Sumit Dhar

Sumit Dhar

Executive Sous Chef at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort
Lives in Zanzibar Town, Tanzania
over 6 months ago

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I am a highly creative and motivated individual who constantly strives for success in my personal and professional aspirations. I am responsible, conscientious, trustworthy and efficient as my employment and study record testifies; I enjoy working as part of a team but am able to operate efficiently on my own and act upon them my own initiative. I enjoy working on a one to one basis with people; I also enjoy working on very detailed and intricate tasks, which require high organizational skills as I feel this is one of my key strengths.

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Having more than 13years of work experience in French, British, Asian and Italian cuisine, in parts of Scotland and London in the places such as Edinburgh, Inverness in Apex Hotels and Best western, I have developed wide range of culinary skills and I am willing to step up to the next level. I come from a Hospitality Background and completed Culinary Arts and kitchen Management for Graduate Chefs from Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College. Also successfully completed Degree in Hospitality Management from Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh and I am well qualified to add value to an organization.

SUMMARY OF JOB ROLE

• Controlling food cost.
• To check with the kitchen stewarding and engineering that all equipment’s in the production areas are in good working condition.
• Manage and train the kitchen brigade effectively to ensure a well-organized and motivated team.
• Ensure consistency in quality of dishes at all times..
• Ensure compliance with food hygiene and Health and Safety standards.
• Analyze recipes to assign prices to menu items, based on food, labor, and overhead costs.
• Expertise in Fine dining presentation, Classic dishes, Banquet operation, Menu planning, Costing, Kitchen management, Team Management & Wastage control.
• Expertise in Hygiene Standard & HACCP level 3 certified.
Development of new product and menu.

Experience

  • Executive Sous Chef

    Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort - Zanzibar Town, Tanzania

    F&B kitchen
    April 2018 - Now · 10 months

    Achievements in Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort • Successfuly cut the buffet food cost from $14 to $9 a day per guest. • Engaged with new suppliers to supply good quality meat, seafood, vegetables at a negotiable price without hampering the standards. • Planned a two week rotational menus for Lunch and Themed menus for Dinner so the guest can enjoy different variety and taste every single day. By doing this we received very good comments on Trip Advisor and Holiday Check. • Themed menus African Night, Taste of Med-Spanish, Italian, Morroccon, Greek and French, Indian Ocean Night, Mexican Night and Mongolian Night. • Observed employees with skills and dedication and brought out the best in them by giving them right Training and tools to perform tasts. Also promoted them to a next level which helped in motivating them and gained their trust. • Achieved to propse new outlet plan Teppenyaki, Grill on The Table and Seafood Outlet all of which is in process and expected to open Next Year March’19. • Recipes development of A la carte restaurant and cost out each dish with the right portion control.

Languages

  • English
    Full professional
    80%
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