Maxine Curry
Dayjob Limited
The Big Peg
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
England
T: 0044 121 638 0026
E: info@dayjob.com


PERSONAL SUMMARY

A first class Cook who through her food can enhance your businesses reputation so you can expand your clientele. Maxine can make guests feel valued through her cooking, grilling and ability to prepare meals to the highest standards. She has the ability to actively promote a customer focused culture within a kitchen and promptly address any customer complaints, concerns or queries. Her key strengths include, but are not limited to, serving authentic, quality ………. dishes from the finest of ingredients. In her current role she has created a culture of gracious hospitality combined with understated elegance and comfort. During her career she has learnt how to work effectively in high energy and busy environments. On a personal level she enthusiastic about her self-development and embraces opportunities to improve her skills and knowledge whenever possible. Throughout her life she has achieved amazing things both in and out of work. She is someone who loves to learn and has a willingness to build skills through experiences and challenges. Right now, she wants to join a company that is fun to be part of, both as a customer but also as a member of the team.

 

CAREER HISTORY

COOK – Start Date – Present
Employers name – Location
Responsible for cooking meats, fish, vegetables, soups and other hot food products as well as preparing and portioning ingredients prior to cooking.

Duties;

  • Creating a range of dishes to the high standards that guests will love.
  • Making decisions on menus, managers specials and day to day offerings.
  • Preparing foods to the exact specifications and requirements of clients.
  • Managing the cost of food and ingredients.
  • Dealing with the dietary-requirements of customers.
  • Avoiding cross contamination, improper food handling and unsafe storage practices.
  • Keeping a clean, sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen.
  • Liaising with the Catering Manager to respond to the changing diet requirements of clients.
  • Undertaking daily washing up duties as required.
  • Following ecological waste disposal of food packaging and food waste.
  • Preparing dressings on salads and desserts.
  • Working closely with the line manager on all food related issues.
  • Handling, storing and rotating all products properly.
  • Assisting in the preparation of all light foodstuffs, snacks and beverages.
  • Mopping up spillages.
  • Washing up of all pots and pans.

 

JOB TITLE – Start Date – End Date
Employers name – Location

JOB TITLE – Start Date – End Date
Employers name – Location


KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Professional

  • Understanding of the nutritional needs of different types of people.
  • Ability to work well with others and support team members in a group setting.
  • Have experience in working with a wood and coal burning grills.
  • Can come up with creative menus that will wow guests.
  • Experience with hot and cold food preparation.
  • Able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift heavy items.
  • Prepared to work unsociable hours including late nights and weekends.
  • Open to feedback and able to respond to guest requests and preferences.
  • Previous experience in a catering role.

Personal

  • A passion for cooking fresh food.
  • Positive and approachable manner.
  • A compassionate, empathetic and caring nature.

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

International Cuisines
Deep cleaning
Grilling
Soup
Culinary practices

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

University name  –  Degree details              Study Dates
College name      –  Qualifications                Study Dates
School name       –  Subjects / Grades          Study Dates

 

REFERENCES

Available on request.

 


 

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