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Harper Bailey
XX XXX XX, Durango, CO 81301
Professional Summary
I am a well-rounded individual in the industry and am always interested in continuing my education through the art of hands on experience. The longevity of my career is now a person reflection of how my creativity, passion, and knowledge in the art of cooking/baking has progressed. If chosen to work for your business, I will give you 100% of my effort to meet and exceed expectations of my job duties. 
  • Time Management/ Organization
  • Ability to follow instruction throughly
  • Articulation
  • Work well with others in a respectful efficient manner
  • Professionalism in appearance, performance, and attitude
Waiter Nov 2014Present The Red Snapper Durango, Co Properly introduce myself and see if patrons have dined previously at The Red Snapper. Next present seafood features prepared by the chef for the evening. Ask patrons if their content with water only or if they would like to start with a cocktail. After a few minutes of reviewing then menu and when customers close all their menus, i retrieve their appetizer and entree orders, and bring them complementary sour dough and corn bread.  Properly input orders into our POS (aloha) and determine when to fire their order in congruence with how quickly their eating their appetizers or salads. As the food is plated i deliver it to the table always starting with the women and children first then whoever i anticipating paying then the rest of the table. After the food is delivered; i prebuss from right to left and give patrons some time before i return to check the quality of the food. When all are completed with their dinner i clear the table and ask if coffee and dessert is a consideration for the evening. If not then i deliver the check and collect payment from customer. 
Lead Line Cook / Expoditer Dec 2014Apr 2015 Dantes' Backside Bistro Durango, Co At Dantes' Backside Bistro i followed proper opening prodcedures and setup the kitchens line accordingly. Next i would devise a prep list of what more was needed for that days lunch service. The items that are being prepped we would ensure scaling and bagging to keep accurate portion control for the food items and date/label accordingly. After everything was prepped as much as possible before the rush i would inform the servers of what menu items are needed to be put on a count; and what the daily special will be. During the rush the other cooks and myself would  plate food in proper order with coordination with ticket in the most time efficient manner possible. As the lunch rush ends, we break down the line and practice proper food handling skills, wrapped, and not time/temperature abused the food items as we store them for next days lunch. A detailed scrub of appliances, sweep,mop, trash, and walk through a days work is complete. 
General Manager Jan 2013Oct 2014 Gnarly Surf Bar New Smyrna Beach, Fl I began the Gnarly Surf Bar as a waiter. I continued waiting and bartending throughout my stay their even after promotion to management. When i became the GM of this establishment my duties were writing payroll checks, weekly scheduling, ordering of all beer and wine, advertisement and festival entries, EDC report at the end of each day, balancing drawers and petty cash, Ensuring everything was up to code for health department inspections.  
Gas service technician May 2012Oct 2012 Atlantic Gas Services LLC New Smyrna Beach, FL Serviced repaired and inspected all residential, commercial, industrial gas and venting appliances. School home and restaurant kitchen equipment, crematories, tankless water heaters, and dryer venting. All under supervision of a licensed gas service technician.
Cake Decorator Mar 2012May 2012 Sweetbay Ft Myers , Fl Duties included building, sculpting and decorated cakes for custom orders (birthdays, baby showers, anniversaries, etc) also made sure display was full stocked and rotated, created specials for items getting close to their expiration date, and noted what needed to be transferred to another store and was in need of ordering soon. Unfortunately i left this job in a short period of time because my significant other and i split and i decided to move back to my home town where their were no sweetbay grocery stores.
Baker Oct 2011Feb 2012 Panera Bread Orlando , Fl Chose this job as my externship for pastry school. commercial style high volume baking on an 8hr time schedule to complete $1600 bake. (9pm-5am) solo job. Efficiency was a must to be able to properly complete this job. I was capable of completing a $2000+ bake solo in the 8 hr period. cleaning stocking rotating and par baking certain items for back- up for daily service was another part of my job duties. This job was only for my externship for college and was my only choice because my significant other and i shared a car during this time and both had to complete externships. Very fun, Labor intensive, and the only corporate job i have held in my career.
Sous Chef Jan 2010Sep 2011 Fresh on the Fly Lake Mary, Fl Fresh Food Fast was the motto, lunch and dinner spot in a highly populated prime demographic area of Lake Mary just on the out skirts of Orlando. One of two seafood restaurants of the town, where EVERYTHING is cut blanched cooked and rotated DAILY. Grass-fed beef, most GMO free items, a plethora of gluten free items, and fresh seafood caught from the atlantic. A two man line delivering food any way you want it in 15 minutes or less. Long hours, salary pay, and in-charge of all daily operations except ordering.  I left this job to begin my externship for college.
Expoditer Apr 2009Feb 2011 Flip Flops Grill and Chill New Smyrna Beach, Fl Worked side by side with CHEF Danny Veltri winner of 2010 HELLS KITCHEN. Trained and taught proper food handling skills, garnishing, ticket order and running, seat number and kitchen pivot point, and communication in the kitchen to ensure proper food items are plated in for ticket and are cooked to proper temps. This is where my passion for food really began and found a true interest in the restaurant and hospitality industry.
Dishwasher/Busser/Salad Bar Dec 2007Sep 2008 Blackbeards New Smyrna Beach, Fl First real job started in the dish pit as a pearl diver scrubbing away, plates and utensils until sanitized properly, wasn't the best at the this so i got changed to a busser and salad bar prep, was descent at this and enjoyed it as i was in school as well. broke my leg in an was laid off decided to enjoy my senior year and didn't return back after i healed.
Associate of Arts : Pastry Arts/Restaurant and Hospitality Management Feb 2012 Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Orlando, Fl 21 month, 5 day/4hr weekly class schedule, Associates degree program.
Graduated with Cum Laude.
Manager ServSafe certified May 2010-May2015
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Previous Companies:

  • The Red Snapper
  • Dantes Backside Bistro
  • Gnarly Surf Bar

Previous Job Positions:

  • Waiter
  • Lead Line Cook
  • Expoditer
  • General Manager
  • Gas service technician


  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Arts

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