MARIA FE DOCDOCIL212-29 Hillside Ave. Apt. 6FW, Queens Village, NY 11427 Email: · Mobile: 832-872-3660 · Home: 281-650-2820Seeking a position as CookSKILLSExceptionally innovative chef with more than 25 years’ experience in operations for notable restaurants and families preparing a variety of unique appetizers, soups, entrées, sauces, and desserts. Proven expertise in:Family Meal PreparationFarm-to-Table ConceptsSmall-Large Dinner PartiesBaking/Pastry ArtsBanquet PlattersPurchasing and Inventory ControlCost Containment and ReductionFood and Kitchen SafetyCreative Menu DevelopmentDaily HousekeepingEDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT(2002) Boot Camp Pastry Program Culinary Institute of America – Hyde Park, NY(2004) Hotel & Restaurant Management Short Course Conrad N. Hilton – Houston, TX(2000) Culinary Skill New York Restaurant School – New York, NY(1998) Texas Hotel & Motel Association Short Course College of Hotel & Restaurant Management at University of Houston – Houston, TX(1988) Cake Decorating Certificate Wilton Cake Decorating School – Houston, TX(1983) Food Service Management Course University of the Philippines – Manila, Philippines(1980) Bachelor in Science Home Economics, Major: Food Service Lourdes College – Cagayan de Oro, PhilippinesProfessional Affiliation: American Culinary Federation, Inc.PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:Private Caterer/Freelance Chef, New York, NY (2005- Present)Developed menus and catered to special events for families, high-end clientele and celebritiesPrepared, delivered and executed gourmet catering servicesGarde Manager, Hilton American – Houston, TX (2004-2005)Experienced in choosing, preparing, and presenting cold foods, such as salads, cold soups, meats and cheeses.Responsible for inventory, preparation and presentation of select dishes and food itemsPastry Chef, Tuscan Restaurant Rockefeller Center – New York, NY (2002-2004)Supervised and looked after the quality of every cakes and pastries prepared for special functions , management events, celebrations, etc.Skillfully monitored the inventory section in order to look after the adequacy, availability, and completeness of supplies and additional stocksPersonal Cook/Housekeeper, Mrs. Rothenberg – 72nd St. New York, NY (2000-2003)Prepared a weekly menu, daily grocery shopping for freshest possible ingredients as well as pantry items, food preparation, serving and kitchen cleanup.Qualified and knowledgeable house cleaner: dedicated to details, courteous of client’s property, well-organized and successful under time limit.Housekeeper/Baker, Four Seasons Hotel – Houston, TX (1998-1999)Responded promptly to requests from guests and other departmentsCleaned bathrooms, removed trash and replaced dirty linens and terry with clean items and made bed to the standard of the hotel.Baked all bread, muffin, croissant, cakes and pastries.Dietary Aide, Senior Meadows Retirement Home – Houston, TX (1997-1995)Developed a diet plan that fulfilled the nutritional requirements of the residentsMade arrangements for checking quality and serving of food before serving to the residentsAssisted in the cleaning and maintenance of the kitchenCafeteria Manager, Ororama Superstore – Cagayan de Oro, Philippines (1993-1995) Xavier University – Cagayan de Oro, Philippines (1992-1993)Managed meal plans, menus and served meals in facility accordinglySupervised working of staff and scheduled work for employees and trained staff if requiredMonitored facility and ensured compliance to all sanitation and safety standards and regulationsMaintained records of all regulations of school nutrition program as prescribed by local, state and federal agencies