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Hunter Mitchell
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic Professional Chef with a solid history of achievement in Culinary Arts. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include Gourmet Food Preparation, Baking & Pastry Art and Design, and Business Management.

  • Professional Food Production Skills
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Time Management
  • Management of Financial Resources and Budgets
  • Operation and Quality Control
  • Instructing
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish
11/2010 to Present
Certified Wilton Method Instructor Wilton Brands, Inc. - Lawndale, Ca
  • Conduct classes, workshops, and demonstrations, and provide individual instruction to teach topics and skills pertaining to baking and cake decorating.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Schedule class times to ensure maximum attendance.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Completely proficient in the use and care of all professional kitchen equipment. 
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injury and damage.
  • Prepare students for further development by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Participate in publicity planning and student recruitment.
  • Attend professional meetings, conferences, and workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by administrative policy.
01/2004 to 01/2008
Private Chef / Culinary Consultant / Owner Pro Chef, LLC. - Lawndale, CA
  • Plan menus according to employers' needs and diet restrictions.
  • Shop for or order food and kitchen supplies and equipment.
  • Prepare meals in private homes according to employers' recipes or tastes, handling all meals for the family and possibly for other household staff.
  • Stock, organize, and clean kitchens and cooking utensils.
  • Direct the operation and organization of kitchens and all food-related activities, including the presentation and serving of food.
  • Plan and prepare food for parties, holiday meals, luncheons, special functions, and other social events.
  • Travel with employers to vacation homes to provide meal preparation at those locations.
  • Monitor food preparation methods, portion sizes, and garnishing and presentation of food to ensure that food is prepared and presented in an acceptable manner.
  • Coordinate assignments of cooking personnel to ensure economical use of food and timely preparation.
  • Monitor budgets and payroll records, and review financial transactions to ensure that expenditures are authorized and budgeted.
  • Schedule and receive food and beverage deliveries, checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Maintain food and equipment inventories, and keep inventory records.
  • Establish standards for personnel performance and customer service.
  • Plan menus and food utilization based on anticipated number of guests, nutritional value, palatability, popularity, and costs.
  • Schedule use of facilities or catering services for events such as banquets or receptions, and negotiate details of arrangements with clients.
  • Keep records required by government agencies regarding sanitation, and food subsidies when appropriate.
  • Test cooked food by tasting and smelling it to ensure palatability and flavor conformity.
  • Order and purchase equipment and supplies.
  • Review work procedures and operational problems to determine ways to improve service, performance, or safety.
  • Assess staffing needs, and recruit staff using methods such as newspaper advertisements or attendance at job fairs.
  • Review menus and analyze recipes to determine labor and overhead costs, and assign prices to menu items.
07/2002 to 12/2003
Line Cook Tony's Food Service - Chatsworth, Ca
  • On set, location catering for movie studios and television productions.
  • Determine production schedules and staff requirements necessary to ensure timely delivery of services.
  • Prepare and cook Gourmet foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
  • Bake breads, rolls, and other pastries.
  • Butcher and clean fowl, fish, poultry, and shellfish to prepare for cooking or serving.
  • Determine how food should be presented and create decorative food displays.
  • Collaborate with other personnel to plan and develop recipes or menus, taking into account such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients or the likely number of customers.
  • Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.
  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
  • Verify that prepared food meets requirements for quality and quantity.
  • Analyze recipes to assign prices to menu items, based on food, labor, and overhead costs.
  • Schedule activities and equipment use with managers, using information about daily menus to help coordinate cooking times.
  • Take and record temperature of food and food storage areas such as refrigerators and freezers.
  • Keep records of the quantities of food used.
  • Wash pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and other cooking equipment.
  • Able to lift 40lbs. and stand for long periods of time in a high paced, ever changing environment.
Associate of Applied Science: Culinary Arts
The Culinary Institute of America - Hyde Park, NY
Developed a command of both classic and contemporary culinary methods and techniques in the CIA's unique series of hands-on classes.
Learned to prepare and understand the many global cuisines that drive today's industry.
This included baking, nutrition, menu development, food safety, writing, communication, and cost control.
Completed a 15-week externship at L'Orangerie Restaurant, Los Angeles and The Castle At Tarrytown, New York..
Completed courses in management, communication, and finance.
Completed associate degree with both back-of-the-house and front-of-the-house experience under the guidance of expert faculty, for the ultimate in hands-on CIA learning at two of their award-winning, student-staffed restaurants—the American Bounty Restaurant, The Bocuse Restaurant, or Ristorante Caterina de' Medici.
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Previous Companies:

  • Wilton Brands
  • Inc
  • Pro Chef

Previous Job Positions:

  • Certified Wilton Method Instructor
  • Private Chef
  • Culinary Consultant
  • Owner
  • Line Cook


  • The Culinary Institute of America

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Applied Science

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