Experienced Chef Assistant who has worked both in a busy restaurant and for a chef that had very specific assignments with wealthy clients. Adept at prep work, cleanup work and maintaining fresh ingredients at all times. Specialises in mobile cooking jobs as well as high-traffic restaurants.
Former sous chef
Extremely versatile and able to go anywhere at any time
Strong sense of customer confidentiality
Excellent communication skills
Adept at menu preparation
Excellent team player or independent worker
Dedicated to the culinary arts
April 2009 to July 2014 Rudy’s On The Lake-Manchester, UK Chef Assistant
Assisted chef in creating kitchen staff and wait staff schedules.
Responsible for making sure that the chef’s equipment was properly maintained and that his work area was clean at the beginning of the day.
Kept log of ingredients most commonly used and developed an inventory system that allowed me to keep the chef stocked on the things he needed.
September 2002 to April 2009 Bennett Services-Manchester, UK Chef Assistant
Accompanied several chefs regularly on high profile jobs cooking for wealthy individuals or celebrities.
Maintained the schedule for the three top chefs in the company and was constantly updating the chefs on any changes.
Responsible for maintaining mobile equipment and keeping each chef supplied with the proper ingredients.
March 1994 to September 2002 Bill’s Place-Manchester, UK Chef Assistant
Eventually asked to take on the role of sous chef and help to run the administrative side of the kitchen.
Acted as liaison between the chef and the wait staff.
1993 Wilson School for Culinary Arts, London, England, UK, Associate’s Degree, Culinary Arts