My teaching method is learner based and I prefer to follow your lead in subject matter and pace, this does not mean chaos though. This means I can tailor a lesson to specific topic and needs depending on learning style and levels.
I am a Higher Learning Teaching Assistant, with varied experience in the food industry. My style is relaxed, but assertive and detailed. I can offer ideas to elevate your designs and knowledge in all areas of the food industry. Whether it is recipe or product development, basic food hygiene and safety or basic cooking skills.
2012 - Present Caterer (living food, vegan and vegetarian specialism)
Design and produce nutritious products/meals using appropriate ingredients, Work with clients one on one to create unique products for their establishment or event, Adherence to health & safety regulations to maintain food standards, Guide people to find new and healthy recipes and routines in their daily lives.
2014 - Present Full time Mother
Troubleshoot and resolve problems calmly, Carry out essential planning and preparation, Problem-solving and managing conflict, Multitasking and Organisation strategies for maximum efficiency, Promoting physical, emotional, intellectual and social development through well-planned lessons, games and outdoor activities.
2012 - 2013 HLTA Food and Technology The Hathaway Academy, Grays, Essex
Delivered instruction to more than 80 students every term on nutrition, healthy eating, cooking and food health and safety, Ordered and prepared ingredients for demonstrations and practical lessons and Kept classroom organised, clean, and safe for all students and visitors, Taught students how to apply to core principles and techniques of food technology to real-world problems.
2008 - 2012 HLTA Science and Food Tech Hundred of Hoo Academy, Strood
2004-2007 Cafe Manager and Chef The Print Cafe, Lampeter, Ceredigion
Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage, and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality, Exhibited thorough knowledge of foods, beverages, supervisory duties, service techniques, and customer interactions, Worked closely with business owners and partner cooks to determine menu plans for daily menu and events or occasions, Met, greeted and encouraged feedback from customers and used feedback to implement positive changes. Trained all front of house staff on restaurant policies and procedures, guest service techniques and communication skills to ensure positive experience, including food preparation, money handling and cleaning roles.
2002-2004 Bar Team Leader and Chef Francis and Firkin, Chatham, Kent
1998 -2002 Bar Supervisor and Chef The Command House, Chatham,
Attention to detail
Other Notable Attributes
Knowledge of biosecurity in the commercial food industry
Organised extracurricular clubs and competitions in art and cooking
Member of an amateur dramatics company
Member of several choirs and bands
Experience with autistic children
Volunteer English teacher to adults and children in Ecuador
Knowledge of growing food on a large scale and implementing composting
Presently completing a certification to become an Eating Psychology Coach
I am writing a recipe book based on my experience in Ecuador
A huge interest in Menu advising, Decluttering and Feng shui organisation of the home
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