Nikole Lyster

Nikole L.

Mountain Home, ID

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Nikole delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 18+

Teaching since:
2015

Hi my name is Nikole and I have loads of expereince. I have worked in Vegas, Australia, California, Utah, and Idaho. Food is my passion. I can cook many different cuisines and styles of food from fine dinning to down home cooking. I would love to teach amd share my passion with others, either teaching skills you will have for life or teaching how to cook a specific meal you want you to learn to impress family members, parenter, or a date.

Experience

Senior Chef
Oct 2017 - Present
Idaho State Veterans Home Boise

This is where I currently work. It's wonderful serving all those veterans. My expereince at Pine View has served me well at this current job.

Head Chef
Feb 2017 - Jul 2017
Pinical Recovery

Another short period unfortunately. My fiance is in the military so we move around a lot. I loved this job, I cooked for 18 people. I was able to cook what I wanted, I did all the shopping, and taught begging cooking classes so once the addicts left they had some basic life skills. Was a very fullfilling job.

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Senior Chef
Aug 2016 - Feb 2017
Pine View Transitional Rehab

Worked here a short time in Utah. Was interesting learning how to cook for different diets and textures older people needed. I learned a lot. I left because I was offered a better opportunity else where.

Head Chef
Dec 2015 - Jul 2016
Toninos Restaurant and Wine Bar

Helped the owner and one othet Chef open this restaurant. I had the opportunity to help design, and build the menu with my own recipes. It is an Italian Mediterranean fusion restaurant. We were mentioned in a few food magazines and the mayor or Murietta California came in amd ate. He wanted to meet me and comment on how great the food was.

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Sous Chef
Aug 2014 - Dec 2015
My Other Brother Cafe

Australia is known for their coffee and hip, trendy cafes. I was able to work at one, was a great time very very busy on Sunday morning when they had the morning market outside. I loved it! Was sad I had to move back tonthe states.

Commis Chef
May 2013 - Oct 2014
The Windsor Hotel

Historic hotel in Melbourne Australia. I helped prepare food for high tea, and made traditional English and Australian dishes.

Chef
Nov 2012 - May 2013
The Chef's Catering

Catered from 50 to 500 people in Las Vegas.
The menu included BBQ to fine dinning. This was my first cooking job.

Education

Culinary Arts
Feb 2012 - Feb 2013
Le Cordon Bleu

Photos & Videos

Pasta Primavera

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Potato bacon roses

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Jambalaya

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St. Louis style ribs

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Vegetable rose pie

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Bacon wrapped meatloaf

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