Gary Holden

Bread Baker Scratch baker

Location 15h@2xHouston, Texas Area

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Summary

With 15+ years experience and a passion for baking I can bake anything from scratch, mixes, and frozen. I strive to produce the highest quality products possible. Being a person who is very structured, I can focus on following the company's policy, procedures, and recipes.I enjoy working with people which make me a great team player and leader. Read more

With 15+ years experience and a passion for baking I can bake anything from scratch, mixes, and frozen. I strive to produce the highest quality products possible. Being a person who is very structured, I can focus on following the company's policy, procedures, and recipes.I enjoy working with people which make me a great team player and leader.
Received recognition for exceeding expectations when coworkers called in.

Work Experience
  • Freelance scratch baker

    In Transition Baker
    May. 2016 to Present (7 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Full time baker in scratch, Mixes and Frozen

  • Head Baker

    fresh market
    Jul. 2013 to May. 2016 (2 years and 10 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Am Baker responsible for all pastries, muffins, all the bread, and rolls. When the Pm baker called in I baked off pies, mixed and baked nut bread, pound cakes, and cookies.Used production Tool for inventory control of baked goods Fresh product/ stale.
    Helped customers By providing excellent customer service.

  • Baker

    Randalls Food & DrugsHouston, TX, US
    Oct. 1989 to Apr. 2013 (23 years and 6 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Scratch baker and received corporate training in customer service

Education
  • Culinary Arts
    Houston Community college
    Sep. 1988 to Sep. 1989

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    Associate of Arts Degree Culinary Arts / minor in baking Degree • GPA: 3.5

    Summary

    Focused on the baking and pastry part of the class then took additional classes in baking.

Skills

Dough Making / Portioning

Enforcement Of Safety / Sanitation Standards

Receiving/Organizing

Inventory

Bread making

Pastry Plating

Cake Making

Customer service

Experience in a High Volume Environment

Staff education / motivation

Food Safety Knowledge

Organizations & Volunteer Activity
  • member and volunteer

    Bellaire L.I.F.E. for seniors
    Member • Jan. 2009 to Present

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    Summary
    bus trips [ tour guide } and helping the seniors in whatever they need.
Interests
Music, guitar, singing, history
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