Professional Chef / Cook level 4, Opteam Oy & Staff Point|Kerava, Finland
Professional chef, Cook level 4 , with trade certification,highly experienced and well trained. Finnish resident for 12 years.
Professional Chef / Cook level 4
Opteam Oy & Staff Point
Working in both employment agencies as a qualified chef. Enjoying the change of working environments, meeting new people and further developing my skills as experience as a chef. I am routinely working in banqueting, production kitchens and A la Carte.
Managing Director of retail sales
Hattentatti Oy , Kerava, Finland
3/2012 - 3/2017
Working as a husband and wife team to manage an online retail store here in Finland selling bespoke gift products, clothing and maternity related items.
I Have developed a wealth of experience running a small business here in Finland.
Chef / Cook level 4
The Kämp Hotel, Helsinki
1/2005 - 2/2012
Employed as a qualified chef within The Kämp Hotels central production kitchen / banqueting department. Responsible for food production, stock control, kitchen hygiene and maintaining the standards of the hotels kitchens.
The Novotel Vines Resort,The vines, Western Australia,
1/2003 - 9/2005
Supervising Chef in charge of the resorts numerous restaurants.Planning and directing food preparation in A la Carte and banqueting,assisting in training and scheduling, expediting food to a timely and high standard,quality control, health and safety in the kitchens.
Hilton Hotels International,The Perth Parmelia Western Australia,
1/2001 - 9/2002
Supervising Chef in charge of the Hilton's signature Globe Restaurant. Menu Planning and directing food preparation in Ala Carte and functions.
Responsible for training and scheduling, expediting food to a timely and high standard,quality control, health and safety in the kitchen. To work in conjunction with Food and beverage management on events and programs.
Snorkel Guide / Dive master
Prodivers Maldives, Kuredu Island Resort, Maldives
1/2000 - 12/2001
Duties involved educating , guiding and introducing resort guests to the underwater environment around the island, ensuring in water safely and supervision of guests having varying degrees of water competence.
Chef / Chef de Partie
The Copthorne International Hotel, Stuttgart, Germany
1/1997 - 11/2000
Preparing, cooking and presenting menu items. Assisting in the management and training of any
new employees within the food preparation area under my charge.Ensuring my team and I had the
highest standards of food hygiene and followed the rules of health and safety. Monitoring portion and waste control to maintain profit margins.
Hilton Hotels International,The Perth Parmelia Western Australia
1/1995 - 12/1997
Training included learning different procedures of food preparation, Preparing ingredients for dishes upon the instructions of chefs, Helping chefs in cooking activities by providing input and managing work, acting in capacity of work place student and applying
college based theory practically in the work place. To learn the trade of commercial cook under the
guidance of a qualified chef.
Dear Friends Garden restaurant, Western Australia
1/1994 - 2/1995
Training included learning different procedures of food preparation, Preparing ingredients for dishes upon the instructions of chefs. Acting in capacity of work place student and applying college based theory practically in the work place. To learn the trade of commercial cook under the guidance of a qualified chef.
Food and Beverage Assistant
The Waldorf Hotel, London, England
1/1993 - 1/1994
Employed within the room service department. Duties included taking orders for food and
beverages. Serving food and beverages. Retrieving room service trays from rooms and
maintenance of room service facility. Customer care.
Food and Beverage Assistant
The Hilite 33 Revolving Restaurant, Western Australia
1/1991 - 8/1993
Main duties included: greeting customers as they arrived and showing them to their table. Giving
out menus and taking orders for food and beverages. Serving food and beverages.Customer care.
The Adelphi Nursing Home, Western Australia
1/1992 - 2/1993
Assisted qualified nurses in the care of the residents of the nursing home.
Cocktail barman / liquor store attendant
The Sandringham Hotel, Western Australia
1/1989 - 10/1991
Interacting with customers, taking orders for drinks and snacks. Preparation of mixed drinks and
cocktails. Working within the liquor licensing laws, customer relations. Stock acquisition androtation.Hygiene and safety.