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PROFICIENT IN: 

Word, Aperture, Photoshop, Wix, iMovie, Premiere, Wordpress

Food Experience

August 2016 - Current

Food Experiences around the world - everywhere

While traveling around the country the goal is to arrive to new cities and create instant community thru food. From elaborate experiential multi-course events that look to 'dinner' as memory to daytime bagel events that allow people a chance to come to my table and let me cater the experience to them as an individual.

 

February 2010 to February 2016

Head Chef/Baker and Co-Creator of Cafe Xoho - Tel Aviv, Israel

Created a dynamic kitchen environment with an emphasis on market-based specials and international appeal. Managed  kitchen and bakery staff day to day operations as well as fostering positive staff-relations/community building.

 

Developed and implemented new menus, recipes, and specials. As well as plating, budget and pricing, prep and productivity, training. 

In addition to kitchen related responsibilities the job involved collaborating with the owner to ensure a unique, quality, customer experience start to finish. Included catering special events/parties, catering live music shows, and generally promoting Xoho.  

Created Marketing material through photography, graphic design and video

August 2009 - Nov 2009

Tipos Outdoor Adventure - Israel

Catered for Adventure Based trips within Israel. With a focus on outdoor cooking for high-end international clients.

August 2008 - March 2009

Assistant - Food Based Startups

Salvatore Brooklyn & PizzaMoto

Assisted founders/owners with the beginning stages of development, assisted in onsite sales at The Brooklyn Flea

August 2008 - August 2009

Private Catering - New York, NY

Clients include Candace Bushnell and Elena Mannes (of the Mannes New School of Music)

Working with clients to create the type of menu and environment that helps complete their vision. Prepping, plating and serving according to individual needs. 

Fashion:

March 2007 - August 2008

Proenza Schouler, New York, NY

 

Production Coordinator

Main liaison for domestic and overseas garment factories. Fittings, specs, pattern development, maintaining deadlines and delivery schedules, coordinating all departments including design, sales, and logistics. Managing in-house and freelance patternmakers, graders, cutters, embroiderers, quality control agents, and fabric mills.

EDUCATION

Sep 2002 - May 2006 Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

B.A., Art History and Critical Theory

Interdisciplinary concentration focusing on contemporary art history.

Senior thesis: Studied the role of the fashion designer as a commentator on the zeitgeist through Twentieth Century art movements; resulting in a 10-piece collection meant to reflect this relationship.

Jan 2006 - Dec 2006 Parsons New School of Design   

Associates Program in Fashion Design

Garment construction and design.