USMAN ALI NADEEM AHMED
Dubai, UAE | Cell: + 97150-2409190
Email: [email protected]
Passionate culinary arts professional with extensive experience in handling preparation and cooking activities according to specific recipes in large hospitality settings. Qualified to prepare food items such as vegetables, meats and fruits to keep them ready to be used in different dishes.
To secure a challenging and rewarding role where I can apply the skills, knowledge and expertise I have gained throughout my career for the success growth of organization.
• Food Stocking/Inventory
• Quality Assurance
• Standardized Portioning
• Food Rotation and Storage
• International Cuisine
• Equipment Operation
• Quantity Determination
• Specialty Food Preparation
• Cake Decoration
• Menu Preparation
Line Cook March 2016- Present
Chili’s Saleh Bin Lahej, Emirates International Restaurants, UAE.
Inspect received raw materials such as fruit, vegetables and meat for both quality and quantity
Ascertain that received materials are stored and inventoried according to the protocols of the company.
Cut, chop and marinate food items such as meats and vegetables so that they can be used in cooking.
Prepare soups and salads according to specific instructions provided by the chef.
Assist chef in creating dishes off the menu by ensuring that ingredients are properly measured.
Line Cook May 2014- Dec 2015
The Pizza company UAE
Oversee cooking activities in the event of the chef’s absence.
Mix ingredients such as batter for cakes and waffles and ensure that leftovers are stored for later.
Perform proper food rotation services to keep raw food items from spoiling.
Portion and arrange food items aesthetically on dishes and platters and ensure that each order is followed up so that it is delivered on time.
Clean and maintain kitchen equipment such as grills, fryers and ovens as part of preventative maintenance programs.
Kitchen Supervisor Aug 2012- Nov 2013
Pizza Hut Pakistan
Assigned tasks for 3 other cooks to accomplish daily.
Managed food cost by doing bi-weekly food ordering and took physical food inventory on a monthly basis.
Involved in any type of guest service that may arise throughout the hotel.
Managed daily operations of vegetable prep areas and kitchen supervising duties.
Directed, motivated, and mentored kitchen staff. Almost all trainees advanced in rank.
Successfully updated menu based on trends and customer feedback.
Board Of Intermediate & Secondary Education, Pakistan- 2012
Received “Employee Of The Month” Award for excellent performance, The Pizza Company- 2015
“Above the Line Recognition”, Emirates International Restaurants – 2017.
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