Lindsay Gable

Prep Cook

Location 15h@2xChicago, IL

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Work Experience
  • Prep Cook

    Beans & BagelsChicago, IL, US
    Oct. 2013 to Mar. 2016 (2 years and 5 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Worked on robocoup, hobart floor stand mixer, stand kitchenaid mixer, & other equipment to prepare breakfast & lunch & accompaniment items such as sauces, sandwich spreads, cream cheeses, soups, occasional prep for bakery, etc.

  • Food Preservationist

    Beans & BagelsChicago, IL, US
    Oct. 2013 to Mar. 2016 (2 years and 5 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Preserved local, seasonal produce (fruits & vegetables) to jams, jellies, pickles, etc., for use in breakfast & lunch menu items. Started out as an assistant & left as the main preservationist.

  • Line Cook

    Beans & BagelsChicago, IL, US
    Oct. 2013 to Mar. 2016 (2 years and 5 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Worked busiest days (weekends, breakfast/brunch/lunch) as a 2-person line cook team. Equipment consisted mainly of knives, flat-top, cast iron skillets, sandwich press. Breakfast/brunch & lunch dishes, weekly in-house specials.

  • FOH coffee shop

    Beans & BagelsChicago, IL, US
    Oct. 2013 to Mar. 2016 (2 years and 5 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    take orders, make coffee (on fetco), register, customer service, know names & orders of regulars, keep pastries stocked, cleaning, assist in dining room, run food from kitchen to customers (take out & eat in orders), help wherever needed.

  • Garden Manager

    Brew & GrowChicago, IL, US
    Apr. 2010 to Apr. 2012 (2 years)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Maintain indoor garden showroom. Set up various hydroponic & lighting equipment. Grow & harvest edible plants consisting of microgreens, leafy greens/lettuces, nightshades (tomatoes, eggplants, etc), peppers, fruits (strawberries, citrus, etc), & more. Disease/Pest control & prevention. Customer service & troubleshooting customer questions about their own gardens. **worked at both 19 S Morgan & Kedzie Ave locations

  • Homebrewing Associate

    Brew & GrowChicago, IL, US
    Apr. 2010 to Apr. 2012 (2 years)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Assist on in-store beer brewing. Customer service on all things brewing: equipment, ingredients, process. Stock inventory & maintained store order. **worked at both 19 S Morgan & Kezdie Ave locations

Education
  • Food Sciences/Nutrition
    City College of Chicago
    Aug. 2014 to Present

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    Non-degree Program; Pre-requisites towards Masters Degree • GPA: 3.6

    Summary

    Took pre-requisite classes in sciences towards starting a masters program at UIC for Nutrition/Food Sciences to become a Registered Dietitian. Changed my path after getting most my pre-req's done. Finished through Organic Chemistry which I got an A in.

  • Theatre; BA Theatre Arts
    Millikin UniversityDecatur, IL, US
    Aug. 2005 to May. 2009

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    BA Theatre Arts Degree • GPA: 3.6

Skills

Chopping

Ordering / Receiving

Culinary Menu / Recipe Development

Dressings

Enforcement Of Safety / Sanitation Standards

Equipment Maintenance

Portioning

Expediting

Receiving/Organizing

Sauce Development

Food / Beverage Pairing

Servesafe Certified

Food Handlers Certificate

Food Safety Knowledge

General knife handling

Inventory

Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Vegan / Vegetarian Cooking

Vegetable Breakdown

Vegetable cookery

Menu development

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Beer Knowledge

Coffee Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge

Tips Certified

Menu development

Customer service

POS Systems

Food Preparation Knowledge

TIPS Certified

Food Safety Knowledge

Customer Service

Food Safety Knowledge

Writing

Microsoft Office

Certifications & Courses
  • Professional CE in Jams, Jellies, Marmalades, Pickles & other Preserves
    Jul. 2015 to Jul. 2015
  • 200-hour Registered Yoga Instructor
    Yoga Alliance
    Dec. 2012
  • Certified Beer Server
    Cicerone Program
    Jan. 2011
Organizations & Volunteer Activity
  • volunteer at various events

    Alliance for the Great Lakes
    Volunteer • Aug. 2014 to Present

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    Summary
    help out a great organization that focuses on preserving the great lakes through fundraisers, beach clean-ups, education/community awareness, & other events.
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