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About Samuel B.

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Austin, TX

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I've been a performing singer-songwriter since 1993. My influences include Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and Richie Havens. I've been teaching private lessons since 2011.

We'll begin with major scales. That way, your fingers will get to know the notes that comprise the chords you'll eventually be learning. Eventually, you'll be able to play whole songs with both major and minor chords and play solos over them (also based on the scales).

I'm a primarily self-taught musician. The bulk of my knowledge came from listening to and imitating delta blues artists such as Robert Johnson and Mississippi John Hurt. Though you will have learned to play campfire standards in fewer than eight lessons, the blues (particularly the form originating from the Mississippi Delta) is the foundation of ALL A

merican music. The better you understand and are able to play it, the more options you will have created for yourself musically. Once you've gained confidence playing the blues, I'll introduce informal jazz. For more information about my curriculum, you may review my published articles on TakeLesson's Teacher Blog. Please note that I'm available to teach both in-person and online: http://takelessons.com/blog/learning-guitar-without-sheet-music http://takelessons.com/blog/reasons-to-learn-guitar-scales http://takelessons.com/blog/beginner-guitars http://takelessons.com/blog/blues-chord-progressions http://takelessons.com/blog/best-guitar-solos http://takelessons.com/blog/guitar-barre-chords http://takelessons.com/blog/learning-guitar-styles http://takelessons.com/blog/expand-your-guitar-solos http://takelessons.com/blog/maximize-acoustic-guitar-lifespan http://takelessons.com/blog/are-you-ready-to-play-guitar-solos http://takelessons.com/blog/blues-guitar-exercise http://takelessons.com/blog/writing-a-song-on-guitar-z01 http://takelessons.com/blog/writing-a-song-on-guitar-lyrics-z01 http://takelessons.com/blog/guitar-tips-for-open-mic-z01 http://takelessons.com/blog/preparing-for-bluegrass-guitar-lessons-z01 http://takelessons.com/blog/2-simple-tricks-to-play-country-guitar-z01 http://takelessons.com/blog/how-to-write-a-jazz-guitar-song-z01 http://takelessons.com/blog/famous-guitar-players-who-are-not-virtuosos-z01 http://takelessons.com/blog/5-jazz-guitar-licks-z01

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Andy February 18, 2018
· Blues Guitar · In home
Sam is very patient and knowledgeable about the guitar.
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Rich February 15, 2018
· Blues Guitar ·
Sam Bean is a thoughtful, perceptive person who is sensitive to people’s learning styles. He has a lot of experience in playing, as well as teaching guitar. He is also someone of high integrity.
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Jed February 11, 2018
· Guitar · Online
We have had the pleasure of knowing Sam Bean for many years and would give him an A+ for his singing, guitar and performance skills. In short, Sam is awesome and an exceptional person.
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About Shailee D.

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About Shailee
I love living this life!! I'm passionate about teaching yoga, meditation, life coaching, cooking and school English. Find brief introduction of each below,

1. YOGA and MEDITATION :
I am a yoga instructor and emotional stress counselor with expertise in meditation, sleep issues, anxiety, depression, motivation, hear-out mind therapy.
For yoga, I focus on pain management, healing yoga, flexibility along with weight loss.
Physical pain can be shoulder pain, back pain, knee pain, neck pain, sciatica pain, stiff spine, ankle pain, calf pain, tight hamstrings etc.

2. Indian Cooking
Who can deny savory Indian food?? Growing up in India, I have an expertise in cooking. I love teaching delicious and healthy version of Indian cooking to enjoy tasty food while watching the weight :) come join me and learn this flavourful dishes!! Hap
py Tummy!

3. English
I teach school English to students as per their needs. I have years of experience in it. Let me help your child score the best!!

4. Life Coaching
Stressed about anything?? Take lessons on how to calm your mind and do what you need to do. Stress can be from your work, personal life, medical condition, financial condition, bad habits etc. Whatever your condition is, I'm here to help you!!
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Pankti April 20, 2018
· English · Online
Took speaking English Lessons from Shailee. She's fun to learn with and she understands students' needs and is very patient in teaching. My English is far better now.
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Zarna April 20, 2018
· English · In studio
It has really improved my skills. I was able to learn all the concepts well. Know I have no fear of either writing or speaking fluent English as I know , I am not going to make mistakes.
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Sair April 19, 2018
· Yoga · In home
Very knowledgeable
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Shailee D.

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About Stephanie G.

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Berkeley, CA

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After 15 years working in high-tech I had enough of the constant stress, demanding work and long hours scrunched at my desk trying to solve other peoples issues. I wasn't sure what I wanted to do next so I started taking classes in anything that sounded interesting. I took my first cooking class at the local community college and loved the way it made me feel. It wasn't until I took my first baking class in this degree program that I knew I was home. After graduating with a hospitality management degree, I transferred to Johnson and Wales University in Rhode Island to earn a degree in Pastry Arts

My first job was with the Rhode Island Hospital. This hospital had received great recognition for the quality of food the kitchen produced. The director wanted to create a pastry program to expand the selections even more. Thus starte
d my career.

