Thomas Williams

Sous Chef/Savor

Location
Greater Chicago Area
Industry
Food Production

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Thomas Williams's Overview

Current
  • Sous Chef at Savor...Chicago
Past
Education
Connections

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Thomas Williams' Summary

I am passionate about cooking and production of recipes, menu development and budgets necessary to fulfill needs of large corporate centers. I strive to excell with varying cooking methods and become more knowledgeable of varying food items used in the food industry needs based on clients needs and industry standards.

Thomas Williams' Experience

Sous Chef

Savor...Chicago

February 2011Present (3 years 8 months) McCormick Place

Managing culinary staff for preparations and cooking for large corporate functions to include plated and buffet events. Instruct individuals on production of all hot food for banquet operations in several kitchens throughout facility. Assist chefs with scheduling and coordinating with many departments ranging from sales to equipment needs as well as clints needs and expectations.

cook

Stefani's Catering

20082011 (3 years)

My responsibilities included preparations, cooking and completion of recipes using variety of cooking techniques. Ensured all necessary equipment, food items werew distributed to all off site catering events. Communicated with necessary kitchen staff, chefs and sales team adhering to clients expectations of quality control.

Cook

Blue Plate

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Events Services industry

20022005 (3 years)

My responsibilities included cooler expeditor requiring communicatiion with chefs, sales staff, and kitchen personnel ensuring quantity, quality and completion of all orders for off-site catering. The many demands required extensive knowledge of menus, recipe development and proper cooking techniques. Provided assistance for set up, cooking, and equipment needs for all plateup operations at off site premises.

Thomas Williams' Projects

  • Provided culinary assistance to shadowing students for future food industry professionals.

    • March 2014 to Present
    Team Members: Thomas Williams

Thomas Williams' Skills & Expertise

  1. HACCP
  2. Fine Dining
  3. Food
  4. Budgets
  5. Recipes
  6. Customer Satisfaction
  7. Menu Development
  8. Customer Service
  9. Process Improvement
  10. Food Safety
  11. Microsoft Office
  12. Food Industry
  13. Microsoft Word

Thomas Williams' Education

College of DuPage

Associates Degree of Arts, Culinary Arts/Chef Training

19992001

Grade: Good

Assisted in kitchen prep for culinary classes. My studies included bulk cooking, baking, serving, and menu development for restaurants.

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