CV, Experienced British Chef Manager With Worldwide Experience Targeting Selected Countries

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 5750
(26/04/1971, male)
Skills keywords: a1 assessor, catering skills
Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map

Chef Manager – Colchester - Sept 2011 to present

  • Planning and managing all catering aspects for the “in house” restaurant.
  • Maintaining and stocking three separate vending areas.
  • Managing and supervising of staff.
  • Responsible for all aspects of stock control including food ordering and dealing with suppliers.
  • Responsible for all accounting including selling prices and waste management.
  • Creating and producing all menus to include seasonal items.
  • Managed all equipment and liaising with all contractors before, during and post repair.
  • Managed all health and safety and food safety procedures.
  • Responsible for the tills using IUMIS system and all banking.
Catering Manager - Germany/UK - 2007 to Sept 2011
  • Planned and managed catering commitments both in a temporary kitchen on exercise for 750 customers and in a permanent kitchen with a staff of 22 caters for 500 customers.
  • NVQ A1 assessor, with students at both level 2 and 3 completing their assignments within the given time frame.
  • Career managed 18 junior caterers, identifying courses for catering and higher education. Reported on them twice yearly. Motivated them to achieve their aspirations.
  • Managed all allocated buildings and equipment conducting regular inspections and fault finding, liaising with contractors before, during and post repair.
  • Supervised all health and safety and food safety procedures.
  • Attended relevant courses to ensure personal skills and knowledge was kept up to date. Passed on all new initiatives via scheduling training.
  • Ensured all food policies and food safety laws were abided by, and all due diligence paperwork was correctly used and monitored.
  • Accounting utilising Saffron and Military accounts packages.
Production Supervisor - Worldwide - 2001 to 2007
  • Planned and supervised the production of meals in a temporary kitchen catering for up to 250 customers.
  • Managed 14 junior caterers in the production of meals in a permanent kitchen catering for up to 500 customers.
  • Appointed the Facilities Manager for the catering premises and equipment ensuring all maintenance records where kept up to date.
  • Controlled and carried out food hygiene procedures.
  • Complied with health and safety at work legislation.
Chef – Worldwide - 1989 to 2001
  • Planned, supervised and carried out culinary services in an operational field and permanent kitchens.
  • Managed buildings and equipment.
  • Carried out hygiene practices.
  • Complied with health and safety at work legislation.
2nd Chef - Bilbo’s Seafood & Steak specialty restaurant - 1989

  • A1 NVQ Assessor City and Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Using a Range of Methods
  • City and Guilds Licentiateship Award in Food Service Management
  • City and Guilds Level 3 NVQ in Hospitality Supervision
  • Charted Institute of Environmental Health Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in Catering
  • The Royal Society for the Promotion of Health Intermediate Certificate in Food Hygiene
  • The Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene Food Hygiene and Handling of Food Certificate
  • NEBS Management Introductory Certificate in Management
  • ILM Certificate in Management
  • City and Guilds 705, 706.2 and 707.1 (certificates in cookery, food & beverage, general catering)
  • CSEs in 7 subjects
  • NEBOSH General Health and Safety certificate (Distinction)
  • NEBOSH Fire certificate (Distinction)
  • NEBOSH Construction (Distinction)

Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Australia, canada, new zealand