ID: 1172477
Cook in Ottawa - Winston C.
Part-Time • Live-Out

Winston C.

Yrs old
Yrs Experience

To Whom It may Concern, The opportunity to join a household, as a private chef is an excellent match for my 19 years plus of restaurant experience, personal/private chef employment, and stages with several acclaimed restaurants. Whether preparing an intimate dinner or a full-course affair, I take pride in creating a memorable experience for clients with innovative meals prepared to the highest standards. I’m sure my experience aligns with your needs, as demonstrated below: • I’ve assisted the Executive chef with training culinary staff and developing new menu concepts. • I’ve personally created customized menus for dinner parties up to 20 guests, from appetizers through desserts. • I’ve conducted wine tastings, pairings and recommendations with selected foods at an establishment ranked one of The Absolute Best Wine Shops in New York by Grubstreet Magazine, 2018. • I’ve provided dietary consultation for clients with diabetes, Celiac disease, high cholesterol and blood pressure, and food-related allergies. • I’ve overseen food preparation as a member of a culinary team that earned AAA/CAA Four Diamond rating. In addition to being well versed in preparing contemporary cuisine using seasonal or indigenous ingredients, I’m also a discerning business professional with demonstrated critical and creative judgment. I welcome the opportunity to discuss the needs of the position and my qualifications in greater depth, and can be available immediately to speak to you by phone or interview by Zoom. Thank you in advance for your consideration.

I am a culinary professional and business owner with a focus in contemporary cuisine. I am proficient in all aspects of planning and directing food preparation, creating and modifying menus, and supervising kitchen staff. I am recognized for being patron-focused and committed to producing and presenting exceptional culinary experiences. My specialties include: Customized Menu Planning — Food Service Management — Food Photography Culinary Research & Development — Food Science — Kitchen Management Business Management — Customer Service — Food Storage — Food Handling & Safety Organizational Research Methods — Ingredient Identification & Purchasing

Culinary Institute of America - Hyde Park, NY Associate Degree- Culinary Arts Bachelor Degree- Culinary Arts Management New York University - Manhattan, NY Master of Arts - Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health

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Private/personal cook
Chef for events
Family cook
Dietary cook

Salary: Negotiable

Work Availability
Desired start date immediately
List of cuisines
Middle Eastern
Knowledge of modern cooking technology
Knowledge of sanitary and hygienic standards
Experience in the confectionary industry
Experience in managing other employees
Professional plating
Able to do the following
Table setting and serving
Cooking children's meals
Keeping the kitchen clean
Baking / pastry preparation
Purchasing products
Washing dishes


Culinary Arts Diploma
Food Handler’s Certification
Additional Information
Active: 19 May • Member since: September 2023
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Gender: Male
Proof of police check: Yes
My Nationality: Canadian
Languages: English
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