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Jamie Thomas

Wattle Tree Crescent
Franksville NSW 2560
0414 333 666
(02) 1111 2222
j.thomas@email.com


Summary

I am a passionate, creative and hard-working cook who loves to cook delicious modern Australian and Asian-influenced dishes. I have five years of professional cooking experience and would love to work in a small but busy kitchen that values team work, creativity and presentation, where I will be able to fully utilise my talents and abilities.


Education

Franksville High School
Franksville, NSW
Higher School Certificate
Graduated: 2006

 

Food Safety Australia
Franksville, NSW
Food Handlers Certificate
Graduated: December 2007
 

Work Experience

Dec 2007 – Present: Cook
Franksville RSL Club
Franksville, NSW




Responsibilities:

  • Food preparation
  • Cooking meals to order – on time and well presented
  • Assisting the head chef
  • Maintaining the highest standards of food and kitchen hygiene
  • Cleaning of the grill and benchtops
  • Maintaining and ordering supplies

Achievements:

  • Helped to improve the efficiency of the food ordering and storage system, resulting in less wastage and a nine per cent savings in food costs for the club
Jan 2007 – Nov 2007: Casual cook/waiter/bartender
Europe, NZ and Canada



Worked casual jobs in restaurants and bars while travelling throughout Europe, New Zealand and Canada.

Achievements:

  • Developed skills in cooking, waiting, bartending and general customer service for the international food/hospitality industry
  • Saved enough to fund my travels for one year
Mar 2005 – Jan 2007: Kitchenhand
Franksville, NSW



Responsibilities:

  • Food preparation
  • Kitchen cleaning and dishwashing

Interests

Food and wine
Travel and travel writing
Mountain biking
Canyoning


References

Sally Macmillan - Manager
Franksville RSL Club
Phone: (02) 1234 5678
Email: sally.mac@email.com
Gary Smith - Owner
Smith’s Family Restaurant
Phone: (02) 2233 4455
Email: gary.smith@email.com
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