Summary
Overview
Work History
Education
Skills
Hobbies
Timeline
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MAYANK BAJPAI

MAYANK BAJPAI

CHEF
RAIPUR

Summary

Self Motivated & Passionate Chef focused on sourcing high-quality ingredients from local sources to drive farm-to-table menus. Proactive and adaptable team player passionate about sustainable cuisine. Offering culinary aptitude with demonstrated ability to facilitate productivity and promote quality in kitchen activities. Leverages strong knife skills as well as proficient recipe development and resource management ability also specializing in French & Spanish Cuisine

Overview

2
2
years of professional experience
4
4
years of post-secondary education

Work History

Demi Chef De Partie

La Latina
2019-08 - 2020-03
  • Learned Spanish Cuisine and Mastered "Paella"
  • Worked both in COLD & HOT sections of the kitchen &
    Interacted with a lot of Guests because we had a live kitchen.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work efficient and consistent.
  • Adhered to food safety regulations and culinary best practices in preparation of ingredients and meals.
  • Supported Head Chef- Chef Stephane Mathonneau & Chef Aman Jaiswal in daily kitchen operations, including daily mise-en-place, assigned preparation projects and inventory activities.
  • Assisted with development of new menu items, researching and workshopping recipes compatible with existing menu.
  • Plated every dish with attractive flair to meet strict restaurant standards and maintain stellar business reputation.
  • Cultivated positive relationships with vendors & Collaborated with vendors to source best desired recipe ingredients while maintaining tight cost controls.
  • Evaluated inventory levels on Daily, Weekly & Monthly basis and placed orders to restock Vegetables, Dry and Meat items before supplies ran out.

Intern

Qla
2018-08 - 2019-01
  • Mentored by Chef Priyam Chatterjee
  • Helped Chef Priyam Chatterjee with the mise en place for his two tasting menus at QLA- "Sense" which was a mordern approach to food with perfected French techniques , "Roots" Mordern Indian Cuisine perfected with French Cuisine.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work efficient and consistent.
  • Rotated with specialty chefs to learn pastry station and sauce preparation.
  • Learned basic French Sauces and their application in Indian Cuisine.
  • Rotated through all prep stations to learn different techniques.
  • Assisted other chefs with ingredients preparation in support of recipes designed by Chef Priyam Chatterjee.
  • Worked with Chef de partie to learn storage locations of fresh ingredients for daily use by station staff.

Intern

Constitution Club Of India
2018-06 - 2018-08
  • Worked at the Constitution Club Of India coffee shop making beverages,burgers,sandwiches,salads.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work efficient and consistent.
  • Rotated through all prep stations to learn different techniques.
  • Assisted with routine stock rotation to keep ingredients fresh.
  • Performed stock rotation and inventory counts to provide list of low-stock kitchen items.
  • Learned specific cutting techniques for chopping vegetables and fresh spices.

Intern

Taj City Centre
2016-08 - 2016-12
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Developed team communications and information for [Type] meetings.
  • Explained details regarding property, including restaurants, pool area, spa and fitness center to acclimate patrons to resort environment.
  • Did all four departments of the hotel- Food & Beverage,Food Production, Housekeeping and Front Office with dedication and an eagerness to learn about the trade.

Education

Bachelor in Hotel Management & Catering Technology

Le Cordon Bleu
2015-09 - 2019-05

Skills

Recipes and menu planning

Menu development

Food spoilage prevention

Food plating and presentation

Commanding leadership style

Passionate, Dedicated & Hardworking

Proficient in Multi Tasking, Good Decision Making skills & organizational skills

Hobbies

  • Reading Culinary Books and Fiction Novels
  • Love writing a journal
  • Love listening to music
  • Love to Travel and explore food from different regions
  • Avid follower of Sports (Cricket, Football & Basketball)

Timeline

Demi Chef De Partie

La Latina
2019-08 - 2020-03

Intern

Qla
2018-08 - 2019-01

Intern

Constitution Club Of India
2018-06 - 2018-08

Intern

Taj City Centre
2016-08 - 2016-12

Bachelor in Hotel Management & Catering Technology

Le Cordon Bleu
2015-09 - 2019-05
MAYANK BAJPAICHEF