I am currently seeking employment as a chef/kitchen in Suffolk County, NY
ANDREA D. DUNBAR
295 Artist Lake Dr. *Middle Island, NY 11953
(631) 806-1756 * Email: MissDrea517@aol.com
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
•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
•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.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
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