CV Head Chef Las Palmas Spain / Dive Academy Owner TUI Nordic Fritidsresor Thomas Cook Northern Europe
Head Chef Las Palmas Spain / Dive Academy Owner TUI Nordic Fritidsresor Thomas Cook Northern Europe
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Location (Residence): Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain Citizenship:Sweden
Education & Experience:
Work Authorization & Relocation:
High School in Pre-university studies specialising in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Swedish Years of Experience:
Authorized to work in: European Union, UK (in particular) Present Location: Spain, Las Palmas Relocation: Anywhere (International)
1. Summary (Cover Letter) - CV/Resume Part 1 [Mandatory]
I am multi-lingual and have a very wide cultural background since I have lived and worked in different countries all over world for more than18 years. This has given me the opportunity to develop excellent socials skills, which always has been the foundation for me to become a real team player.
I am happily married to my Spanish wife since 14 years, and we have no children. For me she has always been an enormous support to pursue my professional goals.
I am sure I can be a valuable asset to your company due to the fact that I have 16 years of catering experience in a very international environment of which 2 years have been at sea.
This has given me the skills and experience to cook food from all over the world, which is one of my main interests.
I have started and run companies in England and Spain and this has given me a great experience in management both of the staff and business.
2. Work Experience - CV/Resume Part 2 [Mandatory]
2009: Sous Chef
Worked as a Sous Chef and helped creating the new menu for the winter season.
Started the only Scandinavian dive academy in Gran Canaria (Spain) with contracts with the main Scandinavian tour operators (TUI Nordic, Fritidsresor, Thomas Cook Northern Europe, Ving). Dealt with all aspects of the company: marketing, legal, teaching, training, suppliers and working with the local Government body for the tourist industry.
2000-2006: Head of Catering - Match Cup.
Handled all aspects of beverage and food service during the regattas: the annual ARC regatta and the Mach Cup races.
1999-2001: Chef – “Nonos” Yacht.
Worked as Chef onboard a German-owned private motor yacht cruising the Mediterranean. Also assisted with deck duties.
1992-1999: Head Chef & General Manager – Garlic & Shots Bar & Restaurant
Helped building and starting a Swedish-owned restaurant in Soho, London, having full responsibilities for the running of the restaurant: contracting wholesalers, stock control, staff training, etc.
1991-1992: Sous Chef – Bröderna Olsson’s Restaurant
1988-1990: Swedish Army
Instructor of survival techniques, personal development, military strategy, leadership training… ending with the rank of lieutenant.
1987-1988: Swedish Military High School – Enköping
Cadet at the Central School of Communication of the Swedish Army Forces.
1986-1987: Regiment S1 – Enköping
National Service in Signal Corps.
1985-1986: Chef apprentice – Restaurant Lidingöbro Wärdshus
Started as an apprentice and worked up to chef de commis and asssisting the sous-chef.
3. Education & Training - CV/Resume Part 3 [Mandatory]
2010 Scandinavian Safety Training Centre, Käringön (Gothenburg), Sweden
Basic Safety course in accordance with STCW convention to meet the standards in VI/I, section A-VI/1.2.
1999-2000 Diving School Kon-Tiki, Khao Lak, Thailand
PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor & Medic First Aid Instructor certificates
1998-1999 Diving Leisure London, United Kingdom
PADI Divemaster certificate.
1987-1989 Swedish Military High School, StabSSk, Enköping
Diplomas at the Officer High School in Physics, Psychology, Medical Training, Leadership and Fitness Instructor.
1985-1986 Lidingöbro Wärdshus, Stockholm, Sweden
1982-1985 Österängskolan, Kristianstad, Sweden
Pre-university studies specialising in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Swedish Language & Literature.
4. Computer Skills - CV/Resume Part 4 [Mandatory]
Expert with the Office suite, Windows (all versions)
5. Other Skills - CV/Resume Part 5 [Optional]
I have always been very interested in sailing and water-sports, particularly in scuba diving.
• I am a First Aid Instructor in teaching status
• I am a SCUBA Instructor in teaching status
6. Additional Information - CV/Resume Part 6 [Optional]