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Cuisine enthusiastic, passionate in cooking.
Progressive culinary professional with 10+ years of experience in establishments that include a world-class resort&hotels and several upscale restaurants. The unique blend of creative flair and passion for food, strong business sense and engaging interpersonal skills. Natural ability to create enthusiastic, productive working environments with customer-oriented professionals. Highly skilled at performing financial analysis, troubleshooting operations and recommending effective cost controls.
Areas of expertise:
•Delivery of my clients' culinary dreams when, where and how they want all within budget.
•The standardisation of menu recipes with presentation photos to create a blueprint for success.
•Controlling fine dining, food costs at or below 26.5% compared to the industry standard of 34%.
•Maintaining gourmet dining labour costs at or below 26% compared to the industry standard of 30%.
•Flattened banquet labour costs at 5% compared to the industry standard of 7%.
•Flawless performance of small, medium or large -scale culinary/catering events.
•Get free press with culinary classes, wine tastings, competitions, the media and charity issues.
•Keep excitement with a changing menu as a highly versatile, creative and adaptable Chef.
•The organisation of kitchens and training staff for maximum efficiency, quality and productivity.
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For me, cooking is...
I love cooking, it makes me happy.
I learned to cook at...
My grandmother, who used to work as a cook in St. Moritz, got me interested in cooking, but Peter Dixon pushed me into the path that I follow today.
A role model in the kitchen is...
There are so many excellent chefs, I believe every one of them is good in their own way.
A cooking secret...
Treating the raw material with care and enjoying cooking.
As a Private Chef, I can offer you:
Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Budva.
I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Budva. You name it!
Because "sharing is caring". I would be happy to teach you all sorts of techniques and recipes in Budva.
Trust me as a culinary consultant to help you with your concept in Budva.
Book your experience with Chef Dragoljub
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.