Coming back to the bay area, I wanted a more autonomous position, so I went into business for my self; first with a whole sale bakery which morphed into a catering business. I did this for 12 years, and loved it. All this time I was teaching community baking classes, adult education baking and pastry classes, and teaching part time at Mission College in Santa Clara.

I was then asked by Mission Valley ROP program to create a culinary/pastry program from scratch. It was a real challenge, but I found I really like challenges. From there I went to work for Whole Foods as a Pastry Chef.

After a few years of working for WFM I started teaching at the Art Institute in San Francisco. From there I went to Le Cordon Bleu, Also in San Francisco.

In the middle of all this I got married to a wonderful man.

The Cordon Bleu closed in September of 2016. Which brings me to the present. I am passionate about teaching baking and pastry, and hope to create a program which will allow students to understand baking, not to just follow recipes. My goal is to flame the creativity, and passion in my student, and fuel the desire to keep learning.
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Ruben July 25, 2018
· Baking · In home
Very informative lesson - Stephanie knows her stuff!
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Marya June 8, 2018
· Baking · In home
We hired Stephanie to do baking classes for my 11 year old daughter and could not be more pleased!! I came home yesterday to not only delicious pastries, but a brightness and pride on my daughter's face that is rare for her. Seeing her shine and develop her passion is priceless! Thank you Stephanie and we look forward to many more lessons in the future!
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Shanna Nardone May 23, 2018
· Baking · In home
Had a great time learning the basics of pie and bread making with Chef Stephanie. She is very knowledgeable, patient and hands on. She helped create a curriculum that I was interested in and was well organized, so I was able to have everything I needed before the class to ensure it's success.
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Stephanie G.

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About Brian L.

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Oklahoma City, OK
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I love to cook but not only cook I love to cook from scratch I like to make as much as possible. I can cook various styles of food from vegan to a roasting pig over a fire. I know that the wrong diet can make people depressed and the right one can make people blissfully happy.

I started by cooking with my mother and learning dishes from my grandmothers. when old enough I started working in kitchens with very talented cooks and eventually chefs. I then started to not only run but design and build kitchens.

I then found out I had heart disease and stopped cooking for a while. But when I started cooking again it was with a renewed vigor for cooking and with a focus to get away from chemicals. I eat food and learning how to cook from scratch as much as possible I don't have the issues I used to have with food.
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Kenneth July 5, 2018
· Cooking · In home
I had always wanted to learn how to make a pecan pie. Bryan came over to the house and taught me everything from the crust to the filling he knew it all including his secret ingredient. Thanks Bryan.
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Brian L.

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About Christopher D.

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Dallas, TX
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I am a former Dallas Sheriff Officer turned chef. That should tell you that anyone is capable of anything! I’ve always had a love for cooking. In college I actually studied marketing. Sometimes you just don’t know where you path will take you. Living in the Downtown Dallas area I am open to so many different types of cuisine and also close to all the local farmers! I love my city and I love food so check out my classes I can definitely show you a thing or two! Whether you are just starting or you are a little more advanced let me know where you are and we can start from there! I look forward to teaching you all!
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Christopher D.

Christopher D.

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About Kelsey F.

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Saranac Lake, NY
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I am a patient and calm person. I can adapt to any learning style. Working in the kitchen industry for over a decade has taught me how to communicate with many different temperaments.
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Kelsey F.

Kelsey F.

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$30 / 30-min

About Barry A.

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Cordova, TN
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would like to submit my resume for employment, please call me at your convenience or I will come in at the time designated for a personal interview thank you very much.
 
GOALS AND PROFICIENCIES:
     My goal as an employee is to give my employer the very best that I have to offer, in my knowledge and capabilities and to insure that in the position I am in, that all requirements are met or exceeded.
      I have 44 years in the food service industry and have worked every station in the restaurants over the years. I have also have been an owner and chef of 3 restaurants and 1 bakery. I am also a baker and cake creator.
      I am well experienced in all facets of cooking and running a kitchen in a restaurant or for catering. I am experienced in meats and fish butchering; from breaking down whole carcasses to cutting steaks. I have cooked a
nd am familiar with worldly cuisine as well as special diets. I have always cooked from scratch! I maintain a garden for fresh vegetables and herbs.
      I have a good understanding of nutrition and how foods are used in the body. Cleanliness is important to me as well as proper food rotation. I am current in Servsafe certification.
     As with owning establishments in the past, I have an understanding of what it takes to open a new establishment and the day to day business of running the restaurants. I am well versed in sanitation, scheduling, payroll, food cost, portion control and the other aspects of the business.         
     I have a deep love for cooking and have over the years created many dishes and also learned the many facets of food itself; how it's made, how it is grown, nutrition, the science of cooking and the many other things associated with food and service.
     I believe I have much to offer.
WORK EXPERIENCE:
October 2010 to present:
Owner/Operator of ACHEF4U.COMPersonal Chef and Catering Service.
 
September 2004 to present:
Consultant and Contract Catering Chef at Coletta's restaurant 2850 Appling road. Memphis
 
July 2001 to December 2003
Owner/Operator of Homemade Foods Bakery 708View Parkway Ave. Collierville, Tn. 38017
 
July 1997 to October 2005
Owner/Operator The Eden Cafe
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Barry A.

Barry A.

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