Regional Executive Chef USA

Interview Workshop Reston, VA

Attendees

Interviewer


Chef Gottfried Menge

Chef Oliver Fischer

Chef Anthony McNeal
Drew Niemeyer
Laurie Dalton


Candidates


Robert Anthony Rash
Warren Pearson
Fred Raynaud

Address / Contact

gategroup

1880 Campus Commons Drive

Suite 200

Reston, VA 20191

USA



Coordinator:


giordano dasio
Project Manager Culinary Excellence

gdasio@gategroup.com
+41 79 418 46 98

Schedule

05/21/2015

08.30 Taxi picks up candidates and Lisa at Hotel …….

08.45 Taxi arrives at GGU

09:00 Opening session (with all candidates and all interviewers)
Gottfried (Welcome and introduction of gg)

09:30 Introduction candidates
2-3 slides each person – please send it to gdasio@gategroup.com

---- Group exercise (all interviewers)
All candidates in a group; they get old magazines
…… They have 30 min to create a picture (collage) to introduce “What is gg for us ?”

….. Introduction of their ideas (10min)

…. Lunch

….. Speed-Dating interviews (separated into 2 rooms / 40 min each)
Create 2 groups of interviewers and have parallel interviews like following (at the end of the day
we sit together to discuss our impressions)

Group 1: Group 2:
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….. Individual culinary exercise “Magical Basket”
….. Explanation of exercise
… Chefs have to change uniforms
… Selecting goods and deciding on menu
… Preparation time
… Cooking
.. Final preparation assembly, dishing out
… Explanation of prepared dishes
… Q & A time
Meanwhile a photographer takes photos

… Debriefing Session (decision about the final 2 candidates) – only interviewers

… Dinner / Cocktail (candidates & interviewers) at the restaurant …….. evtl. Crea


Next Day:
Kitchen Tour for the one who like