Chanel Heath-Beattie1065 Carriage Loop, New Braunfels, TexasMobile: +1 605 777 3325Email: heathchanel@yahoo.comProfessional Summary:Detail orientated professional with 5+ years’ experience in the industry.Education:2000 – 2005 – Glenstantia Primary School (South Africa)2006 – Doxa Deo College (South Africa)January 2007 – (5months) International Academy of Beijing (China)August 2007 – May 2011 – Western Academy of Beijing – China (High School Certificate + IB Dance Certificate).June 2011 – June 2013 –International Hotel School (Johannesburg, South Africa)February 2014 – June 2015 – Capsicum Culinary Studio (Pretoria, South Africa)Work Experience:10 weeks working at the South African Embassy, Beijing.(Practical experience)200710 weeks working at the South African Pinotage Restaurant, Beijing. (Practical experience)2007 & 201010 weeks working at the Early Childhood Centre, Western Academy of Beijing.(Practical experience)200810 weeks working at Beijing City International School in the Learning Support Center.(Practical experience)200910 weeks in the Art Centre in the Elementary School, Western Academy of Beijing. (Practical experience)201010 weeks at Standard Bank Global Leadership Centre – Johannesburg, South Africa (Kitchen practical).201210 weeks at Centurion Lake Hotel (Food and Beverage practical).201310 weeks at Casa Toscana (Kitchen Practical, June-August 2014)Commis Chef at Casa Toscana (January 2014 – June 2014)Demi Chef at Casa Toscana(July 2014 – August 2014)Chef De Partie at Casa Toscana (September 2014 – December 2014Sales Coordinator at Reef Caterers (February 2015 – June 2015)Unit Manager and Executive Chef at Willow Haven for Reef Caterers (July 2015 – 15 June 2016)Unit Manager and Executive Chef at Kingswood Village for Reef Caterers (16 June 2016 – April 2017)Owner & Chef of The Pink Chef Catering Company (1 March 2017 – 31 September 2019)Owner of the Hey Gorgeous Franchise (1 January 2018 – 31 September 2019)Owner of Icing Queens Bakery – Home Bakery (1 September 2020 – Present)Executive Chef at Kiddie Academy of New Braunfels (1 March 2022 –8 August 2022)Interests:Cooking & bakingThe Hospitality IndustryHelping less fortunateMeeting new peopleLearning new cultures & foodTravelPhotographySocializing with family and friendsSport & fitnessCommunity Service:Outreach to Zambia – 2007Blue Sky Orphanage – 2010/2011 (Beijing)Hope Foster Home Orphanage – 2010/2011 (Beijing)Mistress of Ceremonies of a SADCWAB (South African Diplomatic Women’s Association in Beijing – charity function (2009)SPCA 2011-2017(South Africa) My own Charity drive every weekend – handing out soup and bread, food parcels, clothing parcels and blankets to the less fortunate around my community.I donate a cake to the Crisis Center of New Braunfels monthly.Skills:Special Skills:Culinary ArtsPastry & BakingKitchen ManagementStock ControlSelf-ConfidentCommunication SkillsProblem-solving AbilitiesWell spokenHard workingComputer ProficiencySport and dancingPhotographyAdaptability (ability to integrate into and learn about new cultures)Language Ability:Advanced English (Read, write and speaking)Advanced Afrikaans (Read, write and speaking)Elementary Mandarin (Read, write and speaking)Computer Skills:All Mac and Windows applicationsCertification:Diploma in Culinary ArtsDiploma in Hotel ManagementTexas Food Handlers CertificateServSafe CertificateFood Managers CertificateReferences:Amanda Viau at Avera McKennan Hospital(Food Director): +1 605 929 6464Angelique De Beer at Casa Toscana (Kitchen Manager): +27 81 724 2245Leoni Volkschenk at Reef Caterers (Operations Manager): + 27 842588021Marius van der Merwe at Reef Caterers (Operations Manager): +27 828814661