup based on seasonal vegetables

July 2011 -March 2012 Bistro 990 Toronto, ON
Garde Manger
Organized and planned a daily special, soup, and bar snack
Did wide range of butchery including but not limited to beef filet and
striploin, venison, ostrich, salmon, tuna and octopus
Made and prepared a wide range of dishes on line
Planned and prepared desserts and breads occasional pastry shifts
Trained and organized tasks for interns, and new chefs

March 2011- June 2011 County Food Co. Stratford, ON
First Cook
Prepared a wide range of dishes that range from grilled dishes, to pastas and salads on the line
Planned and organized a daily soup based on seasonal ingredients
Organized and performed butchery

January 2011 - June 2011 Boomers Stratford, ON
First Cook
Responsible for a wide range of mise en place, including but
not limited to cutting a wide range of fruits, vegetables, meats and fish
Made and prepared a wide range of dishes
Organized, planned and made menu changes
Responsible for inventory analysis, and placing orders accordingly
Trained new employees

August 2010 – November 2010 Bentley’s Stratford, ON
Line Cook (Seasonal)
Responsible for a wide range of mise en place, including but
not limited to cutting a wide range of fruits, vegetables, meats and fish
Prepared and made a wide range of dishes that range from grilled dishes, to pastas and salads on the line
Organized the kitchen


Education
October 2008 – February 2009 Stratford Chef School Toronto, ON

Skills
- knife sharpening
- communication
- use of foams, gels and agar substances
- purchase ordering and inventory analysis
- serving skills
- organization skills
- Judging doneness of foodstuffs
- Boiling, poaching, roasting, braising, sautéing, steaming, butchery, blanching, pan-frying, stir-frying, pot roasting, deep-frying, baking, pastas stewing, chocolate tempering, and baking skills
- Recipe analysis, and adaptation
- oyster shucking
- able to see theoreticals in terms of scale, function, and size based of oral cues,
- computer skills
- data management skills
- strong oral and writing skills
- bread baking, dessert making
- mixology and drink making


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