London United Kingdom
A dedicated and self-motivated professional, passionate about excelling in the food industry, with a wealth of experience gained leading a commercial kitchen and front of house. Committed to implementing and maintaining exceptional standards reflecting the reputation of the company, creating and developing high quality and innovative menus and products to maintain superiority in an extremely competitive industry. Utilises extensive knowledge of the sector, creative vision and talent for organisation to run an efficient and economical kitchen without compromising quality of output. With first-class interpersonal and communication skills is a natural leader and is able to build positive internal and external working relationships. Uses global experience to adapt and integrate quickly into culturally diverse locations and cuisines. I believe using fresh ingredients is the essence of good cooking and simplicity adds a touch of class to a well cooked dish. Independent consultant for Indian restaurants. Designing and planning bespoke menus both traditional and contemporary, complete menu engineering, training kitchen and front of the house staff to exceptional standards. Recruiting and training chefs on behalf of the clients. Designing kitchens and sourcing equipments. Providing complete health and safety solutions. Assisting in concept and brand development. Consultation provided to both new and existing restaurants.