Genelle Silva
Executive Chef/SousChef/FOH Manager/Corporate Trainer – The Briad Group
Alexandria, VA 22311
(919) 824-7078
obtain a position to utilize my culinary expertise, organizational skills, people skills, and work
Work Experience
Executive Chef/ SousChef/FOH Manager/Corporate Trainer
The Briad Group – Springfield, VA
November 2013 to Present
Sous Chef 
Function in all areas of operation in excellent adherence to all restaurant standards, including: 
• Inventory 
• Entering invoices 
• Ordering product 
• Receiving product 
• Meat grinder/butcher 
• Grill operator 
• Expo 
• Pantry 
• Opening and closing restaurant: Handling money, totaling food, alcohol sales, and totaling labor
hours and labor dollars. 
• Handling guest complaints 
• Scheduling and maintaining labor budgets. 
• Traveling as a support chef to needed locations. 
• Creating a safe work environment for staff. 
• Keeping food safe logs and ensuring that all safety food handling safety standards are used by
management and staff at all times. 
• Ensuring that company standards and policies are practiced by all team members. 
• Handling and preparing all allergen and special orders. 
Front of House 
Managing dining area. 
• Handling guest complaints. 
• Giving food knowledge to teammates, servers, as well as guests. 
• Table visits. 
• Ensuring that the door flows properly. 
• Ensuring that all side work is being completed. 
• Assisting in comping or voiding any product. 
• Assisting in ringing in orders in the Aloha system. 

Corporate Trainer 
• Preparing and cooking all dishes, adhering to corporate recipes. 
• Training new management and store openers in all specs and all equipment. 
• Opening new locations and supporting them until they are able to function properly in all restaurant
functions including:
Waffle House – Durham, NC
May 2009 to Present
• Prepared food, took orders for consumers and anticipated consumers needs 
• Established a friendly, family atmosphere on a daily basis 
• Assisted employees who did not speak Spanish serving Hispanic consumers 
• Organized cleanliness of the store for employees to use during shifts
Prep and line cook
Maggianos Little Italy – Durham, NC
July 2011 to November 2013
• Making and following prep pars for daily use. 
• Making food to order while following company recipes 
• Mixer 
• Pantry 
• Appetizer 
• Fryer 
• Handling food and ensuring proper safety food handling 
• Creating safe work environment
Teacher Assistant
Jump Start Child Care – Durham, NC
February 2005 to June 2007
• Designed creative lesson plans for approximately 6 preschool children on a weekly basis 
• Supported director and teacher with the planning and implementation of field trips 
• Mentored and supervised children in after-school program 
• Influenced Hispanic mothers to teach their children to speak English at a young age
Self-Employed – Raleigh, NC
October 1996 to November 2002
• Maintained cleanliness for a variety of families’ homes 
• Provided deep cleaning when necessary 
• Performed all cleaning duties in a timely manner 
• Trained 5 employees how to use proper techniques to clean houses
Spanish Interpreter
Self-Employed – Raleigh, NC
October 1987 to October 2002
• Accompanied Hispanic families to medical appointments 
• Interpreted in Wake County Court House for numerous court cases 
• Located Legal Counsel for the Hispanic Community 

• Translated legal documents for the Hispanic Community 
• Improved social skills working with a diverse group of people
assistant manager
Self-Employed – Raleigh, NC
December 1988 to May 1993
Serving guests 
Handling guest complaints 
Foh/Boh staff scheduling 
Ordering product 
Receiving product 
Imputing invoices 
Closing restaurant: Handling money, making deposits, totaling food and alcohol sales, 
Calculating labor hours and labor dollars.
High school or equivalent
•team player (Less than 1 year)
Certifications and Licenses
July 2014 to July 2020
food handler certificate
driver’s license
Additional Information
Additional Qualifications 
• Fluently speak, write and read the Spanish and English Language 
• Easy to work with; cooperative team player; ability to work with diverse group and skill levels 
• Able to organize, coordinate and delegate aspects of a project 
• Inspires and supports others to work at their highest levels