Sous Chef

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Letha Vanarsdall

letha.vanarsdall@gmail.com | (912) 312-9515 | Springdale, AR

Summary


I am a Sous Chef with over 5 years of experience. I have worked in restaurants, catering companies, and hotels. I have experience in all aspects of food preparation, cooking, and presentation. I am a team player and work well under pressure. I am passionate about food and strive to create the perfect dining experience for my guests.

Experience


Sous Chef at The Sous Chef, ARMar 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 20 cooks in a high-volume kitchen, while maintaining quality standards and meeting deadlines.
  • Trained 5 new employees on proper cooking techniques and knife skills.
  • Decreased food waste by 10% through careful menu planning and portion control.
  • Increased efficiency in the kitchen by reorganizing workflow and creating prep lists for each station.
  • Implemented weekly specials that increased revenue by 15%.
  • Negotiated with vendors to get lower prices on ingredients without sacrificing quality.

Chef de Partie at Sous Chef Arkansas, ARSep 2017 - Jan 2022

  • Trained and supervised a team of 4 cooks.
  • Implemented new menu items that increased sales by 15%.
  • Reduced food waste by 20% through improved kitchen practices.
  • Negotiated with suppliers to get 5% better pricing on ingredients.
  • Developed a system for tracking inventory which helped reduce overstocking by 10%.
  • Created weekly specials that were popular with customers and increased traffic to the restaurant.

Education


Culinary Arts Diploma at Pulaski Technical College, North Little Rock, ARSep 2012 - May 2017

Some skills I've learned are knife skills, food safety, food preparation, and cooking techniques.

Skills


  • Culinary skills
  • Knife skills
  • Food preparation
  • Cooking techniques
  • Menu development
  • Kitchen management
  • Sanitation

Shakeita Maphet

shakeita.maphet@gmail.com | (810) 538-6466 | 742 Evergreen Terrace

Summary


I am a Sous Chef with over 5 years of experience. I have worked in restaurants, hotels, and catering companies. I have experience managing kitchens, preparing food, and cooking for large groups. I am able to work long hours and under pressure.

Experience


Sous Chef at Sun Basket, ILApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 5 cooks in preparing meals for 100 guests.
  • Trained 2 new employees on proper cooking techniques and knife skills.
  • Implemented a new system for tracking food inventory which reduced waste by 10%.
  • Created 3 new menu items that increased revenue by 15%.
  • Decreased prep time for lunch service by 20 minutes.

Chef de Partie at Blue Apron, ILAug 2017 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 5 cooks and 2 dishwashers during dinner service for up to 200 guests.
  • Created new menu items that increased customer satisfaction by 15%.
  • Trained 3 new employees in proper food safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Reduced kitchen waste by 10% through better planning and portion control.
  • Implemented a new inventory system that saved the restaurant $200 per month.

Education


Culinary Arts Diploma at The Culinary Institute of America, ILAug 2012 - May 2017

Some skills I've learned are menu planning, food preparation, and cooking techniques.

Skills


  • Culinary skills
  • Knife skills
  • Food preparation skills
  • Cooking techniques
  • Menu development
  • Kitchen management
  • Sanitation and food safety