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Shawn West | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 2, 2013

Shawn West

Chef Consultant / Educator
   United States
  |   Lewes, DE

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $18

Experienced Chef with twenty-five years in the business. Expertise in menu costing, measurement and ingredient substitution. Party planning, menu preparation and execution. From quiet intimate dinners for two to elegant affairs for large groups.

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Service Description

06/2012 – 09/2012 Cypress Restaurant Bar and Grill / Bootleggers Land & Sea Rehoboth Beach, DE
Executive Chef
Oversee staff of 32 in all aspects for two downtown seasonal resort restaurants.
Responsible for ordering, inventory, staffing, daily deposits, menu development and execution.
11/2009 – Present Delaware State University Dover, DE
Chef Educator
Teach finer points of food production in a classroom and restaurant settings.
07/2011 – 06/2012 Shucker’s Pier 13 Dover, DE
Line Cook
Prepare food as ordered during lunch and dinner shifts. Work to improve standards and prepare soups and sauces. Maintain a clean, safe work environment.
09/2009 – 04/2011 Dover Downs Hotel and Casino Dover, DE
Sous Chef
Supervision of staff during meal periods, Daily Specials, formulated menus for several outlets within Casino.
Responsible for maintaining a 35% FC and 14% LC. Ordering and inventory is shared responsibility amongst Sous Chefs.
07/2008 – 08/2009 The Executive Steakhouse Bar and Grille Milford, DE
Executive Chef
Supervision of 12 employees, responsible for maintaining food cost, labor dollars, inventory control, reduced FC% 14 points in first month.
Menu management, Daily specials, Desserts, Fresh breads, Ice sculpting, educating...

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