Catering Chef Resume Samples

A Catering Chef is basically responsible for cooking delicious foods or dishes at events. Work activities that are typically listed on the Catering Chef Resume include the following – discussing the requirements with the clients, creating customized menus, preparing food, storing food properly, coordinating with cooking staff, and respecting safety standards. Other job duties also include – preparing quality food and presenting it attractively, following safe food storage and handling procedures; monitoring cooking workers at work; and ensuring accuracy, taste, and standardization in the cooked dish.

Essential qualifications include – cooking skills, dexterity, time management skills, attention to details, ability to plan well before cooking the menus; the ability to cook food with less wastage; and the potential to handle food shortages, and food preparation mistakes efficiently. Some of the Chefs are trained in cooking or have a culinary degree, although many of them are self-taught and have cooking skills and experience.

Catering Chef Resume example

Catering Chef Resume

Summary : Experience cooking and catering, and 3 years of kitchen management experience. Demonstrated leadership abilities in team environment settings. Developed knowledge in a business environment.

Skills : Guest Services, Waiting tables.

Description :

    1. Monitor compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving, and building maintenance in lodging and dining facilities.
    2. Monitor food preparation methods, portion sizes, and garnishing and presentation of food to ensure that food is prepared and presented in an acceptable manner.
    3. Coordinate assignments of cooking personnel to ensure economical use of food and timely preparation.
    4. Monitor budgets and payroll records, and review financial transactions to ensure that expenditures are authorized and budgeted.
    5. Maintain food and equipment inventories, and keep inventory records.
    6. Establish standards for personnel performance and customer service.
    7. Plan menus and food utilization based on the anticipated number of guests, nutritional value, palatability, popularity, and costs.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Management


Catering Chef I Resume

Objective : Successful experience in kitchen management, food service and catering. Specialized service in full service restaurants, banquets, conferences, and small to large catering events.

Skills : Sauce Specialist, Hard Working.

Description :

    1. Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment.
    2. Follows recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as set by the restaurant.
    3. Restocks all items as needed throughout the shift.
    4. Assists in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed.
    5. Maintains a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, saute burners, convection oven, flat top range, and refrigeration equipment.
    6. Assists with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of the kitchen, walk-in coolers, and all storage areas.
    7. Performs additional responsibilities as requested by the Chef, Sous Chef or Kitchen Manager at any time.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Catering Chef I Resume

Objective : To obtain a Sous Chef or Chef position to further establish talents in the culinary arts profession and to help train others who desire to be future chefs. Eventual goal is to work in the fine dining arena.

Skills : Networking, Computer Hardware, Computer Repair.

Description :

    1. Checked the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
    2. Monitored sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
    3. Checked the quantity and quality of received products. Order or requisition food or other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation.
    4. Supervised or coordinated activities of cooks or workers engaged in food preparation.
    5. Inspected supplies, equipment, or work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
    6. Determined how food should be presented and create decorative food displays.
    7. Instructed cooks or other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, or presentation of food.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Technology

Catering Chef II Resume

Headline : Accomplished Executive and Sous Chef, bilingual fluent in Spanish of culinary, food and beverage experience. Confident in managing all aspects of kitchen operations.

Skills : Supervisor, MS-Excel.

Description :

    1. Organized lead and motivated catering team facilitating the "Mise en place" system for "off-site" catering events.
    2. Contributed to the development of menus under the direction of Executive Chef for Riverside Community Hospital and Antelope Valley Hospital.
    3. Hired, instructed and supervised full and part-time catering staff.
    4. Coordinated catering activities with other internal departments.
    5. Planned and prepared food and beverage service in accordance with client specifications.
    6. Monitored quality of food and services provided; addressed client needs.
    7. Participated in executive management meetings. Interfaced with vendors and key service users.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Catering Chef/Representative Resume

Summary : Successful experience in kitchen management, food service and catering. Specialized service in full service restaurants, banquets, conferences, and small to large catering events.

Skills : Advanced Knife Skills, Inventory Management, Labor Management.

Description :

    1. Executive Chef Reporting directly to the General Manager. Strong relationships with customers and vendors.
    2. Responsible for staff members and the management of kitchen operations for hotel outlets.
    3. Restaurant, bar, room service, and sqft of banquet facilities.
    4. Responsible for providing leadership to kitchen personnel for food preparation, safety, sanitation, and training.
    5. Assisted in setup and development new Hilton resort facility.
    6. Helped to established kitchen and restaurant facilities from the ground up.
    7. Maintain productive, effective and professional relationships with all departments and co-workers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Catering Chef/Executive Resume

Headline : Detailed and customer oriented professional with 3 years' of diversified customer service experience. Track record for exceeding company and customer expectations by developing innovative solutions.

