Chris Josephson                                                      10106 Logan Grove Ct           Cell: (832) 653-1364Conroe, TX 77302Email: OBJECTIVE Obtain a challenging position with a quality company that provides a fast paced, team oriented professional environment with the opportunity to learn and leverage my strengths and experience for the benefit of the company and myself  SUMMARY* 7 Years of Commercial Kitchen Experience with Ascending Responsibilities* Successful Small Culinary Business Owner* Demonstrated consistent track record of Achieving Business and Personal Goals* Culinary School Graduate EXPERIENCEInland SeafoodTerritory Sales * Identify and Prospect New Customers* Provide ongoing Customer Service, Guidance and Education* Track Inventory and Submit Weekly ReportsJOSEPHSON VENTURES, LLCExecutive Chef* Developed and Executed Marketing Plan* Collaborated with Clients to Develop Menus* Kept Costs within Budget without Sacrificing QualityReef Executive Sous Chef* Oversee Kitchen Operations* Manage Orders/Staff and track Inventory vs Sales * Train BOH and FOH on food, service, etcTRIS/Cureight Chef Tournant*Work all stations, special events and offsites*Opening and closing duties to include orders, build sheet and prep sheets*Consult with Chef Austin on dish development and building our fermentation programAQUI Chef Tournant* Work all Stations during service as necessary* Assist Chef de Parties’ as needed during prep and service* Compose dishes for menu consideration THE PASS & PROVISIONS Chef de Partie* Prep daily for 7 course tasting menu* Maintain product inventory and ordering* Work 2 stations (of 3) every day The Pass is open* Introduce new dishes to be considered for the menuUCHI/UCHIKO Chef de PartieSauté/Yak/Temp * Prepped Mise En Place daily* Confident, Competent and Clean* Introduced Spec dishes to be put on the menu Hubble & Hudson Bistro Externship Garde Manger * Prepared deserts, salads and hot apps* Prepped and cleaned station daily* Worked as Prep chef initially Texas Army National Guard (2005-2018)Infantry Team Leader/Instructor* Led over 30 combat missions in Ghazni, Afghanistan* Trained team in all facets of operation to achieve the mission* Maintained 100% accountability of all sensitive items* Instruct Army Instructor Certification, Small Group Instruction and Tactics EDUCATION Associates of Applied Science in Culinary Arts at the Art Institute of HoustonAssociates of Arts in General Studies at American Military University REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST