Making a celebration of every occasion! 

 

918-812-8669
silverspooncateringok@gmail.com

CHEF (DAVID) FRANCIS


DAVID FRANCIS MURRAY


OVERVIEW


More than fifteen years of professional cooking and kitchen management experience. 

More than five years of front of the house management experience.

Exemplify leadership qualities and professionalism.

Co-Owner of a Catering Company Silver Spoon Catering


AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • Co-Owner
  • Corporate Chef
  • Sous Chef experience with upscale establishments, private clubs
  • Training and development specialist; teaching instructor
  • Maximizing kitchen productivity and staff performance
  • Food service sergeant and trainer for the state of Oklahoma


PROFFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Silver Spoon Hospitality Service, Inc

2009-Present

Co-Owner

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

Cherokee Yacht Club

2004-2009

Sous Chef

  • Sous Chef for restaurant. 
  • Hire, train, and direct seven cooks/chefs.
  • Plan menu, assure quality control, and minimize waste.

Arrowhead Yacht Club

2000-2004

Sous Chef

  • Sous Chef for restaurant. 
  • Hire, train, and direct six cooks/chefs.
  • Plan menu, assure quality control, and minimize waste.

Landry’s Seafood/ Joe’s Crab Shack           1996-1999

Corporate Chef 

  • Managed 16 people and oversaw back of the house production of high-volume establishment.
  • Managed 20 people and oversaw front of the house production of high-volume establishment.
  • Bar and Retail Manager





Education & Qualifications


  • University of Phoenix – Associates in Elementary  

                                                   Education

  • Culinary Arts OSU-institute of technology-        

                                                    associates in culinary arts

  • US MILITARY SCHOOL OF CULINARY ARTS- CERTIFICATE 

                                                                       OF COMPLETION



ACF Competition, Bronze: Ben E Keith Food Show, Oklahoma            

                                                City, Ok, 2009


Guest Chef:             Job Corps, Guthrie, Ok

                            Stock Pot, Tulsa, Ok 


Instructor:             Culinary Arts US Army

    Sage Culinary Studio (Tulsa, OK)


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