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First Name

Leonardo

Last Name

Ortiz

Nickname

Leo

Profile Type

Member

Career

Company Name

Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club

Position

Executive Chef

Duties & Responsibilities

I was responsible for menu development, inventory control, scheduling, recipe development, networking with local purveyors. I was also responsible for a staff of 15 people ensuring they were properly trained and up to date on food safety.

Employment Began

September 4, 2018

Employment Ended

March 19, 2020

Company Name

Walt Disney World

Position

Chef Assistant

Duties & Responsibilities

Ensuring the line was ready for service, making sure all prep and items prepped were up to standard. Working as a team member being knowledgeable about all stations prep and plating this made me more versatile because if anyone called out or if the station was going down I could jump in and help out.

Employment Began

January 20, 2015

Employment Ended

October 17, 2018

Company Name

Wolf Gang Puck Grand Cafe Downtown Disney

Position

Sous Chef

Duties & Responsibilities

My duties here consisted of scheduling, daily inventory of all high priced meats and proteins along with monthly inventories, daily ordering of all products needed to run the restaurant efficiently and consistently. Ensuring the cooks were uniform and in good moral and mood for service, working side by side with the executive chef to develop new menu items and recipes, along with costing out the new developed recipes.

Employment Began

January 17, 2013

Employment Ended

November 19, 2015

Company Name

Madsion Beach Hotel

Position

Lead Line Cook

Duties & Responsibilities

Ensuring my station was prepped for service  and the next day. Maintaining all the cleaning of the line and all walk-in coolers. Helping the chef with ordering and visiting local farmers markets for the weekends specials.

Employment Began

May 20, 2010

Employment Ended

December 18, 2012

Education

University

The Culinary Institute of America

Date Graduated

June 16, 2006

Major

Bachelors Culinary Arts

Skills

Skills

Outdoor Growing, Organic Growing, Inventory Control, Community Outreach, Customer Service

Additional Skills

I am fluent in Spanish. I have kitchen knowledge to share and love to teach different methods and techniques about cooking.

Relationship Status

Gender

Male

Relationship Status

Married

Interests

I am interested in using my knowledge of food and flavors and applying them to this industry. Being able to use an aromatic flower as an enhancement to some already delicious foods is what I achieve to accomplish.

Age

August 29, 1983