Candidate's Resume

 

Overview

Overview:

 

I am a pro-active team member with excellent communication skills. My cooking skills are in modern innovative cuisine, buffet, function and cafe-deli cuisine.

I am a mature individual with an honest, reliable approach and great organisational skills.

I have a university degree in education, a certificate in commercial cookery and over 25 years experience in the hospitality industry.

Career History

Aug 2008 - Jun 2010

Company name:Stringers Stores
Location:Sorrento, Australia
Industry:Food & Beverage
Company size:51-200 employees
Comments:Stringers is a licensed cafe, gourmet supermarket, deli and has a catering division.
    
Job Title:Chef
Job Type:Unspecified
Closest Job Role:Chef
Detailed Description:Hands on preparation of gourmet dishes for catering and pre-prepared section in supermarket. Catering, ordering and stock control.

Jan 2004 - Feb 2008

Company name:La Best Restaurant
Location:Dromana, Australia
Industry:Food & Beverage
Company size:51-200 employees
Comments:Pizza, pasta and seafood restaurant.
    
Job Title:Chef
Job Type:Full-Time
Closest Job Role:Chef
Detailed Description:Hands on a la carte service, food preparation, functions, ordering, purchasing and menu planning.

Nov 2002 - Mar 2004

Company name:The Baths
Location:Sorrento, Australia
Industry:Food & Beverage
Company size:51-200 employees
    
Job Title:Chef
Job Type:Part-time
Closest Job Role:Chef
Detailed Description:Beach-side restaurant and fish and chippery. Functions, weddings etc. Hands on a la carte service, menu planning, cold larder and ordering.

Feb 2001 - Nov 2002

Company name:Rosebud RSL
Location:Rosebud, Australia
Industry:Food & Beverage
Company size:201-500 employees
    
Job Title:Chef
Job Type:Full-Time
Closest Job Role:Chef
Detailed Description:Large function center. Functions on and off site. Hands on a la carte restaurant and function center.

Jan 1999 - Jan 2001

Company name:Chef's Bank
Location:Mornington, Australia
Industry:Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
Comments:Chef's Bank recruitment for Hospitality Industry.
    
Job Title:Temp Chef
Job Type:Full-Time
Closest Job Role:Chef
Detailed Description:A la carte service, supervision of staff, rostering, food service for restaurants, bistro's and functions. Working as relief chef and chef in charge in various establishments across the peninsula.

Jan 1998 - Jan 1999

Company name:Starfish and Coffee
Location:Mornington, Australia
Industry:Food & Beverage
Company size:11-50 employees
Comments:Small cafe, menu changing weekly, all foods prepared on site.
    
Job Title:Chef
Job Type:Full-Time
Closest Job Role:Chef
Detailed Description:In charge of staff, rostering, food service, menu writing, ordering and costing.

Jan 1996 - Jan 1998

Company name:Lobster Cave
Location:Beaumaris, Australia
Industry:Food & Beverage
Company size:201-500 employees
    
Job Title:Chef
Job Type:Full-Time
Detailed Description:A la carte restaurant seating 300 people. Food preparation and service. Cold larder, grills desserts and entrees.

Apr 1989 - Nov 1995

Company name:Private caterer
Location:Melbourne, Australia
Industry:Food & Beverage
Comments:Private caterer for weddings private functions, ski lodges etc.
    
Job Title:Private Caterer
Job Type:Self-Employed
Closest Job Role:Chef
Detailed Description:Chef catering for various functions including corporate and weddings up to 300 people.

Mar 1991 - Feb 1995

Company name:Leader Newspapers
Location:Melbourne, Australia
Industry:Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
Comments:Casual position held whilst working as a private caterer.
    
Job Title:Restaurant writer and reviewer.
Job Type:Part-time
Position Department:Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
Summary:Restaurant writer and reviewer.
Detailed Description:Worked as writer for features department, writing three reviews per week for several of leaders papers.

Education & Training

Mar 1995 - Aug 1995

Institution:College of Tafe Chisholm
Institution Type:TAFE
Location:Dandenong, Australia
Course Name:Certificate of Commercial Cookery
Grade:Completed with credits and passes.
Comments:Certificate of commercial cookery includes all aspects of food preparation and service.

Mar 1972 - Oct 1984

Institution:Victoria College
Institution Type:College
Location:Melbourne, Australia
Course Name:Bachelor of Education
Grade:completed with honours, credits and passes
Study Units/Modules:
  • Dramatic Art
  • Photography
  • Education units
Comments:I completed my degree in two stages from 1972-75 and 1984.

Feb 1967 - Nov 1971

Institution:Monash High School
Institution Type:High School
Location:Clayton, Australia
Course Name:Higher school certificate
Grade:Completed wtih credits and passes.
Comments:Matriculated November 1971

Personal Information

Job Seeking Status:Seriously Looking
I am on a notice period (days):  0
I am available from:15th July 2011
Would you relocate for a job?Open to Offers
Gender:Male
Marital Status:Single
Do I have a drivers license?Yes

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