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Oliver Martinez
XXX XXXXX XXXX XXX, San Jose, CA 95112
Professional Summary
Professional Cake decorator and pastry cook with more than 4 years of experience working in upscale bakeries and fine dining establishments. Areas of expertise include dessert plating, fondant decoration and sugar paste modeling.
Pastry Cook Mar 2015Present Alexander's Patisserie Mountain View, CA

-Prepare a variety of pastry products for in-house desserts, including cakes, custards, mousses, sponges, ganaches, doughs, curds, and candies.

-Set mis en place for entremets, including silicone and  metal ring molds, gathering and organizing tools, and prepping cakes and fillings.

-Scale and mix recipes from scratch using high quality ingredients and in a consistent manner.

-Safely utilize all kitchen machines and tools, including convection oven, electric mixers, induction burners, sheeter, batter/dough dispenser, knives, and slicers.

-Maintain clean and organized walk-ins, freezer, dry storage area, work tables, and personal work stations.

-Communicate effectively with executive and sous chefs to complete daily tasks, production list, and notify of any shortages.

-Assist sous chef with weekly inventory prep list and deep cleaning and organizing of freezer and walk-in.

Pastry Cook/Plater Aug 2014Jan 2015 Mixx Restaurant Mountain View, CA

-Prepare a variety of dessert items including ice creams, sauces, cakes, custards, mousses, cookies, and breads.

-Plate desserts for lunch and dinner services.

-Set up and break down pastry mis-en-place for dinner and lunch services.

-Demonstrate ability to multitask while maintaining good time management for dessert prep.

-Prepare and plate select cold and hot appetizer items. 

-Demonstrate ability to work independently and as part of a team.

-design and organize pastry station and mis-en-place.

Pastry cook/Prep May 2014Jul 2014 Palo Alto Grill Palo Alto, CA

-Prepare dessert menu items including ice creams and sorbets, custards, candies, cookies, and breads.

-Set up and break down pastry mis-en-place in addition to plating dessert items for dinner service and banquets.

-Prepare and plate select cold appetizer items for dinner service and banquets.

-Demonstrate ability to work independently and as part of a team.

-Maintain organization and cleanliness of dessert and cold appetizer lines.

Cake Decorator Feb 2012May 2014 Sugar Butter Flour Sunnyvale, CA

-Demonstrate advanced sugar paste modeling techmiques including sugar flowers and 3-D figures using molded and free-hand methods.

-Carve, crumbcoat, cover, and frost a variety of cake sizes and shapes ranging from sculpted to traditional tiered cakes.

-Finish and decorate cakes and cupcakes according to central theme and design of clients' requests as well as company standards.

-Coordinate with kitchen managers and retail clerks to determine price, design and delegation of incoming orders.

-Prepare a variety of scratch-baked goods, including cakes, cookies, sponges, mousses, and frostings according to company recipes and procedures.

-Safely operate commercial appliances, including ovens, stove, mixers, scales, and knives.

Cake Decorator Aug 2011Nov 2011 Studio Cake Menlo Park, CA

-Prepare and organize tools and materials for weekly orders, such as tinting fondant. cutting cake boards, and printing labels.

-Demonstrate ability to produce basic and advanced fondant modeling techniques using tools and free-form methods.

-Prep cakes, frostings, and fillings for assemblages.

-Consistently produce high quality, professionally finished cakes with clean lines, smooth fondant/buttercream finishes, and tasteful decorations.

-Participate as a team to complete large-scale projects and exchange critique/feedback on designs.

-Assist in deliveries, baking production, and outside errands as needed.

Certificate: Patisserie and Baking May 2011 California Culinary Academy San Francisco, CA
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Previous Companies:

  • Alexanders Patisserie
  • Mixx Restaurant
  • Palo Alto Grill

Previous Job Positions:

  • Pastry Cook
  • Plater
  • Prep
  • Cake Decorator


  • California Culinary Academy

Level of Education:

  • Certificate

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