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Alexandra Macrea

Sibiu

Summary

Passionate pastry chef with 7+ years in the industry, eager to learn new techniques and ingredients. Hardworking, dedicated and creative.

Overview

8
8
years of professional experience

Work History

Pastry-chef

Hotel Das Kohlmayr 4*S
2023.11 - 2024.04
  • Responsible for creating exclusive pastries for the half board menu, the fine dining menu, the dessert buffet and also for acommodating the different dietary restrictions.
  • Optimized ingredient usage by incorporating seasonality into recipe planning which not only improved freshness but also reduced costs.
  • Maintained a clean and organized kitchen workspace, ensuring compliance with health regulations.

Pastry Chef

Hotel Schwarzer Adler 4*S
2022.06 - 2023.04
  • Responsible for creating exclusive pastries for the half board menu including a vegan alternative and the a la carte menu.
  • Enhanced customer satisfaction by creating visually appealing and delicious pastries.
  • Maintained a high standard of cleanliness and sanitation in the kitchen.

Pastry Chef

Hotel Das Kohlmayr 4*S
2021.11 - 2022.04
  • Responsible for creating exclusive pastries for the half board menu, the dessert buffet and also for acommodating the different dietary restrictions.
  • Maintained a high standard of cleanliness and sanitation in the kitchen.

Breakfast and Pastry Cook

Hotel Biberkopf 4*S
2021.07 - 2021.10
  • Prepared and presented breakfast dishes.
  • Prepared and presented desserts for the a la carte menu.
  • Oversaw storage areas to monitor ingredient and supply inventory levels.
  • Maintained cleanliness and proper food safety standards.

Owner and Pastry Chef

Coobica SRL
2019.05 - 2021.01
  • Developed and maintained strong relationships with clients, resulting in repeat business and referrals.
  • Managed day-to-day business operations.
  • Oversaw purchasing, storage, and use of kitchen supplies.
  • Prepared pastry items, packaged finished products for sale.
  • Cleaned and maintained kitchen equipment and oven.

Pastry Chef

Hotel Das Kohlmayr 4*S
2018.11 - 2019.04
  • Responsible for creating exclusive pastries for the half board menu, the dessert buffet and also for acommodating the different dietary restrictions.
  • Maintained a high standard of cleanliness and sanitation in the kitchen.

Pastry Cook Assistant

Gradonna Mountain Resort 4*S
2016.09 - 2018.04
  • Increased kitchen efficiency by maintaining a clean and organized workstation, following proper food safety guidelines.
  • Assisted head pastry chef in developing new recipes for seasonal menu changes.

Education

Confectioner Certificate - Pasry And Confectionery

ICEP Hotel School
Cluj Napoca, Romania
2016

Bachelor of Science - Business Administration

Economic Studies in Foreign Languages
Bucharest, Romania
06.2005

Skills

  • Plating
  • Menu Planning
  • Dessert Preparation
  • Pastry preparation
  • Team Collaboration
  • Attention to Detail
  • Adaptive and creative

Additional Information

Attended Signature Desserts Masterclass by Karim Bourgi, 2022

and Modern Pastry Masterclass by Hans Ovando, 2018

at Horeca Culinary School, Bucharest, Romania


Timeline

Pastry-chef

Hotel Das Kohlmayr 4*S
2023.11 - 2024.04

Pastry Chef

Hotel Schwarzer Adler 4*S
2022.06 - 2023.04

Pastry Chef

Hotel Das Kohlmayr 4*S
2021.11 - 2022.04

Breakfast and Pastry Cook

Hotel Biberkopf 4*S
2021.07 - 2021.10

Owner and Pastry Chef

Coobica SRL
2019.05 - 2021.01

Pastry Chef

Hotel Das Kohlmayr 4*S
2018.11 - 2019.04

Pastry Cook Assistant

Gradonna Mountain Resort 4*S
2016.09 - 2018.04

Confectioner Certificate - Pasry And Confectionery

ICEP Hotel School

Bachelor of Science - Business Administration

Economic Studies in Foreign Languages
Alexandra Macrea