Location (Residence): Fuente de Piedra, Spain Citizenship:United Kingdom
English United Kingdom Other:
Spanish Traditional Sort
Education & Experience:
Work Authorization & Relocation:
Bachelors in Years of Experience:
Authorized to work in: European Union, UK (in particular) Present Location: Spain, Malaga Relocation: European Union
1. Summary (Cover Letter) - CV/Resume Part 1 [Mandatory]
A dedicated and enthusiastic professional chef with a wealth of experience in a variety of establishments around the world. Enjoys being part of, as well as leading a successful and productive team and thrives in new and challenging working environments.
Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate concisely at all levels. Experienced in planning, calculating food cost, writing and executing high standard menus in demanding and challenging working environments. Self motivated and able to motivate others. Capable of managing/leading a team, as well as working on own initiative.
To obtain a new and challenging position in an establishment which will make the best use of his skills and experience and enable further personal and professional development.
International experience including working on the Royal Banquet for the Bicentenary of Australia in Sydney 1988, attended by Prince Charles and Princess Diana.
Sous Chef at the Sydney Opera House.
Cooking in Paris for the Sultan of Oman.
2. Work Experience - CV/Resume Part 2 [Mandatory]
2007 to Present. At present I workings as a freelance chef and recently I have had contracts with Thompson Holidays and First Choice Holidays in Europe as a trouble-shooter i.e. have been employed to enter specific holiday villages above the executive chef to solve any problems they have. I have performed duties such as menu rewriting and costing, staff retraining and hygiene implementation with successful results.
2005-2007 Restaurant in inland Spain.
Responsible for the total day to day running of a busy restaurant and bar, including ordering, costings, menu choice and staffing.
1994-2005 Freelance Chef working in a variety of catering establishments.
Catering for the film industry throughout the UK and Europe ensuring Actors and Technical staff receive healthy and varied food, working to a strict deadline.
VIP hospitality catering at venues such as Wembley Stadium, Cheltenham Racecourse and Twickenham among others.
Catering in Bistros, AA Rosette Pubs and award winning Restaurants.
Contracts in large Hotels (sometimes as Head Chef) to cover holidays, sickness or general shortages.
Specialist catering for Society Balls, Banquets and Weddings.
1992-1994 Partner in a restaurant in Poole, Dorset.
Complete control of the kitchen including costings, staff control and menu planning.
3. Education & Training - CV/Resume Part 3 [Mandatory]
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:
1976 Hattersley County Comprehensive, Manchester
1976 National Sea Training College, Gravesend.
Fire Fighting Certificate
1977 Nautical Catering College, Liverpool
City & Guilds 7061 & 7062
2008 STCW95 Certificates Crowd Management, Personal Survival Techniques, Elementary First Aid and Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities.
Basic Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Certificate.
ENG 1 Medical Certificate
4. Computer Skills - CV/Resume Part 4 [Mandatory]
5. Other Skills - CV/Resume Part 5 [Optional]
6. Additional Information - CV/Resume Part 6 [Optional]