Andrea Fisher

Private Chef

Location 15h@2xNorfolk, VA

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Work Experience
  • Private Chef

    LA CORP
    Jan. 2011 to Oct. 2015 (4 years and 9 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Primary duties include the following: daily menu planning, shopping/purchase, cooking/baking,
    maintaining the kitchen, table setting and serving breakfast, lunch and dinner for 2 to 17 daily.
    Includes dinner preparation, execution and delivery of meals for family members residing in
    separate residence on and off estate. Accommodating for specific dietary needs and restrictions
    , ie; diabetic, heart healthy, allergy conscious recipes. Also, assist caterers with large functions,
    family gatherings and events that take place on the estate. Experienced in various cuisines.
    Travel with the family throughout the year to their homes in Pennsylvania, Florida and Maine,
    providing a continuation of household management and private chef duties.
    • Animal care, coordinate dry cleaning pick-up and pharmacy items, and generally meet all needs of
    the family and staff.

  • Private Chef

    Roger & Jeanne Magowitz
    Sep. 2008 to Jul. 2010 (1 year and 10 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Primary duties include the following: daily menu planning, shopping/purchase gifts, cooking/baking, maintaining the kitchen, and serving lunch and dinner for two; accommodate for specific dietary needs, coordinate all home maintenance, service cars, animal care, pick-up dry cleaning and pharmacy items, and generally meet all needs of the family.
    • Cooked/baked and served 3 meals a day; available for additional needs such as dinner parties from 4-30 guests, hiring additional staff as necessary.
    • Travel with the family for 6 months out of the year to their winter home in Arizona, providing a continuation of household management and private chef duties.

Education
Skills

Advanced Knife Handling

Charcuterie

Off-site Event Management

Cheese course

On-site Special Events

Chopping

Ordering / Purchasing

Ordering / Receiving

Culinary Menu / Recipe Development

Dough Making / Portioning

Pasta Cooking

Dressings

Pasta making

Enforcement Of Safety / Sanitation Standards

Pizza Cooking

Equipment Maintenance

Portioning

Expediting

Purveyor/Local Farmer Relationships

Family Meal

Receiving/Organizing

Fish Cookery

Sauce Development

Fish butchery

Saute

Food / Beverage Pairing

Scheduling

Food Budgeting

Servesafe Certified

Food Cost Optimization

Food Handlers Certificate

Smoking

Food Safety Knowledge

Food Styling

Staff education / motivation

Frying

Sushi Making

General knife handling

Ticket Management

Gluten Free

Up to 100 covers a night

Grilling

Inventory

Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Up to 50 covers a night

Kitchen management

Vegan / Vegetarian Cooking

Kosher Preparation

Vegetable Breakdown

Meat Butchery

Vegetable cookery

Meat Cookery

Wok Skills

Menu development

Wood Fire Cooking

Bread making

Cake Making

Catering

Chocolate Making

Servsafe Certified

Cost Optimization

Food / Beverage Pairing

Gluten-Free

Ice Cream/Sorbet

Vegan Baking

Menu / Recipe Development

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Profit & Loss Management

Beer Knowledge

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Regional Expertise - US

Coffee Knowledge

Spirits/Cocktails Knowledge

Food & Wine Pairings

Glassware Knowledge

Classic Food / Wine Service

Hospitality / Management Degree

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Menu development

Conflict Resolution

OpenTable or other

Customer service

POS Systems

Event Management / Organization

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

Staff Management of 20

Experience in a High Volume Environment

Floral Arrangement

Food / Beverage Pairing

Staffing / scheduling

Food Preparation Knowledge

Food Safety Knowledge

Accounting / Bookkeeping

Budgeting

Profit And Loss

Business Management

Customer Service

Social Media

Food Safety Knowledge

Hospitality / Management Degree

Marketing / PR

Web Maintenance

Merchandising

Microsoft Office

Certifications & Courses
  • Certified Food Service Manager
    Virginia Department Of Health
    Jul. 2016 to Jul. 2019
Interests
Gardening, Reading, Hiking
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