Date of birth: 10 February 1985
Language skills: Dutch (mother tongue); English (fluent spoken); German (good spoken);French (basic)Other information: Clean Driving License
I'm a hands on person with a can do attitude.
Home in all areas in the kitchen; from starters to mains, soups to dessert and pastry.
WORK EXPERIENCE June 2018 - November 2018Various chef jobs throughout the UK (and Scotland) amongst which; Driftwood Spars in Cornwall,
The Russel hotel in St Andrews, Kylesku hotel in Kylesku and St Michaels hotel in Falmouth.
December 2017 - April 2018 Chalet chef in the French Alps.Private cooking for groups up to 20 guests (3 course dinner)June - November 2017 Glenorchy Queenstown NZ - Sous ChefMay - November 2016 Agency Atlas people- Alice springs aurora hotel > chef de partie - breakfast chef- Breathtaker hotel & spa Mt Buller > chef de partie - breakfast chef- Greenwell point NSW pub > solo chef- Alice springs heavitree gap pub food > solo chefDecember 2015 - March 2016Second season Hayman Islands One&only sous - chef (I'm used to the island live)June 2015 - August 2015 Pension Grimus Mt Bulla - Casual ChefDecember 2014 to January 2015: Hayman Island Resort CDP ChefOctober 2006 - October 2010 Kasteelhof Leut (Belgium)Fine Dining Regional Restaurant - Seats 70 pax plus Banqueting Facilities for Corporate Events, Weddings and social events.Sous-chef in all areas of the kitchen, in particular starters and main courses. Back up of the Head ChefOctober 2011 - October 2012Various Restaurants including Michelin 2* Restaurant Slagmolen Opglabeek (Belgium)Sous-chef in all areas of the kitchen, mainly focused on starters and main courses
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONSGraduated in 2006 from Ter Duinen Hotel School in Koksijde, Belgium, including apprenticeships as follows:Spain: Barcelona - Restaurant TragaluzBelgium: Hasselt (four restaurants), Antwerp, Maasmechelen, Groot Bijgaarden.Experience in all areas of the kitchen, in particular starters and main courses. Also trained waiter
HOBBIES & INTERESTSTravelling around the world and discovering new people and places. Cooking & eating great food, Skiing
Hotelschool Ter Duinen Koksijde