Banquet Chef Resume Samples

A Banquet Chef is primarily responsible for planning, controlling and organizing the work of the employees in the Banquet Kitchen. Typical duties mentioned on the Banquet Chef Resume include the following – overseeing the food preparation tasks, ensuring quality food service, reviewing banquet event orders on day-to-day basis, supervising and coordinating all activities of cooks and kitchen staff, coordinating banquet production and plating with executive chef and Sous Chef, assisting in determining the minimum and maximum stock of food to be prepared, and assisting in menu development activities.

The prerequisites for the post include – the ability to plan and execute huge banquet functions, knowledge of safe handling operations, familiarity with proper handling and right temperature of food items, deep understanding of current culinary trends and good knowledge of food safety and sanitation. A degree in the field of Culinary Arts or Hotel and Restaurant Management is common among job applicants.

Banquet Chef Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Banquet Chef with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Hotel Management.

Description :

    1. Hire, train, and supervise the work of food and pastry production staff.
    2. Plan menus for all food service locations considering customer base, popularity of various dishes, holidays, costs, and a wide variety of other factors.
    3. Schedule and coordinate the work of chefs, cooks, and other kitchen employees to ensure that food preparation is economical and technically correct.
    4. Conduct regular physical inventories of food supplies, and assess projected needs; order all food and supplies for catering and cash operations.
    5. Ensure that high standards of sanitation and cleanliness are maintained throughout the kitchen areas at all times.
    6. Establish controls to minimize food and supply waste and theft.
    7. Develop and test recipes and techniques for food preparation and presentation which help to ensure consistent high quality and to minimize food costs; exercise portion control over all items served and assist in establishing menu selling prices.
    8. Consult with catering staff about food production aspects of special events being planned.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Culinary Arts


Lead Banquet Chef Resume

Headline : Seeking a full-time, professional working environment in culinary arts, teaching, catering or hospitality management, where I can utilize my extensive education, skills and knowledge and continue to learn.

Skills : Cooking, Ice Carving, Fruit Carving, Cakes.

Description :

    1. Catering coordination for special events held on the golf course, including, weddings, banquets and other special events Menu planning and preparation, inventory control, and staff education.
    2. Hire, train, and supervise the work of food and pastry production staff.
    3. Plan menus for special events while considering customer base, popularity of various dishes, holidays, costs, and a wide variety of other factors.
    4. Schedule and coordinate the work of other, cooks, and other kitchen employees to ensure that food preparation is economical and technically correct.
    5. Conduct regular physical inventories of food supplies, and assess projected needs; order all food and supplies for catering.
    6. Ensure that high standards of sanitation and cleanliness are maintained throughout the kitchen areas at all times.
    7. Establish controls to minimize food and supply waste and theft.
    8. Safeguard all food preparation employees by implementing training to increase their knowledge about safety, sanitation, and accident prevention principles.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Management


Executive Banquet Chef Resume

Summary : A motivated 'Banquet Chef' offering over twenty years experience in the food industry as an energetic culinary professional with a blend of creativity, passion for food and exceptional cooking skills. Works well as a dynamic leader in high-pressure settings. Expert in managing kitchen staff, and preparing foods at reduced cost without compromising quality and taste. Maintains high standards for taste and quality while maintaining and/or increasing profits.

Skills : Good Time Management.

Description :

    1. Prepared food items consistently in compliance with recipes, cooking, portioning, and waste control guidelines Reduced food cost by [5%] by using seasonal ingredients.
    2. Managed kitchen staff by recruiting, selecting, hiring, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and enforcing discipline when necessary.
    3. Maintained updated knowledge of local competition and restaurant industry trends.
    4. Assisted customers in placing special orders for large-scale events such as weddings and birthdays.
    5. Ensured all staff understood expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily kitchen work.
    6. Extensive knowledge of food and catering trends.
    7. Recommended menu items to the Executive Chef for new dish development, special events and promotions.
    8. Inspected kitchen to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Culanairy Arts

Banquet Chef/Sous Chef Resume

Headline : Chef with 35 years of critically acclaimed work preparing delicious, healthy dishes in 5 star hotels and leading restaurants and Nursing Homes Specializes in preparing menus that attract and retain customers.

Skills : Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Expertly estimated staffing needs and adjusted hourly schedules in accordance with demand patterns, budget and local labor laws.
    2. Collaborated closely with the Food and Beverage Director to conduct staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
    3. Effectively managed and assisted kitchen staff in producing food for banquets, catered events and member dining areas.
    4. Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements.
    5. Ensured smooth kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving.
    6. Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products.
    7. Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with the kitchen team.
    8. Quickly and courteously resolved all guest problems and complaints.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Banquet Chef I Resume

Summary : Trustworthy Tax Professional focused on honoring company ethics and preserving confidentiality. Dedicated Bookkeeper who leverages initiative and resourcefulness to deliver excellence in meeting business objectives. Former Manager who effectively serves as the first point of contact for employee-related issues. Adept at successfully solving complex problems.

Skills : Enegetic, motivated, detailed oriented , creative with.

Description :

    1. Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
    2. Managed kitchen staff by recruiting, selecting, hiring, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and enforcing discipline when necessary.
    3. Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
    4. Actively involved in cost control, sanitation, menu development, training, recruitment, private dining and catering.
    5. Ensured all staff understood expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily kitchen work.
    6. Led shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
    7. Regularly interacted with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
    8. Achieved and exceeded performance, budget and team goals.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Banquet chef II Resume

Headline : Detail-oriented, highly trained chef with extensive management, culinary, and event experience seeking opportunity to utilize unique skillset in organizational, customer service, or event planning role.