Skills : Quick books, Microsoft Excel.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the development, planning, and implementation of catering operations, reduced cost.
    2. Student cooks who prepared the "mise en place" for the catering orders.
    3. Maintained inventory of food items and assisted in ordering goods in an effective manner.
    4. Assisted Executive Chef overseeing the purchase and delivery of grocery and catering items.
    5. Received and processed catering orders and ensures delivery of requested items.
    6. Initiated food preparation and catering for special events.
    7. Assisted in the development, planning, and implementation of catering operations, reduced cost.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Accounting

Catering Chef/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : To utilize gained strengths and learned skills in a professional and upscale setting while upholding the highest of standards Serve safe Alcohol Certified TIPS Certified Serve safe Food Management Certified.

Skills : Knife skills, Food preparation, Counting order food stock.

Description :

    1. Cooking a variety of foods on a 5-foot charcoal grill. Using standardized recipes to practice quality control.
    2. Multi-tasking to ensure that the event is running smoothly.
    3. Ensuring the proper storage of raw, cooked and ready to eat foods.
    4. Setting up catering kits for future events during down time at the shop.
    5. Managed the kitchen in preparation for off-premise catering events responsibilities included expediting food and equipment to various events 
    6. Assisted with Planning and costing menus for events.
    7. Butchered meat, fish, and poultry. Prepared Bread and Pastries.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Catering Chef Resume

Summary : Intelligent leader, looking for a challenging position to utilize related skills and capabilities. Ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels.

Skills : Interpersonal Skills, Hard Working.

Description :

    1. Clean and organize eating, service, and kitchen areas. coffee using proper safety precautions and sanitary measures.
    2. Notify kitchen personnel of shortages or special orders.
    3. Communicate with customers regarding orders, comments, and complaints.
    4. Prepare daily food items, and cook simple foods and beverages, such as sandwiches, salads, soups, pizza.
    5. Perform personnel activities such as supervising and training employees.
    6. Prepare food and beverages to guests at banquets or other social functions.
    7. Oversee cafeteria functions, and maintain an efficient catering schedule.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Human Sciences

Asst. Catering Chef Resume

Objective : Innovative Chef with exceptional record of service and leadership through execution of multi cuisine based a la cart and banquet services. Facilitate advancement within a larger market through a long term position.

Skills : Technical Skills, MS-Excel.

Description :

    1. Assisted in preparing meals for people, twice a day.
    2. Working hour days for days straight. During this month-long trial worked days straight.
    3. Maintained a clean and safe work environment for my employees.
    4. Enjoyable dining experience for the customers.
    5. Learned more about how to prepare meals for large quantities of people.
    6. Assisted in meal planning, unloading of trucks, and cleaning responsibilities.
    7. An easy catering job, it took a series of individuals to complete the task.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Business

Associate Catering Chef Resume

Headline : Seeking a position in which can utilize and contribute education, experience and skills to the success of facility and contribute to culinary career.

Skills : Technical Skills, Hard Working.

Description :

    1. Coordinate catering menu for special events at Google Headquarters.
    2. Check the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
    3. Monitor sanitation practices to ensure standards and regulations.
    4. Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
    5. Make soups, special dressings, and sauces as condiments.
    6. Verify that prepared food meets requirements for quality and quantity.
    7. Prepare daily food menu, following recipe. Prepare daily inventory; keep time log and temperature of food.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Catering Chef Resume

Headline : An experienced Pub/Restaurant Chef who is very keen and hardworking. Enjoys cooking and doing food presentations. Very focused and can take control of a kitchen and work well within a team.

Skills : Technical Skills, Self-motivated.

Description :

    1. Organize catering services in compliance with event guidelines, sanitation policies, and contractual compulsions.
    2. Place orders and procured required food ingredients from suppliers and markets.
    3. Managed and monitored staffing for food production procedures and delivery.
    4. Maintain an apt supply of food ingredients for catering services.
    5. Supervise procurement and delivery of food ingredients as needed for catering menu items.
    6. Initiated food presentation and catering for exclusive orders.
    7. Assisted job kitchen staff independently in nonappearance of supervisor.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma