With over 14 years of work experience in a food industry (restaurants, warehouses, hotels and DFAC-s in war environment as Logistic Specialist, Restaurant Manager, Chef Manager, Unit Manager, Food Safety Trainer, Food & Beverage Manager, etc.).
2009 to date UNIT MANAGER/SERVSAFE INSTRUCTOR, SUPREME-GROUP,KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN, LOGCAP IV Responsible for all aspects of the Catering Operations of the Unit, according to the client contract specifications and within the S.O.P. laid down by Supreme Foodservice. Responsible to maintain the Food Budget on the target given by the Supreme Foodservice management. Responsible for managing all Supreme Foodservice Staff working in the unit. Reporting to Catering General Manager and Catering Contracting Manager 2008 to 2009 FOOD SERVICE SUPERVISOR, KBR,MOSUL H2-IRAQ, LOGCAP III, OIF Training, monitoring, supervision and auditing over sub-contractor companies. Training and supervising employees in all the aspects of catering trade, HSE, food safety and food risk management, HACCP. Enforcing personal hygiene practices and trainings, ensureing sanitary and safely storage, preparation, inventory control, transport and serving of the food. Conducting daily and weekly inspections to ensure SOP/SOW compliance. Providing catering services for 3500+ customers, serving 11000+ meals per day. 2006 to 2008 FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGER, STRASSHOTEL****, MAYRHOFEN, AUSTRIA Supervision and coordination over 4 bars, 2 restaurants, night club, laundry, housekeeping, maintenance and security department. Responsible for all aspects of food and beverage service. Responsible for stores ordering and controlling warehouses-inventories, menu planning, procurement. Organizing and conducting HSE programs within the departments. 2000 to 2006 HEAD CHEF AND MANAGER OF TEX RESTAURANT, STRASSHOTEL, MAYRHOFEN, AUSTRIA Direct supervision and coordination over restaurant employes, menu planning, procurement and training of employees to meet set performance and hygiene standards. Conducting food service safety trainings 1998 to 1999 LOGISTIC SPECIALIST, CROATIAN ARMY FORCES Supply chain–Materials/Warehouse-Logistic department 1996 to 1998 HEAD COOK/Supervisor/English speaking interpreter for dinning room attendants, kitchen utilities, warehouse attendants, cooks, direct supervision and coordination over Food Service under minimum supervision. OPERATION JOINT FORGE, LOGISTIC SUPPORT SLAVONSKI BROD, CROATIA, CAMP NORTH SAVA, BROWN & ROOT, PENINE COMPASS
1992 to 1996 EBO school-Catering, culinary and tourism course-Slavonski Brod-Croatia 1998 to 1999 Logistic training in Croatian Army (Supply chain, warehouses-logistic dep.)Zagreb-Croatia
►ServSafe Certified Instructor and Registered Proctor ►ServSafe Certified Food Protection Manager ►Food Service Management course-Baghdad, IRAQ ►Hotel Management course-Innsbruck, AUSTRIA ►First aid hearth saver course-A, B, C, D- Houston, TX, USA ►Combat first aid training-Croatian Army ►NBC training-Houston, TX, USA ►Defense driving course-Mosul, IRAQ ►AT training-Houston, TX, USA ►Fire Warden- Mosul, IRAQ, WSLLC
►English-fluent-spoken and written ►German-conversational-spoken, basic-written ►Croatian-fluent-spoken and written ►PC/IT literate (Windows XP/Vista, Office 2003/07-Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) ►Holding a valid vehicle driving license (A, B, Civilian, US Army light) ►In depth knowledge of TB MED 530-577, AR 30-22, DA PAM 30-22, FM10-23-2, etc.