Operated under high pressure to prep, cook, and plate dishes at James Beard-level restaurant, while simultaneously interacting with diners at kitchen counter to create a well-rounded dining experience. Worked on the line when restaurant received three- (out of four) star reviews by LA Weekly and Los Angeles Magazine.
Winter 2016 and Summer 2017: Manhattan Beach, California Generated monthly sales reports for Yin Yang Natural’s top five brands, analyzed sales trends, and identified product voids. Successfully sought out, presented to, and brought in twenty new brands to independent grocery store. Managed company files and documents including distributor price lists, sale sheets, and contacts for […]
Winter 2012 – Summer 2014: Rancho Palos Verdes, California Responsible for prepping, cooking, and plating dishes at fine-dining restaurant of 4-diamond resort. Promoted from Garde Manger to sauté station June 2014.