Summary
Overview
Work History
Education
Skills
Accomplishments
Languages
Quote
Certification
Timeline
Server

Murangi Tshisikule

Chef
Jeffreys Bay,EC

Summary

Enthusiastic commis chef eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of food safety and teamwork and training in food preparation . Motivated to learn, grow and excel in hospitality.

Overview

5
5
Languages
4
4
Certifications
7
7
years of post-secondary education
1
1
year of professional experience

Work History

Chef Assistant

Mr Jacque Le Roux
Jeffreys Bay , eastern Cape
2019.08 - Current
  • Maintained high standards of food quality by reviewing shipments, overseeing preparation and monitoring food safety.
  • Limited portion sizes and used garnishes to control food costs.
  • Managed food preparation activities, such as cutting ingredients to size and preparing sauces and garnishes.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils, consistently keeping adequate supplies on hand for expected customer loads.
  • Distributed food to wait staff quickly during busy peak periods to drive customer satisfaction.
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.

Chef Intern

2ten Hotel
Thohoyandou , Limpopo
2019.07 - 2019.08
  • Read through recipes and set up all ingredients in advance for chef de partie.
  • Cleaned kitchen areas, including counters, work spaces, shelves, refrigerators and freezers.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work efficient and consistent.
  • Prepared meals from scratch using authentic, popular recipes to generate repeat business.
  • Properly handled and stored food to eliminate illness and prevent cross-contamination.

Education

Level 2 Diploma Commis Chef - Culinary Arts

The Mills Academy
Jeffreys Bay
2019.02 - 2020.11

High School Diploma -

Thengwe High School
Tshilamba , Mutale
2011.01 - 2015.12

Skills

Safe food handling

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Accomplishments

  • Used Microsoft Excel to calculate costings of recipes and events that had to be done.
  • Collaborated with team of 5 in the development of The Mill student bakery.

Languages

Tshivenda

English

Afrikaans

Sotho

Tswana

Quote

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Walt Disney

Certification

Food safety

Timeline

Level 2 Diploma commis chef

2020-11

Food safety

2020-10

Food photography

2020-02

Chef Assistant

Mr Jacque Le Roux
2019.08 - Current

Chef Intern

2ten Hotel
2019.07 - 2019.08

Level 2 Diploma Commis Chef - Culinary Arts

The Mills Academy
2019.02 - 2020.11

First Aid

2019-02

High School Diploma -

Thengwe High School
2011.01 - 2015.12
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