Skills : Handle banquets line cook salad Department I'm very very well-rounded.

Description :

    1. Inspect supplies, equipment, or work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
    2. Determine how food should be presented and create decorative food displays.
    3. Instruct cooks or other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, or presentation of food.
    4. Estimate amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients.
    5. Collaborate with other personnel to plan and develop recipes or menus, taking into account such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients or the likely number of customers.
    6. Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
    7. Responsible for special diet meals for students When event schedule was slow I went around and helped any department that needed help.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Banquet Chef III Resume

Summary : Experienced chef actively seeking a position within the culinary field that will offer me the opportunity to continue to learn and develop my skills and help me in my ultimate goal of becoming a master chef.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Training & Development, Management Skills, Customer Service, Inventory Control, Catering and cookery, Quality Control, Sales Support, Baking, Menu planning, Food cost.

Description :

    1. Successfully utilized catering skills by taking on responsibilities ranging from decor to food prep, from food service to customer relations.
    2. Regularly in charge of decorating the banquet room for the daily brunch.
    3. Maintained positive working relationships with other personnel and contributed to a cohesive working environment.
    4. Applied theories learned to practical situations and gained real world food service experience.
    5. Designed a warm, inviting atmosphere for guests.
    6. Prepared food and served to guests with only the highest levels of customer service.
    7. Prepared, carved, and served specialty meats at carving stations.
    8. Sharpened multi-tasking skills, which contributed to the advancement to a position with Starbucks.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Senior Banquet Chef Resume

Headline : Organized, independent worker with strong time management skills. Detail-oriented and able to learn new tasks quickly and effectively. Experience in both FOH and BOH operations, providing service for private parties and weddings of up to 1200 people.

Skills : Well rounded in all aspects of culinary field.

Description :

    1. Assisted in leading a team of chefs and wait staff to prep food, table decor, and buffet lines for weddings and parties of up to 1200 people.
    2. Consistently adhered to quality expectations and standards.
    3. Routinely cleaned table linens, table settings, glassware, windowsills, carpets, counters, floors, storage areas and service refrigerators.
    4. Effectively used items in stock to decrease waste and profit loss.
    5. Inquired about guest satisfaction, anticipated additional needs and happily fulfilled requests.
    6. Checked in deliveries and signed off on products received.
    7. Prepared the buffet and salad bar for dinner service.
    8. Maintained a professional tone of voice and words at all times, including during peak rush hours.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Hospitality

Banquet Chef Manager Resume

Objective : To obtain a full time position in a team oriented company where my current skills and attention to detail can be utilized. I am also in search of a place to enrich my culinary career while growing personally.

Skills : Certified, Food production and Culinary math, Beginning and advanced baking, Knife skills, Culinary math, International cuisine, Catering events.

Description :

    1. Recommended menu items to the Executive Chef for new dish development, holidays, special events and promotions.
    2. Practiced safe food handling procedures at all times.
    3. Cooked and served food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions, temperature control procedures and facility policies.
    4. Enhanced and maintained the central standardized recipe and ingredient repository, including nutritional and cost information.
    5. Achieved and exceeded performance, budget and team goals.
    6. Led shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
    7. Ensured all staff understood expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily kitchen work.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Banquet Chef Executive Resume

Headline : Seeking an opportunity with a company that will allow me to utilize my previous work experience and training to acquire a challenging and rewarding position.

Skills : Customer Service Skills.

Description :

    1. Prepared menus for up to 500 people and supervised 15+ people on daily bases.
    2. Checked the quality of raw and cooked food products, to ensure that standards are met before leaving kitchen area.
    3. Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
    4. Check the quantity and quality of received products.
    5. Order or requisition food and other supplies needed to ensure efficient operations.
    6. Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
    7. Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
    8. To determine how food should be presented and create decorative food displays.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Management

Banquet chef Supervisor Resume

Summary : To succeed in an food service industry environment of growth and excellence and earn a job which provides me job satisfaction and self development and help me achieve personal as well as organizational goals.

Skills : Cooking, Knife/Cutting Skills.

Description :

    1. Oversees the work of the banquet kitchen staff.
    2. Helps maintain a safe and sanitary kitchen cleaning up spills and other potential hazards immediately.
    3. Assists with training of newly hired kitchen staffMakes sure adequate numbers of kitchen staff are scheduled to properly handle each banquet.
    4. Participates in employee evaluations and necessary disciplinary actions.Meets with potential banquet clients to discuss menu options.
    5. Develops menus based on client specifications and contracts.
    6. Places orders for recipe ingredients including meats, fresh fruits and produce, herbs, spices and other supplies.
    7. Supervises junior cooks and other members of the kitchen staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Banquet chef Resume

Headline : Thirteen years of progressively responsible experience managing personnel in various work environments. Hands-on experience combined with the skills necessary to meet deadlines under pressure, reduce costs and maintain company integrity.

Skills : Quilting, photography, Lightroom editing, Microsoft word, Power Point, Garde manger.

Description :

    1. Preparation and cooking food for the daily as well as for special functions.
    2. Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
    3. Instruct proper technics for food preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation.
    4. Collaborate with other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus, taking into account such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients or the projected customer count.
    5. Determine how food should be presented and create decorative food displays.
    6. Determine production schedules and staff requirements necessary to ensure timely delivery of services.
    7. Check the quality and quantity of received inventory.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate Of Science