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Otis Baldwin



Hamilton, New Jersey(555) 983-1266Otis.Baldwin@email.com

Professional Summary

Talented and committed culinary professional seeks an opportunity to draw on extensive culinary education and seven years of experience in high-end restaurants and catering companies in the position of Chef at ACME Corp.

Skills

  • Food Safety certificate; Baking and Pastry certificate

  • Ability to demonstrate leadership and organizational skills, inspiring and motivating teams to perform at their highest capacity

  • Cuisine specialties: Italian, Mediterranean, Latin-American, Mexican

  • Creativity and comfort with developing an innovative menu, with an interest in creating comfort food dishes with a modern edge

  • Capable of working independently and within a team environment, with an understanding of the need to balance team and individual responsibilities

Work History

  • Administer all line operations, prep and food handling for entrees, specialty dishes and desserts in a high-end Italian restaurant.

  • Work with the Executive Chef to produce various menu items.

  • Manage and train 8 Cooks and 12 kitchen staff members and ensure their completion of objectives.

  • Spearhead the oversight of the kitchen and staff in the Chef’s absence. Organize orders and supervise workflow to ensure efficiency and patron satisfaction.

  • Received, stored, prepared and cooked food as instructed.

  • Promoted teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with the rest of the restaurant.

  • Expedited lunch and dinner service to ensure the quality and consistency of dishes as well as timing of service.

  • Executed large prep tasks such as stocks, sauces, purees, soups and protein butchery/portioning.

  • Oversaw kitchen operations while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment for the staff.

  • Prepared and directed the preparation of meals per corporate programs and guidelines.

  • Planned regular menus and modified as needed according to established guidelines.

  • Trained kitchen staff in food preparation, safe handling, operation of equipment, food safety and sanitation based on company standards.

  • Oversaw kitchen operations while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment for the staff.

  • Prepared and directed the preparation of meals per corporate programs and guidelines.

  • Planned regular menus and modified as needed according to established guidelines.

  • Trained kitchen staff in food preparation, safe handling, operation of equipment, food safety and sanitation based on company standards.

Education

Additional Information

  • Languages: Fluent Italian and Intermediate proficiency in Spanish and French languages, both written and verbal

  • International Association of Culinary Professionals, 2012 to present

  • Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, which I have been practicing for the past six years