CV, Expeienced UK based Head Chef seeking work in the Philippines

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 24778

Skills keywords: creative menu planning, food presentations, kitchen management
Short Bio:

Driven and classically trained Head Chef with 12 years' in 5 star hotels and restaurants such as The Hilton Group and Ritz Hotel, London. Strong supervisory, food preparation and organizational skills, Efficient in menu planning, costings and overall management. Creative passion, artistic flare and keen eye for detail. Winning the Elior Chef of the year competition, i enjoy competing and mentoring chefs for competitions.

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Hotel and Catering
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: philippines

HEAD CHEF 2013 – Present
Sous Chef 2010 – 2013
Elior Contract Catering at Schroder Investment Bank – London UK
• In charge running and managing all areas of the kitchen

• Responsible for compliance of safety and wellbeing

• Stock control, purchasing of supply and equipment

• Menu planning and designing food innovations

• Motivational leadership and mentoring of other staff

• Scheduling and supervising of all kitchen staff activities

• Checking quality of cooked food ensuring standards are met

The Ritz Hotel, 5* – London UK
• Worked closely with the Head Chef and Executive Team

• Running and managing a section

• Assisting other areas of the kitchen when required

• Minimisation of wastage

• Managed section stock control and rotation

• Implemented Health & Safety guidelines and policies

• Organised and executed rotas

• Training and development of Commis Chefs and Demi Chefs

Chef de Partie (2007 – 2008)
Demi Chef de Partie (2006 – 2007)
Hilton Hotel Group 4* – Hertfordshire, UK
• Organising and assisting with banquets

• Training and development of Commis Chefs

• Ensuring correct stock rotation and wastage minimisation

• Organised invoices, ordering, weekly menus etc.

• Acting Junior Sous Chef when required

DEMI CHEF DE PARTIE (2003 – 2006)
Harrow Independent Boarding School – London, UK
• Fine dining restaurant

• Assisting in all areas of the kitchen

• Given the opportunity to create and serve a set menu to high profile invited guests

Hilton University
• Certificate in introduction to brand service standards
• Certificate in breakfast 90
• Certificate in generic brand service standards
• CHAS training – food safety for managers 2008

West Herts College
• NVQ 1,2&3 Catering and Hospitality
• Key Skills Level1&2
• Certificate in Food Hygiene
• Certificate in Health & Safety in the workplace
• Octopus training and managing food cost and kitchen production