JonVincent BellExecutive chef / Caterer / Private Chef832- 944-9100 / belljonvincent@gmail.comObjectiveSkillsI develop, maintain and improve quality of products and sales to existing and new clients in a way that will ensure an increase in profitability and longevity of our establishment. 35+years of experience. ExperienceExecutive Chef / owner • Nous Mangeons• 9/ 2017 -11/2019 Created all systems for a Creole / Soul Food Restaurant: including FOH- POS systems, Customer Service, Pricing, Menu Development and Implementation, Procurement, Advertising and Sales, Event planning and Catering. BOH- Recipe Creations, Cooking, Training, Scheduling, Maintenance, Menu Engineering and Creation, Discipline. Chef / Owner – Essunjays Elite Catering – 11/2019 – present Responsible for all FOH and BOH operations including Customer Service, Event Planning, Menus, Recipes, Hiring / Firing.EducationAA • December 2007 • Le Cordon Bleu – Paris / MinneapolisTop of my class in all phases of Chef Certification courses and cooking disciplines, including Nutrition, Baking, Soups, Stocks, Sauces, Butchering, Garde Manger, Rottisseur, Grillardin, Saute, Banquet, and Knife Skills.B.S. UMUCE –uNITED kINGDOM • aUGUST 1999 Degree in Management and Minor in Information Technology.Veteran Status Honorable Discharge Volunteer WorkCase Worker – CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)ReferencesNATHAN nEWHOUSE – oWNER – ATTITUDE ON FOOD CATERING(402)672-2639cHEF wILLIAM sAMPSON – eXECUTIVE cHEF – vEGA TAPAS METAIRIE, LA.(504)339-9061SEAN BELDEN- GENERAL MANAGER -HAMILTON FORD -CLOVIS, NM.(575)762-4427SENATOR WILLIE SIMMONS – oWNER – SENATOR’S PLACE – CLEVELAND, MS.(662)846-7434TREVA GILES – OWNER-ELDERLY CARE CENTER – CLEVELAND, MS.662)719-4895AWARDSGOLD MEDAL – TASTE OF mISSISSIPPI – “BEST PRESENTATION” -2007gOLD mEDAL – tASTE OF mISSISSIPPI – “bEST tASTE” -2007gOLD MEDAL – GUMBO COOKOFF – 2018gOLD mEDAL – bEST sHRIMP & GRITS -2019sILVER MEDAL – mS/LA B&B ASSOCIATION 2012