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Schoharie County Vocation School - Vocational Education Teachers Resume Example

Ellie Russell
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Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic chef with a solid history of achievement in culinary arts. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include culinary management, budgeting and cost control, and food quality.

  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Budgeting and Cost Management
  • HACCP Certified
  • ServSafe Certified
  • AS400 Ordering
  • Scheduling
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Food Production
  • Food Quality and Menu Development
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary Mar 2015Present Schoharie County Vocation School Schoharie, NY
  • Mentor 12 senior and 25 junior students.
  • Mentor 4 senior students for Pro Start Management Competition.
  • Supervise and monitor students' use of tools and equipment.
  • Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress, provide feedback, and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Administer oral, written, or performance tests to measure progress and to evaluate training effectiveness.
  • Provide individualized instruction and tutorial or remedial instruction.
General Manager and Executive Chef Jul 2014Mar 2015 Flip Hospitality and Entertainment Santa Rosa, CA
  • Oversaw outlet labor scheduling for 45 front of the house and back of the house staff.
  • Maintained a steady 11% BOH labor as well as a 12% FOH labor.
  • Lowered food cost by 13% from a monthly 39% to 26%.
  • Increased weekly restaurant profits from -$4500 a week to $5500 by utilizing strategic scheduling, restaurant efficiencies, and implementing standardized recipes. 
  • Implemented standard recipes as well as food preparation practices.
  • Monitored both FOH and BOH guest service standards. 
  • Developed daily drink and food specials to promote not only the restaurant but also local products Recruit and hire staff, such as cooks, kitchen workers, bartenders, servers, bussers, and managers.
  • Meet with customers to discuss menus for special occasions, such as weddings, parties, or banquets.
Executive Chef Mar 2013Jul 2014 MGM Grand - Garde Manger/Commissary Las Vegas , NV
  • Also held position from 2/2010 - 1/2012
  • Monitored recipe development for specialty celebrity outlets.
  • Managed culinary oncall board of 250-300 employees to include weekly schedules, training, and payroll.
  • Managed 50-75 full time employees and 14 dispatchers to include scheduling, training, payroll, and skill development.
  • Recruit and hire staff, such as cooks and other kitchen workers.
  • Meet with sales representatives to negotiate prices or order supplies.
  • Order or requisition food or other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation.
  • Analyze recipes to assign prices to menu items, based on food, labor, and overhead costs.
  • Developed recipes through our commissary kitchens that could be utilized by all outlets throughout the entire MGM Grand to streamline production while minimizing costs.
Executive Chef Feb 2010Mar 2013 MGM Grand - Studio Cafe Las Vegas, NV
  • Managed a culinary staff of 25 cooks, 3 sous chefs, and 1 executive sous chef. As well as 25 stewards and 5 stewarding supervisors in a 3 meal 24 hour restaurant.
  • Responsible for weekly schedules, training, payroll, and skills development for all employees.
  • Managed and maintained a monthly food cost of 24%
  • Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
  • Ordered and requisitioned food and other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation.
  • Determine how food should be presented and created decorative food displays.
  • Meet with sales representatives to negotiate prices and order supplies.
Banquet Sous Chef Feb 2008Feb 2010 MGM Grand Las Vegas, NV
  • Plan and execute banquet style parties servicing 10 to 16,000 guests in a 45-50 million dollar operation.
  • Check the quantity and quality of received products.
  • Order or requisition food or other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation.
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of up to 250 cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
  • Instruct cooks in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, or presentation of food.
  • Plan, direct, and supervise the food preparation and cooking activities of multiple kitchens and restaurants throughout the MGM hotel.
  • Meet with customers to discuss menus for special occasions, such as weddings, parties, or banquets from 10 to 16,000 guests.
Chef Tournant Jan 2006Feb 2008 Las Vegas Hilton Las Vegas, NV
  • 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.
  • Order or requisition food or other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation.
  • Supervise or coordinate activities of cooks or workers engaged in food preparation.
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, or work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
Banquet Cook May 2004Jan 2006 The Sagamore Bolton Landing , NY
  • Inspect and clean food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
  • Ensure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock.
  • Consult with supervisory staff to plan menus, taking into consideration factors such as costs and special event needs.
Associate of Arts: Culinary Arts May 2004 Culinary Institute of America Hyde Park , NY
High School Diploma: Culinary Arts Jun 2002 Schoharie Vo-Tec Schoharie, NY
High School Diploma Schoharie Central School Schoharie, NY
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Previous Companies:

  • Schoharie County Vocation School
  • Flip Hospitality and Entertainment
  • MGM Grand Garde Manger

Previous Job Positions:

  • Vocational Education Teachers
  • Postsecondary
  • General Manager and Executive Chef
  • Executive Chef
  • Banquet Sous Chef


  • Culinary Institute of America
  • Schoharie Vo-Tec
  • Schoharie Central School

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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