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CV, Tenacious Head Chef Targeting Canada.

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 11289

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Short Bio:

An extremely hard working, highly self motivated and tenacious Head Chef with a proven background in the preparation of tasty and nutritious meals, ensuring an exceptional customer service at all times. An inspirational and motivational leader, is capable of coaching and empowering individuals to achieve their own potential and to make a significant contribution to the full delivery of common goals. Is committed to ensuring the consistent adherence to all governing health and safety.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Hotel and Catering

Spoken languages: 

english, Shona

Locations I am interested in working:

canada



Experience
HEAD CHEF (2012 – To Date)
Care UK
• Receiving the accolade of Individual Achievement of the Year 2013 for Working that Extra Mile from the Care UK Celebrating Success Mental Health Awards, that recognises and rewards talent
• Personally responsible for preparing and cooking nutritious, tasty and well balanced meals for customers, making decisions on quantities and portions to be served
• Ensuring the delivery of a high quality service at all times, ensuring all meals are prepared and served in a timely manner
• Working collaboratively with clients when preparing food to cater for special dietary or cultural needs
• Undertaking a kitchen management role, ensuring high levels of hygiene at all times and that all members of staff wear the appropriate clothing and headwear in achieving the same
• Efficiently transferring knowledge when training other members of staff, ensuring they are aware of all duties and responsibilities and that they are carried out to best effect
• Entering into negotiations with sales representatives in securing best price on orders and supplies, ultimately benefiting the company’s bottom line
• Additionally responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of the correct level of fresh, frozen and dried foods in the store room

SUPPORT WORKER/CHEF (2011 – To Date)
The Legard
• Main duties as above

SELF EMPLOYED PERSONAL CHEF (2008 – To Date)
• Providing catering services for a number of events, ranging from weddings and birthdays to parties and conferences, in spare time

CHEF (2008 – 2011)
Southern Cross Healthcare

SUPPORT WORKER/CHEF (2010 – 2011)
Voyage Healthcare

PART TIME CLEANER/DRIVER (2010 – 2011)
ICM

SECOND CHEF (2005 – 2008)
The Lodge Restaurant

KITCHEN ASSISTANT (2003 – 2005)
Master Stuff Recruitment

TRUCK DRIVER (2001 – 2002)
Mhike Transport

Education And Qualifications
NVQ Level 3: Food Preparation & Cooking (2008)

Level 3 Award: Supervising Food Safety in Catering (2008)

HAB Level 1: Introductory Certificate in Conflict Handling (2006)

NVQ Level 2: Preparation & Cooking (2006)

Foundation Certificate: Food Hygiene (2006)

Foundation Certificate: Health & Safety in the Workplace (2006)

Languages
Fluent English & Shona