Aaron Jones Braithwaite

  • Second Cook
  • St. Catharines, ON, Canada
  • Feb 26, 2019
Full time Hospitality-Hotel Restaurant-Food Service Culinary

Personal Summary

Hello, I am an aspiring young chef who wishes to gain new experiences in beautiful Banff AB, I have nearly 4 years of cooking experience but feel like my home town has nothing but disappointment, I desire a professional environment working under real chefs to teach me the right ways of the culinary arts, I am youthful, hard working, reliable and have a passion to learn. I am excited to grow as a cook and learn more. Thank you for reading

Work Experience

Pantry Cook
Jun 2018 - Coppolas Ristorante

  • High volume of production

  • Family style salads and antipastos

  • Responsible for creating and plating fruit platters for over a dozen people

  • Weighing and distributing dough for flat breads and pizzas

  • Cooking plating & garnishing Italian style pizzas flatbread & more

Prep Cook
Mar 2018 - Jul 2018 Savoia hors d'oeuvres

  • Working with delicate hors d'oeuvres

  • Compiling a variety of delicacy

  • Cutting large amounts of vegetables for extended periods of times (up to 25+ Kilos)

  • Attention to detail on all items

  • Able to follow very specific instructions on delicate items

  • Very tedious work without complaint

Technical Support Agent
Mar 2017 - Apr 2017 Sitel

  • Completed 4 week training course

  • Knowledgeable in customer service

  • Experienced in using office programs

Dishwasher, Pantry, Prep Sautee & Grill Cook
Apr 2015 - Sep 2018 Pier 61 Bar & Grill
  • Exceptionally skilled in sauteing a variety of dishes including pastas, garnishes, sauces and more.

  • Prepare salads, pizzas deserts and more.

  • Responsible for having a clean work area, general tidiness and closing the kitchen.

  • Must have all preparation for the next day finished before leaving.

  • Consistently produced exceptional menu items that regularly garnered diners' praise.

  • Experienced in training and working with new staff members and assisting them grow in our working environment.

  • Expert in final plate preparation with authentic presentation.

  • Opening & closing responsibilities

Education

High School
Sep 2011 - Jul 2015