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Chief Cook, Steward


Utilize my skills and years of experience to enhance performance of the company I am working for.


__SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS_______________________________________

September 2007 to Present

Edison Chouest Offshore LLC Galliano, LA

Chief Steward and Cook

For Offshore Tug vessel working under contract for Military Sealift Command in the South Pacific, Guam, Panama, Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands, supervise and lead in the requisition, inspection, storage, preparation, cooking, portioning and serving of meats, fish, fowl, vegetables, cereals, soups, fruits and other forms of food for crew and offshore workers on board the vessel. Schedule and assign work ensuring proper distribution of duties and adequate manning, space and facilities for subsequent performance of duties. Plan menus and provision adequate food supplies for duration of voyage; maintain necessary food production records; make changes in recipes and cooking methods to improve quality of foodstuff. Maintain a clean galley, mess room and associated equipment. Inventory and requisition cleaning supplies and equipment. Plan, requisition and store medical supplies adequate for safety of crew and galley personnel according to C.G. regulations. Create and maintain inventory and stores records, pre-order supplies in preparation for next voyage.

January 2007 – June 2007

Coastal Transportation, Inc. Seattle, WA

Relief Steward and Cook

For Cargo Vessels cruising in the Pacific Coastal Waters, Bering Sea, Beaufort Sea and Aleutian Islands

July 2006 – October 2006

Salvage Vessel SALVAGE CHIEF Astoria, OR

Chief Cook and Steward

For salvage and research vessel cruising in the Pacific Coastal Waters, Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands. In Addition to the above, maintain a clean galley, mess room and associated equipment. Inventory and order all medical equipment and supplies. Inventory and order all linens and bedding for crew.

1998 - 2006

Marine Construction and Supply at Ewing Street Moorings

Marina Manager , Cook/Steward on call Seattle, WA

1998 – 2004

Marine Construction and Supply

Research Vessel DISCOVERY

Cook and Steward (On Call)

For research vessel cruising in the Puget Sound and San Juan Islands.

Marine Construction and Supply 1998 – 1998


Cook and Steward (On Call)

For towing vessel cruising in the Puget Sound and San Juan Islands.

Marine Construction and Supply 1998 – 2006

Marina Manager (Part Time)

Supervise maintenance and operations of marina property and staff. Manage moorage

business including tenant applicant interviews, marina disputes, safety issues and compliance with water and sewer regulations. Prepare marina budget, maintain marina database for monthly reports and inventory count. Collect tenant rent, prepare weekly bank deposits, issue dun letters, manage accounts payables and staff payroll. Set up and coordinate with Spill Response Teams for proper handling of all hazardous spills and/or accidents.


Pacific Lutheran University - Philosophy

Shoreline Community College - Computer Science

USCG Approval to study for 100T/200T License




Current Advanced First-Aid and CPR Certification



- Acquisition and provisioning for long-range cruising

- Design menu plans.

- Presentation skills.

- Supervise employees in the safe performance of their job.

- Meal preparation for crew, guests and scientific employees.

- Baking

- Long-range provisioning for offshore vessels

- Professional Offshore provisioning, cooking/baking on vessels

- Commercial galley equipment provisioning


- Record keeping/correspondence

- Computer skills and bookkeeping

- Evaluation and cost efficiency

- Acquisition and contract management

- Design and maintain web pages.

- Graphic art creation

- Property and Project management.

- Analyze contract data.

- Evaluate business efficiency against job performance.

- Interpret contract language and technical specification.

- Design databases for employee records, and reports.

- Create operating manuals and procedures.

- Implement request for proposals and contract bid meetings.

- Develop contract compliance procedures.

- Conduct arbitration hearings, and arbitrate conflicts in fair and impartial manner.

- Digitize image collections and design format for website use.

Seattle, WA,
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