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Chef Robert
New York | Rating: N/A | Professional
Specialty Cuisines: Asian, Fusion, Japanese, Thai
Vetted Experiences: Private Chef, Personal Chef, Cooking Class, Corporate Event, Catering, Chef Consultancy

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How did you start your journey?

Hibachi (Teppanyaki) Japanese (Ramen, Stir-fry, Sushi, Salad), French Japanese Fusion, Pan-Asian Fusion, Filipino, Thai, Chinese

Where is your cuisine inspired from?

Past experiences at top NYC restaurants including Masa/Bar Masa Restaurant, Sapa Restaurant, Dean & Deluca Market, Wasabi Sushi Bento, Norwegian Cruise Line and Katana Japanese Steakhouse. Member of Star Chef, United States Personal Chef Association (USPCA) and Cooking Club of America Certification: NYC Department of Health Food Protection Certified

Work

Chef / Kitchen Manager | Wasabi Sushi | 2013 - 2014
• Oversaw construction of restaurant with 2 kitchens in a QSR quick service concept • Developed menu & prices, sourced suppliers/vendors, and keep records and accounts • Recruited, hire and conduct orientation and training for 35 new employees • Oversaw food preparation and cooking activities of multiple kitchens in an establishment • Prepared requisition of food & supplies needed to ensure efficient operation. • Monitored checking of all purchased supplies for quality & account for each d

Sous Chef | Norwegian Cruise Line | 2008
• Oversaw five alternative dining restaurant galleys, Grand Buffet, Teppanyaki restaurant, Shabu-Shabu and Sushi Bar including cooking show every saturday • Ensured edfective communication with staff through daily line-ups & meetings • Provided continuous training to the crew on cooking techniques as well as on company established recipes and menu grids. • Monitored the performance of all staff to ensure that their duties are carried out • Ensured that performance evaluations of all perso

Chef / Department Manager | Dean & Deluca | 2007 - 2009
• Ensured that all customers have an outstanding retail experience by addressing & coaching employees to address all customer concerns in an effective and prompt manner • Reduced costs & shrinkage while maintaining full case & freshness and increasing margins • Created & implemented effective lines of communication throughout the department • Analyzed sales reports & taking appropriate action when needed • Monitored sales target profit and productivity goals are met • Prepared ordering usi

Line Cook | Masa Restaurant | 2006
• Take 100% responsibility for my station • Ensured sufficient levels of food inventory to assure a smooth service operation • Maintained a clean & sanitary work station area, equipments and common kitchen • Followed proper plate presentation and garnish set by the Chef • Performed other related duties as assigned by the manager-on-duty

Teppanyaki Head Chef (Hibachi) | Katana Japanese Restaurant | 2001 - 2006
• Oversaw overall kitchen operations (7 hibachi grills) • Supervised 2 hibachi chefs, 3 kitchen & other employees • Prep/Mise-en-place and responsible for ordering supplies & inventory control • Cooks in front of customers according to preference, Katana standard • Ensured kitchen is always clean & sanitized

Teppanyaki Head Chef (Hibachi) | Kobe Japanese Restaurant | 2000
• Oversaw overall kitchen operations (7 hibachi grills) • Supervised 2 hibachi chefs, 3 kitchen & other employees • Prep/Mise-en-place and responsible for ordering supplies & inventory control • Cooks in front of customers according to preference, Katana standard • Ensured kitchen is always clean & sanitized

Training

No description provided.

What is your Cancellation Policy?

Moderate - Full refund up to 1 week before the event, 50% refund up to 2 days prior to event, except Foodie Service fees

What languages do you speak?

English, Japanese

How far can you travel?

70 kms

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