4/94 – Present : Chef / Owner 40K / 90K Year
Aroma’s Personal Touch Catering & Consulting San Leandro.
Environment: Consulting, Intimate catering, Large and small parties, Cooking Classes,
Wine Paring, House warming parties Et all. From cooking to serving, full service
Dining within their own home. Some traveling. Beaches, Picnics, Parks and B.B.Q’s.
Designing restaurants, Purchasing equipment. Working knowledge with POS system
Duties: Planning menus, shopping, Prep, Cooking, Staffing when needed, Controlling
Food cost. Execute Food for proper timing. Serving the guest complete from start to
Finish. Cleaning up, thanking the guest upon dismissing myself from their Event.
11/02 – 6/06: Sous Chef 50K
Maggiano’s Little Italy San Jose.
Environment: High volume scratch cooking, with the overseeing of 80 + employees
While setting up for lunch service, preparation of daily specials and employees meals.
Keeping track and meeting deadlines within the time allowed. Coordinate lunch service,
By completing tickets for guests. Tasting all cook products for dining guest for perfection.
Communication with servers and G.M to maintain the highest level of service for our
guest. Helping out where I’m needed. Prepping, Sauce, mixing, assembly, Salads,
Breading & Pounding. Line cooking & demos.
10/96-4/2000 Executive Sous Chef
Ontario Convention Center. Ontario Ca.
Environment: High volume fine dining. Overseeing staff of 50, menu creations, plating-
Presentations, tasting’s with clients, purchasing, inventory, and parties up to 5,000.
Safety and sanitation, rotation of all ingredients. Food and cost control.
4/95-10/96 Lead Line Chef
Rosa’s 425 N. Vineyard. Ontario Ca.
Environment: High volume in excellent fine dining, 300 covers nightly average
Duties: Heavy sauté, baking, and pastries, menu development, prep, inventory, sanitation
And closing duties, Parties and banquets, training of
1986 – 1987 Hotel & Restaurant Management, Chaffey College ( GPA 3.7 )
1993- 1995 California Culinary Academy, San Francisco. California (A.O.S. Degree)
1993 – 1995 Baking / Pastry Arts C.C.A , San Francisco. California ( C.B ; C.P.C )
1995 – 1997 American Culinary Federation ( C.E.C )
Organizations / Affilations:
AMERICAN CULINARY FEDERATION
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