December 86

Bachelor of Science, Business
University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

May 89

Associates Degree, Specialized Technology
Pennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts
Certification in Safety, Sanitation and Nutrition

Pittsburgh, PA


April 99-


The Liberty Street Cafe

Key West, FL

June 97-
Dec 98

Planet Hollywood
Executive Chef

Member of Opening Team. Maintained menu and staffing requirements inaccordance with corporate specifications while attaining highest level of food quality by independent shoppers. Assisted in constuction of Excel-based theoretical model for weekly food-costing.

June 96-

Cyberconch Zine
Subscription/Database Manager and Columnist
"The Zine of the Conch Republic" with weekly circulation to 54 countries.

Key West, FL

March 94-
June 97

Lower Florida Keys Health System
Daily planning and production of Patient and Staff food service including special diabetic, renal, hepatic and purine restricted diets.

KeyWest, FL

December 93-
December 94

Kelly's Caribbean Bar, Grill & Brewery
Executive Chef
Designed, opened and operated high volume restaurant for actress Kelly McGillis.

Key West, FL

October 92-
January 93

La Te Da
Executive Chef
Reopened local historic landmark with cuisine utilizing self-styled Thai/French cuisine.

Key West, FL

December 89-
October 92

Cafe Marquesa
Executive Sous Chef
Opened and operated small, fine dining establishment with daily created menus featuring New World Cuisine.

KeyWest, FL

March 89-
December 89

The Reach
Morning and evening kitchen supervisor of large resort.Employee payroll, banquet menu planning daily restaurant operation and inventory control.

KeyWest, FL