Henrique Cortat

Henrique Cortat

Student from Hotel-School Sant Pol de Mar
Lives in Catalonia, Spain
over 6 months ago

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10 years working in different culinary fields: events, consultant for restaurants, professor and executive chef. Studying a Master in Culinary Arts and Kitchen Management and looking forward to improve my knowledge and build up a solid career.

Working as a professor for more than 5 years I experienced and acquired knowledge in different kitchen departments such as garde manger, pastry, classic and international cuisine.

The last experience working as an executive chef I developed strong ability working as a team leader and coaching, managing 17 restaurants and 15 coffee shops. Responsible for organizing nutrition and food services, menu planning, managing costs, financial analysis and other managerial tasks and operations. Reduced drastically the use of processed ingredients. Acquired experience working within a large and structured institution with limited resources and flexibility.

Experience

  • Executive Chef

    Sesc - Florianópolis, Brazil

    F&B other
    September 2016 - July 2018 · 1 year and 11 months

    SESC is the leading Brazilian non profit organization maintained by retail companies since 1946. It provides health, leisure, culture and social assistance to local communities. Manager of 17 restaurants and 15 coffee shops. Responsible for organizing nutrition and food services, menu planning, managing costs, financial analysis and other managerial tasks and operations. Focused in team development and coaching. Acquired experience working within a large and structured institution with limited resources and flexibility. Achievements: responsible for the implementation of new and healthier cooking practices. Reduced drastically the use of processed ingredients. Eliminated the use of industrialized sauces and decreased the use of hydrogenated and trans fat.

  • Professor

    Faculdade Estácio - Florianópolis, Brazil

    F&B kitchen
    July 2015 - July 2016 · 1 year and 1 month

    Responsible for theory and practical lectures in Asian Cuisine (chinese, japanese, indian and thai), Brazilian Cuisine and Arabic Cuisine. Culinary formations and history in each module, main ingredients, basic cooking techniques and traditional recipes.

  • Professor

    Instituto Gastronômico das Américas - Florianópolis, Brazil

    F&B kitchen
    January 2013 - January 2015 · 2 years and 1 month

    Responsible for classes and cooking practices in each module: World Cuisine, French Cuisine and Chef Training (basic cooking skills, poultry, fishes and basic skills in pastry and bakery).

  • Professor

    Servico Nacional de Aprendizagem Comercial - SENAC Sao Paulo - Florianópolis, Brazil

    F&B kitchen
    February 2012 - January 2017 · 4 years and 12 months

    SENAC is the leading Brazilian non profit organization maintained by retail companies since 1946. Their mission is focused on people and companies development through educational actions (workshops, bachelor degree and specializations) in Services, Tourism and Hospitality. Main activities: Cooking professor in basic cooking techniques, Thai and Indian cooking, Brazilian cuisine, "garde manger", pastry assistant, pizzas and toppings, meats and sauces, and finger food. Consultant in “Menu Planning” in local restaurants and bars. Interviews and cooking classes on TV stations.

Education

  • Master

    Hotel-School Sant Pol de Mar [ HSD ] - Catalonia, Spain

    October 2018 - Now

    Master in Culinary Arts and Kitchen Management.

  • Specialization

    Uninter - Florianópolis, Brazil

    February 2012 - January 2013

    Specialization in Teaching Methodology in Higher Education

  • Bachelor

    Centro Universitário UNIEURO - Brasília, Brazil

    February 2007 - February 2009

    Bachelor in Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management

Languages

  • Portuguese
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • English
    Full professional
    80%
  • Spanish
    Full professional
    80%
  • French
    Notions
    20%

Skills

  • event organizer
  • F&B management
  • Good leadership skills
  • Highly organised
  • Knife skills
  • Line cook
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