Buffet Cook Resume Samples

A Buffet Cook prepares, cooks, and presents high-quality food at an assigned buffet station. While the duties are determined by the requirements of the buffet, the following are certain core duties mentioned on the Buffet Cook Resumeconferring with restaurant managers and understanding the type of food to be made, providing suggestions for various meals and popular cuisines; assisting in the preparation of menus, determining the entire week’s menu in advance, making spur of moment changes in the menu, developing recipes and following existing recipes to handle food preparation; directing kitchen staff to prepare meats, and vegetables for cooking; and checking each dish to ensure that it meets the recipe requirements.

To offer fine dining services, the following skills are required – familiarity with different types of cuisines; the ability to maintain a high standard of personal hygiene; knowledge of using sophisticated kitchen equipment and cooking and baking tools; and multitasking skills. A degree in hospitality is a common experience seen on resumes.

Buffet Cook Resume example

Buffet Cook Resume

Objective : Hardworking person with background in quickly taking orders, managing the drive-thru window and preparing food. POS systems knowledge. Fast food professional focused on greeting all customers in a friendly, welcoming manner. Seeking added responsibilities to help restaurant operations run smoothly. Crew Member offering a positive attitude and flexible schedule.

Skills : Ability To Handle Fast-paced Environments, Basic Knife Handling, Employment Experience.

Description :

    1. Consistently provided friendly guest service and heartfelt hospitality.
    2. Promptly and empathetically handled guest concerns and complaints.
    3. Demonstrated integrity and honesty while interacting with guests, team members and managers.
    4. Greeted customers and provided excellent customer service.
    5. Pleasantly and courteously interacted with customers.
    6. Maintained high standards of customer service during high-volume, fast-paced operations.
    7. Built loyal clientele through friendly interactions and consistent appreciation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BBA In General Business


Buffet Cook Resume

Summary : Responsible for Assisting line cooks, supervisors and management when needed Loading, unloading and operating automatic dish washing machine with dishes, glassware and utensils, Washing pots and pans, kitchen equipment, and other items as needed, by hand.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Active Directory, Documentation, Customer Service, Networking, Windows.

Description :

    1. Prepared foods to menu specifications and standardized recipes.
    2. Maintained fresh appearance and up to picture perfect quality of all buffet items.
    3. Maintained knowledge of foods with common allergens.
    4. Answered customer questions regarding all food.
    5. Kept counters and utensils clean, and follow proper food handling guidelines.
    6. Knowledged and capability of working in fast paced environment and assist where necessary.
    7. Ensured guests are seated promptly after payment for the dining experience is handled professionally and friendly.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED


Buffet Cook Resume

Objective : Team Member who consistently meets and exceeds sales targets or any target given. Reliable team player and strong communicator. Retail sales professional versed in product placement and merchandising. Extensive experience in inventory management and shipment processing. Expert retail sales professional offering 2 year experience in retail customer service.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Working POS Assistant Manager.

Description :

    1. Picked things up quickly.
    2. Handled all customer's problems in a great graceful matter.
    3. Educated customers on everything they needed to know with what the food had in it.
    4. Verified everything that the customer wanted and making it to perfection.
    5. Responsible for providing superior guest service and following all cashiering policies and procedures with accuracy.
    6. Prepared all food orders within a 2-3 minute time frame.
    7. Handled currency and credit transactions quickly and accurately.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Buffet Cook Resume

Headline :  To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Buffet Cook professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Public Speaking, People Person.

Description :

    1. Cleaned and sanitized work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, or silverware.
    2. Developed buffet menus.
    3. Coordinated all food between stations and food servers.
    4. Assisted in directing and correcting the presentation and portioning of food.
    5. Adhered to policies and procedures regarding sanitation and sanitary food handling.
    6. Maintained the work area, including all counter tops, utensils, equipment, and refrigeration in a clean and sanitary condition in accordance with state, county, and company health regulations and safety regulations.
    7. Aided with unloading the truck and restocking the product.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              5-7 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              High School Diploma

              Buffet Cook Resume

              Objective : Dedicated Buffet Cook with 1+ years of experience combining management and customer service expertise in returns and call centers. Looking for a position as rapid response monitor in a fast growth company.

              Skills : Cooking Skills, Instructing Skills.

