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Talita Smanioto Rayes

New Westminster,BC

Summary

Detail-oriented culinary professional with experience in fast-paced kitchen environments. Skilled in inventory management, menu creation and food preparation. Highly organized and detail-oriented with excellent problem-solving and communication skills.

Overview

13
13
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Assistant to the Head Chef

Daniel's Kitchen
2022.08 - 2023.05
  • Trained new staff on food preparation and safety procedures.
  • Cleaned and maintained work areas, equipment and utensils.
  • Exhibited strong multitasking abilities enabling timely completion of multiple tasks simultaneously without compromising quality.
  • Followed recipes and instructions to achieve quality and presentation standards.
  • Operated food slicers, grinders and chopper in accordance with safety guidelines.
  • Followed food safety practices and sanitation guidelines.
  • Lifted and carried heavy materials.
  • Washed, peeled and cut various foods such as fruits and vegetables to prepare for cooking or serving.
  • Stocked and rotated food items according to expiration dates.
  • Wrapped, dated, and stored food in refrigerators under standardized temperature for future uses.
  • Pushed, pulled and transported large loads and objects.
  • Prepared and cooked quality meals in high-volume, fast-paced service environments.
  • Received delivered, sorted produce and stored supplies quickly to maintain quality and condition.
  • Maintained composure and work quality while under stress.
  • Sanitized pots, pans, utensils, kitchen appliances and equipment using company-approved cleaning supplies.
  • Maintained high personal grooming standards and uniform presentation.
  • Loaded dishes, glasses and tableware into dishwashing machines.
  • Used variety of kitchen tools and appliances to prepare ingredients and meals.
  • Organized and detail-oriented with strong work ethic.
  • Cultivated interpersonal skills by building positive relationships with others.
  • Adaptable and proficient in learning new concepts quickly and efficiently.

Office Manager

Sabino & Orti
2016.11 - 2022.05
  • Reduced waste and pursued revenue development strategies to keep department aligned with sales and profit targets.
  • Improved staffing during busy periods by creating employee schedules and monitoring call-outs.
  • Cultivated positive rapport with fellow employees to boost company morale and promote employee retention.
  • Organized travel arrangements for executives by researching cost-effective options while accommodating individual preferences.
  • Handled sensitive information with discretion, maintaining confidentiality of company documents and personnel records.
  • Trained personnel in equipment maintenance and enforced participation in exercises focused on developing key skills.
  • Established team priorities, maintained schedules and monitored performance.
  • Opened and closed location and monitored shift changes to uphold successful operations strategies and maximize business success.

Relationship Manager

Citibank
2010.05 - 2016.10
  • Designed and maintained financial models to identify and measure risks.
  • Conducted regular reviews of clients'' financial profiles to ensure alignment with their risk tolerance, objectives, and investment strategies.
  • Maintained knowledge on banking products and distribution to provide optimal service support.
  • Negotiated favorable terms on behalf of clients during complex transactions, maximizing profitability while minimizing potential risks.
  • Played crucial role in retaining valuable clients during periods of market volatility by addressing concerns proactively and providing expert guidance on portfolio adjustments.
  • Developed customer surveys to measure customer satisfaction and identify areas of improvement.
  • Continuously updated personal knowledge of banking regulations and compliance requirements to minimize risk exposure for both clients and organization.
  • Managed approximately 30 incoming calls, faxes, e-mails daily.

Education

Micro Credential - Retail Services

Western Community College
Vancouver
03.2024

Micro Credential - US Public And Foreign Policy

HarvardX
03.2022

Skills

  • Kitchen Safety
  • Dishwasher Operation
  • Workplace Safety
  • Sanitation Practices
  • Food preservation and storage methods
  • Attention to Detail
  • Food Preparation
  • Allergen awareness
  • Chopping vegetables
  • Quality Assurance
  • Chef support

Certification

  • Food Safe & Safe Check certificates
  • First Aid CPR St Mark James Training ca
  • Serving It Right BC
  • World Host
  • FOIPPA BC

Timeline

Assistant to the Head Chef

Daniel's Kitchen
2022.08 - 2023.05

Office Manager

Sabino & Orti
2016.11 - 2022.05

Relationship Manager

Citibank
2010.05 - 2016.10

Micro Credential - Retail Services

Western Community College

Micro Credential - US Public And Foreign Policy

HarvardX
  • Food Safe & Safe Check certificates
  • First Aid CPR St Mark James Training ca
  • Serving It Right BC
  • World Host
  • FOIPPA BC
Talita Smanioto Rayes