Yashaswin Kekre

Yashaswin Kekre

Junior Sous Chef at Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, Movenpick JLT, Dubai.
Lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
over 6 months ago

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Passionate about cooking and learning new trends in culinary

Experience

  • Junior Sous Chef

    Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, Movenpick JLT, Dubai. - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    F&B kitchen
    October 2014 - Now · 4 years and 3 months

    Promoted to Junior Sous Chef from Chef de partie at NOSH All Day Dining Restaurant since February 2016. Responsible for Ordering for the outlet through FMC and Future Log System, HACCP Process Aware, Cost Control, Person In charge Certification approved by Dubai Municipality. Job Responsibilities include - Menu Planning, Seasonal menu implementation, Festive Menu Implementation, dealing with guest problems and providing with appropriate solutions, HACCP process implementation and training staff at my outlet, Mentoring and training junior chef staff at my outlet, Scheduling Staff duty roaster, Ordering for the outlet. Person In charge Level - 3 Certification from Dubai Municipality Valid for 5 yrs

  • Chef De partie

    The Address Montgomorie - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    F&B kitchen
    February 2015 - October 2015 · 9 months

    Seasonal menu implementation, Festive Menu Implementation, dealing with guest problems and providing with appropriate solutions, HACCP process implementation and training staff at my outlet, Mentoring and training junior chef staff at my outlet, Scheduling Staff duty roaster, Ordering for the outlet through FMC. Restaurant also had various theme night such as Roast Night, Curry Night and various other promotions during sporting events.

  • Demi Chef De partie

    Aloft Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    F&B kitchen
    February 2012 - January 2014 · 1 year and 12 months

    Worked in Mai Café Terrace and Pool Bar Restaurant a casual fine dining a la carte concept kitchen having International cuisine and 150 covers. Second in charge for kitchen after Sous Chef. Responsibilities include new menu planning, training and guiding staff, ordering, hygiene and record monitoring. The Mia Café kitchen is also responsible for Banquet Food Production. Also have worked in garde manger section in main kitchen. Fully responsible for the production of cold buffet, a la carte and banquet events production.

  • Commis 1

    Le Meridien and Westin Mina Seyahi Hotels - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    F&B kitchen
    February 2010 - May 2011 · 1 year and 4 months

    I have worked with Le Meridien and Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, Dubai as Commis I in Waves Restaurant. It is an all day dining restaurant. My Duties included preparation and production of food for breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet working in the main kitchen. Handling Ala Carte orders when working in line, Helping chef with Stock taking and ordering, maintaining and filling up of HACCP records. International Cuisine Experience. Have also worked in Westin Banquet Kitchen and various outdoor catering events hosted in Dubai Marina such as Boat Show 2010, Louis Vuitton Sailing Championship 2010 and Powerboat Race 2010.

Education

  • PGD Hotel Operations Management

    SHMS Swiss Hotel Management School - Leysin, Switzerland

    February 2006 - June 2006

  • Bachelor of Commerce

    University of Mumbai - Hospitality and Tourism Management - Mumbai, India

    May 1998 - May 2003

    Majors in commerce and economics

Languages

  • Hindi
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • English
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • French
    Notions
    20%

Skills

  • Ala carte
  • All day dining
  • Arabic Cuisine
  • Asian Cuisine
  • Banqueting and Events
  • Brunch
  • Buffet
  • Continental Cuisine
  • Costing
  • HACCP Aware
  • Indian Cuisine
  • Menu costing
  • Menu planning
  • Payroll processing
  • Pre opening
  • Sous vide
  • Staff Scheduling
  • Team Building Skills

Other

  • Other skills

    FMC
    Outlook
    Future log purchasing system
    Excel
    Oasys Payroll System

Connections
Ramy Ayoub
Events & Marketing Consultant at Bitburger Beer Kenya
Mohammed Ismaeel
Recruitment Consultant at Collars Professional Services
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