Calvin Jackson

Sous Chef

Location 15h@2xStone Mountain, GA

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Work Experience
  • Sous Chef

    Mar. 2016 to Nov. 2016 (8 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Lead Team
    Help Team execute dishes
    Come up with menu items
    Expo
    Communicate with ownership and foh about reservations and parties
    Keep labor and food cost down

  • Line Cook

    Hyatt Atlanta MidtownAtlanta, GA, US
    Mar. 2015 to Feb. 2016 (11 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Setup Station
    Prep Station
    Come up with specials
    Check BEO
    Take direction from Executive Chef and or Sous Chef

    Awards:
    Employee of the Quarter for October
  • Line Cook

    Durangos Steakhouse
    Jun. 2014 to Oct. 2014 (4 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Setup station
    Prep Station
    Take direction from management
    Notify management of any low or 86 items

  • Lead Cook

    Zaya Mediterrrean Grill
    Aug. 2009 to May. 2014 (4 years and 9 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Help prep for restaurant
    Follow recipes
    Open restaurant
    Close restaurant
    Take direction from Executive Chef

Education
  • College Preparatory
    Towers High SchoolDecatur, GA, US
    Aug. 1996 to May. 2002

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    Diploma Degree • GPA: 2.7

  • College Preparatory
    Towers High SchoolDecatur, GA, US
    Aug. 1996 to May. 2002

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    Diploma Degree • GPA: 2.7

Skills

Charcuterie

Culinary Menu / Recipe Development

Pizza Cooking

Portioning

Expediting

Family Meal

Receiving/Organizing

Saute

Staff education / motivation

Frying

General knife handling

Ticket Management

Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Kitchen management

Vegetable cookery

Meat Cookery

Menu development

Wood Fire Cooking

Menu development

Conflict Resolution

Customer service

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

Experience in a High Volume Environment

Food Preparation Knowledge

Food Safety Knowledge

Conflict Resolution

Recruiting / hiring

Customer Service

Food Safety Knowledge

Staff Education / Motivation

Microsoft Office

Organizations & Volunteer Activity
  • Mentor/ Athletic Assistant

    Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club
    Volunteer • Jun. 2001 to Dec. 2002

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    Summary
    I worked as Youth and also mentored kids
Interests
Learning more about food and different cuisines and gather as much information as possible
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