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Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael L. Atkinson May 26, 2009.


I am seeking a postion as kitchen manager/chef in Long Island,NY

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Mohagany Catering
What best describes my company
Catering / Banquet
Career Advancement, Discovering New Food, Finding a Job, Finding Investors, Investing, Making Friends, Networking, Other
Personal Quote
Stay focus and keep your eye on the prize.
I am looking for employment,challenges and networking here on Long Island.
Years in the Industry
20 years

I am currently seeking employment as a chef/kitchen in Suffolk County, NY

295 Artist Lake Dr. *Middle Island, NY 11953
(631) 806-1756 * Email: MissDrea517@aol.com

Culinary Chef

Food Preparation / Menu Design / Budget Control
Accomplished chef with strong combination of culinary experience management skills coupled with menu preparation background.
Extensive experience in food inventory, planning procurement and management on all levels. Familiarity with wide assortment of cuisine and kitchen equipment. Background in providing exceptional leadership while directing multiple functions simultaneously.

Areas of expertise include:

Restaurant opening experience Oversight/Management Cost Containment
Customer Service Staff Training/Development Menu Creation
Special events coordinator Quality Assurance Knowledge of sanitation regulations

•Proven ability to produce quickly under pressure, without sacrificing quality.
•Can cook under pressure during a full dinner seating.
•Knowledge of compliance with state and local regulatory agencies as it relates to food service.
•Experience in broiler, sauté and grill stations.


Phoenix House, Brentwood, NY 4/08-2/09
•Supervised daily operations of food preparations of a staff of 5 employees.
•Maintained food budget for the facility that saved the company $3.000 a month on food supplies.
•Trained staff on food safety regulations and gave seminars on food preparation.
•Maintain kitchen sanitation and safety requirements.
•Performed weekly inventory analysis of food supply to ensure residents had adequate food supply.

Hertlin House, Ronkonkoma, NY 4/07-9/07
Soux Chef
•Assisted executive chef with kitchen responsibilities which included preparing entrees clients.
•Maintained food inventory on a monthly basis.
•Designed and updated dinner menu for residents on weekly basis.
•Supervised parties and events for clients as directed by executive chef.

Federation of Organization, Brentwood, NY 5/05-1/07
•Prepared specialties meals for dinner for 75 clients with special dietary considerations.
•Maintained food budget for the facility and save the company $ 2,000 a month on food supplies.
•Facilitate cooking and nutritional classes for residents.
•Develop weekly and monthly meal plans for residents

Holiday Inn, Ronkonkoma, NY
Chef 9/04-5/05
•Prepared all dinner entrée for guest at the hotel on a daily basis.
•Prepared meals for snowbound guests and staff of the hotel during a blizzard.
•Created dinner and dessert specials for guest.
•Assisted with food preparation for parties and events in the ballroom of the hotel.

Suffolk County Food Service Certiticate

New York Institute of Technology, NY

Chairperson of Woman’s Day Committee 1/05-1/07
Faith Baptist Church, Coram, NY

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Men and Woman

As woman are we intimated by a man?

Wither its his ability to be a challege to you or your staff?

As a man are you intimated by a woman reguarding her beauty and intellegence?

I've had my share and it a very uncomfortable feeling because as a woman you have the gift of a different mind-set as a woman and its really not your fault we were just born that way. LOL .Men we know its not your fault either.

Is there an establishment were all staff can get along and not… Continue

Posted on April 22, 2009 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

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At 1:34pm on August 25, 2009,
Alyson Mar, RD
Thanks for the connection Andrea. Hope to see you around here often.

At 5:57pm on May 6, 2009,
Hi Angela,
Website, that is on the list of things to do. LOL. Thank you for the informaton though, I will check it out.
Blessing to you too.
At 1:14pm on May 6, 2009, Angela said…
If you have a website, I would be happy to post a free listing on www.AfricanAmericanCuisine.com.

At 8:40am on April 23, 2009, Sarah said…
Hi Andrea- Just wanted to give you a quick shout... welcome to FohBoh, im loving your participation and hoping you are enjoying yourself! If there is anything we can do don't hesitate to drop us a line!

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At 2:17pm on April 22, 2009, Bill Baumgartner said…
Hi Andrea,

Thank you for taking the time to read and comment my post, "Do you think Bragging about Yourself is Ok."

Would love to add you as a friend.

At 10:59am on April 22, 2009,
Hi Andrea,

Welcome to FohBoh! We are the leading social-business network for the global restaurant industry and growing fast. Thanks for joining.

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