CULINARY ARTS DEGREE · 1981
LAFAYETTE REGIONAL VO-TECH · LAFAYETTE , LA
PROFESSIONAL CULINARY EXPERIENCE: 5,380 stories generated
130,646,650 million impressions
media value of 3.8 million dollars
Executive Chef City Club at River Ranch March 2009 to Present
As the new executive Chef of the City Club I am responsible for all aspect of Food & Beverage from a culinary perspective. I oversee the food production for a 300 seat ballroom, 100 seat banquet room, 70 seat Fine Dining restaurant and a 120 seat casual dining restaurant. In addition during the Spring & Summer I coordinate a pool side grill and pool side bar. I am responsible for menu development, recipe development and training of kitchen staff.
Chef-Owner Louisiana Culinary Enterprises, Inc. 1999 to Present:
A Foodservice company that provides chef driven culinary consultation. Restaurant development & conceptualization, menu engineering, operational assistance, staff training are but a few of the areas we can assist you company or restaurant venture. I am responsible for all aspects of operating this small business including accounting, marketing and day to day operations.
I also offer food-related media and marketing services. Cooking demonstrations, chef spokesperson & television appearances, trade show appearances as well as catering services.
Cajun & Creole Culinary Adventures 2003 to Present
Featured on Food Network's The Best of Culinary Vacations and recommended by Sherman's Travel Magazine!
Cajun and Creole Culinary Adventures are cooking vacations that combine cooking, culture and music into an interesting foodie getaway. Hands on cooking classes, tourist attractions and fine dining at local restaurants are facilitated by the company.
Chef Mould designs the classes, develops the recipes and provides the instruction.
Corporate Chef Taylor's International Inc. February 2008 to October 2008
Duties included recipe development, menu engineering and chef training for current employees and new hires.
Also acted as a field supervisor making visits to rig sites in the Gulf of Mexico doing inspections of kitchen and housing quarters to insure staff was adhering to quality of standards established by company.
I also coordinated Emergency Catering Mobile Kitchen for the company. I remodeled and re-fitted 45 foot trailer with updated kitchen equipment in preparation for emergency catering opportunities. Deployed truck to Texas area for Hurricane Ike where I fed 600 relief workers 3 meals a day for 14 days at 3 different sites. Handled ordering of all groceries, coordination of kitchen staff and logistics of camp kitchen set up.
My responsibilities include overseeing employee cafeteria facilities for Petroleum Helicopter Inc. located in Lafayette and the Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Opelousas.
Corporate Chef-Spokesperson-Lou Ana Cooking Oil 2002 - 2007
Responsible for culinary promotion of Lou Ana branded products. Developed recipes and menus utilizing Lou Ana products. Handled logistics of trade shows including transportation of product & equipment to show, cooking of product and interacting with the public. Also did in-house dining for corporate distribution partners.
Responsibilities included promoting Lou Ana Peanut Oil for turkey frying in addition I did live in-studio TV appearances coast to coast handling all logistics of getting myself and assistant to locations.
I did 2 satellite media tours yearly from Atlanta that were satellite-fed to approximately 35 markets live and over 400 markers through a Video News Release. I also tape an audio new release that is distributed to over 100 radio stations. Video is also shot that is downloaded onto Yahoo Video, Google Video, YouTube.com and Gather.com for downloading by viewers. A yearly column on turkey frying was distributed to 10,000 newspapers nationwide. I also made yearly appearances on several major network appearances. Past appearance include GMA, Fox & Friends, NBC Today Show and the Food Network.
Below is media numbers generated due to my association with brand.
2007 Lou Ana Media Results
Chef Spokesperson-Tony Chachere's Creole Seasoning 2000 through 2002
Responsibilities same as with Lou Ana
Executive Chef Café Jefferson 1996 - 1998
Responsible for all aspects of the foodservice operations including staff supervision, food cost, recipe and menu development. Also supervised the catering operations that included weddings, corporate meetings and catered events.
