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Kara H.

Full-Time housekeeper , Park Ridge, NJ
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hourly rate
$ 20 - 40
experience
10+ yrs
Has Transportation
Willing to travel 15 mi
Non-smoker
Provides cleaning supplies
Comfortable with pets

Meet Kara

I am a professionally trained chef experienced in the research and development of recipes. I have strong knowledge of different cuisines including American, Italian, French and Asian. I am an effective communicator who multi-tasks and works well under pressure. Graduate of Johnson & Wales University, a member of the Research Chefs Association and ServSafe Certified.

My professional experience includes:

Personal Chef, Park Ridge, NJ 2003 to present
Self-Employed Contractor
Prepare healthy meals for clients on a weekly or bi-weekly basis, including individuals on restricted...
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I am a professionally trained chef experienced in the research and development of recipes. I have strong knowledge of different cuisines including American, Italian, French and Asian. I am an effective communicator who multi-tasks and works well under pressure. Graduate of Johnson & Wales University, a member of the Research Chefs Association and ServSafe Certified.

My professional experience includes:

Personal Chef, Park Ridge, NJ 2003 to present
Self-Employed Contractor
Prepare healthy meals for clients on a weekly or bi-weekly basis, including individuals on restricted diets or those who want to change their eating lifestyle. Core business to serve busy families who prefer home cooked, healthy meals to take-out, fast food.
* Purchase high quality foods and deliver freshly prepared meals to clients.
* Cater small parties.
* Research, develop and test new recipes.
* Private cooking lessons
* Recipe testing for an author writing a vegetarian cookbook


Healthy Way Gourmet, Inc., Park Ridge, NJ 2009 to 2010
Chef/Owner
Prepare healthy meals for clients on a weekly or bi-weekly basis, including individuals on restricted diets or those who wanted to change their eating lifestyle. Created fresh platters and hors d' oeuvres for parties. Catered barbeques, special occasion dinners, and buffets. Replenished groceries on a weekly basis.
* Researched and developed recipes based on client request or dietary requirements.
* Provide private cooking instruction from basic to advanced levels, including educating clients in food safety and how to interpret ingredient labels.
* Dissolved corporate status in 2010 and opted to continue self-employed freelance work.


Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Mt. Arlington, NJ 2001 to 2003
Research and Development Chef / Home Economist
Tested microwave oven features and performance on a regular basis for the United States, Canadian, and South American markets to determine consumer applications, acceptance, feasibility and to identify problem areas swiftly.
* Communicated U. S. food trends to Korea-based test kitchen staff
* Developed and tested recipes for microwave cookbooks and owner's manuals to improve quality and profitability.
* Acted as a field representative at numerous trade show, including international venues.
* Instruct sales associates and customer representatives on various
Work History
Housekeeper - Melly T. family
Nov. 2012 - present

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Services
Kitchen Cleaning

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Languages
English

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Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Early Morning6am-9am
Late Morning9am-12pm
Early Afternoon12pm-3pm
Late Afternoon3pm-6pm
Early Evening6pm-9pm
Late Evening9pm-12am
Overnight12am-6am
Kara is available for: Full-Time
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