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West City Grill - Consulting Chef Resume Example

Addison Kelly
Florida, FL 33409
Professional Summary

Highly trained chef with a B.A. in Creative Writing from an Ivy League institution, and a background in a hodgepodge of fields. With a strong desire to learn from new and challenging experiences. And over twelve years of experience in practical critical thinking and creative expression in both business and academia.

Consulting Chef Jun 2014Jul 2014 West City Grill Pomano, FL
  • Created new menu based on local, seasonal foods and trained entire kitchen staff on execution and plating procedures.
  • Developed procedural manual for proper food preparation, included: recipes, station setups, and kitchen cleaning schedule.    
  • Determined goods and services to be sold, and set prices, based on forecasts of customer demand.
Executive Chef Jul 2013Apr 2014 Bocce West Palm Beach, FL
  • Planned and developed new monthly menus, taking into account such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients and the likely number of customers.
  • Ordered food and supplies needed to ensure efficient operation.
  • Inspected supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
  • Recruited, hired, supervised and coordinated activities of cooks and kitchen workers engaged in food preparation.
  • Determined production schedules and staff requirements necessary to ensure timely delivery of services.
  • Analyzed recipes to assign prices to menu items, based on food, labor, and overhead costs.
  • Met with customers to discuss menus for special occasions, such as weddings, parties, and wine pairings.
  • Built and maintained an onsite garden, harvesting fresh, local vegetables and herbs, all while utilizing compost created from scrap organic material from the restaurant.
  • Developed media related press releases and website content. 
Home Remodeling Laborer Oct 2012Dec 2012 Castle Creations West Palm Beach , FL
  • Remove damaged, defective parts or sections of structures.   
  • Installed structures or fixtures, such as windows, frames, floorings, drywall, trim, and hardware, using carpenters' hand or power tools, verifying trueness of structure, using plumb bob and level.
  • Filled cracks or other defects in plaster or plasterboard and sand patch, using patching plaster, trowel, and sanding tools.
  • Finished surfaces of woodwork or wallboard in houses or buildings, using paint, hand tools, or paneling.
Event Coordinator Jan 2010May 2012 School of the Arts, Columbia University New York , NY
  • Coordinated services for literary events and monitored event activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws, satisfaction of participants, and resolution of any problems that arose.
  • Developed event topics and choose featured speakers.
  • Designed and implemented efforts to publicize events and promote sponsorships.
Sous Chef Jul 2008Jan 2010 Cafe Select New York, NY
  • Ensured freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock. 
  • Placed orders for daily product deliveries. 
  • Butchered and dressed animals, fowl, or shellfish, and operated or 'ran' each station in the kitchen, including grill, saute, and garde mange) 
  • Inspected and cleaned food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, and serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
Leasing Agent May 2008Aug 2008 Bond Reality New York, NY
  • Acted as an intermediary in negotiations between the renter and the landlord, generally representing one or the other.
  • Promoted rentals of properties through advertisements, open houses, and participation in multiple listing services.
  • Accompanied renters during visits to and inspections of properties, advising them on the suitability and value of the homes they visited.
Accelerated Study in Associate Programs Teacher's Aide Jan 2007Jun 2007 City University of New York New York, NY
  • Tutored and assisted students individually or in small groups to help them master assignments in essay writing and English literature and to reinforce concepts presented by teachers.
  • Discussed assigned duties with classroom teachers to coordinate instructional efforts.
  • Prepared lesson materials, outlines and plans, and submitted these items to the teacher for review.
  • Presented subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers, using lectures and discussions.
Speech and Diction Tutor Aug 2006May 2007 City University of New York New York, NY
  • Conducted individual sessions and group workshops to teach principles, techniques, and methods in basic English language grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation.
  • Reviewed instructional content, methods, and student evaluations to assess strengths and weaknesses, and to developed recommendations for course revision, development, or elimination.
  • Prepared lesson plans or learning modules for tutoring sessions based on CUNY's established ESOL curriculum and according to students' needs and goals.
  • Reviewed class material with students by discussing text, working solutions to problems, or reviewing worksheets or other assignments.
Line Cook Apr 2005Jun 2006 Alto New York, NY
  • Maintained sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.
  • Ran roast, broiler, hot entree and poisson stations during rush services, executing at the highest level and meeting the expectations of NYC's fine dining public.   
  • Worked with the finest and freshest seasonal ingredients on an ever changing menu. 
Sous Chef Aug 2002Jan 2005 Gold Coast Grill Coral Springs & Boca Raton, FL
  • Estimated expected food consumption and based purchases off of calculations for supplies and food for seamless day-to-day operations.
  • Expedited service, directing the line to 'drop,' 'fire,' and 'pickup' food items, insuring and maintaining quality and proper execution for all dishes. 
  • Ran service stations when needed to ensure proper time off for kitchen employees and to lower labor costs.
  • Trained new employees.
  • Began as a prep cook and rose throughout the kitchen hierarchy, learning all stations along the way.  
Aircraft Fueling Technician Oct 2001Jun 2002 ASIG West Palm Beach, FL
  • Refueled all commercial aircraft, training for specific methods on a multitude of models and makes of aircrafts.
  • Read and interpreted maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the method of refueling.
  • Trained new technician.
Bachelor of Arts: Creative Writing New York, NY Columbia University Aug 2013 - Graduated with Departmental Honors
- 3.43 GPA
-Dean's List
- Pitt Foundation Education Grant recipient
Associate of Arts: English New York, NY CUNY May 2007
Summer Writing Intensive: English Poughkeepsie, NY Vassar College Completed coursework towards Summer Writing Intensive, 2006
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Previous Companies:

  • West City Grill
  • Bocce
  • Castle Creations

Previous Job Positions:

  • Consulting Chef
  • Executive Chef
  • Home Remodeling Laborer
  • Event Coordinator
  • Sous Chef


  • Columbia University
  • CUNY
  • Vassar College

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • Summer Writing Intensive

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