Michael Luan

Chef Tournant

Location 15h@2xEgg Harbor Township, NJ

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Summary

In my free time I enjoy reading up, tennis and absorbing nature's scenic glory.

In my free time I enjoy reading up, tennis and absorbing nature's scenic glory.

My Dream Job is A location that tells a story and the sign of the times in a historic but modern twist. Developing team vision, self care and respect.

Work Experience
  • Chef Tournant

    Caesars PalaceLas Vegas, NV, US
    Jan. 2017 to Jul. 2017 (6 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    (Bacchanal Buffet) Manage 100+ union
    Bon Appetite event
    Develop holiday menus

  • Kitchen Manager

    Cyndy Violett
    Jan. 2015 to Nov. 2016 (1 year and 10 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Lead and train crewmembers
    Menu development
    Connect and build relationships with purveyors and guest.

    Awards:
    Best Vegan French Toast by word of mouth on Las Vegas Vegans Facebook group
  • Line Cook

    Borgata Hotel Casino & SpaAtlantic City, NJ, US
    Jun. 2003 to Dec. 2015 (12 years and 6 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Lead cook at 3 fine dining restaurants
    10 yr span
    Old Homestead
    Wolfgang Puck
    Izakaya

    Sous chef 14 months at Borgata

    Awards:
    */ James Beard ( Izakaya ) 2013
Education
  • Health Coach
    Jan. 2009 to Apr. 2011

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    Certification Degree

    Summary

    The awareness of everyone's unique bio- nutritional needs with 100s of culture and dietary approaches

Skills

Advanced Knife Handling

Ordering / Receiving

Culinary Menu / Recipe Development

Over 300 covers a night

Dressings

Enforcement Of Safety / Sanitation Standards

Portioning

Expediting

Family Meal

Saute

Servesafe Certified

Food Safety Knowledge

Gluten Free

Grilling

Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Kitchen management

Vegan / Vegetarian Cooking

Vegetable cookery

Meat Cookery

Wok Skills

Equipment Maintenance

Purveyor/Local Farmer Relationships

Receiving/Organizing

Food Cost Optimization

Food Handlers Certificate

Inventory

Menu development

Certifications & Courses
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