Aaron Jackson(C) (469) 450-1511 |aaronjacksondtx@gmail.| aaronaaaaaafaaronkcom | Irving, TX 75038 | DOB: 3/25/1994SummaryI believe serving food to all guests is a sign of appreciation. Cooking food is a way of serving life to everyone. I enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and do well under pressure. I look forward to working in an innovative and high spirited kitchen. SkillsRecipe creationIngredient inspectionFood storageEquipment cleaning and maintenanceInventoryButcher/MongerGuest EngagementMenu CreationManagement skillsLeadershipDeep CleaningFood CostLabor Control/SchedulingMultitaskingExperienceJ2 Steakhouse, Lewisville, TX, April 2018-July 2020Grill Cook April 2018-August 2018Daily tasksInspecting and turning on all equipment before shiftPreparing all ingredients and sauces for the grill stationChecking labels on all the previous days prepMaintaining a clean work station during shift Running a smooth service, changing all food safe containersOrganizing and cleaning walk-in coolerDeep cleaning my stationSous Chef August 2018-July 2019Daily tasksChecking Inventory for upcoming shiftCreating pars for all proteinsHelping staff members with any task they could not perform in timeMaking stocks and demi glace for steaksAssisting any station if overwhelmed with ticketsMaking on the fly prep if necessaryJoining other staff members with cleaning and closingExecutive Chef July 2019-July 2020All things I did as a Sous Chef, I also did as an Exec plus:Ordering produce, meats, and dry goodsKeeping close relations with vendorsCreating the back of house scheduleCreating seasonal new menu itemsComparing vendor pricesFood costingCounting inventory monthlyUsing Excel to see monthly cost of goodsCreating monthly wine and whiskey dinnersExpediting food dailyChecking all stations before letting staff clock out and leaveTeach and quiz front of house on all upcoming menu itemsUchi-Dallas, Dallas, TX, September 2017-March 2018Grill CookDaily tasksPreparing components for dishesBuilding yakitori grillExecuting a high-volume serviceCleaning the station according to the chef’s ordersWater Grill, Dallas, TX, December 2016-August 2017Fish Monger December 2016-April 2017Daily tasksCleaning and portioning fish according to the chef’s parMaking sure labels are still good and up to dateButterflying fish to order for grill stationPick up fish deliveries from airport, detail cleaningGrill Cook April 2017-August 2017Daily tasksLighting the JosperAll tasks pertaining to other grill cook positions listed aboveRamen Hakata, Addison, TX and Lewisville, TX, July 2014-December 2016Server July 2014-March 2015Daily tasksWelcoming guests with kindnessMaking sure guests are comfortable and pleased with the food and serviceHaving proper food handling knowledgeLine Cook March 2015-November 2015Daily tasksMaking pork broth dailyHaving proper food handling knowledgeRunning all stations including: Fry, Wok, Ramen, and PrepStore Manager November 2015-December 2016Daily tasksMaking all produce, meat, and dry storage ordersManaging labor costsTraining all new staffCreating scheduleKeeping close relations with vendorsEducation and TrainingSchool of Hard Knocks 1994-Present