Corporate Chef Doerle's Foodservice 1994-1996
Responsibilities included developing relationships with restaurant community to generate food sales. My goal was to maximize exposure within this community and generate new accounts. Other responsibilities included assisting accounts with procuring new products based on menu needs and analyzing new items that would be added to food catalog available to the restaurant accounts.
Chef Owner Hub City Diner 1991 - 1993
Charlie Goodson the owner of Charley G's and I created an authentic 1950's style diner that served dishes reflective of the period. I was the managing partner and responsible for the day to day operations on all levels from the front of the house to the back of the house.
Executive Chef Charley G's 1985-1991
Responsible for all aspects of the foodservice operations including staff supervision, food cost, recipe and menu development. Also responsible for developing new menu items not normally seen on restaurant menus in the Lafayette Market. Smoked Duck and Andouille, Blue Point Crab Cakes and Southern Hardwood Grilled Seafood were recipes developed during this period. These dishes are now mainstays on menus across Louisiana.
Executive Chef Café Vermilionville 1982-1987
Responsible for all aspects of the foodservice operations including staff supervision, food cost, recipe and menu development.
CULINARY TELEVISION/MARKETING EXPERIENCE
Executive Producer/Talent-"Louisiana Cooking"-KLFY TV 10 1994-1995
Responsible for selecting the segment content, going out into the field to shoot the segment with a camera man and going into the editing booth and editing the segments down to a 3 minute package. The segments ran during the 5 p.m. news programming. Subject matter included everything from cooking ingredients (andouille making, crawfish production), Festival Coverage (Rice Festival, Festival Acadiens, Festival International), restaurant coverage and cultural activities
Executive Producer/Talent-"Recipes From A Chef"-KLFY 1996-2002
Responsible for creating recipes form the product line of the sponsors (Church Point Wholesale-Fleming Foods/Piggly Wiggly. Recipes developed for such products and food companies as Gold Medal, Flour, Kraft Cheese, Delmonte Tomato Products, Lou Ana Cooking Oil, Tony Chachere's.
Other Media Appearances
Produced food segments BBC Radio's "Cajun Clubhouse"
Good Morning America with Spencer Christian
Pierre Franey's "Keep On Cooking America"-PBS
"Chef George Hearst Grilling"-PBS
"The New Garde"-Discovery Channel
Produced and hosted "Louisiana Cooking"
Hosted Cajun Cooking Show on KPEL Radio Show
CONSULTING / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
BillFish Seafood Restaurant-Houston Texas
Randol's Cajun Restaurant
Rock Island District
Charley G's Seafood Grill & Bar
Tony Chachere's Original Seasoning
McIhenny Co., makers of Tabasco Brand Pepper Sauce
Mountaineer Race Track & Gaming Resort
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital
Foxwoods Resort Casino
"Recipes From A Chef \" cook book-Self Published, 1999
"Cajun Cooking" Aviation Lifestyles Magazine, 1997
"Culinary Crossroads \" weekly column The Daily Advertiser 2000-2002
"Compliment of the Chef" weekly Column The Daily Advertiser 2000-2003
Staff Writer for Emerils.com 2000-Now Monthly Food Articles
"Cajun Cooking" weekly food column Beaumont Enterprise 2002-2003
Louisiana Cooking Magazine 2005, 2006
NY Times 2005
Chile Pepper Magazine Jan 2008
New York Times
The Best of Food & Wine
Chicago Tribune Magazine
Town & Country
Member of Acadiana Chapter of the American Culinary Federation
President Acadiana Chapter of the American Culinary Federation
ACF Acadiana Chapter Chef of the Year
Acadiana Outreach Center Fundraising Committee "Palettes and Pate"
Festival Acadiens Production Committee
Brian Pia- VP Luckie & Co. 205-821-3441
Michael Doucet- Band Leader Beausoliel 337-981-5188
Mike Landry- Architect 337-989-5654