Dear Sir / Madam
Before I give some general information about myself I like to invite you to visit my own designed website at www.cleddau.com/dennis.
RECENT CAREER HISTORY
FTF Catering Group 2005 - Present Employed as a Unit Manager in Equatorial Guinea on Exxon Mobil?¦s ?¥Jade?¦ Platform. Working a 4 week on/off rota this is my second period of employment on this platform.
„« Chef Manager onboard Exxon Mobil 'Jade' Platform offshore Equatorial Guinea „« Responsible for all food and beverage services including menu planning and procurement „« Training of local staff to meeting set performance and hygiene standards
Universal Sodexho (Nigeria) 2005 - 2005 Employed as a Swamp Operations Manager, responsible for all offshore activities (7 Houseboats) supervising and training local staff in all aspects of the catering trade with emphasis on Health Safety & Environmental aspects. Also responsible for costing, procurement, crew change logistics and all other associated duties relating to a Camp Boss / Operations Manager position.
Ligabue Catering Services 2005 - 2005 Employed as a Chef / Manager onboard the Saibos 255 pipelaying vessel offshore Port Harcourt, Nigeria catering for an international staff in excess of 200 personnel. Responsible for all food and beverage services including menu planning and procurement
Halliburton KBR (Kellog Brown & Root) 2004 - 2004 Employed as a Camp Manager in Northern Iraq. In a war environment, I have successfully set up a camp for both military and civilian personnel near the Al Fatah Bridge. Serving over 150 personnel daily I have overall responsibility for the catering and welfare facilities on my camp. I have been responsible for setting up the camp facilities from scratch, kitchen, dining room, staff training, purchasing contacts, finance systems etc. Further details can be found on my website http://www.cleddau.com/dennis
Catering International Services 2003 - 2003 Employed as a Site Manager. I worked on projects in Tbilisi, Georgia and also Mongolia. Setting up camps from scratch for different clients, though mainly BP during my time in Georgia, from the high temperatures in Georgia to ?V30¢XC in Mongolia I was responsible for the catering for up to 700 personnel at each camp.
Education & Military Service
CMO School, Brussels, Belgium 1992 - 1993 Part time working as practice and part time at school. Restaurant Keeper passed 3 exams. Professional Theories and Technologies, Hygiene and Personal Presentation, Social Law, History, Languages
PIVA, Antwerp, Belgium 1989 - 1990 Hotel and Catering Education, Examination Grades:
Bakery 75% Butchery 78% Cook 93% Waiter 80%
Belgium Military, Nato Base, Munchen Gladbach, Germany 1990 - 1991 Cook in UK Military kitchens serving 700+ personnel
Training and courses
Opito offshore survival course Assured Safe Catering Certificate HACCP 2000 First Aid Advanced Driving (Off-road) Stop Card Training and hazard hunt SSOW (Safe system of work, PPE, Risk assessments) Food safety
KEY SKILLS • Proven ability to relate and communicate with people of all nationalities and backgrounds • Adaptable and flexible approach to work yet still maintaining the ability to perform consistently in a varied environment and under pressure • Accustomed to devising evacuation procedures for camps in remote / hostile environments • Adept at ensuring day-to-day efficient running of large multinational contracts. • Excellent organisational skills ?V personnel, transportation, maintenance, equipment, supplies, etc. • The ability to effectively prioritise tasks and manage multi-skilled teams • Accustomed to using experience and common sense when problem solving and decision-making.