              Description :

                1. Designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage.
                2. Prepared a variety of foods, such as meats, vegetables, desserts, according to customers' orders or supervisors' instructions, following approved procedures.
                3. Taken and recorded temperature of food and food storage areas such as refrigerators and freezers.
                4. Kept records of the quantities of food used.
                5. Placed food trays over food warmers for immediate service, or store them in refrigerated storage cabinets.
                6. Weighed or measured ingredients.
                7. Used manual or electric appliances to clean, peel, slice, and trim foods.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              0-2 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Entry Level
              Education
              Education
              Bachelor Of Arts

              Buffet Cook Resume

              Summary : A Motivated, Ambitious individual who desires a full time or part-time position in which I can develop my culinary talents to the benefit of an organization. A team oriented individual who can also work well independently. Exceptional interpersonal communication skills and a very hard worker. I enjoy having opportunities that shows my strength regarding my leadership qualities.

              Skills : Electrical, Plumbing, Carpentry, Mechanical, Property Management, Cook, Pastor, Machine Mechanic Maintenance.

              Description :

                1. Assigned jobs scheduled days off, planned meniues ,ordered food from general wearhouse and cold storage..Filled out progress report forms for advancement for inmates.
                2. Cooked daily for 650 to 2500 inmates daily breakfast and lunch 7 days a week.
                3. Ran a kitchen that used 1.6 million dollars a year for food and caustics.
                4. Executed prep lists and check lists in a timely manner created by chefs to plan duties.
                5. Measured ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking.
                6. Prepared cooking ingredients by washing, chopping, and cutting various types of food.
                7. Undertaken basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              10+ Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Senior
                              Education
                              Education
                              Diploma

                              Buffet Cook Resume

                              Summary : Buffet Cook with 5+ years of experience in Ensuring breakfast and lunch buffets are fully stocked, when the buffet is present Maintain a clean, safe and sanitary work environment, Observing health and safety precautions required to protect people and property.

                              Skills : Management, Auditing.

                              Description :

                                1. Cooked line items during business hours and keeping the bar stocked with those dishes.
                                2. Worked amongst sous chefs following their leads and orders to further the buffet.
                                3. Created a dish with a sous chef that is now used regularly by the company, gaining the compliments of our head chef and director of food and beverages.
                                4. Managed resources.
                                5. Trained for lead cook position.
                                6. Prepared simple dishes such as salads, sandwiches etc.
                                7. Observed and tested foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              10+ Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Senior
                              Education
                              Education
                              Associated In English

                              Buffet Cook Resume

                              Headline : Preparing buffet and/or made-to-order meals and entrees in a fast-paced environment to include, but not limited to, eggs, meat, fish, and vegetable and starch side dishes.

                              Skills : Programming Proficiency In Multiple Languages Including; C, C#, Python, JavaScript, Java, HTML, CSS, Customer Relations, Team Leadership, Organizational Development, Self-Starter.

                              Description :

                                1. Set up and stocked stations with all necessary supplies.
                                2. Cooked menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff.
                                3. Conferred with restaurant managers to understand what type of food to make.
                                4. Provided suggestions on various meals and popular cuisines.
                                5. Checked each dish to ensure that it conforms to the recipe and the norms of food preparation within the restaurant.
                                6. Developed a new closing routine that cut back on overtime hours to practically zero.
                                7. Created pizza recipes that, although were never implemented on the menu, customers would very frequently order.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              5-7 Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Executive
                              Education
                              Education
                              MS

                              Buffet Cook Resume

                              Summary : Obtain a Buffet Cook position that utilizes communication, organization, and team work skills that will allow me to grow and develop in the company as well as within myself.

                              Skills : Operating Skills, Communication Skills.

                              Description :

                                1. Prepared food for the next shift.
                                2. Put up stock and prepare dishes.
                                3. Learned how to move at a very timely pace.
                                4. Organized and how to work better with other.
                                5. Operated large electronics.
                                6. Maintained a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash etc.
                                7. Ensured all food and other items are properly stored.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              10+ Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Senior
                              Education
                              Education
                              GED

                              Buffet Cook Resume

                              Objective : Responsible for Assisting with preparation of soups, sauces, puddings, and bread, Cooking menu items according to employer recipes, Arranging food on plates for appetizing presentation, as directed by Chef and/or Food Beverage Manager.

                              Skills : Hospitality, Managing Skills.

                              Description :

                                1. Prepared food for the breakfast and lunch buffet.
                                2. Prepared food for the next day.
                                3. Made desserts for the dessert bar.
                                4. Assisted the line cook when needed.
                                5. Assisted the buffet runner in putting the food on the hot bar.
                                6. Kept the prep area clean and maintained.
                                7. Helped out in many locations throughout the restaurant.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              2-5 Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Junior
                              Education
                              Education
                              High School Diploma