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James Miller
  • XXXX XXXXXX XXXX XX, Richond, VA 23238
Professional Summary
Executive Chef with a winning attitude and desire to deliver and exceptional dining experience. Focused on setting high expectations and raising service standards. Extremely dedicated as I have grown with my current company for the past 10 years. 
  • Hiring and developing staff
  • Ensuring proper recipe adherence and overseeing prepped items and dishes
  • Managing labor guide lines
  • Writing and costing out schedule
  • Butchering steaks and seafood daily
  • In charge of completing kitchen inventory
  • Place produce, seafood, and large product deliveries
  • Butcher Certified
  • Serv Safe Certified
Executive Chef, 08/2014 to Present
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Richmond, VA
  • Check the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
  • Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
  • Supervise or coordinate activities of cooks or workers engaged in food preparation.
  • Instruct cooks or other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, or presentation of food.
  • Determine production schedules and staff requirements necessary to ensure timely delivery of services.
  • Recruit and hire staff, such as cooks and other kitchen workers.
  • Arrange for equipment purchases or repairs.
  • Supervise or coordinate activities of cooks engaged in food preparation.
Sous Chef, 07/2010 to 07/2014
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Richmond, VA
Promoted to Sous Chef in my home restaurant where I worked between there and another restaurant in Chesterfield when they needed help, shifts covered for vacation, or management change. In this role I learned how to place orders, write schedules, manage and develop staff. Also learned the inventory process. 
Line Cook/Shift Leader/ Corporate Trainer, 04/2007 to 06/2010
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Richmond, VA
Started off learning how to work saute  which consisted of prepping the items I would use in the morning and then working the station which consisted of sauteing items such as salmon, meatloaf, trout, and pastas. Along with fresh vegetables. I then worked my way down the line and then to the back of the kitchen to become a red hat which signified knowledge and being able to work every station proficiently. With that I became a shift leader and then a corporate trainer and opened other Firebirds Restaurants and trained new staff.
Guest Assistant (Bus Boy), 04/2004 to 03/2007
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Richmond, VA
My role as a guest assistant was to bus tables, re-fill drinks, bring bread or any other items requested by guests. 
High School Diploma: General, Jun 2007 Godwin High School - Henrico, VA
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Previous Companies:

  • Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Previous Job Positions:

  • Executive Chef
  • Sous Chef
  • Line Cook
  • Shift Leader
  • Corporate Trainer


  • Godwin High School

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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