Making a celebration of every occasion! 

 

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CHEF CANDYSE



CANDYSE L. WALKER

 


OBJECTIVE

I strive to become a world-class culinarian through endurance, education, and experience. 



QUALIFICATIONS

I possess leadership & stress-management skills.  I am also self-motivated, pleasant, have a sense of humor, dependable, honest, punctual, and enjoy working with all types of people.


EDUCATION

2002-2004

Oklahoma State University-

Institute of Technology

1801 East 4th Street~ Okmulgee, OK

Associates in Culinary Arts


2000-2002

Tulsa Technology Center-

Lemley Campus

3420 South Memorial Dr~Tulsa, OK  Food Service Management I & II


1999-2001

Union High School

6636 South Memorial Dr~Tulsa, OK

High School Diploma


CULINARY WORK EXPERIENCE


09/2009 - Present

Silver Spoon Hospitality Services, Inc

Northeastern Oklahoma

Co-Owner

Assist all advertising, planning, organizing, purchasing, inventory and management of a full service catering company.


08/2012 - Present

Union Public Schools- Union Collegiate Academy & High School

6636 South Mingo Road~ Tulsa, OK

High School Executive Chef

Menu development & planning, staff management and overall high-volume food preparation in multiple areas, coordination & service.  Instruct student interns from high school, technology centers and colleges.  Assist in district catering, marketing & training.


04/2008 - 07/2009

Cherokee Yacht Club

PO Box 690~ Ketchum, OK

Executive Chef

Responsible for all Food & Beverage activities including ala carte service lines, banquets, caterings, & special functions.  Purchasing & receiving for entire facility & marina.  Employee relations, scheduling, training.  All menu pricing/ writing, monthly inventories, & labor costs for Kitchen.


02/2004 - 04/2008

Southern Hills Country Club

2636 East 61st Street~ Tulsa, OK

Lead Cook

Maintained all stations on fine dining ala carte lines, Banquets, Caterings, Buffets, & tableside cookery.  Production of daily bakery items & light cake decorating. Worked in Purchasing Department for 10 months during two years of complete property remodel.  Selected to work

special functions/ community events.


08/4 - 12/2007

89th PGA Championship

at Southern Hills Country Club~ Tulsa, OK

Lead Cook

Composed prep sheets for buffets daily prepared and maintained large quantities of food.  Was one of two people responsible for Players & Family Area.


10/ 2002 - 10/ 2004

Adams Mark Hotel- Tulsa

100 East 2nd Street~ Tulsa, OK

Lead Cook

Maintained all stations on fine dining ala carte line, light catering, table side cookery, large scale banquets, assist in training new cooks.


10/ 2001 – 8/ 2002

Varsity Sports Grill

5840 South Memorial Drive~ Tulsa, OK

Kitchen Manager

Manned pantry, fry, and grill stations on ala carte line.  Maintained

inventory, rotated stock, prep work for line service, breakdown of full kitchen, made kitchen schedules & janitorial work.


7/10 - 18/2001

101st USGA

US Championship

at Southern Hills Country Club~ Tulsa, OK

Cook

Mass production of cold & hot foods for main clubhouse & special functions during the evening.


CULINARY MEMBERSHIPS, AWARDS & HONORS

2005 - Present

Oklahoma State University- Institute of Technology Advisory Committee for Culinary Arts College (Vice Chair Elect & Pres.)

2003 - 18 

NRA HAACP Certification

2003 - 2014

American Culinary Federation- Tulsa Chapter (V.Pres. & Pres.)

2006 - 08

SHCC Employee Action Committee

(V. Pres. & Pres.)

2003 - 04

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

2002 - 04

Future Chefs Association – OSU-IT

(Sec. & V. Pres.)

2000 - 02

Food Service Mngt Class (V. Pres.)


2001 - 02

Nat. Voc. Tech. Honor Society (Campus Pres.)

2000 - 02

Skills VICA & FCCLA (FHA)

2007 

ACF Comp. 2 Silver & 3 Bronze 

2006 - 08

Ok Sugar Art Show 3-1st, 3-2nd, & 1-3rd Place Ribbons

2003 - 07

Who’s Who Among American Professionals/ College Students

2006

SHCC Employee of the Year


2005 & 07

SHCC Employee of the Year Nominee

2003

MIO Recipe Contest- 2nd Place

2003

ACF- Tulsa Jr. Member of the Year

2001 – 04

Dean’s 4.0 Honor Roll 

2001 – 03

Samuel Noble Full Scholarship

2000 – 02

President’s Honor Roll at TTC

2000 – 02

Perfect Attendance at TTC